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    Post and find podcasts and interviews. If you already have a podcast, you can submit your RSS feed for indexing and once it’s added, label your guests.

    Nieman Foundation: Where Did All the Podcasts Go?
    The number of new podcasts launched fell by nearly 80% between 2020 and 2022 — and seems to keep dropping. Has podcasting moved from gold rush to mature market?

    Tools for Podcasting E-book (free)

    Record and distribute a podcast with just a couple of clicks on this phone app.

    Ferrite Recording Studio for Podcasts
    Phone app to record podcasts.

    Podcast Host: The Ultimate Podcasting Resource List
    Equipment, tools and software list.

    Mashable: Podcasting Toolbox

    SoundTrap: Podcast Creation Tool
    Lets you create an interactive transcript, you can record and automatically transcribe your voice. Edit your recording as you would a text document. Then you can upload to Spotify and improve your discoverability, or just download your podcast and distribute it wherever you want.

    YouTube Audio Library
    Find hundreds of rights-free music tracks.
    Transform your podcast into a video.

    Adobe Project Shasta
    AI-powered audio recording and editing, all in a web browser.

    For more training videos, visit our YouTube page.
    Podcast phone app makes it easy to manage lots of podcasts, and enjoy the best episodes of all your favourite shows.

    Pocket Casts
    All the features you need in a podcasting app without any of the bloat. Pick up exactly where you left off in your favorite podcast. Find brand new ones to fall in love with. Podcast listening turned up to 11.

    Listen Notes
    A podcast search engine.

    Podcast player

    An older iOS podcast player

    Save podcast highlights to market them.

    IJNET: What is Clubhouse and How Can I Use to to Report?

    A voice messaging platform that podcast hosts and producers can use to make their shows interactive. Record stories, questions and suggestions from listeners to use in upcoming episodes, and have conversations to engage, understand and grow their audience. telbee has many customization options and features such as transcription, a team inbox, audio upload, bitrate selection and split screen (e.g. to show interview questions) to match particular podcasting usage cases and save time on conversations.

    Nieman Lab: Buzzy Apps Like Clubhouse Tap into Age-Old Appeal of Human Voice

    Manage your podcast and analytics.
    Has a seven-day free trial with plans ranging from $10 to $150 per months. Create high-quality audio and video content with this browser-based software for premium recordings auto-saved with cloud storage.

    Podcast hosting and more.

    Easy podcast set-up.

    Google Podcasts

    A complete digital audio production application for computers, offering a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering toolset.
    Remote interview recording software that supports local audio and video recording in studio quality. You receive separate audio (WAV) and video (mp4) tracks for each guest. Allows up to eight co-hosts/guests to join the recording remotely.

    Free audio editing tool.
    Turn podcast or musical audio into engaging animated videos to share on social media.

    Audio word processor. Good for transcribing audio from interviews. First 30 minutes are free and paid after that. Also does podcasting, video editing and more.

    A browser-based audio editor.

    Tool lets you create audiograms from podcasts. Share video snippets of your episodes on social media and grow your audience with Reel.
    Download rights-free music.

    Record remotely, simplify editing and create engaging podcasts with an intuitive platform that allows you to connect with anyone, anywhere.

    An award-winning podcast app that lets you build a show and interact with listeners. It’s also good for finding shows about journalism.

    Wildcast is a patent-pending podcast and guest networking platform that allows everyone in the podcast industry to connect and collaborate to create better content. You can setup a guest, podcast, agency, or network account to browse others, request to connect, message back and forth and schedule events and recordings.

    Audio Hijack
    Record any application’s audio, including VoIP calls from Skype, web streams from Safari, and much more. Save audio from hardware devices like microphones and mixers as well. You can even record all the audio heard on your Mac at once! If you can hear it, Audio Hijack can record it.

    Audio editing tool. Rapidly export or batch convert files to the MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless, FLAC, AIFF, and WAV formats. Cost: $29.

    For more training videos, visit our YouTube page.

    Post and find podcasts and interviews. If you already have a podcast, you can submit your RSS feed for indexing and once it’s added, label your guests.

    Pricy audio editing tool. Built specifically for journalists.

    Podcast hosting site.

    A good podcast hosting site.
    This paid tool is a top-of-the-line desktop podcast publisher.

    Words to Time
    Timing a script or speech? Use to time out your speech.

    Amper Music
    An AI music composer.

    Podcast player app that has curated audio lists.

    Awesome Audio Visualization Tools

    Long-distance podcast and broadcast interviews; studio quality sound.

    Multitrack, multi-party live audio and recording using only a browser. Tool is free.

    For more training videos, visit our YouTube page.

    Merges podcasts with video clips and shows them on a homepage similar to Netflix.

    From the Knight Lab at Northwestern University, this free desktop tool lets you embed sound clips into a story.

    The easiest way to record your voip podcast interviews in studio quality.

    A digital strategy resource for the business podcasting space, focusing on podcasting as content strategy, and covering all topics: promoting podcasts as part of any business.

    Receive voice messages from your audience directly from your website.

    The Fix: How to Easily Turn All Your Articles into Audio Articles


    ONA 22: Build an Audio Production House on a Shoestring Budget
    A great tipsheet of steps, tools and resources for building a podcast.

    Investing in the Podcast Ecosystem
    Features some great data on podcasting and the business side of the industry. YouTube Podcasts
    How to start a YouTube Podcast and how to promote video podcasts on social media to gain followers.

    Nieman Foundation: Where Did All the Podcasts Go?
    The number of new podcasts launched fell by nearly 80% between 2020 and 2022 — and seems to keep dropping. Has podcasting moved from gold rush to mature market?

    Podcasting Legal Guide

    IJNET: Tips for Podcasting During a Pandemic

    Adobe: How to Make a Podcast Step-by-Step Guide Producing Podcasts from Home

    Tools for Podcasting E-book (free)

    MPR: The Rapidly Changing World of Podcasts

    Digital News Report: News Podcasts and the Oppurtinities for Publishers
    Great research and data on the podcasting industry.

    91 Audio Tools fro Podcasts, Recording and Editing
    Resources Stephen Goforth.

    GIJN: 8 Tips for Starting an Investigative Podcast Creating a Podcast on a Budget Six Tips for Improving Audio Quality of Your Podcast Beginner’s Guide to Launching a Podcast Four Tips for Podcasting Beginners

    IJNET: Five Tools for Creating Podcasts

    IJNet: Creators Share Tips for Launching Podcasts What Makes a Good Publisher Podcast

    Tips for Podcasters
    Advice from Charlie Meyerson, longtime Chicago radio broadcaster and podcaster.

    The Podcast Report
    Blog on the business side of podcasting.

    7 Innovations in Audio Storytelling – Journalism Innovation
    Great advice from CUNY prof Jeremy Caplan in this Medium post.

    RJI: Nine Ways Newsrooms Can Incorporate Audio into Their Work

    For more training videos, visit our YouTube page.

    Free Online Voice Recorder

    PodMatch is a free podcast booking service that automatically matches ideal podcast guests and hosts together to record high-quality podcast interviews.

    Audacity to Podcast: Getting Started

    Tools for Reporters: Podcast Audio Editing Tools

    GIJN: 7 Tips for Creating an Investigative Podcast

    The Podcasters Gift Guide
    Great Medium post listing mics and other podcasting tools.

    Create Killer Podcasts With 25 Free Resources

    Podcasting Guides, Trainings and More

    It’s All Journalism
    Building edia-focused podcasts.

    Turn Up the Volume: A Down and Dirty Guide to Podcasting
    A good podcast hosting site.

    Podcast Equipment Shopping Guide
    A great list from Michael O’Connell.

    NPR: Aerobics for Your Voice: Sounding Better On-Air

    OER Commons: Image, Video and Audio Resources

    BuzzSprout: 16 Essential Tools for Every Podcaster

    Podcasting Resources List
    Time For Your Hobby podcast has a great list of podcast and audio tools on this Google Doc.

    Best Podcasting Websites and Apps for Students

    HotPod Newsletter
    Nicholas Quah writes about the podcast industry

    For more training videos, visit our YouTube page.

    NPR: Teaching Podcasting: A Curriculum Guide for Educators

    JEA Podcasting Guide


    The Data Journalism Podcast
    Simon Rogers and Alberto Cairo talk about issues and great data journalism.

    Vulture: The Best Podcasts of 2020 Five New Journalism Podcasts to Help You Get Through the Pandemic

    APM Reports: In the Dark
    An investigative journalism podcast from American Public Media.

    Jeremy Caplan’s Favorite Podcasts

    50 Great Podcasts
    A strong focus on journalism in this list from Jeremy Caplan.

    Why Don’t We Know?
    An investigative journalism podcast supported by a grant from the Hearst Family Foundations and produced by the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, a research center focused on improving the public’s access to civically essential information.

    Studs Terkel Archive Podcast

    Super podcast series on journalism and topics journalists cover (environment, etc.) Also self-care, managing burnout, etc.

    Journalism History Podcast
    Historical journalism topics from a scholarly journal published quarterly, has a respected reputation as the oldest peer-reviewed journal of mass media history in the United States. Continuously published since 1974, the journal provides a venue for peer-reviewed articles on media history.

    Media Voices Podcast
    Startups saving local news in the U.S.

    GIJN: Best Global Investigative Podcasts
    Weekly podcasts on open-source intelligence.

    Gangrey: The Podcast
    This podcast is dedicated to discussing the best narrative journalism with the reporters who write it. The goal is to understand how this work comes about, including the reporting and the writing process. Journalists have discussed everything from how they find story ideas to how they approach potential sources to how they develop story structure.

    Protest & Pushback
    From the First Amendment Center, Protest & Pushback explores what the movement for Black lives shows us about the power and peril of exercising our First Amendment rights.

    Transom: ​​HowSound Archives
    A bi-weekly podcast on radio storytelling produced by Rob Rosenthal for PRX and Transom. Podcast
    Short podcasts on a variety of journalism subjects. Six Data Journalism Podcasts You Should Be Listening to

    It’s All Journalism Podcast

    On the Media Podcast

    APM Reports: In the Dark Investigative Podcast

    The News Literacy Project Podcast
    Podcast from nonpartisan national education nonprofit, provides programs and resources for educators and the public to teach, learn and share the abilities needed to be smart, active consumers of news and information and equal and engaged participants in a democracy.

    Married to a Journalist Podcast

    Mobile Creator Podcast Linktree
    Link to the podcast, Twitter account, etc.

    Podcast Playlist from CBC Radio
    Curates great podcast excerpts.

    The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast
    Great teaching tips.

    Future-Proofing Media Freedom Podcast
    A new podcast collaboration between Chatham House, ICFJ and Luminate Group, hosted by Ben Horton and Julie Posetti.

    GIJN: Best Investigative Podcasts of 2020

    Watch the Media with John Shrader
    An inside look at the media business, with interviews and analysis from a college professor and long time radio and TV broadcaster.

    The Journalism Salute Podcast
    The Journalism Salute is a podcast intended to spotlight good journalism organizations and people – to introduce and familiarize people with who they are and what they do. It’s meant to counter the cries of “fake news” and “lamestream media.”

    This Week in Tech Podcast Podcast

    News in Context Podcast
    A podcast exploring bias in media and ourselves.

    Listen to more than 100,000 podcasts every day on your phone.

    Kevin Kelly’s Cool Tools Newsletter and Podcast
    Learn about all kinds of digital tools and home items.

    TeachLab with Justin Reich
    A podcast that investigates the art and craft of teaching. There are 3.5 million K-12 teachers in America, and we want to explore how they can become even better at what they do. Hosted by Justin Reich, MIT Professor and director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab. New episode every Thursday.

    Zoom in on this Google Earth-like tool to find radio stations around the world.


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