Podcasting– An Introduction

Duration

6 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

City Campus

Cost

$370

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

Learn the basics of getting a podcast up and running, from what gear to buy, how to record interviews and edit audio, to how to distribute and market your podcast. Over one action-packed day you will produce your very own mini-podcast and get your hands dirty with recording, editing and mastering audio.

Course content

  • Introduction to podcasts – how does it all work?
  • Understanding equipment – recorders, microphones, editing software
  • Learn how to prepare for interviews and to record good audio
  • Editing and mastering audio
  • Finding music and creating atmosphere in audio storytelling
  • Writing for radio and record scripts
  • Learn how to market and distribute a podcast

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

More details

Prerequisites

No prior podcasting knowledge or experience required for this beginner course. Familiarity with the MAC operating system a must. For help, go to www.apple.com/au/support/macbasics

Materials supplied

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.We supply audio recording gear, recording studios and software. The software used is Adobe Audition.

Materials to bring

Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking. A USB flash drive for transferring and storing files.

Suited to

This course is suitable for anyone interested in podcasts, journalism or storytelling. Beginners are welcome! (MUST have MAC experience)

Outcome

On completing this course, the student will know the basics of how to make and distribute a podcast. They will get hands-on experience recording, editing and mastering audio. They will gain an understanding of how to prepare for interviews and how to write and record scripts for radio. They will be familiar with a range of podcasts, audio editing software and and podcast distribution platforms.

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