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How to Create a Podcast

June 17, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM




$0.00 Member Webinar Access

$10.00 Non Member Webinar Access

How to Create a Podcast on a Shoestring Budget

Live Webcast: June 17 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Free for PRSAIE members, $10 for nonmembers (Must register to receive access link, limited registration.)

Dr. Mary Ann Pearson, APR teaches a podcasting course at California Baptist University. Join us as she shares key strategies and tactics to help public relations professionals create and publish a podcast series using affordable and easy to navigate tools.  She will share her expertise, best practices, and industry standards, along with some examples of episodes, promotional ideas, and equipment suggestions.

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Mary Ann Pearson has more than thirty years of experience in Leadership, Journalism, Public Relations and Education. Pearson worked in public relations specializing in marketing and public relations campaigns in property management, real estate and nonprofit work. She served as an Elementary teacher prior to moving to higher education.  Pearson is involved in the community and has worked with the Hispanic Literacy Program, Give Big Riverside, Girl Scouts of America, PRSA, Capio, Colton Joint Unified School Districts Superintendent’s cabinet, International Mentoring Association and other organizations including supporting internships with the Riverside Downtown Partnership, Dr. Paul and Annie Kienel Leadership Institute fellow and PRSA. Pearson and her colleague Prof. C.L. Lopez has an award winning podcast called The Professor and the PIO.

She is an accomplished freelance writer, teacher and leader. Pearson researched mentoring and effective journalism/public relations instruction as a part of her doctoral dissertation and has coached dozens of millennial students to help them complete successful internships that became job offers. She researched and designed the curriculum for the BA and master’s degree in public Relations at CBU. Her doctoral research on Millennial students and effective educational experiences offers insight into the changing fields of journalism and public relations. She is an active member of PRSAIE and serves as the director at large for PRSSA, a professor of communication studies at California Baptist University and holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from La Sierra University. Pearson has mentored hundreds of students and faculty members. She helped students to successfully enter the field of public relations and professionals to enter the academy as adjunct faculty members.  Her hobbies include spending time with her husband, grown children, grandchildren and dogs. She is avid cyclist and loves to participate in Bible studies at her church.


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