Podcasts by High School Journalists: The Principal’s Podcast

What is your name?
Braden Hunt

Where can your podcast be found?

Please describe your podcast and why you thought it would be a good topic to have a podcast on.
Our podcast is a podcast overlying the Kenston school district, Mr.Gabram (the prinicipal) thought it would be a great idea to show innovation in the high school with a new way to inform the community.

How has the podcast changed since the first show? What are some things you’ve learned and done to make it better?
The podcast has truly evolved since the first show, the audio quality has gotten much better, the hosts of the show have changed, and the topics and discussions have become much more in depth.

What tools do you use to record, edit and publish your podcast?
We use Adobe Premier Pro to edit the podcast, we use Audio Technia headphones during and Samson CO1 studio compressors.

What advice do you have for others looking to make a podcast?
I would say don’t hesitate, take an idea and have fun. The listeners will come. For now, learning how to record and produce is more beneficial than a number.

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Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 26th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He is the 2023 JEA Teacher Inspiration Award Winner and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on X and Instagram @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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