The WePod Podcast
Tune in for fortnightly updates from the WePod consortium and leading voices from the European on demand audio industry.
Episode 1 | How to start a cross-border podcast
Jan 8, 2024 - 17 min
In this first episode of 'Sounds Like Europe' we look for the answer of a very important question: How do you start a cross-border podcast?
Now, four months into the WePod project, two co-productions are already underway. To explain how you manage to coordinate a cross-border podcast collaboration, our host Javi Caminero talks to Alexander Damiano Ricci, Chief Operating Officer of Bulle Media and coordinator of the WePod project.
Sound like Europe, How to start a cross-border podcast
Episode 2 | Press freedom and podcasting in the Balkans
Jan 22, 2024 - 18 min
In this episode of 'Sounds Like Europe' we tackle a very important topic: the intersection of press freedom and the podcasting industry in the Balkans.
To analyse this issue, Javi Caminero is joined by News Decoder journalist Andrea Knezevic and Ljudmila Jankovic, a journalist for the Press Freedom Foundation in Serbia.
Sound like Europe, press freedom and podcasting in the Balkans
Episode 3 | How does Europe listen to podcasts?
Feb 5, 2024 - 18 min
Podcasts have become a global phenomenon. However, the success of a podcast is heavily conditioned by its social context. The formats that are huge hits in Spain could be less successful in Poland, or Ireland. On this episode, Javi Caminero is joined by Edu Alonso, Head of Podcast for Southern and Eastern Europe at Spotify, to understand how the European audience listens to podcasts.
Sound like Europe, How does Europe listen to podcasts?
Episode 4 | Creating original music for a podcast
Feb 19, 2024 - 18 min
Podcasts are now more complex than ever. We are used to listening to amazing documentaries or fictions that are possible thanks to the hard work of producers, sound designers, scriptwriters... However, having a great soundtrack can be crucial when it comes to creating a unique podcast. To understand everything regarding this matter, Javi Caminero is joined by Luca Micheli, Sound Director and Head of Music at Chora Media, our Italian partner in the WePod project.
S1EP4 - Creating original music for a podcast
Episode 5 | Podcasts for kids: your future audience is already listening
Mar 4, 2024 - null
Podcasts can be a very useful tool to learn new things. They can also be funny, engaging, or exciting. Podcasts can talk to kids about things they know or introduce them to a wide range of unimaginable topics. To understand how a good podcast can impact a kid’s mind, Javi Caminero talks to Dan Simpson, host of one of the UK’s biggest kids and family podcasts: ‘Fun Kids Science Weekly’.
S1EP5 - Podcasts for kids: your future audience is already listening