How I Podcast: In conversation with Laura Krantz, host of Wild Thing

We’re talking with podcasters from all walks of life about their creative process, best practices, and why audio is one of the coolest ways to tell a story.

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May 9 · 4 min read

Some of the best podcasts are born from an obsession — in journalist Laura Krantz’s case, the subject of her show Wild Thing is the hairy North American legend, Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch. As she searches for the scientific truth about Bigfoot, she uncovers that the pioneer of its research was actually her distant cousin Grover Krantz.

The serialized, independently produced podcast weaves in voices of the quirky characters she encounters in the Pacific Northwest, and paints a fascinating picture of who Bigfoot is, and what the narrative means to society. We chatted with Laura to learn more about her creative and technical process, and how she uses Anchor for her podcast.

What motivated you to start podcasting?

What is your show’s format?

What’s your recording setup?

Caught: Bigfoot on the record.

How do you promote your podcast?

What’s your favorite Anchor feature to use?

What’s your best piece of podcasting advice?

Photos credited to Jake Holschuh

How do you podcast? Let us know and tag Anchor on Twitter and Instagram. If you want to start a podcast but don’t know where to begin, try making something awesome with Anchor and share your story, idea, or observations with the world.

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