How is a non-fiction podcast made, and what does an audio producer do every day? “Producing audio” can mean all kinds of things. From conducting interviews to editing tape—this is a chance to participate in a discussion about some things to consider when making a non-fiction podcast.
The podcast industry has grown rapidly over the last few years, but podcasting is still a medium without many barriers, regulations, or standards. In this workshop, we’ll talk about the elements that go into producing a non-fiction podcast episode, including tips for preparing for interviews and writing episode scripts. There will also be space for questions.
- Learn to outline and write episodes of non-fiction podcasts.
- Gain familiarity with some of the common terms used in podcast production.
- Learn about useful resources for hijacking audio from the internet, understanding terminology, recording audio, and editing tape.
- Learn how to prepare for interviews.
Come prepared with an idea for an independent non-fiction podcast project. We’ll talk about next steps & what questions you should be asking yourself.
Justine is an audio producer who has worked on live radio shows and various kinds of podcasts. These days, she works primarily on longform non-fiction investigative podcast series at Pineapple Street Studios. In an effort to historically contextualize stories, she's often digging around in digital audio and film archives.