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Hosting Podcasts

October 15 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

This discusses contemplates the task of hosting podcasts.  Many podcast franchises succeed on the strength of their hosts. Hosts influence the character of podcast series.  A great host can be the reason that people connect with a podcast.  Bad hosting can ruin even the best show concept.  A host’s performance is an important determinant of a podcast’s success.

We will discuss the job of hosting.  Expected topics include:

  • What does a host do?  Functional roles of a host.
  • Is there a formula to hosting well?
  • Research and show preparation
  • Tips on managing small group interactions
  • What makes for an “engaging” performance?
  • “Authenticity”

Photo Credit.By Radio Album magazine, published by Dell Publications; page 3 of PDF identifies publisher and year of copyright. – OTRR.org copy of Radio Album magazine-winter 1949. Photo is on page 81 of this issue., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27697713

Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
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Organizer

Joseph Cohen
Email:
joseph.cohen@qc.cuny.edu

How to Join Us

Members of the Queens Podcast Lab community can join via a private Zoom.  Scholars and students from anywhere are welcome to be part of our group.  Please contact Joseph Cohen ([email protected]) for more information.

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