Tag: Jason Bryant

Audio Quality – #11

Audio Quality

On this week’s episode, we’re discussing a topic that every podcaster has an opinion on – audio quality. How important is it and what lengths do we go to in order to achieve good audio quality?


Serial won a Peabody Award! This is the first time a podcast has won this award and this is probably the most notable award a podcast has ever won. We talk about how this lends podcasting more credibility in the eyes of traditional media and the public.

Norway will shut down FM in 2017. The way that people consume audio is different and people are becoming more familiar with digital audio and streaming audio.

Podcast Midwest recently announced two new speakers – co-host of this podcast, Tawny Fineran and her Mommy’s Cocktail Hour co-host, Beth Round. Tawny shares what she and Beth will be presenting at the conference. If you’re in the Midwest or would like to travel to Chicago, Corey is also presenting at Podcast Midwest and we’d love to hang out with you. Use the promo codes “IvyEnvy” or “Cocktail” to save $30 on your ticket.

Audio Quality

Because we’re dealing with an audio format, audio quality is a topic that is discussed at great lengths by podcasters. Many of us go to great lengths to hone in on the best quality audio we can produce. Other podcasters don’t find audio quality as important. On this episode, we welcome in Rem Lavictoire from the Sci Fi Movie Podcast. Rem and his co-hosts record triple-enders and Rem champions good audio quality. In this discussion, Rem tells a very entertaining story about how far he will go to make his podcast sound as good as possible. Ever heard of a time-shifted conversation?!

We also talk about how audio quality can be secondary to content. Listeners probably don’t expect the audio quality that most podcasters expect from themselves.

App/Service of the Week

Jason Bryant from Mat Talk Online makes his second straight PGT episode appearance. On last week’s episode that was recorded on the expo floor at New Media Expo, Jason talked about Clammr. We invited Jason back on to talk about this service and how we can use it to promote our podcasts.

Picks of the Week

Tawny – 100 Words or Less: The Podcast (Episode 153 with Jim Adkins)
Corey – Grammar Girl

If you have any thoughts or opinions on audio quality, we’d love to hear from you. You can email your audio clips to feedback@podcastersgrouptherapy.com
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PGT Live from NMX – #10

PGT Live from NMX

On this week’s episode of Podcasters Group Therapy, we’ve recorded a special live episode from the floor of New Media Expo and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention at Podcasters Alley. It features special guests Bob Zerull from the I Hate Critics podcast at ihatecritics.net, Wayne Henderson from MediaVoiceOvers.com, Jen Briney from Congressional Dish, Jason Bryant from Mat Talk Online and Jared Easley from Starve the Doubts and one of the founders of Podcast Movement. Each of our guests shared their NMX experiences that week as well as talked about their shows. We of course couldn’t let them get away without giving us their Picks of the Week!

Picks of the Week

Nick – Buy the Virtual Ticket from NMX
Corey – True Story

Next Week’s Episode

We’ll record the next episode of PGT next week on April 28th. Stay tuned to our Google+ Community to find out what exactly we’ll be covering!