If you’re new to the podcasting game, you’re probably wondering “What equipment do I need to start a podcast?” Trying to shop online can not only turn up an overwhelming number of search results, but it can also become extremely expensive very quickly.
The truth is, for schools or student journalists with limited funds to spend, there are really only four items you need to put together a podcast.
In This Lesson
- Recording devices
- Editing software
- Affordable options for student journalists
Balling on a Budget
If you want to produce high-quality podcasts, investing in the proper production equipment is half the battle. The following worksheet will help students think through the financial aspect of equipment purchasing and determine which items will give them the most bang for their buck.