Podcast production workshop (1 day)

Experienced radio producers and science journalists Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson run this workshop on how to produce a podcast from scratch.

Our 1-day podcast production workshop is a great way to learn the in's and outs of podcast production for novices. This workshop is run by experienced radio producers and science journalists Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson. Targeted for people with little-to-no experience in creating podcasts, you will learn interview technique, recording and editing, as well as how to properly plan your podcast. By the end of they day you'll be competent enough to be able to make your own!

Workshops of up to 4 people are held throughout the year. Please use the form below to register your interest.

This workshop is Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited and SfAM members can claim back the cost using the Registration Fees Grant.

Location: LONDON

SfAM members: £300

Non-members £350 




Please fill in the form to register your interest, or scroll down to find out more about the experts running this workshop.

About the experts

Richard Hollingham
Multi-award-winning science and environment journalist, Richard is an experienced radio producer, space correspondent for BBC Future and a launch commentator for the European Space Agency.

Winner of an Arthur Clark Award for Space Media and runner-up in both the Best British Science Writer and Best Radio Programme categories of the 2018 Association of British Science Writers’ Awards, he is a former Senior Producer for BBC’s flagship news programme, Today, and its first science producer.

A producer/presenter of the award-winning Space Boffins Podcast and hundreds of BBC radio programmes, Richard has written for New Scientist, Discover and most national UK newspapers. Richard is author of Blood and Guts: a history of surgery and co-author with Sue of How to Clone the Perfect Blonde (longlisted for the 2004 Royal Society science book prize).
Sue Nelson
An award-winning radio producer, science journalist and former BBC TV science and environment correspondent, Sue has reported on science for all the BBC’s national television and radio news programmes. She has presented numerous Radio 4 programmes, was editor of The Biologist (2010-15) and produces documentaries for BBC radio. She also co-produces/presents the Space Boffins podcast.

Sue is a published playwright, has written for a TV game show, most of the UK’s newspapers and has had several screenplays made into short films. Her new book, Wally Funk’s Race for Space, is published in October 2018 (UK) and March 2019 (USA).