Women are Better Listeners and Editors, Prove Us Wrong with Carrie Caulfield Arick

Did you know that there are over 1000 women editors in the podcast industry? Not only are women better listeners, according to the Edison Report, they are also going to change the landscape of the podcast industry. Join Marcus, Molly & Adam as they welcome guest Carrie Caulfield Arick, the co-founder of Just Busters. And of course, Adam has yet another amazing microphone to share with us and it’s a good one.

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Highlights with time stamps:

0:00 Intro

2:05 Carrie shares the origin story of Just Busters

4:44 Molly and Carrie talk about how there are a lot of women in the podcast industry especially the technical area

5:29 Carrie talks about the different ways that women have used to join their group who need help with podcast and also editing

6:27 Carrie also talks about Just Busters’ goals as a community especially to women

7:32 Marcus and Carrie explain why men love the technical side or part of things as compared to women

8:00 Carrie shares how she got herself into the world of audio recording and engineering

9:10 Molly and Carrie talk about their strong suits in podcasting and where Carrie got the interest in sound engineering from

11:39 Marcus talks about the importance of focusing on rhythm while editing and how that impacts the flow while speaking

13:17 Carrie talks about speech and how it makes someone identifiable in front of people

13:58 Marcus also shares his musical childhood and where he got his interest in sound engineering too

14:52 Adam also shares his background on how he got his interest in music especially with sounds

16:07 Adam and Carrie talk about how Math and sound relates and things that a podcaster has to do such as editing to have a podcast

18:50 Marcus and Carrie talk about the importance of having taste, good ear and understanding what a conversation should sound like in editing

20:44 Molly shares her background in music and where she got her interest in music to owning a multimedia company and being in music industry for 20 years

25:36 Adam, Molly and Carrie talks about how music connects people and how it’s a universal language

26:27 Marcus talks about sounds and why it’s important to educate people about it for better communications

28:50 Carrie talks about audio problems and how as an editor you should deal with them to come up with a solution

29:36 Adam talks about different sounds and the importance of having the right knowledge and skills and the right equipments to have good audio

32:20 Adam, Marcus, Carrie and Molly talk about the importance of getting the right information from the right sources about audio and podcasting

34:41 Carrie explains how she built the Just Busters group that fast and how she used and is still using social media to grow it

38:32 Molly talks about Just Busters Community and how important she feels that group is especially to podcasters

40:13 Carrie and Molly talk about the importance of having groups because you are exposed to a pool of experts

45:12 Adam talks about Sennheiser HMD-300 headset, their features and if he’d recommend someone to use them

46:21 Adam also talks about Aston microphone element, its features and if he’d recommend someone to use it

53:59 Marcus, Molly, Carrie and Adam shares the importance of having a good microphone to record your podcasts

Equipment Mentioned:
Marcus’s Microphone : http://heartcast.biz/3gLTjyG
Molly’s Set Up : http://heartcast.biz/38tHHO0

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Quotes Mentioned:
“Language really matters.”
“Most people do not realize that there are many women in the podcast industry as a whole.”
“Men were so insecure that we have to demonstrate every chance we get what we know.”
“The rhythm aspect of editing is huge for sure.”
“Speech is like a fingerprint.”
“There’s definitely a math behind why we do what we do.”
“Music is kind of like the universal language.”
“Music brings people together.”
“If you don’t know what the noise is and what to term it, how are you going to then fix it in your door?”
“Recording audio is easy, recording good audio is difficult.”
“You’ve got to let the people that know what the hell they’re doing to do the things that they know how to do.”
“I’d rather get 10% of the profits than take 100% of the risk.”

Carrie Caulfield Arick


Recorded on Riverside.fm
Find on iTunes: http://heartcast.biz/38tmMe6