The ABC has announced Jan Fran as the host of this year’s OzPod conference. The journalist and presenter is the host of Sexism in the City and co-host of The Few Who Do and will bring her industry know-how and quick wit to the day.
Newly announced speakers include Marlee Silva, whose grassroots social media movement to empower Indigenous women led to the Tiddas 4 Tiddas podcast. Silva will join Marc Fennell, Download this Show and The Few Who Do and Sam Loy Human/Ordinary to discuss how to take your podcast from an idea to the listeners’ ears.
Monique Bowley, executive producer with ABC Audio Studios behind hit shows including The Pineapple Project and Fierce Girls, who previously helped build the Mamamia podcast network, will share her insider knowledge on how to perfect your podcast pitch.
Ange Lavoipierre of ABC’s The Signal, Elizabeth Kulas, 7am and Laura Murphy-Oates, 2018 Walkley Young Journalist of the Year and host of the soon to be launched Guardian Australia news podcast will debate what it takes to make a successful news podcast and how the medium is changing the way we digest the news.
OzPod 2019 Conference
Thursday 3rd October
The Arts Centre, Melbourne