Course Catalog

Podcast Storytelling

All Levels | Ever wonder how great narrative/reported podcasts are made? This course will introduce you to the essential elements of telling a story in sound. You’ll learn how a narrative is structured for the ears and not the eyes. We will listen closely to assigned podcasts and unpack the elements in class via discussions and close-listening worksheets. This class is the first part of a series. If you’re interested in making podcasts of your own, this will be the foundation.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

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Instructor: Jake Warga

Class Type: 2 Sessions

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Term: Fall 2021

Start Date: 10/23/2021

End Date: 10/24/2021

Days of the Week: Saturday, Sunday

Time: 1:10 pm – 3:40 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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$150.00 General Price:

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Jake Warga

Jake is an expert on storytelling, really, he taught it at Stanford for many years and was known as the “podcast professor.” He’s been contributing to public radio for over 15 years: shows like NPR-All Things Considered, PRI-The World, This American Life and many others. His reporting has taken him to over 50 countries and recently moved back to Seattle from Poland.
Jake got his start teaching at Hugo House back when it was a house.

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