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Saturday, October 27 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Podcast Track: Creative Freedom as a Business

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Writers and producers want creative freedom, podcasting offers that opportunity.

Successful podcasters will share their journey into the medium and offer advice on how to harness the power of podcasting to make a living through storytelling. Addressing the unique financial opportunity within this industry, these panelists will dive into the financial nuts bolts of starting and selling your podcast.

This panel is presented by Authentic.

The Podcast Track is presented by Simplecast.

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Tim Street

Vice President Influence and Production, Authentic
Tim is a writer, director and is the producer of two podcasts to reach number one on iTunes. He also serves as Vice President of Influence and Production at Authentic. Tim began his career producing such Nickelodeon shows as All That and What Would You Do? and has created short-form... Read More →

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Jeffrey Cranor

writer/creator Welcome to Night Vale, Within the Wires
Jeffrey Cranor is a partner in and co-founder of Night Vale Presents. He co-writes the podcasts Welcome to Night Vale and Within the Wires. He co-wrote with Joseph Fink the novels Welcome to Night Vale and It Devours! An alumnus of the performance art collective the New York Neo-Futurists... Read More →
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Jason Hoch

Executive Producer/Creator, HowStuffWorks Podcasts
Jason Hoch is a digital innovator with over 20 years of senior leadership experience at both major media companies and tech start-ups. He is currently the Head of New Initiative at HowStuffWorks, where he is responsible for the next phase of podcast development of the HowStuffWorks... Read More →
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Lauren Shippen

writer/creator The Bright Sessions
Lauren Shippen is the writer and creator of the science fiction podcast, The Bright Sessions. Since its debut in November of 2015, the podcast has won numerous awards, was named iTunes Best of 2016 and has been featured in Vox, Popular Science, Wired, The London Evening Standard... Read More →


Saturday October 27, 2018 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room presented by Roadmap Writers