Course Overview

Podcasting as a medium has seen a dramatic rise in the past few years and the regulations and social restrictions due to COVID-19 have help to solidify its position in the new media landscape.

The concept of podcast was essentially an Apple creation but it has taken a life of its own and now this new medium has mass appeal and has all the same production requirements that radio has had for decades. Many other players, Spotify and others, have entered the field of providing podcasts to an ever expanding market and so content creation is very much in demand.

If you are interested in a hands-on learning experience on how to create your own Podcast or Radio show, the importance of sound recording and exploring how to develop your ideas, this course is for you.

Course Modules

  • Introduction to Sound Recording
  • Exploring the concept of radio documentary/podcast
  • Setting up the course equipment
  • Making short class-based productions

Learning Outcomes

This course will help you to make decisions about the content of your productions and also to choose the equipment, software and production techniques that will give you an edge in these fast-growing media.

Course Award

City Colleges Diploma


Shea Fitzgerald

Shea Fitzgerald has been involved in the music industry and audio production for more than 35 years.

As a music producer and engineer he has collaborated with many artists including Kila, Paul Brady and Discovery Gospel Choir.

He has also composed and produced music for numerous TV and film projects.

He has recently graduated from IADT with a Masters in Broadcast production and has more than five years teaching experience on full time sound engineering and production courses.


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Study in a classroom environment one evening a week.
  • City centre location
  • Fully interactive
  • Limited class sizes
26th September 2022
10 weeks, 1 evening per week from 6.30 to 9.30pm GMT

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