Podcast Editor Intern

Love hiking, backpacking, and the outdoors? Want to work with one of the fastest growing outdoor media companies and USA TODAY’s Top Hiking and Outdoor Blog?  You’ve stumbled onto the right page.

We are looking for someone who’s passionate about audio production (i.e. editing) and loves the outdoors. The chosen candidate will get the opportunity to have their work exposed to tens of  thousands of people every month as part of one of the fastest growing media organizations in the outdoor industry.


We are looking for a rock-star intern who would love mixing together audio recordings from thru-hikers for a new podcast series.  The ideal candidate will be proficient with some form of audio editing software. We have a great deal of content in the works for the coming year, your skills will be put to great use.

Simply put, the chosen candidate will received the opportunity to have their work featured on a highly respected outdoor website- recently recognized as the Top Hiking and Outdoor Blog by USA TODAY.


Candidates must be able to work at least 5 hours per week. Must have own computer and Internet access. This is a remote internship. The candidate has the option to work at the Golden, CO headquarters, but it is not required.

Additionally, the ideal candidate has:

  • At least 1-2 years experiences with professional audio editing software.
  • A portfolio of past work that we can evaluate.
  • A love for backpacking / hiking (not required, but definitely a bonus).


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, AppalachianTrials.com became the blogging home to hundreds of other current and former thru-hikers. In 2016, the site rebranded as The Trek, and serves the long-distance backpacking headquarters for hundreds of thousands of readers each month.


Interested in joining our team?  Please send a resume and a couple paragraphs about yourself here.

<Note we are not currently hiring for this role, but feel free to apply to get your name on the list for when something does open>