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Storytelling for Podcasts
March 15, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$300.00
This workshop focuses on non-fiction narrative shows – the documentary-style, often serialized, story-driven podcasts like Serial, Missing Richard Simmons, and Wind of Change that are known for telling expansive, immersive stories.
*UM employees and UM School of Journalism students* enter coupon code GOGRIZ at checkout for 20% off registration.
NOTE: Zoom link will be sent to all participants via email ahead of the workshop.
Podcast Editor and Producer
- Who is this workshop for?
Beginning and intermediate audio creators, and podcast enthusiasts
- Who is the instructor?
Lacy Roberts an independent podcast editor and producer based in Missoula, Montana. She’s successfully developed, piloted, produced, and edited shows for clients like CNN (Total Recall: California’s Political Circus and Election 101), TED (Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter), First Look Media (Impostors Seasons 1 & 2), The New York Times (The Argument,) Al Jazeera (Closer than They Appear), and more. Before going independent, she was the managing producer at Brooklyn-based and Peabody-nominated podcast production company Transmitter Media. In 2017, she co-directed We Became Fragments, a short documentary film featured in the New York Times Op-Docs Season 6.
- When is this workshop?
3-5 p.m. MST, March 15, March 22, March 29, and April 5 2022
- Is this workshop in-person or online?
- What will I leave the workshop with?
An understanding of the elements of narrative and how they apply to podcasts. Tools to critically deconstruct shows and understand how they are put together. A deep understanding of how to construct compelling narratives.
- Can I take this workshop for college credit?
- I’m a teacher. Can I earn OPI renewal units for this workshop?
- What’s your refund policy?
The Montana Media Lab will issue a full refund for cancellations made prior to March 1. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made on or after March 1.