Werk It: The Podcast

Highlights from the Werk It festival

Panels, sessions and events by and for women podcasters from Werk It: A Women’s Podcast Festival.

  • Don’t Point

    Nov 30, 2017
    We want our listeners to learn and be moved and see the world differently -- but what’s the line between those experiences and merely gawking at people different from ourselves?
  • Ask The Ethicist

    Nov 30, 2017
    What’s fair use? Do you need to get approval from Richard Simmons to do a podcast about Richard Simmons? A journalist and a lawyer tackle all your pod-ethics questions.
  • How I Make It: There Goes The Neighborhood

    Nov 30, 2017
    The team behind There Goes the Neighborhood, a series that explores gentrification in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, talks about how they turned a complex topic into a gripping story.
  • Question Everything

    Nov 30, 2017
    There are no rules in podcasting. So why is everyone telling us what we should do?
  • The Future of Love, Lust and Listening

    Nov 30, 2017
    Esther Perel’s new podcast, “Where Should We Begin?” features recordings of real people in couple’s therapy. Here, the therapist explains how this benefits her patients - and listeners.
  • This Is Not a Joke with Lena Waithe

    Nov 30, 2017
    Writer and actor Lena Waithe joins podcast hosts Maeve Higgins and Nora McInerny in a funny conversation about how the funny can illuminate the serious.
  • Creating Universes

    Nov 22, 2017
    A conversation with women who make fiction podcasts and non-fiction podcasts, about how to create strong characters and story lines that move your narrative forward. 
  • Extreme Engagement

    Nov 22, 2017
    Get some tools you can use to engage with your audience and form long term loyalty.