Simple storytelling and the Radiolabification of podcasting.

I hate to dump on "The Daily". Apart from editing and producing our own shows, this brilliant New York Times podcast takes up more of my listening time than any other.  For news junkies, "The Daily" is part of our weekday morning routine. The show's genial and ever curious host, Michael Barbaro, is like a … Continue reading Simple storytelling and the Radiolabification of podcasting.

“Thats a really good question” and other silly things guests say during podcasts.

This is the first of several blogs on making better podcasts. Today: how to be a great guest. The other day I was interviewing a young woman who wanted to work on a podcast project with us. About half of her answers began with the all-too-frequent comment, “that’s a really good question.” I wanted to … Continue reading “Thats a really good question” and other silly things guests say during podcasts.

Lessons I learned from “How Do We Fix It?” Podcast #1

  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

I’ve Got a Blog. So, Why Am I Launching a Brand New Kick-Ass Podcast?

    Co-host Jim Meigs and I on the How Do We Fix It? Facebook page. We're in the final stages of building a brand new weekly podcast, and I'm pretty excited about it.  If all goes well, How Do We Fix It? will be up on iTunes by June 10th. That would be exactly two … Continue reading I’ve Got a Blog. So, Why Am I Launching a Brand New Kick-Ass Podcast?