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The application window for Spring 2022 is now open.
Applications for Spring 2022 are due at 9pm on Friday, January 28th.

Join the staff of UC Berkeley’s only non-partisan political publication as we celebrate a 20-year legacy of quality, diverse journalism. We are a team of over 75 members with open positions for writers on all political topics, ranging from local to global news, as well as individuals specializing in graphic design, business, and technology. 

2020-2021 BPR Print Edition Cover. Article by Ariana Kretz; Design by Iris Kwok


Applications for Spring 2022 are due at 9pm on Friday, January 28th.

We will be tabling on Sproul throughout the second week of classes and will also have virtual info-sessions during that week as well:
Virtual Info Session #1: Tuesday, January 25th, 8pm (Zoom link)
Virtual Info Session #2: Friday, January 27th, 8pm (Zoom link)

Invitations to interviews will go out on Friday, January 28th. Interviews will take place on Saturday, January 29th and Sunday, January 30th. Final decisions will be released by Monday, January 31st by 11:59pm at the latest. Our first meeting will be Tuesday February 1st at 8pm, which is the same day and time that all subsequent meetings will occur at.

The Berkeley Political Review is divided into Writing and External sections. Our Writing sections include California, United States, World, Opinion, and Online sections, all of which can be applied to via the single Staff Writer application below. The External section is comprised of our Business, Design, and Technology teams, which may be applied to separately via their individual links. You may apply to any combination of the below sections, though admission will be limited to one. The Review does not accept applications for editorial positions.

Application Links:
Staff Writer Application
Design Team Application
Business Application
Tech Team Application

Contact the Co-Editors in Chief at and with any questions or concerns.