Workshops > Production

Audio Storytelling: Podcasts and Soundscapes


$300 DCTV Members // $350 Non-Members

Give your eyes a break and create non-fiction audio. Audio stories can take on different formats from journalism to documentary, and podcasts to experimental stories. Add to your foundation of audio production and post-production skills by planning, recording and editing aural material such as interviews, field recordings and sound effects to make your own imageless story.

This is a Production workshop at the Extensions level.workshop in which you create original work.

Topics include:

  • Differences between Podcasting, Radio, and other Audio Stories
  • Story Development
  • Interviewing Options
  • Ambient Sound and Sound Sources
  • Preparing for Recording Sessions
  • Field Gear
  • Producing a Story
  • Assembling a Story
  • Exporting for Web

Capacity: 6 students | Duration: 12 hrs

Prerequisite(s): Audio Fundamentals and Pro Tools or equivalent experience is required.

Required: Students must bring their own personal hard drive. We recommend it meets the following minimum criteria:

  • 100GB free space
  • 7200 RPM
  • Mac Compatible
  • USB3 or Thunderbolt connection (recommended), Firewire 800 (possible)

Materials: Aside from a hard drive, we provide all equipment and are committed to a 2:1 student to camera ratio. Each student will be equipped with a 27-inch iMac with 5K retina display running Pro Tools 12.7. Personal equipment other than the hard drive is not permitted.

All DCTV Workshops have limited enrollment and require registration in advance. By registering you verify you have read and agree to the prerequisites above and our Workshops Policies.

*If registration is closed, please call 212.966.4510 x646 to be added to the wait list.


Winter/Spring 2019
Mon 4/15 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Mon 4/22 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Mon 4/29 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Mon 5/6 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Instructor TBD