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What is KALW's Audio Academy?

Members of the 2018-2019 Audio Academy

The Audio Academy is a nine-month radio journalism training program based at KALW, an NPR and BBC affiliate station in San Francisco.

The program offers a tuition-free, professional audio production education within a working public radio news department. Curriculum includes field recording, story structure, writing for radio, investigative techniques, multi-track editing, voicing, sound design and more. Audio Academy fellows also produce stories for KALW's award-winning local news program, Crosscurrents.
Applications are accepted each spring. 

  • Read the latest about what the Audio Academyclass and alumni are up to
  • Listen to stories produced by Audio Academy fellows

The Audio Academy is funded by the Association for Continuing Education.