The Podcast Producers

The Podcast Producers is a seasonal show that focuses on subjects related to the art and business of podcasting. Hosts Jessica Rhodes and Corey Coates bring a polished, journalistic, audio experience to present a multifaceted insight into the world of podcasting and the personalities who produce them. Each season presents conversations with podcasters who have experience and expertise in areas such as podcasting for hobby or business, statistics and demographics of listeners, advertising models, podcast networks, the psychology of podcasting, production, broadcast radio and more.



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      Season 2 | Episode 8 | You Don’t Listen

      For the season finale (maybe?) Jessica and Corey welcome podcasters extraordinaire, Elsie Escobar and Jessica Kupferman of She Podcasts. A very special thank you to all the guests who made this season so highly popular! And of course, a HUGE thank you to you, the listener. Stay tuned for upcoming news on Season 3 of The Podcast Producers!



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      Jessica Kupferman




      Season 2 | Episode 7 | How to Dress Like a Historian

      In this episode of The Podcast Producers, Jessica and Corey enjoy drinks and leisurely conversation with history podcasting pioneer, Liz Covart. Liz experiments with social and new media to communicate scholarly history to a large, public audience because she believes that people are interested in history and the human experience. She also believes that if granted convenient access to the work of historians, the public will take an interest in history and become advocates for it....



      Season 2 | Episode 6 | Podcast and Chill? with Jason and Karen

      Hosts Jason Cabassi and Karen Koppet of The Walking Dead 'Cast join Corey and Jessica for what turned out to be The Podcast Producers oddest episode yet! These pair of co-hosts enjoy a super casual, and witty exchange that truly embodies the spirit of the second season. Enjoy!

      Key Takeaways:

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      Season 2 | Episode 5 | What’s the Scoop on Successful Podcast Networks?

      This episode Jessica and Corey welcome veteran podcasters, Glenn the Geek of The Horse Radio Network & Helena from The Stable Scoop Radio Show. With 9 years of podcasting experience, over 5000 episodes in the can, and a sponsored radio network, these talented hosts share their invaluable experience on how to gain listeners, develop media partners, and monetize your passion with podcasting.

      Key Takeaways:

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      Season 2 | Episode 4 | Align Your Podcast with Your Business and Staying Motivated

      This week Jessica and Corey welcome podcaster and entrepreneur, Natalie Eckdahl of BizChix to the show. Natalie is a seasoned podcaster, successful business person, and devoted mother who manages to not only find time to balance her business and life, but is a coach and inspirational figure for helping hundreds of others like her.


      Key Takeaways:

      [01:30] The Podcast Producers is recorded after hours on Thursdays as a fun, personal project.

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      Season 2 | Episode 3 | The Power of Podcast Conferences

      Katie and Chris Krimitsos are a true podcasting power couple. As the event organizers of Podfest, Chris and Katie connect podcasters and have helped launch dozens of successful shows. Chris produces the highly original and creative, Story Jam Theatre. Katie is very well-known and respected in the female entrepreneur space with her show, Biz Women Rock. Tune in to hear this husband and wife team share how they balance work, life, family, and podcasting!




      Season 2 | Episode 2 | Uncomfortable Interviews and Surviving the Apocalypse

      The Podcast Producers welcomes Harry Duran of the Podcast Junkies onto the show. Harry's podcast is incredibly unique in both style and vibe. You feel like you're able to let loose and relax into your chair whenever you listen to his show. We invited this Podcast Junkie on the show today to get to know him a little bit better. Harry believes that the 15-20 minute mark is when an interview tends to hit the sweet spot and start to get good. He also loves to interview people with...



      Season 2 | Episode 1 | Build Meaningful Relationships with Your Audience

      Welcome to the first episode of season two of The Podcast Producers. We'd first like to say thank you to Podcast Movement for sponsoring us. So, what's in store for season two? Well, we're taking a different direction to the second season than we did in the first. Our goal this season is to have fun and interview some 'old-timer' podcasters. We are kicking off this season with our first guest Dave Jackson, the host of School of Podcasting. He is funny, he has been podcasting...