What It Takes to Be an Outstanding Podcast Producer

Be vigilant but judicious.

June Thomas

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Microphones in a studio setting.
Photo by Jonathan Velasquez on Unsplash

I made my first podcast in 2005.

At this point it’s almost embarrassing to reveal that back then it was considered revolutionary to take a print story, read it aloud in front of a microphone, then edit it and publish it as an audio file. Still, it was already clear that there was an audience for that…

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June Thomas

Journalist, podcaster. Writing a book about lesbian cultural history for Seal Press. Co-host of Working, Slate’s podcast about the creative process.