Podcasts: The New Radio Revolution
PODCASTS: THE NEW RADIO REVOLUTION
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 6:30 to 8:00 pm
NYU, Department of Media, Culture and Communication
239 Greene Street, 8th floor
(between West 4th Street and Washington Place)
With thousands of podcasts available for download and the record breaking popularity of Serial, audio is making a comeback. The free form nature of podcasting has popularized new ways of storytelling and unleashed creative and career opportunities. Find out how you can be a part of "this theater of the mind" phenomenon. RSVP before it's too late!
Jenna weiss-berman: MODERAtor, director of audio, Buzzfeed
Jenna Weiss-Berman currently serves as BuzzFeed's Director of Audio and Producer of the Longform Podcast. She has worked as a producer for various public radio shows, including the Moth and StoryCorps, and she's created podcasts for publications, companies and foundations.
Anna Sale, host and managing editor of Death, Sex & Money, WNYC
Anna Sale is the host and managing editor of Death, Sex & Money, WNYC’s interview show about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation.
Before developing Death, Sex & Money, Anna covered politics for years, including the 2013 New York City mayoral race, the 2012 presidential campaign, and the statehouse beat in Connecticut and West Virginia. She is a frequent fill-in host for The Brian Lehrer Show and The Leonard Lopate Show and has contributed to This American Life, NPR, Marketplace, Studio 360, PBS Newshour, and Slate.
A West Virginia native, Anna graduated from Stanford University with a degree in history. She's on twitter @annasale.
Max linsky, co-founder longform
Max Linsky is the co-founder of Longform and a co-host of the Longform Podcast. Prior to starting Longform, he was the digital editorial director for Creative Loafing and an editor-at-large for Participant Media. He has written for Slate, Fast Company, Newsweek and more.
mike pesca, host, the gist, slate
Mike Pesca, before becoming host of the daily Slate podcast The Gist, was an NPR correspondent for over 10 years, most of which were spent covering sports. He has guest-hosted the public radio programs On the Media, Brian Lehrer Show, Leonard Lopate Show, Science Friday, Left, Right and Center, Bullseye, On Point, To the Point, All Things Considered, Talk of the Nation and Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me. He has won two Edward R. Murrow broadcasting awards, and regularly appears on MSNBC and CNN.
Presented with NYU Steinhardt, Department of Media, Culture and Communication