Internships at Snap Judgment, Oakland, CA

Hey up and comers – Snap Judgment in Oakland is looking for interns (PAID!). Spread the word. -Mia

Snap Judgment Paid Internship

Snap Judgment is the smoking-hot storytelling show that broadcasts on NPR stations nationwide, based in Oakland, California. Interns are expected to work between 25 – 40 hours a week at our downtown Oakland studios. The Snap Judgment internship position pays $11/hr. Before applying for this internship position, please listen to at least one entire Snap Judgment episode at

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Snap Judgment interns assist with all aspects of the show's production. They provide research assistance, perform various administrative tasks involved in the daily running of the office, assist in editing, tape logging, scoring, interviewing and eventually are expected to be able to produce a story from start to finish.


Snap Judgment interns should have a passionate interest in storytelling, narrative craft and sound. We are looking for people who want to rock a story.
Knowledge of audio and video editing software programs is preferred.
Interns must already live commuting distance from our downtown Oakland studio.
This is a three month paid position.
How to Apply
Please a single Microsoft Word document which includes the following information:

A resume
A cover letter explaining why you want to work at Snap.
Answers to the following questions:

1. Describe two of your favorite Snap Judgment stories, and why you liked them. (All shows are archived on the website.)
2. Describe one or two stories that you didn’t like, and why.
3. Suggest two story ideas (one paragraph each) for Snap Judgment.

2 thoughts on “Internships at Snap Judgment, Oakland, CA”

  1. Hi Kevin. I don’t actually work for Snap Judgment – I just post things I find that are relevant to public media folks. So you’ll have to contact Snap directly. The email address is You can also check in with my FC colleague Ana Adlerstein. She’s been interning there for the past 6 months or so and could probably answer your questions. Good luck! It’s a great show. -Mia

  2. Do you all offer internships on a rolling basis? If not, when will the next internship be available?

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