Radio Producer Practicum

This program is not currently open for applications. This page is for reference purposes only.

Program Information

About the Radio Producer Practicum

This Practicum Program provides the opportunity to assist in the development and production of new radio programming at The Banff Centre.

Duties will include program production from concept to capture and delivery. The participant will assist in the cataloguing and digital transfer/ingest of recorded music, live concerts, and archival materials. In addition, you will work with other Banff Centre digital media assets including digital photographs, animations, videos, and archival sound recordings. 

The participant will liaise with multiple Banff Centre departments and receive combined mentorship from our Executive Producer, Audio Programs and our Senior Audio Broadcast Producer.

The Practicum participant will develop research, communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills through his or her work with Banff Centre staff, faculty, and artists. The participant will have the opportunity to engage in discussions about key trends in broadcasting, audio production and radio journalism; attend various seminars, workshops, and cultural events; and expand his or her personal network through participating in community outreach initiatives and project committees specific to audio content creation and broadcast. 


  • passionate interest in radio, podcasting, and audio documentary
  • strong interest in music and audio 
  • demonstrated research and database skills 
  • strong oral and written communication skills in English and French
  • highly computer literate with expertise in Microsoft Office 
  • strong audio editing skills 
  • ability to assess and advise on audio quality 
  • effective multitasking, strong time-management skills, and attention to administrative detail 
  • excellent diplomacy skills, with a high level of confidence 
  • ability to manage resources and produce to schedule


Above photo: The Banff Centre

All programs, faculty, dates, fees, and offers of financial assistance are subject to change. Program fee subject to applicable taxes. Non-refundable fees and deposits will be retained upon cancellation. Any other fees are refunded at the discretion of The Banff Centre.