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  • Podcast Production 2/23/2011 Julieta Kusnir Julieta@kpfa.org
  • Introductions!NameOrganizationOne reason you’re hereShare your favorite podcast or radio program
  • What is a podcast?
  • What is a podcast?• A podcast is an audio or video file that can be downloaded and listened to at any time• POD- stands for Playable on Demand• Typically podcasts have one host or theme and can be subscribed to easily• Downloading vs. streaming
  • Why are they so popular?• The number one reason given for podcast consumption was time- shifting--the ability to get content whenever the consumer desires.• Specific content, appeal to niche audiences
  • How do people listen to podcasts?80 percent of people listen on their computer as opposed to on a mobile devices*POD casts do not need to be listened to on ipods, and generally are notAlmost half of all adults own an iPod or other mp3 player, but these are still most popular with 74% of adults ages 18-34* * Princeton Survey Research Associates International for the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project
  • Podcasts are now prevalent in every field
  • What are the main ways health promoters use podcasts?• Speakers• Providing an archive of an event• Tutorials• Coursecasting• Public service announcements
  • First person storytelling
  • Roundtable or talk show format
  • Speech or lecture
  • Documentary format
  • Features
  • Public Service Announcements
  • What works well?
  • Get to know your recorder http://www.zoom.co.jp/english/products/h1
  • Gathering GOOD Sound
  • A bad recording is nearlyimpossible to fix in the editing process.
  • What type of format should YOU use?
  • When do you use audio or video?
  • Using Audacityhttp://multimedia.journalism.berk eley.edu/tutorials/audacity/http://wiki.audacityteam.org/index .php?title=Tutorials
  • Main tools to use when editing:• Making cuts• Fades• Adding music or additional tracks• Volume control• Converting format
  • When editing: Avoid Hyper editing, can sound choppyLet people breathe, don’t take out, breaths
  • ToolsZoom tool lets you get a closer lookSelection tool highlight what you want to deleteEnvelope tool makes blue lines appear and you can change thevolume on the whole track
  • https://vspace.vassar.edu/babailey/so und-training03- editing.mov?uniq=ksdeie
  • Download lame mp3 encoder Under "For Audacity on Windows", left-click the link "Lame v3.98.3 forAudacity on Windows.exe" and save the file anywhere on your computer. Do not right-click the link to the .exe file. Double-click "Lame v3.98.3 for Audacity on Windows.exe" to launch it
  • Tagging your audio
  • Getting it out there
  • Subscribing to podcasts
  • Creative commons
  • Uploading to your siteIf you can send an attachment with your email, you can upload a podcast
  • Recording equipment
  • Additional resources:Transom.orghttp://wiki.audacityteam.org/index.php?title=Tutorialshttp://www.guidesandtutorials.com/audacity-tutorial.htmlhttp://www.apple.com/itunes/podcasts/specs.htmlhttp://www.oralhistory.org/technology/recording_levels/
  • Thank you!Please be in touch with any questions! Julieta@kpfa.org