Paid Internships

Seeking Two Paid Production Interns

Hacks & Wonks, a podcast focused on politics and policy in King County and hosted by Crystal Fincher of Fincher Consulting, is seeking two innovative and enthusiastic Podcast Production Interns!

No experience is required, however the ideal Podcast Production Intern will be a Kent-Meridian High School student or Mill Creek Middle School student and be eager to acquire skills in audio production, digital marketing and communications, and administrative support.

All training will be provided for duties that may include:

  • recording and audio editing
  • social media marketing
  • scheduling interviews and managing the podcast calendar
  • posting content to the Hacks & Wonks podcast website
  • managing episode uploads to iTunes and Spotify
  • other administrative and support tasks as needed and assigned

Intern Positions Available: 2

Hours: 6 hours per week (anticipating 3 days per week) for a period of 6 months, with the possibility to extend

Stipend: $360 per month

Location: All internship activities will take place in Kent, with optional training opportunities in Seattle at a radio and/or podcast production studio. Any travel costs will be reimbursed. Any in-person/non-remote internship activities will follow all King County Public Health guidelines and protocols related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2021

To apply, send an email by June 15th, 2021 to Crystal Fincher and Lexi Morritt detailing:

  1. Why you’re interested in the internship
  2. What experience you hope to gain from the internship
  3. Any scheduling limitations or considerations (planned vacations, unavailable days, etc.)
  4. Why you should be chosen for this internship

Crystal Fincher is the host of Hacks & Wonks, which is broadcast on KVRU 105.7FM and available on your favorite podcast player.

By day, Crystal is a full-service political consultant who has successfully helped dozens of local and legislative candidates, initiatives, bonds, and levies win over the past decade.

Crystal is working towards all of us being reflected in and served by our institutions. She specializes in strategies that build power and boost turnout in underrepresented communities.

You can follow her on Twitter.