Writing for the Ear: Scripting Your First Podcast

Beth Atkinson-Quinton
27 May 2018 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Beth Atkinson-Quinton
Early, Emerging
How can you tell stories through sound? This audio storytelling workshop explores tips and tricks for crafting the perfect story, specific to the podcast medium.

It is suited for those writing for podcasts for the first time or those looking to hone their craft in scripting. The workshop will cover different approaches to audio storytelling, how to craft your idea, interview preparation and technique, storyboarding, scripting and sound design.

You will learn

  • different approaches to audio storytelling
  • how to craft your idea
  • interview preparation and technique
  • storyboarding – creating an audio narrative structure
  • scripting including adapting written work for audio
  • voice technique and sound design.

About Beth Atkinson-Quinton

Beth Atkinson-Quinton is a broadcaster, producer and educator based in Narrm (Melbourne). Her audio stories have been featured on multiple broadcasts and podcasts including ABC Radio National, Triple R and ‘All The Best’. She has produced podcasts with The Arts Centre, The Australian Red Cross, Dancehouse and Footscray Community Arts Centre. She is currently a freelance producer and presents ‘The Breakfast Spread’ on PBS 106.7 FM. Passionate about connecting audiences to storytelling, she has presented podcast workshops with The Walkley Foundation, Emerging Writers Festival and Melbourne Writers Festival.

176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Phone: 03 9094 7840
Event registration fee
Concession Member $ 135.00
Member $ 145.00
Non-Member $ 195.00
New concession member + 1 year membership $ 190.00
New member + 1 year membership $ 220.00

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