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Geek Media Labs

The EKU IT Geek Media Spaces: areas where students can learn about digital production skills (video, photography, and audio studios) and the technology to use them.

EKU Library Book & Other Resources

Academic Resources

Want to Start a Podcast? Read this First

How to Start a Podcast in 2021: The Complete Podcasting Tutorial

Starting Your Podcast: A Guide for Students (From NPR)

The Step-by-Step Guide: How to Start a Podcast

Podcasting for Beginners: The Complete Guide to Getting Started with Podcasts

10 Tips for a Great Sounding Podcast

Field Recording Checklist

How to Record Long-Distance Podcast Interviews

Audacity Tutorials: 17 Essential Podcast Recording and Editing Tips

Free Podcast Course

7 Things You Should Know About Podcasting (From Educause)

Start Your Own Podcast

How to Plan Podcast Episode Structure in 10 Easy Steps

How to Mix: 8 Steps to Master the Art of Mixing Audio Stories

How to Start a Podcast: Every Single Step for 2021

How to Start Your Own Podcast

Podcasts: The Nuts and Bolts of Creating Podcasts

A Way to Promote Student Voice - Literally 

Creating and Using Podcasts Across the Disciplines

The Power of Podcasting: Perspectives on Pedagogy


Writing for the Podcast

5 Easy Steps to Create Better Podcast Show Notes

How to Write Better Podcast Show Notes (with 3 Templates)

How to Hook Your Podcast Audience

How to Develop a Storytelling Podcast--and finish it!

Elements and Techniques of Effective Storytelling

Beyond the 5 W's: What Should you ask before starting a story?

Using of Podcasting as an Innovative Asynchronous E-Learning Tool for Students

Four Mistakes I Made When Assigning Podcasts


Used as Assessment Tools

Producing Podcasts as an Alternative Method of Student Assessment

The Potential Value of Student Created Podcasts as Assessment Tools in Higher Education

Hear This! Podcasts as an assessment tool



Podcast Accessibility


Copyright & Fair Use

Overview of Creative Commons licenses

The Good News: 5 Instances Where Permission is Not Required

Fair Use Under Copyright Law and Its Application to Podcasts

Using Copyrighted Music and Media in Your Podcast

Trying to Understand Fair Use and Using Music in Podcasts

Copyright Laws for Bloggers & Podcasters

Graphics & Video Resources


Free Music Archive

Free Stock Music



Adobe Audition





How to use Adobe Audition

Podcasting with Adobe Audition

How to Create, Open, and Import Files into Adobe Audition

Creating a Multitrack Session in Adobe Audition 

How to Record Different Inputs in Adobe Audition Multitrack View

Adobe Audition CC Tutorial - Trimming, Splitting and Nudging Clips

How to Fade Audio in Audition

Fix Unequal & Uneven Audio Volume Levels 

How to Remove Noise - Wind Noise, Mouth Clicks, Background Noise & Static

Exporting Audio


Distributing Your Podcast

An RSS (Rich Site Summary) feed is a great way to share your podcast.


1. Get an account with SoundCloud.

2. Upload the podcast.

3. Use the RSS feed URL that is accessible through the Setting page on the Content tab.

Soundcloud Help:

Getting Started with Podcasting 

Adding Tracks to your RSS feed


1. Get an account with PodBean.

2. Upload the podcast.

3. Use the RSS feed URL in the Settings page under the Feed/iTunes option.

PodBean Help:

Publishing and Editing a Podcast Episode

Submitting My Podcast to Apple Podcasts (iTunes)

How to Submit My Podcast to Google Podcast App