A Daylong Exploration of Documentary Podcasting and Audio Documentaries
In co-presented with Wondery, Join us for our inaugural Podcast Day featuring a live performance, panel discussions with podcasting professionals, audio clips, and peer-to-peer networking, attendees will learn about the latest opportunities in documentary podcast storytelling, business models, and pitching.
Confirmed Panelists Include:
(Neon Hum Media, Play It Back)
(Tell Them, I Am, The Big One: Your Survival Guide)
(99% Invisible, Bellwether)
(Development Producer at Gimlet.)
(Vice President of Content at Wondery)
(Managing Producer at KCRW's Independent Producer Project)
(Chief Content Officer at Wondery)
(Development Producer at Crooked Media)
(EarBuds Podcast Collective)
(Professor of Professional Practice, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism)
Abbie Fentress Swanson
(Executive Producer for Podcasts & Audio of Los Angeles Times)
(Host & Producer at KCRW)
08:30 - 09:15 am
09:15 – 09:30 am
09:30 – 10:00 am
David Weinberg Live Performance from KCRW series “Welcome to LA”
10:15 – 11:45 am
Storytelling with Sound
This expert panel will discuss techniques and show examples of how podcasts and audio documentaries use sound to build immersive and compelling stories.
Panelists: Fernando Arruda, Misha Euceph, David Weinberg; Moderator: George Lavender [/accordion]
12:00 – 01:30 pm
So you want to make a podcast? Panelists will offer advice and tips about how to get started making a non-fiction narrative podcast.
Panelists: John Asante, Misha Euceph, Sam Greenspan; Moderator: Willa Seindberg [/accordion]
01:30 – 02:15 pm
Catered lunch will be provided for all attendees.
02:15 – 03:45 pm
How do you get your story made? On this panel, experts will talk about where and how to pitch your project.
Panelists: Kristen Lepore, Marshall Lewy, Abbie Swanson; Moderator: Arielle Nissenblatt [/accordion]
04:00 – 05:30 pm
Women and Podcasters of Color
A panel highlighting women and POC who are making an impact in the documentary podcasting space. The panel will also discuss the state of inclusion in documentary podcasting, why who gets to tell whose story matters, and how everyone can participate in building mechanisms of support for a more inclusive community.
Panelists: John Asante, James Kim, Mukta Mohan; Moderator: Paola Mardo [/accordion]
05:30 – 06:30 pm