A Practical Plan to Creating Podcasts: Developing the Listener’s Experience

A Practical Plan to Creating Podcasts: Developing the Listener’s Experience 

Join podcast producer Christina Kotlar and recording studio engineer Yuri Turchyn for the second installment of the series A Practical Plan to Creating Podcasts: Developing the Listener’s Experience. An experienced audio engineer ensures the best recording, top notch editing and high end broadcast quality for the end result – a listening experience for audiences who, once they subscribe, will be getting shows on a regular basis. 

Topics Covered will include:
• Setting up a production schedule
• Creating the show intro for the a show opening with personalized music,
• Creating the show outro for the show’s closing and sponsor announcements.
• Delivering the product as an MP3
• Podcast media hosting
• iTunes and all others, pod catchers and media distribution directories
• WordPress website/plugins, uploading, episode artwork
• Media players
• Statistics and analytics/advertising/sponsors
• Voice training
• Presentation/performance
• Music selection

Christina Kotlar, is a podcast producer for over a decade. She graduated with an M.A. in Producing for Film and Video from American University, Washington, DC returning to the NY/NJ metropolitan area as a producer, writer and venue development executive for Emerging Cinemas, NYC. She founded Film Festival reViews, a podcast and blog site for independent filmmakers and film lovers in and around the film festival circuit worldwide. Her extensive background in graphic design and creative direction garnered numerous New Jersey Advertising awards in print publication, radio and television.


Yuri Turchyn provides audio technical expertise as a recording studio engineer, producer, with voice training and acoustic audio skills that create sound sculptures of unsurpassed measures. He is an acclaimed electric violinist, Latin Jazz/World Beat musician and sound designer, a poet that introspectively concentrates on his songwriting, original music arrangements and composition, live performances and the best way to tune a room. 

Frances McGarry, Ph.D. is actor/blogger/host/producer of First Online With Fran (FOLWF), an arts advocacy program featuring ordinary people doing extraordinary things in the arts. FOLWF recently launched its first podcast episode There’s No Place Like Art. She serves on the Executive Board of Directors for The League of Professional Theater Women, and the Programming Committee of New York Women in Film & Television.

Produced by Frances McGarry 


March 1 @ 6:30pm
6:30 pm — 8:00 pm (1h 30′)

NYWIFT Conference Room
6 East 39th Street, Suite 1200
(Between Fifth and Madison Avenue)

$15 for Members
$25 for Nonmembers


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