Authors Up Close | Make Noise: A Creator's Guide to Podcasting and Audio Storytelling with Eric Nuzum
Mon, January 13, 2020
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South Philadelphia Library
Veteran podcast creator and strategist Eric Nuzum distills a career’s worth of wisdom, advice, practical information, and big-picture thinking to help podcasters “make noise”—to stand out in this fastest of fastest-growing media universes.
He identifies core principles, including what he considers the key to successful audio storytelling: learning to think the way your audience listens. He delivers essential how-tos, from conducting an effective interview to marketing your podcast, developing your audience, and managing a creative team. He also taps into his deep network to offer advice from audio stars like Ira Glass, Terry Gross, and Anna Sale. The book’s insights and guidance will help readers successfully express themselves as effective audio storytellers, whether for business or pleasure, or a mixture of both.
A talk and Q&A with Eric Nuzum will be followed by a 7:45 p.m. book sales and signing at South Philadelphia Tap Room. Advance sign up for this free event is welcome, but not required.
About Eric Nuzum
Cofounder of Magnificent Noise and the creator of iconic podcasts, Nuzum has, over the past 14 years, made podcasts that routinely top the charts, appear in yearly “best of” lists, win awards, and generate hundreds of millions of downloads. He started NPR’s podcasting efforts in 2005 and remained that effort’s chief creative and strategic force for the following decade, leading NPR to become the largest distributor of podcasts in the world. Eric developed some of NPR’s most successful podcasts, and continued that record of success during his tenure as Audible’s leader for short-form content and podcasting.