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Snap Judgment is looking for "Spooked" Story Scouts from Canada



Snap Judgment, an award-winning radio show and podcast (heard on over 400 public radio stations across the US and downloaded over two million times every month) is hiring several Story Scouts for its spin-off podcast, Spooked. Spooked is a production of Snap Judgment Studios and Luminary.

Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid! Spooked episodes garner over two million monthly podcast downloads and are broadcast on Snap Judgment during the Fall, as stations host Spooked Marathons across the nation. Spooked drops Apple Podcasts chart-topping releases that dominate the Arts category all of Fall, but fans listen all year long. The show has been featured in Rolling Stone, Vulture, The Atlantic, and was recognized as one Spotify’s “Best Episodes of 2022.”

Specifically, we are searching for a Story Scout who has lived in, has extensive contacts in, and/or has deep cultural knowledge of one of the following:
  *   Africa
  *   Middle East
  *   Australia and Oceania
  *   Europe
  *   Canada
  *   Indigenous Communities
  *   Asia (East Asia and South Asia)
  *   Mexico and/or other Spanish-speaking countries

The Story Scout is in charge of finding and pitching original stories for the show in the realm of paranormal activity. This is a remote, contract position. The Story Scout can be located anywhere in the world. There are no set minimum hours, but the scout is expected to pitch every two weeks.

Story scouts will receive a monthly retainer ($1500 USD) as well as bonuses for successful pitches ($300 per story) that make it into an episode. In addition, depending on experience, interest, and availability, story scouts may also have the chance to produce individual Spooked stories, for which they will be paid separately (starting at $140 per minute). The contract is six months and is expected to start in late February.

More details + full job posting here<>. Applications are due January 7th to

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