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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 9
Teacher: Anna Scott

What you'll learn in this writing class:

Is it your dream to create the next Serial, This American Life, or Startup? If so, this is the class for you! In this five-week Online Podcasting Class, Podcasting expert John Fecile (99% Invisible, Snap Judgment) will teach you the fundamentals of this engaging new storytelling form. Through informative craft lectures, in-class writing exercises, deconstructing successful podcasts and hands-on technical training you will learn how top tier shows are developed, researched, written, and produced.

In addition, you will explore tools of the trade such as interviewing techniques, audio editing basics, use of archival audio, miking and field recording techniques. By the end of the class you will have thoroughly developed an idea for an episode of your own podcast and have at least a solid outline of your pilot episode plus a recording of a short teaser. You will also learn how to do recording at home and in the field.Pulitzer not included.

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  • A WIFI ready laptop, onto which you’ll need to download a free audio editing software like Reaper.
  • An inexpensive audio recorder, or an iPhone or cell phone with a good voice recording app.


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Podcasting: Start Your Podcast
Reviewed by Jennifer W. on 9/14/2019
It was very informative and Anna Scott was a great instructor. I learned a ton and can't wait to start my podcast.
Podcasting: Start Your Podcast
Reviewed by Jenn S. on 4/12/2020
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Reviewed by Farida R. on 3/7/2020
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