Podcasting 101

Podcasting 101

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What Cheer Writers Club

160 Westminster Street

Floor 2

Providence, RI 02903

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Learn how to launch a podcast with instructor Alex Birch.

About this event

Podcasting 101 introduces students to the resources, equipment, and workflow needed to launch a podcast. All are welcome, whether you are a curious podcast fan or a podcaster who wants to improve an existing project. The workshop provides an overview of the process of putting together a podcast, from ideation to recording and publishing. You'll also get acquainted with the equipment in the What Cheer Writers Club’s Podcasting Studio and our field kits.

About the Instructor

Alex Birch is a digital strategist, storyteller, and community-builder with many years of experience in audio and podcasting. At PRX, she led the PRX Podcast Garage — a community space to welcome, coach, and convene new voices in audio. Previously, she interned at Rhode Island Public Radio and designed a program at Brown University for storytelling and social change. She has also independently produced audio and community storytelling projects. She currently works on ParentData by Emily Oster, a data-driven newsletter and podcast for pregnant people and parents.

Health Safety Guidelines

What Cheer Writers Club requires proof of vaccination or a recent negative PCR test at the time of workshop. Masks are required (and provided). Thank you!


What Cheer Writers Club is wheelchair accessible. The Club is actively committed to cultivating a community that values and reflects diversity, equity and inclusivity and to providing programming that is accessible to all attendees. Please let us know about any accommodations we can make to allow you to participate fully in this event.

This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Alex Birch photo credit: Adrianne Mathiowetz