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Aims and Objectives

> To provide affordable quality training in a range of audio skills

> To promote skills sharing across the sector, including radio, podcasting, audiobooks and all forms of audio production

> To encourage new entrants and offer opportunities for networking, collaboration and partnership

> To encourage networking, collaboration and partnership across the sector.

> To promote dIversity in audio production

> To be accessible to all those working in the UK Audio sector

podcasting course flyer

Deborah Dudgeon and David Prest, of award winning audio producers, Whistledown, will dissect what makes a successful podcast, how to plan it and put it together, and explain some of the simple marketing tools that can ensure you reach an audience.

Over the course of the day you will:

•             listen to some great podcasts and work out what makes them successful
•             script an introduction to your own podcast
•             learn how to plan your podcast, work out a format and running order
•             get advice on selecting the right presenter(s) and guests
•             experiment with microphone use and how to capture good quality sound
•             understand rights issues and funding models
•             learn how to reach your audience
•             and make your own 5-minute podcast to take home.

About the trainers:

David Prest and Deborah Dudgeon of Whistledown Productions will teach the course. Whistledown is the largest provider of speech programmes to BBC Radio, providing landmark series such as Radio 4’s The Reunion, and Feedback, as well as podcast creators for Economist Radio, BBC Sounds, Spotify and Audible.

Cost: £125 + VAT - book your place at the dedicated Bookwhen website

When: Friday 2nd November 2018, 9.30 am - 5 pm

Where: Artworks, 60a Weston St, London SE1 3QJ