How to answer questions. The second in a series on podcasting. “It was 1992. The closing days of the Presidential campaign and I was beginning to get a name for myself. Not in a good way. During crowded press conferences with the candidates all that year, I was the network radio reporter who would ask: … Continue reading “How do you feel”, “tell me more” and other smart interview questions.
Most people don't like the sound of their own voice. Play back a recording and they cringe. But the good news for wannabe podcasters and public speakers is that vocal mechanics don't matter nearly as much they one did. We live in a visual age and a much greater range of voices and accents … Continue reading How Do We Fix It? What Your Voice Says About You.
Actress and comedian Aisha Tyler on podcasting: "I do it because I love it" I'm just back from Podcast Movement, the annual pep rally, support group and two-day college course for podcasters in Fort Worth. Chances are you've never been to an industry show quite like this one. 1100 attendees paid $500 each, plus … Continue reading Podcasting Movement: Kind of Like Woodstock Without the Sex, Mud and Rock n Roll
Developmental Psychologist Abigail Baird... Our first guest on our new podcast. This is launch day, and there's excitement in our house. I'm writing this on the morning of June 10th, two months to the day since I moved on from full-time employment as Business Correspondent and news anchor at ABC News Radio to work … Continue reading Lessons I learned from “How Do We Fix It?” Podcast #1
29 years as a network radio news correspondent is enough. The clock has run out on my oath of impartiality. During my time at ABC, and before that at RKO, CNN, the BBC, IRN and LBC, (why are most networks acronyms?) I took that oath seriously, and was lucky enough to be a eyewitness to … Continue reading A Brand New Journey: From Network News to Startup