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The Audio Podcast Fellows program offers nine months of advanced, hands-on training to introduce students to every aspect of podcasting, from storytelling and writing, sound editing and production, to marketing, branding, distribution
and more.

Throughout the Fellows program, students have the option to work on a variety of shows with our production partners, while producing a portfolio that will include the completion of a podcast pilot ready to take to market.

Admission is selective and limited to 10 Fellows at each site.

Application deadline is July 20, 2020.

Contact Us

For more information about the Audio Podcast Fellows program, please contact:

Kathleen Russo, co-director


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Students will take advantage of two Stony Brook classroom and recording locations:

The newly renovated David Rakoff Studio on the Southampton campus, and in Manhattan, the Center for Creative Writing and Film, at 535 Eighth Avenue, near Penn Station.

The program will include field trips to conferences, live recordings/shows, and studios around the city. 

Accepted students will have the opportunity to work in a studio on other podcasts as well as their own.

Production Partner

wshu radio WSHU Public Radio will broadcast podcast excerpts and interview hosts on the air, creating widespread awareness among public radio listeners. The podcasts will also be featured on WSHU’s website and promoted via on-air announcements, social media, and e-newsletters—offering an extraordinary opportunity to build audience awareness on Long Island, New York, and across Connecticut. 

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