Introduction to Podcasting

This workshop will guide you through the basics and topics below, while building on the skills taught each week:

1.) What is a podcast: history, evolution, formats, how to pick a worthy, sustainable and do-able show topic, vocabulary and “tools of the trade,” interviewing and storytelling tips

2.) Audio recording and editing: step-by-step process for putting a show together (combining music beds, tracks, sound effects and interviews)

3.) Audio Postcard: Students will practice their writing, performance and audio editing skills with one or more podcasting exercises

4.) Interview Podcast or Fairy Tale or Research Podcast. Students will combine all the skills learned so far to podcasting / storytelling / audio production and editing.

Participants must attend all classes. Registration required.