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Podcasting in a Day – School Holiday Workshop

Thursday 28 Sep at 11:00 am 2:30 pm

Calling all young podcast enthusiasts (ages 16-22)! Join our FREE mini-class to ignite your podcasting skills and develop your amazing podcast idea these school holidays.

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Podcasting in a Day – School Holiday Workshop
28 Sep 2023
11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Digital Studio
Yarrila Place,
27 Gordon, Street,
Coffs Harbour
FREE. Lunch also provided.

Suitable for young people 16 – 22 years, this FREE mini-class will inspire and teach you the skills to develop your amazing podcast idea. In three hours, you will learn the basics of how to interview, record, and edit at Yarrila Place’s brand new digital studio.

The session will cover:

  • What makes a good podcast
  • The art of interviewing
  • The basics of recording
  • Producing an effective introduction for your podcast
  • The basics of editing

What can I expect?

There will be presentations, listening exercises, demonstrations, and other practical exercises. There will be digital resources to take away.


FREE. Lunch is provided.

Bookings are essential as numbers a limited.

This workshop has been supported by the NSW Office for Regional Youth Holiday Break Program.

About the trainer – Liz Keen

Liz has worked in audio and radio production for over 20 years, and in leadership roles for the past decade. She has trained in radio, podcasting and storytelling throughout her career. Liz moved into the podcast space in 2017 as the Executive Producer and Editor of the award winning series Still Jill. In 2019 and 2020, she was EP on the 36-part series Little Green Pod. Liz has also been Content Director at ABC Radio Sydney; Chief of Staff for ABC Mid North Coast; and Digital Producer for Four Corners. She has produced documentaries for RN’s Earshot, Background Briefing and All in the Mind. She has taught at Macquarie University, The University of Sydney and Southern Cross University and also spent eight years as the ABC Open producer on the Coffs Coast, teaching media production and storytelling from Macksville to Grafton. She is currently working as a podcast consultant and Executive Producer with Headline Productions, creating series for the UN, ANU, Red Cross and Medibank. Her most recent podcasts, We Are Lonely, The Long Haul, After the Disaster and Managing Minds are available now.

Terms & Conditions

For participants under the age of 16, parents and/or guardians of children must remain in the library for the duration of the workshop.

If you arrive more than 15 minutes after the advertised start time and there are people in the standby queue, your spot may be allocated to the standby queue.

If you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration at least 24 hours prior to the event. As Library Programs have limited spaces, repeated failure to notify staff of cancellations may result in bookings being refused in the future.

Attendance at our events may be digitally recorded through photographs and/or videos. These images may be used by City of Coffs Harbour in their publications, social media, council’s website or newspaper. Please notify staff if you do not wish the participant to be filmed/ photographed.