“I’ve done plenty of talking about my own troubles,” Shannon Cason said on the debut episode of “The Trouble.” “But I want to talk to other people about theirs.”
Fans of “Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace” “find something in it that resonates with them, makes them feel like they are empowered to walk into work and can change things for the better,” says a co-host.
Podcasts give creators of kids’ shows more freedom, but finding ways to play to radio’s strengths can help them reach more listeners.
When WBUR hosted its first-ever Podcast Playdate festival, fans lined up to “meet the people behind the voices.”
NPR fans didn’t know that they had waited 47 years for children’s programming until a few weeks ago.
Kids not only listen frequently — sometimes re-listening to episodes multiple times — but engage deeply with the content.
Producers of podcasts for kids are teaming up and “working towards the goal of a healthy ecosystem of high-quality kids podcasts.”
“With parents so concerned about kids overdosing on screen time, you’d think public radio would pick up the baton.”