Do you have big ideas that you want to share with the world? Or maybe you are really funny and want to make others laugh. Whatever your reasons, one of the best ways to share ideas online is to start your own podcast even if its just for you to get more confident in your own abilities. When you create your own episodes you’ll have to master a number of skills from sound production to script writing to setting up interviews (if you want to go that way). All of these things are valuable life skills and you know what when you launch your podcast you don’t even have to tell anyone about it at first whilst you build up your confidence and get your first few out of the way.
If starting a podcast interests you but you don’t know where to start NPR (one of the best sources of quality podcasts coming out of America) have created a detailed guide for young people who aspire to become audio journalists. Click the button below to read the full guide:
Once you’ve created your first episode we would love to hear the finished product, send us a link via the ‘Submit Your Activities’ button on the right hand side of this page so that we can give it a listen and see how you get on!