The Power of the Pod: Podcast Activism and Movement Building

The Power of the Pod: Podcast Activism and Movement Building

Session Type(s): Training

Training Tag(s): Communications

Starts: Friday, Jul. 12 1:30 PM

Ends: Friday, Jul. 12 2:30 PM

Room: 120C

Podcasting is currently the fastest growing digital media platform in terms of audience reach and revenue growth. Fifty percent of those in U.S. homes say they are podcast fans, and 44% (124 million) of the U.S. population has listened to a podcast. This training session willl cover end-to-end podcast production including content planning, publishing, recording and choosing equipment and software. We’ll also cover growing your audience, how to reach top ranks on podcast charts, and how to use the platform to proliferate a progressive message using social media.

This training is open to everyone.

Moderator

Jennifer Taylor-Skinner

Jennifer Taylor-Skinner

Jenn Taylor-Skinner is the founder & host of The Electorette, a podcast and media platform. The Electorette Podcast (Electorette.com) features in-depth conversations and panels covering political, civil rights & social issues from the perspective of women, via long-form interviews with authors, academics, politicians, and activists.

Jenn Taylor-Skinner’s career began in the software industry where she spent 15+ years at Microsoft in Redmond, WA. After leaving the technology industry, Taylor-Skinner has given talks about the broken pipeline within the technology industry that perpetuates a noninclusive.

In addition to The Electorette, Taylor-Skinner founded Moms For Equality (https://www.momsforequality.org), an organization which seeks to change trends in racial disparities in education by helping to create a more equitable learning environment, while reducing disparities in disciplinary practices and increasing academic inclusion.

Jenn Taylor-Skinner lives in Seattle with her husband and 7 year-old son.

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