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Friday, March 23 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Anatomy of a Podcast Launch

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Julie Shapiro, executive producer of PRX's Radiotopia podcast network, revisits the ten tips for starting a podcast she shared at our 2017 Conference, ​now seeing them ​through the lens of Ear Hustle, the highly-acclaimed podcast she ​helped launch from San Quentin State Prison​ a few months later​​.  Ear Hustle hit #1 in the iTunes chart within days of launching, and in this session Shapiro deconstructs the team's approach to season one, and shares more essential advice for starting a show. Through a sound-rich sampling of Ear Hustle and other podcasts, Shapiro will also explore podcasts' particular super power: inspiring empathy in audiences. Come prepared to be moved, and to leave prepared to move others.

 



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Julie Shapiro

Executive Producer, Radiotopia
Julie Shapiro is the executive producer of Radiotopia from PRX - a curated network of extraordinary, cutting-edge podcasts. From 2014-15, Shapiro was the executive producer of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Creative Audio Unit. In 2000 she co-founded the Third Coast International Audio Festival, where, as artistic director, she shaped the Festival's creative trajectory and championed innovative audio and a cross-pollinating international listening culture. Julie has taught radio to university students, presented at conferences all over the globe, and produced stories for the airwaves in the US and... Read More →


Friday March 23, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Conference Auditorium