Podcasting for Journalism Students

Available here on Amazon for Kindle  This book is aimed directly at young, trainee, or student journalists who are not specialising in broadcast media. It is an introduction to podcasting and broadcasting whether the reader wants to understand production on a professional level or simply because they want to produce podcasts for fun or to Read more about Podcasting for Journalism Students[…]

The “Podcasting For …” project

With the publication of the second introduction to podcasting book, Podcasting for Journalism Students (for Kindle only) and with almost 20 podcasts produced already, I have decided to change the branding and expand from “Podcasting for Communities” to “The Podcasting For …” Project. The original idea remains the same: anyone who wants to podcast can. The Read more about The “Podcasting For …” project[…]

Barbara McCann – Broadcaster and Journalist

Barbara McCann has been a journalist in radio, television and print since the late 1970s. In this edition of “Podcasting for … (communities, journalism students, anyone interested)”, we talk about interviewing and writing for radio (and podcasts). Along with reading, writing, recording and editing, Interviewing is one of the key skills for podcast and radio Read more about Barbara McCann – Broadcaster and Journalist[…]

Maxine Mawhinney talks about interviewing

As an anchor on the BBC News channel, Maxine Mawhinney probably spends more time interviewing than anything else. The interviewees will be in the studio or remote – somewhere else in the country or really, anywhere in the world. Sometimes they will be in a different studio, or on Skype or a phone. She will Read more about Maxine Mawhinney talks about interviewing[…]

Podcasting by Opinion

A friend – a journalist with decades of experience – asked me about starting a podcast – but nothing too complicated. She needed a simple podcasting tool that didn’t require a lot of setting up, carrying equipment, or lots of faffing around. I had a look around for something that is new, uncomplicated and effective. Read more about Podcasting by Opinion[…]

“Podcasting For Communities” podcast available on Tune In

The Podcasting For Communities podcast is now available on the Tune In app.   You can also find it on Stitcher and iTunes    The Book – “Podcasting for Communities”   Podcasting for Communities is not meant to be a book you begin reading at page one and work your way through. It is intended Read more about “Podcasting For Communities” podcast available on Tune In[…]

“Podcasting for Communities” now available on Stitcher

The Podcasting for Communities podcast is now available on Stitcher. Follow the link. http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=124412&refid=stpr   ___________________   You can download or subscribe to the podcast from iTunes and from Stitcher   The Book – “Podcasting for Communities”   Podcasting for Communities is not meant to be a book you begin reading at page one and work Read more about “Podcasting for Communities” now available on Stitcher[…]

Interview with rock journalist and podcaster Mitch Lafon

The Podcasting for Communities’ podcast is part of a project that includes the podcastingfor.com blog and the Podcasting For Communities’ e-book which you can find on Amazon.     In this episode, Davy Sims talks to rock journalist and podcaster Mitch Lafon. He has been writing and then podcasting about music since he was 11 Read more about Interview with rock journalist and podcaster Mitch Lafon[…]

How long should a podcast be?

When I was about 12 or 13 and at school, a teacher would tell the class to write an essay or a report on something or another and the first question from my classmates would be “Sir, sir!” – they were almost all sirs. “Sir, how long sir?” When we were younger the answer would Read more about How long should a podcast be?[…]

Interview with Malachi O’Doherty

In this series I’m  talking to podcasters, producers, writers and broadcasters about their work and their approach to podcasting. In this episode I’m talking to Belfast journalist Malachi O’Doherty who I have known and worked with for around 30 years.  His was one of the first voices in this series. For the price a pot of Read more about Interview with Malachi O’Doherty[…]