How to Make a Podcast: Plan, Record, and Launch with Success | John Lagomarsino | Skillshare

How to Make a Podcast: Plan, Record, and Launch with Success

John Lagomarsino, Head of Production at Anchor

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12 Lessons (1h 4m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. What Are Podcasts?

    • 3. Getting Started

    • 4. Plan Your Pilot Episode

    • 5. Choose Your Gear

    • 6. Recording Tips & Tricks

    • 7. Prepare to Mix Your Pilot

    • 8. Find Your Style and Tone

    • 9. Mix Your Podcast

    • 10. Prepare Your Podcast for Launch

    • 11. Launch Your Podcast

    • 12. Final Thoughts

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About This Class

Dream of starting your own podcast, but don’t know where to start?

Learn how to write, record, and launch your very own podcast in this introductory, step-by-step class! Anchor’s John Lagomarsino walks through each step of the podcasting process, from honing your initial idea to launch and promotion.

Easy-to-follow lessons include how to:

  • Plan your pilot episode
  • Record high-quality audio
  • Interview guests like a pro
  • Create a plan for launch
  • Promote and grow your podcast

Plus, every lesson is packed with audio examples, gear recommendations, and John’s favorite tips-and-tricks so you can hit the ground running.

Whether you have a specific idea for a podcast or are simply curious how they’re made, this class will give you a behind-the-scenes look into the tried-and-true techniques your favorite podcasters are using. By the end, you’ll have everything you need to outline your content, record and edit your audio, and launch your podcast for success!


Anchor is the company democratizing audio by enabling anyone to easily create, distribute, and monetize a podcast.

Anchor has everything you need to make a great podcast from start to finish, for free. Get started now ➞






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John Lagomarsino

Head of Production at Anchor

I’m a producer of audio and video, living in New York City. Right now, I’m Head of Production at Anchor.

In the past, I’ve worked at The Verge, The Outline, and Mic, in a mixture of production and post production roles, in video and podcasts.

I’ve got a BA in music from Vassar College, and I’ve written and performed for musical theater in past lives. I’m a mediocre pianist, but my enthusiasm is boundless.

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