Course hours: 9.30am - 5pm -18th and 19th of November - Experience Level suggested - Beginner to intermediate

Do you want to make podcasts in a cheap and effective way?
Podcasts are a great way to engage the public and hook audiences in. More personal and intimate than video, they are also simple to produce. In this two-day workshop, we’ll give you the tools you need to start making your own podcasts.  We will be recording on smartphones. Please bring a laptop if you have one and download adobe audition’s free trial. 


Introduction to audio. A few well-chosen words
Content and casting. So what’s it all about?
Interviewing and the art of conversation
Editorial control. Who is steering the ship? Some journalism basics.
Music, actuality, and the special bits
Recording basics. Editing your clips. 

Course Tutors

Rosie Bartlett is a journalist and communications trainer with over 18 years of international media training and production experience for the BBC and global NGOs. At the BBC she produced international news programmes for the BBC World Service and digital stories for BBC Radio and Music online. Rosie works with BBC’s Global Women in News and trains international journalists in digital broadcasting for BBC WS 2020.

Kate Hoyland – relaunched and ran the successful BBC Production Trainee Scheme, which receives upwards of 3,000 applications yearly. She has 18 years experience as a journalist in the BBC World Service, where she specialised in international news before moving on to manage radio and production training, delivering leadership and media training to 22 international bureaux.  Kate works on social media accounts for the BBC.

Kate and Rosie produce a series of podcasts for UCL and are working on a series for McMillan Cancer Charity.

Introduction to Podcasting & Smartphone recording

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 09:30
£250 / £225 (Student) / £200 (UCL Student)

UCL South Wing