Podcast Local

21 EpisodesProduced by Jason E. Norris

Tell the stories of your community with a podcast

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Introducing our new local podcast for Richardson, Texas (Behind the Scenes: Part 6)

December 9th, 2017


The “behind the scenes” season comes to a close, and the new local podcast for Richardson, Texas is revealed on this episode of Podcast Local from OnTheGo.FM

What limits are you facing?

Maybe we can think through those …

Talking about ways to podcast local (Behind the Scenes: Part 5)

October 4th, 2017


This is the penultimate behind-the-scenes episode of the making of a new local podcast for the city of Richardson, Texas.

Listen for lots and lots of …

Finding time to podcast local (Behind the Scenes: Part 3)

August 7th, 2017


Here’s what time can affect
  • How often you publish episodes
  • The kinds of stories you tell
  • Podfading when priorities and responsibilities change
Our …

Name that new local podcast (Podcast Local: Behind the Scenes – Part 2)

July 27th, 2017


What’s in a name?

More than you might think!

The new local podcast for Richardson, Texas needs a name that will catch the attention of those who live here.

On this behind-the-scenes episode, I share possible names with …

How to make a local podcast (Podcast Local: Behind the Scenes – Part 1)

July 19th, 2017



Just for a moment, stop.

And think.

Think about where you live.

What’s cool about it?

What are three neat things about your community …

Ethical editing is a key factor in Ethical Podcasting – Part 2

May 19th, 2017


Digital editing is powerful

Editing can make you sound amazing.

Editing can enhance your message.

Editing can change the meaning of your message.

Should we create a code of ethics to ensure Ethical Podcasting – Part 1

April 29th, 2017


Should podcasters adhere to ethical standards?

Let’s explore this idea.

Even if we’re not doing local journalism, we are dealing with information …

Band together to make a local podcast network

April 13th, 2017


Are there other local podcasters in your area?

You could consider them competition.

Or you could make a network, ask them to join you, and cover many …

Principles of journalism for local podcasters

April 1st, 2017


Not every local podcaster wants to be a reporter, but all local podcasters are storytellers. Journalism can help you tell local stories better.

When I met Butler Cain, he was running the newsroom at Alabama Public …

Lessons learned about local podcasting

March 10th, 2017


Local podcasting is an interesting way to tell the stories of your community.

Your community is filled with fascinating people, interesting places, and curious things.

All of those things are stories.

And all of those …

Even a small town needs a local podcast

March 1st, 2017


Do you have to live in a large city if you want to make a successful local podcast?

If that question is on your mind, listen to this episode.

Lee …

He is Salt Lake: a conversation with local podcaster Chris Holifield

February 18th, 2017


“When you have a small community, each person in that community plays a very major role in making that community great. And without this person …

San Antonio has a new local podcast

February 11th, 2017


Kevin and Melissa Barron have just launched a new local podcast for San Antonio, Texas. On this episode, Kevin shares his plans and hopes for the new show.

Support for Podcast Local comes from the Satchel Podcast Player …

Become a better storyteller with these resources

December 9th, 2016


No matter the format your local podcast, you are telling the stories of your community.

So how do you become a better storyteller?

“Practice” is certainly part of the answer. But before you can practice, you need some …

3 keys to music in local podcasts

December 2nd, 2016


How do you use music in your local podcast?

Discover the potential controversy of choosing music unwisely. What is the music of your community?

Also learn how to make unique theme music. No, it’s not free. But it’s …

Mark Bologna from Beyond Bourbon Street

November 24th, 2016


Mark Bologna is the host and producer of Beyond Bourbon Street, a local podcast about New Orleans.

In this episode, Mark and I talk about his …

How to talk about local history in your podcast

November 17th, 2016


How did your community become the place it is today?

If you don’t know, find out. Local podcasters are storytellers, and history is an important way to tell the stories of your community.

Mentioned in this episode

I …

Beau York from Let’s Talk Jackson

November 8th, 2016


Listen now to a conversation with a local podcaster.

Beau York is the host of Let’s Talk Jackson, a local podcast in Mississippi.

One of the best ways to learn how to podcast better is to listen to podcasters talk …

What led me to Podcast Local?

November 1st, 2016


This episode offers a glimpse into my background as a podcaster and things that influenced me to explore local podcasts and local podcasting.

Something happened, though, before I was able to finish this episode.

Tell the stories of your community

October 11th, 2016


Do you “podcast local?”

It’s an area of podcasting that is growing, and this show is all about local podcasting and local podcasters.

This episode will introduce the concept of local podcasting, including an important …

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