(212) 655-9840 or castconnyc@wleefm.com
(212) 655-9840 or castshopnyc@wleefm.com

'CastShop NYC Speakers

Monica Rivera

You Wanna Do What?

Monica Rivera is a self-taught, NYC-based podcast producer, consultant and speaker shaking up routine and challenging conventional thinking.

She is the host of YOU WANNA DO WHAT?!, a weekly podcast heard in over 75 countries.

Monica has been featured on websites such as Thrive Global and Like a Boss Girls and has spoken on stage at Podfest Multimedia Expo, Podcast Movement and Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference. She is a proud Latina from the Bronx.

Jennifer Longworth

The Thoughtful Entrepreneur

Jennifer Longworth is the host, producer, and editor of The Thoughtful Entrepreneur. She also has a podcast-editing business, Podcast With Jennifer.

She began audio editing in 2005. Her interest in podcasting exploded as she earned her B.A. in Communications and New Media. Prior to becoming a host, producer, and podcast editor, Jennifer was part of the on-air talent, among other things, at a non-profit radio station in Lexington, KY for seven years.

Jennifer loves volunteering for her children’s high school band.

Lee Uehara

The House of Lee NYC

Lee Uehara is a former-reporter-turned-podcaster, audio producer, consultant and public speaker. She is the host and producer of The House of Lee NYC, a weekly show heard across the country and in more than 20 other nations.

Lee is a mentor to those looking to overcome their impossibilities by giving them the positive, yet firm, nudge needed to get to the next level. In the world of podcasting, she is known as the “Journalism Lady,” helping fellow podcasters up their credibility game by implementing basic tenets of reporting in their shows.

She has been a guest on podcasts such as It's All Journalism and The Sick Mom’s Guide. Lee's show has also been referred to in Libsyn's industry podcast, The Feed. Her recent speaking appearances include Podcast Movement and the Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference. Lee works around her school-aged child and loves French macarons.

Beatriz Reynoso

Problematic or Nah

Beatriz Reynoso is the creator and co-host of 'Problematic or Nah?', an upcoming podcast which tackles socio-political and cultural topics through an explorative lens.

She is also currently working on developing a second podcast which explores the effects of gentrification in NYC, an issue that affects her personally as a South Bronx Native.

Beatriz is a novice podcaster and self-proclaimed “non-tech" person, serving as an example of how anyone can begin podcasting regardless of experience level. Beatriz utilized support groups to gain confidence in her podcasting journey and wants to share what she’s learned to serve as a resource to others. Her experience as a special education teacher allows her to provide information in ways that are accessible and easy to follow.

In her spare time, you can find Beatriz doing pole and aerial dance, eating her way through NYC, and binge watching the same 3 shows on Netflix.

Schedule for 'CastShop NYC**

(all modules include Q & A and time for hands-on work)

8:30AM to 9:20AM: Show Ideas and Refining Content Concepts

12:30PM to 1:25PM: LUNCH BREAK

9:30AM to 10:20AM: Cover Art and Logo Guidance

1:30PM to 2:00PM: Intros and Outros 101

10:30AM to 11:20AM: Show Format and Programming Formulas

2:00PM to 4:00 PM: Continued Hands-on Workshopping of Above

11:30AM to 12:20PM: Equipment Must-Haves and Audio Basics

4:00PM to 5:00PM: Listening Party

**Always subject to change without notice and depending upon the needs of our attendees.

For more information: (212) 655-9840 or castshopnyc@wleefm.com

  • 322 Columbus Ave. (at West 75th Street) New York, NY 10023

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