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Winning podcast

  1. 1. Make a Winning Podcast Focus on Content! 2007 Nebraska Rural Institute September 18, 2007
  2. 2. Stories of our communities <ul><li>L </li></ul><ul><li>eave historical perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Pass on stories of the community </li></ul><ul><li>Review quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>Market and promote businesses and community events </li></ul><ul><li>Community updates </li></ul><ul><li>Use your imagination! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Format <ul><li>Formal - well written presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Non-formal - well thought out! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conversational </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Seven Elements <ul><li>Point of View </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Question </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Content </li></ul><ul><li>Gift of your Voice </li></ul><ul><li>Power of the Soundtrack </li></ul><ul><li>Economy of the elements </li></ul><ul><li>Pacing </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1 - Point of View <ul><li>What makes a story a story? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stories are told to describe a desire, need or a problem that needs to be addressed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why are we telling the story? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why this story now? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does it move people? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Story defines and leads </li></ul>
  6. 6. 2 - Dramatic Question <ul><li>Set up tension till the end </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Romance - will the girl get the guy? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adventure - did the hero reach the goal? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mystery - who did it? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When these questions get answered - the story is over </li></ul>
  7. 7. 3 - Emotional Content <ul><li>Story reaches inside of our consciousness </li></ul><ul><li>Think of most stories as resurrection tales </li></ul><ul><li>Give reason to make a decision </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire </li></ul><ul><li>Give one more chance </li></ul>
  8. 8. 4 - Gift of Voice <ul><li>Our voice is a great gift! </li></ul><ul><li>Voice in invaluable </li></ul><ul><li>Work on first person </li></ul><ul><li>Creative writing - dealing with memoir and life stories </li></ul>
  9. 9. 5 - Power of the Soundtrack <ul><li>Set the mood of the day </li></ul><ul><li>Change the way we perceive information </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a rhythm </li></ul>
  10. 10. 6 - Economy <ul><li>Script first or image sequence first? </li></ul><ul><li>Story can be told with small number of images and video clips and short text </li></ul><ul><li>Storyboarding importance </li></ul>
  11. 11. 7 - Pacing <ul><li>True secret to successful storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Changing pace is very effective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slow to fast and vice versa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change music tempo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving from a panning effect to still image </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vitality is essential </li></ul>
  12. 12. Scripting <ul><li>Start with 4 x 6 index card </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Card is finite and small - seems possible </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Storyboarding <ul><li>Poster board and packet of Post-it notes </li></ul><ul><li>Create 5 or 6 rows </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the text and place the appropriate images with the words </li></ul>
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>Center for Digital Story Telling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.storycenter.org </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Presented by </li></ul><ul><li>Connie Hancock, UNL Extension Educator </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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