How to Be a Professional Podcaster

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Thursday, October 26   |   11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Join renowned podcaster Frederick Van Johnson as he reveals the inner workings of professional podcasting in this immersive session. Step into the world of podcasting and uncover its rapidly evolving landscape, lucrative opportunities, and current trends. Witness the magic of podcasting firsthand, from inception to the final cut, as Frederick conducts a live mock interview and guides you through the entire editing process.

In this enlightening session, you'll explore:

  • The Podcasting Renaissance - Dive into the world of podcasting, where you'll learn about the exponential growth of the industry, its economic potential, and the latest trends shaping the future of podcasting.
  • Gear Up - Get the lowdown on the essential tools of the trade, both software and hardware, to enable you to create top-notch podcasts. Whether you're a seasoned podcaster or just starting, you'll find valuable insights on choosing the right equipment to elevate your podcasting game.
  • Crafting the Perfect Interview - Experience the art of creating compelling podcasts as you watch Frederick conduct a mock interview. You will learn the secrets of engaging your guests, asking thought-provoking questions, and creating content that resonates with your audience.
  • The Editing Masterclass - Witness the transformation of raw audio into a polished podcast as Frederick takes you through a live editing session. Understand the nuances of cutting, mixing, and mastering, as well as the tips and tricks to enhance audio quality and create a seamless listening experience.
  • The Whole Podcasting Package - Explore the elements that will make your podcast stand out, from crafting engaging show notes and eye-catching cover art to the best practices for publishing and promoting your podcast.
  • Plus, So Much More - With Frederick's vast experience and insights, you will discover a treasure trove of podcasting knowledge that will empower you to create, produce, and share exceptional podcasts.

Whether you're an aspiring podcaster or an experienced pro looking to hone your skills, this session promises to equip you with a comprehensive toolkit and insights to elevate your podcasting journey. Join Frederick Van Johnson for an unforgettable exploration of the world of podcasting.


Frederick Van Johnson
Podcaster / Editor-in-Chief / New Media Manager
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