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Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
HowSound
The Backstory to Great Radio Storytelling, hosted by Rob Rosenthal, for Transom and PRX.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 312 ratings
Podcast design library
Helped me getting started with podcasting! Thanks for the lessons and reflections on all the different details and topics of how to design audio storytelling.
Peter_Jørgensen via Apple Podcasts · Denmark · 03/05/21
Vast library of lessons
I’ve had HowSound on my radar for a while but hadn’t been making any audio stories until, in the middle of the pandemic, I dove headfirst into making a podcast with my 95 year old dad called “Keeping Dad Alive.” Now I search the archive to find episodes that relate to questions that come up. For...Read full review »
Keeping Dad Alive via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/04/21
There is so much to love about this show. The host is excellent - dedicated, knowledgeable, and well connected enough to reach great guests. The guests are diverse though, and so are the stories and podcasts featured. You really feel like you are along for the ride of Rob’s sharp and incessant...Read full review »
Sharron Lovell via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/11/20
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