How To Apply

We recruit and select up to twelve participants for each workshop, through an application process designed to maximize ethnic, racial and gender diversity and to include those from rural and minority-controlled stations and networks.

Click here to view a sample application. The deadline for the 2011 workshop has now passed.


Applications must include all of the following:

  • Application form
  • Résumé or biographical statement.
  • Letter of recommendation: If you’re affiliated with a station or network, submit a letter of recommendation from your station manager, program director, news director or editor. If you’re an independent producer, submit a letter from a radio professional who knows your work.
  • Personal statement: Describe your reasons for wanting to attend the workshop and explain what you hope to learn from the experience. We're also interested in how your participation will benefit your station, production group or community.
  • Audio sample: Submit a MP3 of your best news or public affairs piece (or excerpt, no more than 15 minutes) on a science, health, technology or environmental issue. Please supply the title of the piece, its length, when and where it aired, and the primary role you played in its production.


Mail or ship to:

Science Literacy Project
Bari Scott, Project Coordinator
SoundVision Productions
2991 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 304
Berkeley, CA 94705