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Introduction to Podcasts - 6 Week Course

Please note that this course will be delayed due to social distancing. We’ll update you as soon as we can. 

 

The number of people listening to Podcasts has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s a medium growing in popularity with both audiences and content creators. But if you’ve got an idea for a show, where do you start? What’s the first thing you need to do? What’s the second? And what’s the third? Rather than spending hours, or even days asking Google these questions, our 6-week fast track course is designed to take you from idea to finished product. We’ll cover getting started, generating new ideas and the logical steps you need to take to produce a polished show.

It is being led by Terry Stevens, a media production specialist and lecturer who has over a decade of experience in short and long form media creation.

In that time he’s worked with a host of international media producers including HBO, BBC, TED Talks, iTunes and Netflix.

The course is available for anybody looking to improve their understanding of this growing medium and try their hand at idea generation and content creation. Companies looking to upskill members of their own workforce are also invited to consider nominating somebody to attend.

The once weekly sessions, each 1.5 hours long, are twilight to allow candidates to fit them around their work.

Cost: £300

Dates:

  • Tuesday 24th March
  • Tuesday 31st March
  • Tuesday 7th April
  • Tuesday 21st April
  • Tuesday 28th April
  • Tuesday 5th May

Times: 6.00 – 7.30 pm

Week 1: Getting Started
We’ll introduce productions workflows, how you get your podcast created from front to back and the steps you need to take. We’ll also look at creative ways to generate ideas to set your show apart. We’ll look at popular show formats to determine the best one for you and determine your likely target audience.

Weeks 2 and 3: Content Planning and Recording
We’ll move on to develop your initial ideas, adding structure and rigour to them.
This will also be were we learn how to use the recording studio and equipment used with industry best practise.

Week 4: Editing
Moving into post-production we’ll work with editing software to create your show’s sound, incorporating music and sound effects as we take your show from good to great with simple adjustments.

Week 5: Mixing
This is where we add the polish to your edited and arranged shows, improving the overall sound and quality of the produced work.

Week 6: Monetization and Growing Your Audience
With your finished show in the bag and a workflow established so you can repeat success we’ll look at methods to grow your audience and look toward strategies to monetize your content.

 

General enquiries: academy@digital.je
Course content enquiries: terry@digitalleadership.je

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