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Podcast Storytelling Master Class with George Lavender

IDA Offices, 3470 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 980, Los Angeles CA 90010

Join us for a Podcasting Storytelling Master Class with Emmy award-winning journalist and the Vice President of Content at Wondery, George Lavender. George will explore the different ways podcasts and audio documentaries use sound to create immersive and engaging stories. This is for visual documentarians who are interested in taking their storytelling into another medium.

Class will:

  • Cover the basics of storytelling “solely through sound”

  • Explore the similarities and differences between visual and audio mediums

  • Introduce attendees to innovative new audio work

  • Workshop participants’ story ideas

Attendees should come with a documentary/story project in mind that they are prepared to discuss and workshop in the class. (This could be one they have produced in another medium or one they are currently developing in another medium. This could be one they’ve completed or a developed idea)

George Lavender is an Emmy award-winning journalist and the Vice President of Content at Wondery. He's reported for NPR, Marketplace, KCRW, Radio France International, and 99 Percent Invisible among others. His reporting inside San Quentin Prison won a regional Edward R Murrow Award. At Wondery he is an executive producer on the network's mini-series including Gladiator and Dr. Death.