Podcasting Training Retreat For Women Changemakers

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Millions listen to podcasts but not enough are hosted and produced by women. How can we fix this?

An exclusive Be Your Change workshop will train fifteen women to harness the power of podcasts for social good. Attendees will learn how to create and distribute their own podcast at this four day retreat in Arizona. DemLabs is offering two free scholarships.

Podcasting basics
Podcasting is a unique medium to build relationships with your audience, supporters and donors. Podcasts are booming with 86 million listeners in 2019.

Convenient: Listen to podcasts when and where you choose.
Useful: They are easy to search for content and archive.
Easy to make: Podcasts can be recorded and edited with just a laptop.
Efficient: Unlike printing, mailing and emailing broadcasting podcasts is free.
Current: New podcasts are automatically downloaded once you’ve subscribe to a podcast feed.


Be Your Change
Juliette Roy founded Be Your Change to amplify the voice of women changemakers. She has over fifteen years experience in the entertainment, music, online radio and podcasting industry. Her focus is on sharing stories of changemakers who create positive change to develop the world in the direction of inclusivity, acceptance, environmental progress, equity and educational growth.

Subscribe to Juliette’s podcast.


Podcast Coaching Retreat
Do you have an idea for a podcast, but struggling to take the next step? Intimidated by the technology involved? Learn how to get your podcast off the ground and promote your work from the experts with over forty years collective podcasting experience.

Details
Logistics: March 11-15, El Coronado Ranch, Tucson, AZ
Fee: $1,090
Capacity: 15 women


Agenda
Understanding podcast strategy
Picking the right format for your audience.
Technology. Choosing the right equipment.
Basic audio editing skills
Create a podcast trailer or episode
Launching, marketing and promoting your podcast
Storytelling versus interviews based podcasts
Budget/Revenue Streams


Scholarships
Democracy Labs connects progressive groups with innovative solutions so they can make a bigger impact with less money. This podcasting retreat offers women a unique combination of  technology, training and support. 

DemLabs is thrilled to offer two scholarships for deserving candidates to attend the retreat. Apply here.


A wonderful woman hosted podcast
Karen Jagoda hosts the  DigitalPoliticsPodcast.com show which is now in its 13th year. This weekly podcast is a non-partisan window into the convergence of politics and technology. Karen interviews political and digital experts to explain how they use new and traditional methods to win campaigns and advocate for causes.

It’s available from Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and other sources. Listen to her interview with DemLabs on “Leveling the Playing Field for Down Ballot Candidates


Takeaway

Powerful vested interests control TV stations. Corporate advertisers monopolize the media. It’s hard for small groups to get heard so people can make informed decisions. Podcasts can help.

Deepak
Co-Founder, DemLabs

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Democracy Labs is a hub for ongoing technology and creative innovation that serves progressive campaigns and organizations at the national, state, and local levels.

Our focus is on long term, sustainable and affordable solutions. An approach that is longer than an election cycle, and isn’t purely dependant on volunteers, can enable more qualified candidates to run for office and for more issue groups to bring about positive social change.

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