This course will take place online, for a reduced rate of Full £89 / Conc. £67
Be introduced to podcasting in this practical course.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone with an interest in producing a podcast.
How will the course be taught?
There will be tutor presentations, and group discussion, and tasks to complete.
Will I need any equipment or materials?
This course will be held via Zoom. You need a computer/laptop or mobile phone to access the Zoom website, and a reliable internet connection. For further information on how to join a Zoom meeting, you can watch the joining video here.
To complete the practical elements, participants will need a laptop with Audacity (free open source Audio Editing software) loaded or other suitable DAW, a mouse, and headphones (ear buds).
Either a dictaphone, smartphone or digital audio recorder will also be needed (a USB mic could be used instead).
Will I be assessed?
There is no formal assessment for courses at Bishopsgate Institute. However, to monitor your learning and progress, tutors will assess your participation in classroom activities.
You will learn
By the end of this course, you will:
• Have an understanding of what podcasts are and their place in the media landscape
• Know how to develop and research an idea, and turning that into a podcast plan
• Know how to structure and present a podcast
• Be able to record and edit audio so it can be published
• Understand basic interview techniques
• Know how to get your published podcast out into the world
• Be able to market and understand the potential for monetisation
• Have a plan to develop your podcast and audio skills further.
Meet the Tutor
Euan McAleece is a creative audio freelancer, producer, craft editor and consultant with training expertise. He is an advocate of digital media, podcasting and social networking, with a keen interest in new audio techniques, media theory, emerging technologies and platforms. Euan specialises in developing new formats for podcasting and show start-up for individuals and brands. He has worked on a number of high profile podcasts, and has experience with the BBC, commercial and community radio production.
Introduction to podcasts and their place in the media landscape.
Developing an idea into a podcast.
Recording your podcast, structure, and interview techniques.
The basics of editing.
Getting your podcast into the world.
Marketing and monetisation.
Need to Know
- 19:00 - 21:00
- Full £89 / Conc. £67
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Euan McAleece
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