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WORKSHOP: How to succeed as a podcast guest

16th February 2023 | 09:30 - 12:30 WORKSHOP
People & skills
Sales & marketing

Event description

If you’re reduced to a dry-mouthed, sweaty-palmed wreck at the thought of being interviewed on a podcast, then this workshop will help you prepare to relax and shine as well as profit from the opportunity. We’ll have fun using recording gear so you can practice how to be on top of your podcasting game!

Please note, this session will be on location. Please see below for address and further information.

What will I Learn

  • Why you should feel completely confident about appearing on a podcast
  • what you should ask your podcast host in advance of recording day
  • what to do to be at your best during recording
  • How to handle a microphone
  • What to do afterwards to make the most of your appearance

Who should attend?

Anyone expected to represent their company in a broadcasting setting

Event Accessibility

The Growth Hub is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. Please contact the Gloucester Growth Hub team on or call 01242 715400 to request disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs so we request you contact us at least five working days before the event whenever possible.

About the speaker

Serena Gay , Made4U Podcasts

Serena Gay is a former BBC radio journalist who also worked for the English service of Germany’s international news company, DW TV, in Berlin. She has worked on almost any form of audio content you can think of, from presenting formal TV and radio news bulletins, to conversational podcasts, to voicing museum guides for institutions around the world. Along the way, she developed good audio editing abilities through her voiceover work. She has also worked in PR for family businesses in Germany and this country honing her writing and social media skills. Serena founded Made4U Podcasts in 2018 to bring the exciting new medium of podcasting to Gloucestershire businesses and she does so with a virtual team of fantastic broadcast professionals around Europe.


University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Longlevens Gloucester Gloucestershire GL2 9HW

Event organised by


Gloucester Growth Hub

The Growth Hub is based at the University of Gloucestershire’s Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester. Partnered with both the University and GFirst LEP, The Growth Hub is here to help every Gloucestershire business grow.

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