IMPORTANT NOTE: Our final project for 2017 will take place at Capital Public Radio in Sacramento CA, October 16-20. We'll be looking for college students and/or recent graduates from across Northern California. The application window officially opens Sunday SEPTEMBER, 3rd. Please do not apply until then.
  • This is a drop down menu. Project dates are included.
  • If you have already graduated, please say when you did. EX: Graduated May 2017 If you are more than six month post-graduation, you are not eligible for this program.
  • Please tell us how you learned about #nextgenradio. Be specific. Ex: Twitter, Instagram, Friend, Professor, etc.
  • Before applying, make sure you can be available for the full week of the project and you meet these eligibility requirements: 1) If you DO NOT currently reside AND go to school near the sponsoring public radio station and/or university, we will not consider your application. 2) Students, if you are more than six months beyond graduation, you are NOT eligible. There are times we look for students across an entire state. There are times when we are looking for early career (5 years of less) journalists. Please follow @nextgenradio on Twitter and Instagram or use the "contact" form on this site to ask if you are unsure. Please make sure you understand all of this before applying. Type "yes" once you have read and understood this note.
  • If you don't have a Linkedin profile, you will need to build one.
  • Please tell us about your journalism and media related experiences. Explain how participating in this project will help you. We suggest you compose this in "Word" and then copy and paste it.
  • Please provide a bio. First or third person, we don't care.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: mp3, wav, aac, wmv, aiff.
    This should be audio. It can be a traditionally reported story, a non-narrated piece, excerpt from a podcast or an excerpt from a spoken word performance. File limit: 20MB
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    This one should be something written. Note: If you are having trouble with the Word extension .docx, save your document as a .pdf and upload. File Limit 5MB
  • Accepted file types: jpg, pdf, mp4, mov, png, gif.
    This work should be something visual. Still or broadcast video, you choose. File limit: 30MB
  • Please list the name, email and phone number of two references. One should know your journalism/media work really well. The other can be more of a personal reference