RadioDays Europe Podcast Day Sets Preliminary Agenda

One-day fest scheduled for June 15 in Copenhagen
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The lineup of speakers for the inaugural RadioDays Europe Podcast Day has been revealed, featuring industry leaders from both Europe, the United States and beyond. Podcast Day will be filled with sessions that look to offer information about content, storytelling, platforms, audiences and business models for podcasting.

Here is the complete list of speakers and the sessions they will be presenting:

“Facts out Loud: Adventures of a Journalist in Podcasting” — Paula Szuchman, VP of on-demand content, WNYC Labs

“Fighting for Ears: Remaining Independent in a World of Corporate Podcasts” — Brendan McDonald, producer, WTF Podcast

“Making Boring Things Not Boring” — Helen Zaltzman, “Answer Me This!” and “The Allusionist/Radiotopia”

“Trends in Podcasting” — Nicholas Quah, founder of Hotpod

“Money on Demand — How Podcast Can Evolve the Mainstream Radio Business” — Rune Born Schwartz, innovation manager, Bauer Media

“Podcast Drama for the Young Audience — How a Dusty Old Genre Came to New Life” — Caroline Bratt Pouron, content strategist at SR P3, and Cajsa Lindberg, head of SR P3

“Taking Podcasting to the Market” — Erik Diehn, CEO of Midroll/Earwolf/Stitcher

“Someone Knows Something” — Leslie Merklinger, senior director of audio innovation, CBC

“The Guardian: The Future of Podcasting” — Jason Phipps, head of audio, Guardian News and Media

“Podcast Data, Beyond Downloads” — Pablo Fernández Delkader, manager of innovation and product development, Prisa Radio

“Podcast is Dead, Long Live Podcast” — Laurent Frisch, head of digital/CDO, Radio France

“Turning Your Broadcast into On-Demand Success” — Daniel Anstanding, CEO, Futuri Media

“Building Digital Communities — YouTube’s Power to Grow and Monetize Podcasts” — Claire Tonti, creative director, Planet Broadcasting

“What We Know About the Podcast Audience” — Pete Zezulka, senior planner across radio at BBC, and Elisabeth Lane, research manager for multiplatform, BBC

“Radio and Podcasts, Reaching New Audiences — BBC World Service” — Jon Manel, podcast editor, BBC World Service

“Telling Stories With Sound” — Rebecca Bach-Lauritsen and Peter Albrechtsen, Danmarks Radio

“How to Monetize Your Podcast” — Ruth Fitzsimons, SVP international operations & content partnerships at AudioBoom

“Learnings from a New App for Podcasts” — Tore Hauerbach, digital editor, Danmarks Radio

Colm Roche, producer of the Brit Podcast Awards winning program “Fathers and Sons” will also present. Two sessions, “Numbers, Numbers, Numbers…” and “What I Recommend… the Best Podcasts” have yet to announce their speakers.

RadioDays Europe Podcasty Day will take place at the Royal Library, the Black Diamond on June 15 in Copenhagen. More information can be found here.

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