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Podcasting Series: Complete Series

Podcasting Series: Complete Series

Sign up for all three sections of CCTV's Podcasting Series - learn the entire production process, from writing to recording to distribution.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

This series will feature three different classes that cover each step in the process of producing a successful podcast. Students can sign up for individual classes or for the whole series at a discounted rate. Classes include "Storytelling and Structure", "Recording and Editing", and "Distribution". Please see full section descriptions below. Instructor: Evin Anderson

Complete Podcasting Series


  • Wed, 02/08/2017, 6:00 PM
  • Wed, 02/15/2017, 6:00 PM
  • Wed, 02/22/2017, 6:00 PM
  • Wed, 03/01/2017, 6:00 PM
  • Wed, 03/08/2017, 6:00 PM

Individual Segments and Prices

Podcasting: Storytelling and Structure, $50/$75 (complete series price - $60/$150)
2 Wed, Feb. 8 & 15, 6-9 pm
This first segment (2-session class) will introduce you to the podcast format, providing a survey of various types, styles and structures (interviews, event coverage, news, conversational, etc). The class will then cover different concepts of successful storytelling and presentation strategies, guiding you in choosing the style, length, schedule and format of your own podcast. You will learn how to pick a subject and title and how to segment each episode. You will then go through the pre-production planning process. This class will provide you with all the tools and background knowledge you need to successfully create the framework for your podcast.

Podcasting: Recording and Editing, $50/$75
(complete series price - $60/$150)
2 Wed, Feb. 22 & Mar. 1, 6-9 pm
This second segment (2-session class) assumes you have already worked through content ideas and have a basic understanding of what you are looking to achieve. In recording and editing we will go over all of your equipment needs - from space requirements to microphones to software. We will then go over equipment and software set-up and use, along with what to look for when recording vocals. We will also touch upon the differences between using a pre-recorded intro vs. recording a live intro. When you are finished with this class, you will have been exposed to all aspects of the production phase in creating a podcast.

Podcasting: Distribution, $25/$35
(complete series price - $60/$150)
Wed, Mar. 8, 6-9 pm
The final class is a one-session workshop about how to build a following for your podcast. This class assumes you have content that is ready to be distributed. We will survey the various platforms available for you to release your podcast. We will then cover the elements needed for distribution (logos, descriptions, etc.) as well as different marketing strategies (social media, podcast directories, etc.) to drive listeners to your work. The instructor will also go over best-practices for file storage and management.

All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and is accepted on a first-come basis. Early registration is advised since courses may fill up or be canceled due to low enrollment. Members with sufficient voucher balance may register over the phone (617) 661-6900; all others must provide full payment at the time of registration. Schedules are subject to change.