Writing Pad’s LA, SF, and Online podcasting and radio storytelling courses start next week w/ This American Life’s Elna Baker, 99% Invisible Alum Sam Greenspan, Snap Judgment’s Eliza Smith, and Unfictional’s Bob Carlson. Friends of Freelance Cafe get a discount.
15% off the class by using the code FREELANCE.
STORYTELLING ONLINE—STARTS NEXT THURS. 5/18
Elna Baker is a Producer and Story Scout on This American Life. She has been on TAL 9 times, she pitches Ira Glass stories every week and has won 8 Moth Story SLAMS! Elna knows what This American Life and The Moth consider to be a worthy story and what their specific format is. If your dream is to create stories for top podcasts/radio shows, this the perfect class for you! Finish 2 stage ready or radio ready stories in class.
STORYTELLING ONLINE 7 WK w/ Elna Baker (Producer and Story Scout, This American Life)
May 18, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 13 (7 Thurs. nights) 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. PST, Online
RADIO STORYTELLING CLASS IN SAN FRANCISCO–STARTS NEXT SUN. 5/21
Eliza Smith is a producer of Snap Judgment who got her start with the Kitchen Sisters. In this class, Eliza shares the Snap Judgment guidelines, themes and helps you craft a pro radio story. On the last class, you record your story at Snap Judgment studios and get a professionally recorded clip from Eliza. 10 students have gotten on the radio and have been paid from this class!
RADIO STORYTELLING 5 WK w/ Eliza Smith (Snap Judgment, NPR)
May 21, June 4, 11, 25, July 9 (4 Sun., 1 recording session),6:30–9:30 p.m.
RADIO STORYTELLING CLASS IN LOS ANGELES—STARTS SUN. 6/11
Bob Carlson is the host and producer of Unfictional on KCRW. In this class, Bob shares the Unfictional guidelines, themes and helps you craft a pro radio story. On the last class, you record your story at KCRW and get a professionally recorded clip. Because of this class, 9 students have gotten on Unfictional and 1 got on All Things Considered. Our latest student success is Caitlin Biljan: http://kcrw.co/2orFMUv
RADIO STORYTELLING 5 WK w/ Bob Carlson (Producer, Host, KCRW’s Unfictional)
June 11, July 9, 16, 23, 30 (4 Sun. nights, 1 recording session), 6:00-9:00 p.m., Westwood
PODCASTING CLASS IN SAN FRANCISCO–STARTS WED. 6/28
Sam has been a producer and reporter at 99% Invisible since the early days and a long-time NPR Vet. He is now starting his own super-secret podcast. Sam will help you conceive, develop & produce an outline for your podcast & record a teaser. He will teach you interviewing techniques, sound editing, using music, archival material +more. Class includes a recording session at a professional studio.
PODCASTING 5 WK w/ Sam Greenspan (99% Invisible)
June 28, July 12, 19, 26, Aug. 9 (5 Wed. nights), 7:00pm-10pm, SF