Source: Australian Broadcast Corporation – ABC
The ABC is excited to announce the indomitable Jan Fran as the host of this year’s OzPod conference. The journalist and presenter is the host of Sexism in the City and co-host of The Few Who Do and will bring her industry know-how and quick wit to the day.
Newly announced speakers include Marlee Silva, whose grassroots social media movement to empower Indigenous women led to the Tiddas 4 Tiddas podcast. Silva will join Marc Fennell, Download this Show and The Few Who Do and Sam Loy Human/Ordinary to discuss how to take your podcast from an idea to the listeners’ ears.
Monique Bowley, Executive Producer with ABC Audio Studios behind hit shows including The Pineapple Project and Fierce Girls, who previously helped build the Mamamia podcast network, will share her insider knowledge on how to perfect your podcast pitch.
Ange Lavoipierre of ABC’s The Signal, Elizabeth Kulas, 7am and Laura Murphy-Oates, 2018 Walkley Young Journalist of the Year and host of the soon to be launched Guardian Australia news podcast will debate what it takes to make a successful news podcast and how the medium is changing the way we digest the news.
The new names join previously announced keynote speakers Owen Grover, CEO, Pocket Casts, and Carrier’s Dan Blank, alongside Greg Bearup from Who the Hell is Hamish?, triple j’s Ollie Wards, host of the newly released ABC podcast Unravel Season 4: Snowball and Shameless Media’s Zara McDonald and Michelle Andrews, plus many, many more!
Tickets are selling fast! Secure your spot today.
Want to connect with other podcasters? OzPod attendees also have the chance to take part in a free, exclusive networking event, hosted by the ABC. This event takes place the evening of Wednesday, October 2nd and is limited to 50 people. More information can be found here.
Purchase tickets to OzPod 2019 now or for more information visit abc.net.au/ozpod.
What: OzPod 2019 Conference
An event for the Australian podcast, media and broadcast industry
When: Thursday 3rd October
Where: The Arts Centre, Melbourne
Tickets: Tickets available here
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