Christopher Phin

Executive Producer

In the three years he spent starting DC Thomson’s podcasts channel from scratch, Chris worked with teams across the company to launch more than a dozen shows, with a wide variety of formats, editorial missions and commercial goals. He helped turn journalists into broadcasters, and developed and codified best practice for local, remote and hybrid recording and production.

All Sessions by Christopher Phin

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Main stage

Podcast kit basics

Podcasts don’t need a massive outlay of investment to get started, but to get a decent sound, there are some essentials that publishers should consider. Executive Producer Christopher Phin spent three years at DC Thomson starting multiple podcasts from scratch, and knows his stuff when it comes to getting publishers set up with good equipment that doesn’t cost the earth. He’ll cover microphone basics, what you need to think about when doing both local and remote recording, his top production tips, and more.