Sarah Ventre, Annika Cline, and Dario Miranda as Prickly Ear Productions: "Podcasting 101: How To Turn A Great Idea Into A Great Podcast"

Want to learn more about how to create and maintain a podcast?

This interactive workshop is your first step into the world of podcasting, which includes recording basics. Taught by three audio professionals—Sarah Ventre, Annika Cline, and Dario Miranda—with experience in podcasting, public radio, live sound engineering, and musical composition, this introductory class will help you create stories that sound good on an audio platform, turn rough ideas into something concrete, and start thinking about DIY recording processes so that you can make your podcast on your own, even if you don't have access to a studio. No experience required.

  • Cost: $15 + fees.
  • Register below or on Eventbrite.
  • Refunds will not be issued within one day of the event.

SARAH VENTRE produces a new podcast about working moms that launches soon called The Double Shift, and teaches Podcasting at ASU's Cronkite School. Before that she was a Senior Producer at Phoenix's NPR station, and a producer and editor at NPR headquarters in Washington. She won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her reporting on the community on the Utah-Arizona border known for being home to the FLDS church, and is one of the founders of Girls Rock! Phoenix, a nonprofit organization that works to empower girls, trans, and gender nonconforming kids through music. She is always up for a good laugh or a great chile relleno, and loves collaborative creative work and the desert.

ANNIKA CLINE is an award-winning producer and reporter for Phoenix's NPR station. Independently she does freelance audio work, including producing podcasts and consulting on best practices. One time she was a Foley artist in a live radio play about a werechicken. Outside of the audio realm she teaches art to foster youth and hikes around beautiful Arizona.

DARIO MIRANDA is a musician, audio engineer, blog writer, occasional show promoter and part time record store clerk. As a musician, he has performed in bands and ensembles for over 20 years, ranging from jazz, folk, country, rock, classical, experimental, often blending genres to explore new ideas. He has been the main writer for the Stinkweeds Blog for over 2 years, covering "under the radar" music and the culture surrounding the music industry. He is the recording engineer for Tiny Desert Concerts on Phoenix's NPR station, The Moth storytelling series in Phoenix and provides live sound reinforcement for all Local First festivals and events, as well as events held at The Newton. He enjoys live music, yard sale shopping and building things out of wood.
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