"You know how to make a subject fascinating and engaging.
It makes everyone feel as if they want to go and podcast immediately!"
- Louise Rushworth, Cambridge Network
Podcasting has exploded in popularity. The medium allows listeners to explore interesting topics. Podcasts are available on many platforms such as Spotify, YouTube, SoundCloud and iTunes so this can help businesses target their potential audience. Cambridge TV Training is hosting a practical training session for people who want to learn how to create an audio only or video podcast.
The course will cover:
• Story - how to script a podcast format, making it quick and easy to write consistent shows every episode
• Style - formal or informal and how to achieve it
• How to ask interesting questions or infer a question through conversational means
• Presenter training - how to project yourself well, use your voice effectively and what to wear (if it's a video podcast)
• Technical setup - what equipment you will need and how it works
• How to capture good, clean audio using a range of microphones
• How to choose audio versus video podcast formats
• How to get your podcast onto all the major platforms and measure results
• The step by step process from planning to a finished product
Carl is the director of Cambridge TV Productions. He is an experienced audio specialist, producer, camera operator and editor. He's worked on productions for the BBC, Channel 4, Sky, etc and has worked with some big names in the industry.
Some of his recent work includes Blue Peter (BBC), Grand Designs (Ch4), Vicky McClure: My Dementia Choir (BBC), Find My Past (Lion Television), The Gunpowder Plotters and Churchill's First World War (BBC) and Portrait Artist of the Year & Sky Movies specials (Sky).
Take a look at some of the podcast series that Carl has produced recently: