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Podcasting Q&A and Audio Equipment Insights

  • 10/24/2019
  • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center, 11151 Veirs Mill Rd, Wheaton, MD 20902


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Revisiting Podcasts, Knowing Audio Equipment, and Auditioning Your VOG Talents!

Want to find out more about the latest in podcasting and how it might be a greast opportunity for you? Come out to Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center on October 24 to hear about the rise in narrative-storytelling in podcast form, as well as opportunities available to you (and some of the gear required). Explore the booming interest and likely content delivery of podcasts. Is this a path to boost your brand? What makes a podcast successful? What equipment and set-up is required? How do you build an audience?

And Chuck Levin’s will present what audio equipment people are looking for to do podcasts as well the best choices for standard field camera shoots, creative filmmaking, and conducting interviews. What are good solutions to common EQ, frequency, and failure issues?

Moreover, you’ll have the chance to record your own “Voice of God” audition for the 23rd Annual TIVA Peer Awards. The VOG will appear live the night of the Peer Awards, as well as in advance promotional spots. So warm up those pipes and prepare to amaze your friends and colleagues! (Please also RSVP to info@TIVAdc.org with the subject header “Peer Awards VOG” to reserve your spot.)

And be sure to stick around for an audio equipment giveaway raflle!

6:15 – 7:15 pm — VOG Auditions (check-in starts at 6:15)
6:30 – 7:15 pm — Networking reception
7:15 – 8:30 pm — Panel discussion
8:30 – 9:00 pm — Q&A

Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center is the DC region’s premier musical instrument and equipment retailer, a DC institution since 1958. In 2019, Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center, in partnership with Heartcast Media, launched Podcast Outfitters — a dedicated resource for podcast equipment.


Panelists include:

  1. Bill Coughlan (Jabberwocky Audio Theater) | Associate Artistic Director for Jabberwocky Audio Theater, producer of adventure-themed narrative tales broadcasting weekly on WERA FM and podcasting at jabberaudio.com. Inspired by the classic shows of Radio’s Golden Age, JAT aims to create well-crafted tales to entertain and engross modern audiences.
  2. Molly Ruland (Heartcast Media) | Heartcast Media is a dedicated full-service studio in Washington, D.C. that works with clients to create high quality, authentic podcast content that inspires, educates and connects. We specialize in working with entrepreneurs, visionaries, and businesses of all sizes who have an impactful point-of-view. Created by D.C. entrepreneur Molly Ruland, Heartcast Media is a sister company to One Love Massive, the innovative D.C.-based company dedicated to creating positive art and music experiences for the community.

Event LocationWhere: Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center — 11151 Veirs Mill Rd, Wheaton, MD 20902

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019

TIVA-DC’s Event Pricing 
$5 discount is available up until
1 full day before the day of the event.
Registering online
$10 for TIVA members | $20 for non-members
At the door
$15 for TIVA members | $25 for non-members
(All registrations are nonrefundable.)

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