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F22 Introduction to Podcasting & Smartphone Recording.


Course Information

Open City

Do you want to make podcasts?

Course hours: 9.30am - 5pm

Podcasts are a great way to engage the public and hook audiences in. More personal and intimate than video, they are also simple to produce. In this one-day workshop, we’ll give you the tools you need to start making your own podcasts.

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Course Dates

18th November 2017 – 19th November 2017

Places Available

Course Leader

Kate Hoyland
Course Description


Introduction to audio. A few well-chosen words
Content and casting. So what’s it all about?
Interviewing and the art of conversation
Editorial control. Who is steering the ship? Some journalism basics.
Music, actuality, and the special bits
Recording basics. Editing your clips. 

Course Tutors

Rosie Bartlett is a journalist and communications consultant with over 18 years of international media training and production experience for the BBC and global NGOs.

At the BBC she produced international news programmes for the BBC World Service and digital stories for BBC  Radio and Music online for 18 years.

Rosie is co-chair of the Sound Women training group which works to get more out of women in radio both on air and in leadership. She produces events and tailored training and mentoring for women across the radio sector. Rosie has recently worked with BBC’s Global Women in News to launch their training strategy and delivering confidence skills training.

Rosie is a trained mediator and BBC career coach. 

Kate Hoyland re-launched and ran the successful BBC Production Trainee Scheme, which receives upwards of three thousand applications yearly. She has 18 years experience as a journalist in the BBC World Service, where she specialised in international news before moving on to manage Radio and Production training, delivering leadership and media training to journalists from 22 international bureaux. She works on social media accounts for the BBC.

Kate and Rosie are currently producing a podcast series for UCL on interdisciplinary working.

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