Podcasts for High School Journalists: One Ma1ze Broadcasting

What is your name?
Jake Brown

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.
Colin Shields is the quarterback of our football team, plays basketball, and plays baseball. He’s helped push all of his teams in the right direction, and will continue to do that in college. He gave us great insight into being the leader of a team, and how it’s changed him as a person, and athlete.

How has the podcast changed since the first show? What are some things you’ve learned and done to make it better?
We’ve fixed lighting issues, and are constantly trying to get better audio. We’re going to change sets soon and try to ramp up the production with a two camera format.

What tools do you use to record, edit and publish your podcast?
We use a Canon 80D, and Adobe Premiere Pro.

What advice do you have for others looking to make a podcast?
Just keep at it, and don’t give up. Some episodes you might not be super proud of, but that’s not a reason to quit. Try to get entertaining guests as well to make the podcast not just about you. It gets easier as time goes on.

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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