Working with a podcast co-host can be one of life's great joys....if it's the right person.If it's the wrong person it can be as fun as performing surgery on yourself with a corkscrew.
When you're starting out, having someone to bounce off can seem like the easiest option. But while there are plenty of advantages to not going solo there are a few things you should consider before you hitch your wagon to someone.
Podcasting with a co-host is like a marriage so you have to make sure you choose the right partner and in this episode I explain why.
Check out the full episode show notes: https://rachelcorbett.com.au/podcast-co-host/
My name is Rachel Corbett and I've worked professionally for almost two decades in radio and podcasting. I've hosted and produced shows for some of the biggest radio networks in Australia, created three of my own independent podcasts and I was Head of Podcasts for Mamamia, the largest women's podcast network in the world.
At Mamamia, I grew the podcast network from 15 to over 35 shows, the team from two to nine producers and the audience to over 1 million unique listeners a month and over 90 million downloads which is more than quadruple where it was when I started.
I've also hosted over ten podcasts with more than 2 million downloads including Lady Startup, Eligible, Before The Bump and You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere. You can find all my podcasts at rachelcorbett.com.au/podcasts.
I've taught radio and podcasting at the Australia Film Television and Radio School and have my own online podcasting course, PodSchool, so if you're looking for someone who knows what they're talking about when it comes to pods, you've come to the right place.
Podcasting guide: podcastguide.com.auOnline podcasting course: podschool.com.au
Twitter: @RachelCorbettFacebook: @RachCorbettInstagram: @_RachelCorbettWebsite: www.rachelcorbett.com
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