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February - June, 2019 / Applications due January 11, 2019.

Third Coast International Audio Festival seeks a once-a-week production intern based in Chicago. Reporting directly to the Senior Producer, the production intern will assist in the production of TCIAF’s two audio programs — Re:sound and Pocket Conference .

The intern will work 1 day per week (or two ½ days per week) from Third Coast headquarters in downtown Chicago, from February through June. Must be in Chicago for this internship, though some work can be done remotely.

The Production intern will receive an $1,800 stipend for the internship ($360/month for 5 months)

The intern position is a great opportunity for a student or emerging producer who wants gain skills in the production and management of a podcast, to sharpen their production skills, and to learn more about Third Coast’s year-long programming. Third Coast is also interested in working with the intern on their specific production goals over the course of the internship.

Update old Re:sound episodes for rebroadcast
Make 30 second promos for the radio for new Re:sound episodes
Create web-specific social media promos for Pocket Conference & Re:sound
Other administrative production tasks, including: cleaning up transcripts, data entry, etc.

Must have some familiarity with audio editing software. (We use Pro Tools, but if you’re comfortable with Reaper, or other DAWs, that’s great, too.)
Attention to detail, and ability to learn file systems & information-keeping spreadsheets
Interest in the art & craft of audio storytelling

What you’ll learn:
Intermediate audio editing & mixing skills on Pro Tools and/or Reaper
How to work with a host to record scripts
How to make & publish audio clips for social media

To apply for this position, please send a resume to by Friday, January 11, at 5pm CDT. In lieu of a cover letter, we ask that you answer the following questions (no more than 500 words each, please), and send them as a PDF with your resume. Please also include two reference names and contact information.

1.) How have you ever interacted with Third Coast before? What interests you about Third Coast? Why are you interested in this production internship specifically?
2.) What’s your favorite audio story you heard in 2018? What drew you to it, and why does it stand out for you? (We know there’s a lot of beautiful serialized stories out there - but, tell us about a single story that’s under an hour that you like!)
3.) Tell us a little about your production background!
4.) Do you have any experience working with a host?

Third Coast will hiring 2 additional interns for 2019, a summer Competition Intern and a fall Marketing Intern.

Questions about TCIAF jobs/internships? Just ask.