Introduction to Podcasting

Duration: 1 Day

Objectives

This course is designed to give delegates an introduction to how to create their own quality podcasts. Those attending the course will gain a solid understanding of the different styles of podcasts, technical considerations and how to publish a podcast as well as practical experience of recording, editing and mixing a podcast from start to finish in Audacity. Delegates should bring a device that records audio (e.g. a mobile phone), headphones and a lead to enable downloading of audio files via USB to allow for editing.

Pre-requisites

None other than an idea of the nature and purposes for the podcasts you intend to create.

Course includes

Follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Introduction

  • What is a podcast?
  • Different styles and formats
  • What skills do you need?

Planning and Branding

  • Creating and planning your podcast
  • Branding and audience
  • Assembling content
  • Outlining and/or scripting your podcast
  • Overview of music and copyright issues

Equipment & Recording

  • Equipment overview; microphones and other audio equipment
  • Essential recording techniques
  • Sounding Professional - Voice
  • Setting up to record using Audacity and discussion of other software

Editing and post-production

  • Editing with Audacity
  • Adding music and sound effects
  • Mixing and using sound effects

Interviewing Skills

  • Finding suitable contributors
  • Preparing for an interview
  • Tips to get the best out of interviews

Publishing Your Podcast

  • Spreading the word - and building an audience

Course Dates

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15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)


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