Full PM21 Schedule and more speakers announced!

Greetings PM Family,

Podcast Movement is proud to officially announce the full schedule for PM21 in Nashville. In addition, we share this week's new speaker announcements, including some amazing virtual-only sessions that everyone will be able to enjoy.

We also give you a reminder to register for the free 28 Day Launch Your Podcast Challenge, upcoming community live events, and back by popular demand – we also have the application for the Podcast Makeover Challenge (now in its 5th year).

PM21 Full Schedule is Now Available!

The full schedule for Podcast Movement is now available. We have events every day starting on Tuesday, August 3, through Friday, August 6. The schedule includes the sessions, summaries, speakers, dates, times, room locations, and more. You also have the ability to filter sessions based on session type, track, and more.

Additional PM21 Speaker Announcements

This week we are announcing additional speakers at the event and speakers that are sharing remote sessions for the virtual ticket!

PM21 Speakers – In Person:

Brittany Clevenger with BetterHelp and Sim Sarna with Cloud10 presents “Brought to You By…” – How an Industry Relationship Turned Into A Powerful Podcast.

LZ Granderson with Life Out Loud presents Frank Conversations: Reaching New Audiences.

Patrick Hinds with Obsessed Network presents Tuned In to Tuning In – TV Companion Podcasting.

Brad Mielke with Start Here from ABC News presents From Concept to Reality: The Power of Narrative Storytelling.

Carl Nellis with Grim & Mild presents Ethics in Podcast Research.

Ona Oghogho with Blk Pod Collective & Buzzsprout presents Podcast Taxonomy: Podcasting's Push to Standardize Credits.

Chuck Rocha with Solidarity Strategies presents Building Audiences that Take Action.

Tom Rossi with Buzzsprout presents How Can Our Podcasting Statistics Help Us Improve?

Elaina Smith with Cumulus presents The Podcast Makeover 30 Second Challenge.

Kameel Stanley with Witness Docs and Stitcher presents The Art of Authenticity: How a Team of Podcasters Scoured the Archives to Bring Black History to Life.

Lauren Tharp with Acast presents Making the Podcast Tech Space Inclusive for Women.

Caitlin Van Horn with Simplecast presents Making Micros.

Kim Warner with Audible presents Emerging Revenue Opportunities for Podcasters

Jeanine Percival Wright with AdsWizz presents Podcast Industry Consolidation: What’s Next and What It Means For You.

PM21 Speakers – Virtual Sessions:

Benjamin Bellamy with Ad Aures presents PodcastIndex: How to unleash your value thanks to the Podcast Namespace.

Chulu Chansa with Africana Woman with ChuluMo! Ogunsanya with The More Sibyl Podcast, and Jedi Ramalapa with Covid In Africa present Using Community to Grow Your Podcast in Emerging Markets presents The African Perspective (African Women in Podcasting Share their Experiences).

Travis Chappell with Guestio presents How to Find and Book High-Level Guests for Your Show.

Mike Dell with Podcast Help Desk / Blubrry Podcasting presents Why You Need a Website For Your Podcast.

Neil Fairbrother with The SafeToNet Foundation's Safeguarding Podcasts presents Podcasting for Charity: Changing the World and Falling in Love with Podcasting (Again).

Aline Flor with Público presents Making Women Podcasters Heard.

Kathleen Goldhar with Antica Productions presents Writing a Good Podcast Story is like Good Sex.

Cody Gough with Discovery presents Unleash the Potential of a Daily Podcast (Without Ruining Your Life).

Lindsay Graham with Airship presents Narrative in Nonfiction: Engage Through Drama.

Ashley Hamer with Discovery presents Unleash the Potential of a Daily Podcast (without Ruining your Life).

Yvonne Ivanescu with The Branding Lab Podcast presents Building Your Podcast Brand.

Jessica Kumar with Invisible India Podcast presents Practicing Cultural Intelligence When You Put Your Foot in Your Mouth.

Marisa Morales with Stitcher presents How to Get Started Selling Merch.

Jen Moss with JAR Audio presents Outside Voice: Your Branded Podcast Must Be Audience-First.

Brenden Mulligan with Pod page presents Why you Need a Website for Your Podcast.

Clement Njoku with The Mentors Square presents Leadership from Level Zero.

Deshon Porter with Big D Country LLC presents Class Clown: Add Comedy to Your Podcast.

Nic Redman with The Voice Coach Podcast presents The Ultimate Speaking Skills Session.

Carl Robinson with Rumble Studio presents Host in the Machine: Asynchronous Podcast Creation with conversational A.I.

Shelby Stanger with REI Co-Op’s Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast presents Podcasting Our Way to the World We Want to See: Cultivating Empathy Through Authentic Storytelling and Being Unafraid of Failure.

Matty Staudt with Jam Street Media presents Avoiding “Podcast By Committee” and Other Mistakes with Clients.

Mae Mariyam Thomas with Maed in India presents Podcasting in India: A Growing Industry with Untapped Potential.

Siyona Vikram with Little Mind Chats presents Using Podcast as my Voice Against Plastic Toys.

** Check back every Wednesday to see who has been announced for the next round of speakers at PM21 **

Lock in the Best Prices Before They Increase Next Week!

The World’s Largest Podcast Conference Returns(both in-person and virtually)!

Podcast Movement tickets are currently on sale!

This year, you'll have the option to attend in person or virtually. And best of all, you can register your in-person ticket now and convert it to virtual attendance anytime leading up to the event in August.



The Podcast Makeover 30 Second Challenge

Seth Resler with Jacobs Media is hosting an interactive session at Podcast Movement for the fifth year in a row. The session happens on Wednesday, August 4th, at 12:30 pm CT.

The panel features a cross-section of professional broadcasters and podcasters critiquing the first 30 seconds of several up-and-coming podcasts in a live “aircheck” session… and you can be a part of it!

Past panelists have included Peter Sagal of Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, Doug Berman of Car Talk, and radio host Tom Leykis. This year’s panel features already syndicated radio hosts Bobby Bones and Elaina Smith. It also includes Sandy Girard, who is the Senior VP of Crooked Media.

If you are registered for PM21 – don't miss this opportunity to have your podcast professionally critiqued, in a fun and constructive environment You can fill out the submission form to have your show considered for this amazing opportunity.

PM Community Updates

Upcoming Training in Podcast Movement University (Free to Join):

How Type Studio can Help Podcasters to Create Content with Michael Sieb
– Thursday, July 1 at 4:00 PM ET

Type Studio offers a range from podcasts to scripted narratives, which will help you create content on your own terms.

Legal Protection for Podcasters with Andrea Sager
– Tuesday, July 6 at 4:00 pm ET

Chatting all things legal – entities, trademarks, and copyrights.

The 28-Day Launch Your Podcast Challenge Returns on July 6

No Excuses: What are you waiting for? Now is your chance to launch a podcast. The free 28-Day Launch Your Podcast Challenge (sponsored by Buzzsprout) starts on July 6th. It will teach you everything from getting started with the basics of audio production all the way through launching an episode that takes off in popularity!

Mark your calendars now so that we can see if any new podcasters emerge as stars this summer, or maybe help out someone too scared to take their own plunge into voice recording before then!

We appreciate your support for this great community. We have more great announcements to come next week. The PodMov Daily newsletter will return on Tuesday, July 6. Please be sure to check that out if you aren't subscribed already.

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