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March 7 podcasting workshop

NOTE: We have decided to POSTPONE Saturday’s workshop. Given the anxiety about Coronavirus, we are concerned about a high absentee rate, which would undermine the time and effort that it takes to put on the workshop. When the fog clears, we will reschedule. We remain dedicated to providing these kinds of training opportunities to journalists in our area. — Miriam Ascarelli, NJ-SPJ president
Learn podcasting from the pros! Participants in this day-long workshop will emerge knowing how to record and edit audio, how to write a script, and how to promote and distribute a podcast. We’ll also cover what equipment to buy based on your budget. Seating is limited to 30.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat., March 7
Where: Retro Report, 633 3rd Ave. at East 41st St., NYC
Cost: $75
To register, click here!
Meet our instructors:
Alex Kapelman is consulting executive producer of audio at WIRED and the founder of Podcast Love, a podcast company that helps brands create, produce, and launch successful podcasts. He teaches audio reportage to grads and undergrads at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU and was the co-showrunner for Pitch, a narrative podcast about music from Audible.
Kayla Dwyer is a multimedia breaking news and business reporter for theMorning Call in Allentown, PA. For about two years, she was the host and producer of “The Morning Call Podcast,” a weekly podcast that showed the process behind some of the newspaper’s most pressing stories.
Steve Lubetkin is a professional podcaster and managing partner of Lubetkin Media Companies in Cherry Hill, N.J. He is co-author of The Business of Podcasting: How to Take Your Podcasting Passion from the Personal to the Professional. Copies of the book will be available at the discounted price of $20.
Liz Birge is an associate professor of Communication at William Paterson University where she teaches in the journalism program. A former reporter for the Chicago Tribune and the Star-Ledger, her first podcast grew out of an interest in promoting literacy through her Little Free Library.
What to bring: your smart phone, a laptop computer, ear buds, and chargers for your phone and laptop. If you already have a short interview or other audio that you’d like to edit and transform into a short audio segment, bring it! We will also be setting aside time during the workshop to collect audio in mid-town Manhattan to slice and dice into audio segments.
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Learn to podcast

black background_podcasting workshop_revised_v 4Join us Sun., Nov. 15 for an NJ-SPJ workshop that will teach you the basics of podcasting and also focus on what content works best for this medium. The workshop, to be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, is being organized in cooperation with NJIT’s student newspaper, The Vector.

Agenda: You will create your own podcasting platform and produce a 15-minute program. You will need your smart phone. Trainers are: John Ensslin of The Record, Paul Brubaker of “The Backgrounder” podcast, and Brandon Robinson, co-host of the “Brown and Scoop” podcast. The workshop will be held in NJIT’s Student Mall computer lab (Rooms 36 and 37), located below the NJIT parking deck,154 Summit St., Newark. The cost is $10 at the door but free for NJIT students and NJ SPJ members. Seating is limited to 50 people, so register by email to njspjnov15@gmail.com – information at973-513-5632.  Listen to a podcast on Studio SPJ previewing our podcasting workshop here.

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