Podcasting in Seven Easy Steps: An Online Series

Join an accomplished line-up of podcasters and radio professionals for a series of webinars with everything you need to know about how to make podcasts on Wednesdays at 7 pm.



Jul 7   Step 1  -  What Is a Podcast & Why Make One?
  •  With Jessica D’Avanza and Siobhan Egan, librarians from Barrington Public Library and contributors to Rhody Radio: Rhode Island Library Radio Online.
Jul 14 Step 2  -  How to Build Your Podcast & Give Listeners What They Want
  • With Kristen Meinzer, co-host of the podcasts By the Book, Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen, and When Meghan Met Harry. She is the author of the Audie award-winning book So You Want to Start a Podcast.
Jul 21 Step 3  -  How to Write Scripts That Tell Stories
  •  With Jason Moon, host of the hit investigative podcast Bear Brook from New Hampshire Public Radio. He was a former intern at StoryCorps and now works for NHPR's Document team as a longform, narrative news reporter.
Jul 28 Step 4  -  How to Use Your Voice & Create a Persona
  • With Prof. Tom Shaker, host of The Soul Serenade—a classic soul and funk show from WICN Public Radio and contributor to Rhody Radio. He has spent over 30 years teaching media and public speaking.
Aug 4 Step 5  -  Tips for Hosting, Co-hosting, and Interviewing Guests
  • With Ian Donnis, host of the weekly Political Roundtable from The Public’s Radio: Rhode Island Public Radio. The Washington Post has called him one of Rhode Island's best political reporters.
Aug 11 Step 6  -  Boost Your Stories with Editing, Music, and Sound Clips
  • With Alex Bowden, former news director and general manager of WQRI Radio and now the podcast producer for Alternative Fictions by local author Michael Fine.
Aug 18 Step 7  -  How to Launch and Promote Your Podcast
  • With Maggie Taylor, freelance podcast marketer, formerly of PRX and its podcast network Radiotopia with shows like 99% Invisible and Song Exploder. She is currently the Director of Marketing at Pushkin Industries, Malcolm Gladwell's podcast company. She works on audience development and growth for big shows like Revisionist History, The Happiness Lab, and Against the Rules with Michael Lewis.

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Podcasting in Seven Easy Steps is free and open to all and is brought to you by Barrington Public Library and Warwick Public Library and is made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island Office of Library & Information Services using funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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