Course Description

5-Session Course

This workshop offers individuals the opportunity to learn the craft of podcasting through introductory-level sessions designed to teach the various elements of podcast production. Build the tools and foundation to create and share your own podcast!

Learner Outcomes

  • Gain an overall understanding of the podcasting industry
  • Find and develop their voice in the podcasting medium
  • Outline their own ideas for a show, ultimately settling on one to pursue
  • Explore various program formats to determine what bests suits their vision
  • Gain an understanding of how to write scripts and structure an episode
  • Learn basic audio editing and invest in the technical tools that meet their needs
  • Draft a pilot episode they can ultimately produce


The workshop includes:
  • Initial ideation
  • Editing and producing
  • Idea testing and developing a pilot episode
  • Hosting techniques and tips
  • Distribution and launch


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Students participating in Professional Studies non-credit courses must possess a minimum of a High School diploma and must be an adult age 18 or older. Non-credit courses are taken primarily by professionals seeking to develop new skills, broaden their expertise, and build a knowledge base for their professional or personal goals. No application is required. Simply enroll by adding a course to your shopping cart and follow the steps during the checkout process.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Getting Started in Podcasting
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Feb 28, 2022 to Mar 28, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Emerson College
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
A614 tuition $550.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 21, 2021 to Feb 28, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
No transfer request allowed after enrollment
Section Notes
This is a synchronous course. It takes place on Mondays from 6pm to 9:00pm EST via Zoom. It is a 5-session course. This course is being taught by Mike Moschetto '10 and Amory Sivertson '11. No previous podcast experience is necessary. 
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