Conference Sessions

Dive into scores of Third Coast Conference sessions offering wisdom - on everything from production skills to journalistic ethics - from the best makers on the planet.


Podcasting Without a Net(work) (Day 2)

Individual podcasters working with slim budgets and strained resources share how they create their best work while trying to grow audiences and raise money, often while holding down another full time job...

  • 2018
  • 01:01:00

2018 Provocations

Join us on the opening night of Third Coast for Late Night Provocations: a series of short talks from producers who hope to dare and ignite.

  • 2019
  • 01:06:33

Stealing: A Deconstruction of Five Women

Trying to make a story that sounds new or does something surprising is hard. The only way Chana Joffe-Walt has ever known how to try is to copy and to steal.

  • 2019
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Spotlight: Family Separation at the Border

In June of 2018, ProPublica released a piece of audio that would come to define one of the most critical news stories of the year: the separation and detention of families seeking asylum at the U.S. - Mexico border.

  • 2019
  • 01:03:08

2018 Audio Doctors

Check out the 2018 Audio Doctors, who specialize in the medicine of audio editing.

  • 2019
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2018 Visual Doctor

Every audio project needs a visual element, but the design and illustration process can often be vague and daunting (enter by Sept. 21!)

  • 2019
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2018 Thursday Meetups

If you're looking for community, solidarity, collective brain-power, or resource-sharing, Thursday Meetups are for you.

  • 2019
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I Love Language: How to bring the written word to life

So you’ve been researching a project and you’ve got all these text documents: old interview transcripts that predate recording technology. Letters found in a box. Court records. Emails.

  • 2019
  • 01:31:28

These Are A Few Of Kaitlin Prest's Favorite Things

Kaitlin Prest, audio artist, radiophile, creator of The Heart with Radiotopia and The Shadows with CBC, talks about what has inspired her to push the boundaries of audio making...

  • 2019
  • 47:03

Podcasting Without a Net(work) (Day 1)

Individual podcasters working with slim budgets and strained resources share how they create their best work while trying to grow audiences and raise money, often while holding down another full time job...

  • 2019
  • 58:35

Marie Kondo Never Worked In Pro Tools

Building a radio story often means hours (Dozens? Hundreds?) of tape, reams of written notes, photos, links, and research... It is very easy to get lost in this mountain of material — unsure of what or even where your best stuff is.

  • 2019
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Writing for the Ear to See

We make stories for the ear, but there’s no escaping the highly visual nature of the work we produce...

  • 2019
  • 01:08:25