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Take a Podcasting Class at Writing Pad in San Francisco or Los Angeles and craft your show with an NPR Producer of a prominent podcast (Slate.com with Michael Lewis (Moneyball, The Big Short), There Goes The Neighborhood). Because of our radio journalism classes, 10 of our students have sold stories to NPR from this class–9 on Unfictional, 1 on All Things Considered. 2 of our students have gotten producer jobs on Freakonomics, RFK Tapes, and Unfictional. Use the coupon code FREELANCE for 15% off.
5 WK PODCASTING CLASS IN LOS ANGELES STARTING THIS SATURDAY, 11/17
Anna Scott is a reporter and producer for KCRW, focused on housing. She works on Press Play with Madeleine Brand and reported for KCRW's podcast There Goes the Neighborhood: Los Angeles. Before that, she produced Warren Olney's news programs To the Point and Which Way, LA?
In this class, Anna teaches you the ins and outs of how top-tier podcasts are developed, researched, written, and produced. You'll learn interviewing methods, audio editing basics, use of archival audio, miking and field recording techniques. By the end of the class, you'll have a solid outline of your pilot episode and a recording of your show teaser.
Podcasting w/ Anna Scott (Press Play, There Goes the Neighborhood)
Nov 17, Dec 1, Dec 8, Dec 15, Jan 5 (5 Saturdays, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM) LA – West
5 WK PODCASTING CLASS IN SAN FRANCISCO IN JANUARY
David's an a-list journalist and podcaster. He hosts & produces the Murrow-award winning The Intersection Podcast. He is a Managing Editor at KALW, supervising journalists and manages the fellows. He cut his teeth as a KALW Fellow & prolific journalist who has contributed pieces to NY Times, Salon & Might. Most recently, he's a finalist in Current’s Local That Works contest and received grants from California Humanities and the San Francisco Arts Commission. It's a rare opportunity to learn radio journalism & tech from a pro (who could help you get hired or get a fellowship)!
In this class, David teaches you the ins and outs of how top-tier podcasts are developed, researched, written, and produced. You'll learn interviewing methods, audio editing basics, use of archival audio, miking and field recording techniques. David will host a recording session in a pro studio. By the end of the class, you'll have a solid outline of your pilot episode and a recording of your show teaser.
Podcasting w/ David Boyer (The Intersection Podcast, NY Times)—Starts Wed. Jan. 30
Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 20, Feb 27 (5 Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM)