Barbara Gruber

Program Director, DW Akademie, Germany

Barbara Gruber is a Program Director at DW Akademie, the journalism training and media development division of Deutsche Welle, Germany’s International Broadcaster, and leads the Akademie’s PodcasTraining Project Team. Since the beginning of 2021, the team has partnered with MethodKit in Sweden to develop the new MethodKit for Podcasts and designed various PodcasTraining modules that have been implemented in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Namibia, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Cambodia, Thailand and Ukraine.

All Sessions by Barbara Gruber

10:00 - 12:00
Track 3

Podcast Design Workshop

How to design and plan your podcast by using the MethodKit for Podcasts. A workshop with DW Akademie and MethodKit. Whether you’re an audio pro or just starting out, the MethodKit for Podcasts developed by DW Akademie and MethodKit can be used across every aspect of your podcast — from development to production to distribution to marketing or from audience growth to content ideation and more. In this session, you’ll learn how to use this new analogue and digital tool, as well as find out more about its development and how it’s being used globally. The MethodKit for Podcasts was developed in collaboration with leading podcast experts from around the world and includes 61 cards designed to help you and your team discuss, map, plan, ideate & prioritise your podcast journey. The kit has been translated into 28 languages. Every registered workshop participant will receive a MethodKit for Podcasts. Bring your podcast ideas to the workshop, learn how to use new tools, and become part of DW Akademie’s global PodasTraining community.