How To Make A High-Level Chat Show That Doesn’t Suck

10/11/2022 - 10/18/2022
6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Online Workshop
Registration Closed

These days, it seems like everyone and their mother hosts a chat show. While making one may seem simple, creating one that will grab people’s attention (in an ever-growing podcast industry) can often be tremendously challenging. In this two-part workshop, award-winning showrunner, producer, and consultant John Asante will teach you how to develop and pitch your podcast idea, create a structure and format, form sustainable production methods, and produce a show that will keep your listeners coming back for more.

  • Class meets for two Tuesday sessions at 6pm EST, beginning Tuesday, October 11th.
  • During the second session students will have the opportunity to pitch their idea during a group critique.
  • This class is capped at 12.

Who's this class for?

Beginners and enthusiasts who want to learn the finer points of how to create a high-level, DIY chat show.

About Your Instructor

John Asante

John Asante is an award-winning independent podcast showrunner, producer, and consultant based in Los Angeles. Over the course of his 15+ year career in the audio world, he’s been devoted to crafting stories that shine light on underserved communities. John has produced, developed, and led production on over 20 podcasts for Pineapple Street Studios, Neon Hum Media, Stitcher, and WNYC. John started his audio journey in public radio, producing nationally broadcasted radio programs at WNYC and NPR, including The Takeaway, Ask Me Another, and Talk of the Nation. Also, John independently hosted and produced Play It Back, a podcast telling stories of how music lovers discovered the songs that have changed their lives.

Notes on this Class

Refund and recording policy: Classes will not be recorded and are non-refundable. We are not able to issue a refund if you cancel or do not attend a class. If you are unable to make a class, you are welcome to sell or give away your ticket and email the name of the new attendee to You will receive a Zoom link for the workshop the day before it begins.