A college-age, half-Korean woman, with shoulder-length dark hair, brown eyes and freckles, looks out a curtained window.

How a self-taught podcaster won NPR’s College Podcast Challenge

Anya Steinberg didn’t have any formal journalism training or experience, so when she set out to win the Challenge, she had a lot to learn.

On the left, a black man, bald and with a salt and pepper beard, looks straight ahead with an unsmiling expression. On the right, a black woman, with curly, shoulder-length hair, wears a pink jacket over a white, high-necked shirt.

The ‘Louder Than a Riot’ team’s tips for starting a podcast

You need more than a cute idea to get a podcast off the ground.

The ‘Short Wave’ staff knows how to keep a daily pod sustainable

Launching a daily podcast is one thing — keeping it alive, day after day, is another.

How to mix: 8 steps to master the art of mixing audio stories

This step-by-step guide shows a straightforward method for mixing audio stories, podcasts and more.

Want to start a podcast? Read this first

Use these prompts and quick tips to get your creative process started.

How to hook your podcast audience

How can you break through the competition for ears? Data from NPR One offers lessons for keeping listeners engaged.