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Happy Evolutions Month!
Before we get going, please note that LATE REGISTRATION PRICING STARTS TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT. That means if you want to still get a discount on Evolutions registration (in-person or virtual), register today!
We're only a few weeks away from Evolutions, and today we're sharing more of what to expect for in-person and virtual attendees. Read on for can't-miss details, from keynote sessions to new speakers.
PM EVENT NEWS
Keynote Session Announcement
Podcast Movement is thrilled to announce keynote speaker Latif Nasser, co-host of the beloved and critically acclaimed podcast and public radio program Radiolab, this year celebrating its 20th anniversary. Nasser also hosted the show’s duPont-Columbia award-winning serialized mini-series, The Other Latif, as well as the Netflix docuseries Connected.
Speaking about storytelling, craft, and the evolution of Radiolab, Nasser joins an outstanding keynote lineup. Announced last week is actor, comedian, and podcaster Will Ferrell of the Big Money Players Network.
New Evolutions Sessions and Speakers
Check out the latest round of sessions and speakers for the Industry, Creator, and Pro Podcaster Tracks. Each track is carefully curated to be a well-rounded offering of discussions covering the spectrum of podcasting. Find out which track is best for you.
The latest Industry Track sessions and speakers are:
- Staying Ahead of the Curve: Podcast Content Trends featuring Guy Raz of How I Built This, Lex Friedman of Wondery, and Meredith Halpern-Ranzer of Tinkercast
- Understanding your Audience to Grow Your Podcast presented by Colin Thomson of Kast Media
The latest Creator Track sessions and speakers are:
- Iron Chef: Real-Time Podcast Editing presented by Kevin O'Connell of Descript and Sam Sethi of Podland
The latest Professional Podcaster Track sessions and speakers are:
- Effectively growing your podcast downloads and listenership presented by Ben Watson of OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network
- Podcasting and the Creator Economy presented by Marissa Hurwitz of WME
- The Business of Adaptation presented by Kevin Mills of Audiochuck
Safety Guidelines at Evolutions
We know you might have questions about the safety precautions that will be in place later this month in Los Angeles. We will be following all safety measures required of us by the State of California and the County of Los Angeles.
The most essential information to know (and plan for) is that all attendees must show proof of full vaccination, or a pre-entry (diagnostic) negative test result prior to entry (taken within 24 hours of the start of the event if an antigen test or 48 hours of the start of the event if a PCR test).
Please visit this page for the full safety requirements and FAQs.
Evolutions Scholarship Recipients
Last month, our Evolutions Scholarship Program opened to new and aspiring podcasters seeking financial support to attend. Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients!
- Meiqian He
- Jay Chase of Don’t Touch My Mindset
- Eve Sturges of Everything's Relative with Eve Sturges– Crystal Judkins of Kiss: The Audio Series and Past Due Audio Series
- Kim Fox of Ehky Ya Masr (Tell Your Story Egypt)
- Ifeyinwa Unachukwu
- Nussy Alam of IAP Radio
- Amanda Acker of The Let Good Things In Show
- Lina Vanessa Andrade of Eterno Podcast
- Dionne Sanchez of Words of Heart
- Joshua Hernandez of The Nostalgia Machine
- Trynette Lariba
- Jill Reynolds of The Connection Show
- Brett Bender of The Iki Guys
- Tamara Jackson-Morris of HerJourney2Self
- Sara Bradford of The SJ Childs Show
- Jess Nabb of Liberated Parenthood
- Jillian Gee of The Black Synergee Podcast
- Shelby Helle of Artist Talks
- Kriss Jackson of Positively Positive Education Productions
- Rahmir McCray The Love Sparrow Feel Good Podcast
- Anna DeShawn of Queer News
- Nora Vetter of Local Farey Tales
- Reggie Hicks
Thank you all for joining the movement! We can't wait to see you all later this month.
Join Us for Evolutions 2022 and PM 2022
Late Registration pricing kicks in TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT
Join podcasters and industry professionals from around the world for our two big events in 2022! Register by midnight for savings of over $100 per pass!
Evolutions this March 23-26 in Los Angeles, and Podcast Movement 2022 this August 23-26 in Dallas, TX. Learn more about the differences here.
Each event features hundreds of educational sessions spread across carefully curated tracks, amazing expo halls to discover the latest podcasting tools and technologies, and of course the best networking events and parties in podcasting!
PODCAST MOVEMENT UNIVERSITY
This section is for Podcast Movement University news and upcoming events. If you have not joined PMU, you can join here for free.
Today at 3:00 pm CT, Melissa Llarena joins us for a live presentation on how podcasters and entrepreneurs can ask perceptive questions. Join the live conversation here.
That's a wrap on this week. Make sure you grab your passes before midnight tonight for the best deal!
The Podcast Movement Team