This week’s episode features Carl Houde. Carl is the founder of The Podcast Engineer, a company that offers editing and engineering services for podcasters. Within his business, Carl relies upon his technical skills in order to work on podcasts during their post-production stages so that his clients have content that is professional and worthy of publication. Tune in to learn about how Carl’s editing and engineering background helped him find his place in the podcasting field. Additionally, Carl will provide advice regarding whether it makes sense to invest in an editor or if you should take the lead in editing podcasts yourself.
What We Learn:
2:20: Carl’s Business: The Podcast Engineer
3:40: Carl’s Own Podcast: DIY Podcasting
6:05: Struggles of Being a Podcast Business Owner
8:30: Is The Podcasting World Oversaturated?
12:40: Tips on How to make one’s podcast sound good
17:05/20:35: Investing in an editor to join your team v. Editing your Podcasts Yourself
17:45 Editing Software Options
24:50: Incorporating Music into One’s Podcast
26:55 Difference between Podcast Editing and Podcast Engineering
28:05 Using Effects and How A Studio Work
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Production: Bright Sighted
Host: Christine O’Donnell
Guest: Carl Houde
Assistant Producer and Editor: Matthew Feiler