Masterclass – Introduction to podcasting
Journalists need a wider range of skills than ever. Podcasts have become popular across the media landscape and are now an essential part of many news organisations’ output.
Podcasts can be a brilliant way for individuals to get their content to audiences in a fresh way.
You’ve probably listened to many podcasts. But how do you go about creating your own: what are the keys to making something that works for you, and for your prospective listeners?
Our online course for podcast beginners is taught via Zoom. The session will cover:
- Why successful podcasts work
- Breaking down your podcast idea to a format that will stand the test of time
- Things to consider when planning your podcast
- How to write a running order and tips for scripting
- Tools for remote recording including DIY sound proofing
- Basic microphone techniques
- Sound design and music – what you should know
- Editing basics and where to learn more
- Uploading and planning your release day
- Beginners’ marketing for podcasts