Studio 4

Thursday, December 5, 2019
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Tools for Podcasting - How, Why, Where
It takes a lot more than hitting the “record” button. Whether you want to promote your business or fulfill your passion, come learn about the growing universe of podcasting, how it works and finding tools and inspiration to create your own podcast. American University Journalism Professor Jill Olmsted will share her free guide to creating, recording, editing and distributing a podcast by using free or low-cost resources. Find audio and video tutorials on podcast names to cover art, interviews to voicing, editing to publishing.
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Podcasting: From Choosing Gear to Empowering Guests
Michael Goodman, audio product design engineer at CEntrance, has developed every imaginable piece of audio equipment—amps, signal processors, audio interfaces, consoles, speakers, mics, IOT devices with speech recognition, and more. He’s also created podcasting equipment for CEntrance—a process informed by his personal experience as a podcast host and guest. Goodman will explore the design process, as well as making the right equipment choices for success, setting up the podcast, getting the artist comfortable and empowered to perform at their best, and more.
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Podcast Studio Design: Necessities, Variations and Options
When podcasting giants Stitcher and Spotify's Gimlet Media each needed to design and build new world-class production facilities in New York City this year, they both turned to Walters-Storyk Design Group to make it happen. Founded in 1969 to create Jimi Hendrix's legendary Electric Lady Studios, WSDG has created more than 3,000 recording, TV & broadcast studios, performance venues, educational facilities and other commercial, administrative and residential spaces around the world over the last 50 years. Founding Partner John Storyk will describe how WSDG's expertise developed Gimlet and Stitcher’s studios from the ground up, answering the unique needs of professional podcasting.
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Getting it Made: Content and Quality in Podcasting
We'll explore the variables associated with creating audio content by weighing cost, purpose, audience, and goals.  With references and examples of current podcast productions, we'll discuss challenges and sollutions- whether recording in your office or around the world. We'll also weigh the options for recording, and show how scaleable production can be!
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Make Noise: A Creator's Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling
The author of "Make Noise" discusses Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling, and will additionall hold a book signing for the new tome.
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Pitches, Partners, & Placements, Oh, My: How to Get Over A Million Podcast Downloads Next Year
Are you struggling to get ears on your podcast with so many big names, brands and networks dominating the podcast charts?  I get it – I’ve been there – and in this post I’m going to share the exact growth strategies to grow my show from zero audience to over a million downloads in the first year, with no paid advertisements! Take your podcast to the next level and surge your influence with actionable tips you can get started on today.
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Amplify Your Podcast with Social Media
You know how to create engaging podcasts. During this session, we’ll discuss how to get your podcasts into the ears of the masses. AVNation’s Tim Albright will discuss how their unique long-tail podcast went from conception to the top of the charts in the area of AV through social media networks. The session will go through each of the major, and minor, networks and explore what each has to promote your podcast.
All studios are live with stream programming Dec. 4-5 from 10:15 AM - 5:00 PM featuring expert and exclusive content!