Lesson details

7, 8, 9, 10

Visual & Performing Arts

English Language Arts



Advanced High-Connecting Media Arts

Advanced High-Creating Media Arts


Creative Communicator



Customize and publish message for defined audience

Recommended Technology: 

cell phone/ voice recording capabilities/computer + microphone

Other instructional materials or notes: 

Notebook/pen for ideas:
-equipment [podcasts]
-notes@ particular  broadcasts/podcasts to study for their appeal & effectiveness

MEDIA ARTS CAREERS: Radio Host & Producer/ Podcast Producer: Enjoy researching, writing, creating, & speaking!

Lesson type: 
1:1 Lesson
Lesson overview: 

In this lesson, you will be introduced to  a complete description of the "duties" of  radio hosts who produce shows for public radio & other entities. What may SURPRISE you are the list of talents & interests that CONTRIBUTE to each producer/host's success and creativity in this field.  ALSO, learn the history of podcasts, their amazing variety, and the LOW-TECH requirements for producing one. Lots of great ideas in just a few websites and videos. 

Essential Question: 

Do you have questions about producing & hosting a radio show or creating a podcast?  This may be an excellent hobby for you, or maybe even a CAREER.  Find out through your reseach in this lesson.  

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