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Podcast Fundamentals Workshop
August 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Virtual EventFree – $400.00
This workshop will teach critical skills needed to report, produce, script and edit podcasts. The course is administered by Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism in partnership with MVJ, and takes place virtually in three two-hour sessions – August 9, 16 and 23 from 6 pm to 8 pm EST. Participants will have the opportunity to produce their own podcast segment, taking an original idea from a pitch to a final product, with instructor supervision at every step. Those who complete the workshop will receive a Certificate of Completion from Medill and MVJ signed by Professor Matthew Orr and Producer Jon House.Segments produced by workshop participants will run as part of special podcast episodes on MVJ’s show, Sword and Pen. Session 1 will cover Pitching, Interviewing, and Scripting. Session 2 will cover Recording, Editing, and Distribution. Session 3 will give participants a chance to present their work.