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Storytelling techniques for audio journalists

IJNet spoke to two producers of narrative podcasts about key storytelling skills, from finding the best stories to tell using audio to recording natural narration.

Clothilde Goujard | August 21, 2018

Tips for promoting your podcast

The podcast industry is booming, but the proliferation of podcasts makes it difficult for producers to attract new listeners. Here are some tips for promoting your podcast.

Clothilde Goujard | August 13, 2018

Kerning Cultures podcast adapts oral storytelling to the digital age

Perceptions of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are inadvertently shaped by sensationalist coverage of the region, erasing its humanity and nuance. The Kerning Cultures podcast hopes to fill this gap.

Sam Berkhead | August 07, 2018

Resources for people interested in podcasting

Are you interested in podcasting? Whether you're a beginner or experienced, these Facebook groups and podcasts offer resources, community and advice.

Clothilde Goujard | May 18, 2018

Potent podcasting: 7 principles to make your audio pop

At this year's GEN Summit, podcaster Siobhán McHugh shared some of the best ways to improve your storytelling while producing podcasts.

Damian Radcliffe | June 26, 2017

Anchor app delivers the news in short audio clips

Journalists can use Anchor, a new app, to produce short audio clips and get them to listeners instantly. Here’s how.

Sam Berkhead | April 19, 2016

By covering underreported topics, El Extrarradio brings innovation to podcast landscape

How Olga Ruiz and her colleagues founded El Extrarradio, a podcast dedicated to covering topics ignored by the mainstream media.

James Breiner | December 30, 2015

How to make your podcast content stand out

Finding a target audience, choosing the right topics and perfecting your interviewing techniques are all essential to creating a podcast people want to listen to.

Margaret Looney | October 15, 2015

The Guardian's advice for turning blogging into a career

How to take blogging from hobby to livelihood, how the BBC overhauled its podcast-making process and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance. 

IJNet | July 24, 2015

An Atlanta newspaper is using Serial as inspiration for its own true crime podcast

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution created the Breakdown, a weekly podcast series profiling a 2006 criminal case in Georgia. 

Dena Levitz | June 24, 2015