The Podcaster's Audio Handbook: A Technical Guide for Creative People
I'm excited to announce that The Podcaster's Audio Handbook has been released through Apress (Springer). It's available through the Springer website and at all major bookstores.
The Podcaster's Audio Handbook is the winner of the Best Educational Ebook category in the 2022 ATOM Awards!
About the book
You've got an idea for a podcast, but you aren't sure where to begin. Or you've jumped in and interviewed a guest but you find that the audio isn’t quite right. You go online to look for a solution but come across a dizzying array of often contradictory information, written in highly technical terms. What you need is a guide that lays out the technical side of podcasting in easy-to-understand language, preferably with cartoons.
In The Podcaster’s Audio Handbook sound engineer and podcast producer Corey Marie Green shares straightforward advice on how to record great audio and prevent technical issues before they arise. Take control of the technical side of podcasting so you can concentrate on creating great content, expressing yourself creatively and connecting with your audience.
Get your head around the audio equipment commonly used in podcasting
Find out what you need to know about recording at home, outdoors and over the internet
Discover industry tips for getting the best out of your interviewees
Listen to audio examples so you can learn how to diagnose common technical issues
Learn how to shape your content into a compelling story
The Podcaster's Audio Handbook is fully illustrated with over 150 photographs, diagrams and cartoons:
The book also includes audio files to enhance the learning process. The following audio file demonstrates a simple strategy to reduce the recording of background noise in the field.
“Whether you are a pandemic-inspired podcast creator or a serious storyteller, your audience needs a quality product. Follow the advice in this cleverly written book and your audience will enjoy an amazing listening experience. Corey holds the reader’s hand, and guides them through the production process, providing practical and easy-to-understand tips. As a bonus, you see her awesome sketches and get to hear her hilarious sheep impression.” - Zain Nabi, Digital Production and Content Trainer at SBS Radio.
'The Podcaster's Audio Handbook' is available through Apress. Order your copy here (Amazon affiliate link) or buy it from major bookstores.
If you're looking for the audio files that accompany the printed version of the book, you can find them here.