Backpacker Radio’s Video Person

Do you have a deep appreciation for backcountry poop stories and video editing? Want to work with two of the reddest backpacking podcasters in all of Jefferson Country, Colorado?  You’ve stumbled onto the right page.


We are looking for someone who’s passionate about video editing, YouTube, and Backpacker Radio to join our crew!   Candidates should enjoy cutting together quality video and possesses the technical skills to execute.  The ideal candidate will be proficient with AVS, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, iMovie, or similar video editing software.

This role starts at $18 / hour.


Candidates must be able to work at least 3-5 hours per week and have their own computer and Internet access. This is a remote internship, though if the candidate is local to Golden, CO, they have the option to sit in on podcast recordings. Additionally, the ideal candidate has:

  • At least 1-2 years experience with AVS, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, iMovie, or similar video editing software.
  • A portfolio of past work that we can evaluate
  • A love for backpacking / hiking / poop stories


The Trek was born officially in 2012 under the name “Appalachian Trials”,  a book by an Appalachian Trail thru-hiker and the website’s editor-in-chief, Zach Davis. After the book’s success, became the blogging home to hundreds of other current and former thru-hikers. In 2016, the site rebranded as The Trek and serves as the long-distance backpacking headquarters for hundreds of thousands of readers each month. Backpacker Radio is The Trek’s flagship podcast, and the #1 hiking podcast according to Apple’s rankings.


Interested in joining our team?  Please let us know a bit about yourself here.