I hope you are all doing well, are safe and healthy. Here’s a great Live Podcasting Class starting NEXT THURS 7/9 ONLINE. You can take it from anywhere. Class looks like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dr4kyqDkSOs
NEXT Thus. 7/9, craft your show with an NPR producer of prominent podcasts–Anna Scott (Samaritans, There Goes the Neighborhood). Because of our radio journalism classes, 12 of our students have sold stories to NPR and BBC—10 on Unfictional, 1 on All Things Considered, 1 on BBC. 3 got freelance podcast producer gigs after class at The RFK Tapes, Freakonomics, Pandora & NPR’s Unfictional. Kevin McDonnell got this piece on BBC Radio (3 hrs, 16 min. in): https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08c7c58
Podcasting w/ Anna Scott (Samaritans, There Goes the Neighborhood)–NEXT Thurs. 7/9, 1 SPOT!
Jul 9, Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 13, Aug 20 (5 Thurs., 7-10 PM PST), Online
You’ll build your podcast from scratch by turning the germ of an idea into a high-concept radio-worthy show. Topics Include: interviewing methods, use of archival audio, miking & field techniques. By the end, you’ll have a solid outline of your pilot episode & a recording of your teaser.
Anna’s a top teacher whose students rave about her insight! This might be the last chance to study w/ her as she’s super busy (she’s producing and hosting her own podcast, Samaritans on KCRW! In the past, she’s produced and reported on There Goes The Neighborhood: LA and produced Madeleine Brand on Press Play and Warren Olney on To The Point. She reports regularly for NPR and has written for Bloomberg Businessweek and the Los Angeles Times.
Use the coupon code freelance or freelanceplan for 15% off ($74 off) 5+ week classes or freelance30 for $30 off short classes.