SocialGov Fall Meeting - Podcasting!

Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM ET

Hosted by and the SocialGov

With an estimated 51 percent of the U.S. population saying that they’ve listened to a podcast, have you ever wondered if a podcast is right for your agency to get out information about your mission and work?

Socialgov Fall Meeting - Podcasting

SocialGov’s fall meeting is bringing together four top experts in federal podcasting to talk about what it takes to put together a professional and engaging podcast, and tips to grow your audience.

Our Speakers:

  • David A. Kosub, Ph.D, National Institutes of Health
  • Matt Dozier, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ana-Maria Sinitean, U.S. Department of State
  • Christopher M Wurst, U.S. Department of State
  • Tanner Iskra, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


  • 8:30-9:00 a.m. – Networking
  • 9:00-9:15 a.m. – Intro: Why a podcast?
  • 9:15-10:00 a.m. – Panel 1: Getting Started - Content
    • Types of podcasts - interview panel discussion, narrative storytelling, hybrid
    • Writing a script, development content, storytelling
    • Hosting
    • Podcast guest speakers
  • 10:00 - 10:15 a.m. – BREAK
  • 10:15 - 11:00 a.m. – Panel 2: Getting Started - Technical
    • Equipment: Show us your setup
    • Recording: Studio, in the field, over the phone
    • Editing/Producing
    • Theme music and transitions
    • Find a place to host your podcast
    • iTunes podcast directory
    • Marketing and growing your audience
  • 11:00 - 11:15 a.m. – BREAK (conclusion of virtual portion of the event)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Breakout sessions/small group Q&A
    • Meet the podcasters!

This meeting is the fall meeting for SocialGov, the federal government’s social media community of practice. SocialGov has over 1,200 members from 90+ departments and agencies across the federal government.

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