RØDE give away $150,000 of prizes
February 1, 2019 · 1.9 minutes to read
RØDE, the Australian podcast equipment manufacturer, is giving away $150,000 worth of prizes in a competition announced today. The global competition is free to enter, and includes prizes from a variety of sources including Dave Jackson’s School of Podcasting. The website has more info. Tip: RØDE is pronounced “road”, and not “roadie”. We asked.
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Castaways is an attempt by Chris Enns to build a (closed) community for podcasters. Registration, and a payment, is required. An interesting attempt to establish a community outside Facebook or Reddit.
Advice: Stephen Lacey wants to help get high-quality audio from your podcast interviews.
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