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Podcast Essentials Workshop: Session 1

  • 55 Sterling Street Clinton, MA, 01510 United States (map)

Interested in hosting your own podcast or radio show? This is the workshop series for you! Utilize this platform to be an influencer in whatever field you are targeting. This series is made up of four session, each 90 minutes in length. You must sign up for each session individually.

Date & Time: Monday, March 25, 2019 from 6:00pm-7:30pm

Price: $25.00/person

Overview: The goal of this workshop is to familiarize attendees with the most critical elements of podcasting, recording, editing, and publishing. The creative process of writing and delivering content through spoken word will also be addressed as well as an in-depth look at creating a media host account. Independent Visionary, Dan Thibeault, will deliver direct instruction on the technical aspects and lead participants to producing their own audio file that is ready for publishing. 

Materials needed: Laptop computer with WiFi capabilities, Audacity (free) or similar software download. If the participant would like to publish* their podcast, they may be required to subscribe to a media host account. Dan will provide a podcast microphone, a portable recorder, graphic design software, small speakers and inspiration. Anyone without a laptop may work on the presenter’s laptop during the sessions.

Session 1

·       Overview of the podcasting space

·       RSS Feeds

·       Artwork specifications

·       Sound effects and music beds

·       Equipment options

·       Sampling podcasts

·       The creative process

·       Voice-over techniques

·       Timing

·       Types of shows/content

·       General understanding of DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)

Participants will be encouraged to come to the next workshop with written content, ready to record, and to learn basic editing skills.

*An Apple ID is required to be in Apple Podcasts.

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