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Walkley Online Masterclass: Podcasting for Journalists

If you’ve been thinking about exploring the podcast format for a story or investigation, don’t miss this masterclass with Eric George, multimedia editor at The Australian who’s been part of the teams behind Walkley-winning podcasts including Bowraville and Lost in Larrimah.

Eric will explain the basics of planning and structuring a podcast, how to think about writing for the ear and gathering audio, and what gear is required for recording and editing, hosting and promotion. He’ll also share his tips for podcasting in lockdown.

Who should attend

Journalists, editors and writers who would like to learn more about how to approach a podcast project. No previous audio experience is required. 

What you’ll take away

Tips for planning a podcast project including advice on structure, writing, recording and editing.


Online Webinar via Zoom (Presentation and Q&A)

Date and Time

Tuesday June 2, 2020, 10am-11am

Free (the waitlist for this Masterclass is currently full, but if you missed out, stay tuned for updates on future Masterclasses and online resources)

Register your interest here

Eric George
Multimedia Editor
The Australian

Eric George is a multiple Walkley Award-winning journalist and The Australian‘s Multimedia Editor.

He launched The Australian’s push into podcasts, and produced shows such as Bowraville, Lost in Larrimah, Ballarat’s Children, The Theory of Objects, The Money Cafe and Behind the Media.

He is also a regular print contributor. Prior to joining The Australian, Eric worked with SBS, Business Spectator and Eureka Report.

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