Voices of Chicago Podcasts

Design Lab: Create a Podcast Storyboard with The City

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Learn how to build a narrative arc for a podcast episode with Robin Amer and Ben Austen from The City as our Voices of Chicago Podcasts series continues. They’ll explain their approach to storytelling in this medium and show examples of how an episode evolves. Then you’ll team up with others to create a storyboard in Keynote on iPad. Devices will be provided.

Robin Amer

Host, The City

Robin Amer is the host and creator of USA Today’s investigative podcast The City, a show about how power works in urban America. It was called one of the best podcasts of 2018 by The New York Times.

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Ben Austen

Story Consultant, The City

Ben Austen is the author of High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing, which was named one of the best books of 2018 by Booklist, the Chicago Tribune, and Mother Jones.

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Join us in May for sessions that take you behind the scenes of the Chicago podcasting community. Connect with the creators of your favorite shows and learn how to launch a podcast. Then discover more shows on Apple Podcasts that entertain, inform, and inspire.

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