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AirBnb Experience: Introduction to Podcasting

  • St. Louis Art Supply / Cornflower Coffee 4530 Olive Street St. Louis, MO, 63108 United States (map)

You don't need experience or expensive equipment to have your own, quality podcast! With this hands-on class, you will learn how to record, edit, mix, export and upload your own test podcast! All students leave the class with a complete project and knowledge of how to create their own podcast. 


What you will learn
Learn proper microphone and recording techniques on a small budget
Quick and easy editing with Reaper or Audacity
Understanding of the necessary gear or equipment needed for your own podcast
Advice on interviewing, conducting research along with the basic Do’s and Don’ts for podcast production
Quality recording practices including use of noise correction, acoustics, and room tone to improve the fidelity of your podcast
Insider information on podcast creation and marketing 
Explore methods for generating revenue for your podcast
What is and how to use an RSS Feed
Learn how the podcast “Blinders Off” is made - from start to finish
Small class size for one-on-one feedback from instructor

Network with other podcasters
Discover new, unique podcasts for your own listening
Collaborate with other students 
Receive feedback on your podcast concept or idea
Refine your podcast idea for production

What we provide
All Equipment Needed Including Recording Devices and Laptops. 
Writing Pad & Utensil
Digital Lesson Materials 
Two months of free, online consultation after the class 

What you need for the class
Computer literacy
General ideas for the content of your podcast 
Ability to work with others - some collaborative activities are part of the class!

Important Information
Computers used in class use Windows operating system (not Mac)
All software used in class can run on both Windows and Mac systems 
Class does not address use of video/visual recording to post to sites like YouTube

This class does not focus on ideas for podcast content or stories, though we are happy to provide you with feedback on your show idea. Childcare and interpreter service not available.


Earlier Event: May 24
Introduction to Podcasting
Later Event: May 26
Introduction to Podcasting