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Intro to Children’s Science Podcasting

Free Tumble Media Webinar 

A free webinar series teaching foundational skills to create and produce a science podcast for kids. Hosted by science writer and audio producer Lindsay Patterson of Tumble Media, and sponsored by the National Association of Science Writers. 

Options to participate:

  • Attend live weekly Zoom sessions in January

  • Watch later on YouTube


Coming January 2024 

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We may send you emails to: 

  • Ask for input as we create the course to best serve you

  • Give opportunities to submit questions to guest experts

  • Receive related information after the course

Meet Your Host 

Lindsay Patterson is a recognized leader in the kids’ podcast space and an award-winning science journalist. She is the creator, writer, and co-host of Tumble Science Podcast for Kids, which was the first podcast to win a AAAS/Kavli Science Journalism Award for Children’s Science News. Lindsay is the CEO and co-founder of Tumble Media, an educational children's audio company. She also co-founded Kids Listen, a non-profit advocacy group for high quality childrens’ podcasts, and has helped spearhead research into children’s listening habits. She has also facilitated workshops and panels introducing new audiences to children’s podcasts. Now, she has created a curriculum designed to empower participants to enter children’s science podcasting from any point in their careers, and discover the power of audio. 

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WEEK 1 - Why Science Podcasts for Kids? 


Guest: Sanden Totten, senior editor, Brains On!


WEEK 2 - Accessibility


Guest: Dr. Peter Walters, editorial consultant, Independence Science


WEEK 3 - Diversity


Guest: Nuria Net, CEO of La Coctelera Music & co-host and producer, Tumble en Español


WEEK 4 - Sustainability


Guests: Sara Robberson Lentz, COO & Marshall Escamilla, CFO, Tumble Media 


This course is made possible by a Peggy Girshman Idea Grant from the National Association of Science Writers.

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