Podcast Movement 2021 Announced Additional Speakers

Podcast Movement 2021 will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, from August 3-6, 2021. They have released a list of speakers who will be either presenting in person, or presenting in virtual sessions.

Podcast Movement Speakers – In Person:

Brittany Clevenger with BetterHelp and Sim Sarna with Cloud 10 presents “Brought to You By…” – How an Industry Relationship Turned Into A Powerful Podcast

LZ Grandson
with Life Out Loud presents Frank Conversations: Reaching New Audiences

Patrick Hinds with Obsessed Network presents Tuned In to Tuning In – TV Companion Podcasting

Brad Mielke with Start Here from ABC News presents From Concept to Reality: The Power of Narrative Storytelling

Carl Nellis with Grim & Mild presents Ethics in Podcast Research

Ona Oghogho with Blk Pod Collective & Buzzsprout presents Podcast Taxonomy: Podcasting’s Push to Standardize Credits

Chuck Rocha with Solidarity Strategies presents Building Audiences that Take Action

Tom Rossi with Buzzsprout presents How Can Our Podcasting Statistics Help Us Improve?

Elaina Smith with Cumulus presents The Podcast Makeover 30 Second Challenge

Lauren Tharp with Acast presents Making the Podcast Tech Space Inclusive for Women

Caitlin Van Horn with Simplecast presents Podcast Accessibility Beyond Transcripts

Kim Warner with Audible presents Emerging Revenue Opportunities for Podcasters

Jeanine Percival Wright with AdsWizz presents Podcast Industry Consolidation: What’s Next and What It Means For You

Podcast Movement Speakers – Virtual Sessions:

Chulu Chansa with Africana Woman with Chulu, Mo! Ogunsanya with The More Sibyl Podcast, and Jedi Ramallapa with Covid In Africa present Using Community to Grow Your Podcast in Emerging Markets presents The African Perspective (African Women in Podcasting Share their Experiences)

Travis Chappell with Guestio presents How to Find and Book High-Level Guests for Your Show

Mike Dell with Podcast Help Desk / Blubrry Podcasting presents Why You Need a Website For Your Podcast

Neil Fairbrother with The SafeToNet Foundation’s Safeguarding Podcasts presents Podcasting for Charity: Changing the World and Falling in Love with Podcasting (Again)

Aline Flor with Público presents Making Women Podcasters Heard

Kathleen Goldhar with Antica Productions presents Writing a Good Podcast Story is like Good Sex

Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer with Discover presents Unleash the Potential of a Daily Podcast (Without Ruining Your Life)

Lindsay Graham with Airship presents Narrative in Nonfiction: Engage Through Drama

Yvonne Ivanescu with The Branding Lab Podcast presents Building Your Podcast Brand

Jessica Kumar with Invisible India Podcast presents Practicing Cultural Intelligence When You Put Your Foot in Your Mouth

Marisa Morales with Stitcher presents How to Get Started Selling Merch

Jen Moss with JAR Audio presents Outside Voice: Your Branded Podcast Must Be Audience-First

Brenden Mulligan with Pod page presents Why You Need a Website for Your Podcast

…and many more!

Podcast Movement 2021 Announced Speakers and Panelists

Podcast Movement 2021 will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, in August of 2021. They have announced a list of Featured Speakers, and a list of Speakers/Panelists.

Featured Speakers:

Chris Colbert – CEO DCP Entertainment / Say Their Name podcast
Gaby Dunn – Host – Bad With Money with Gaby Dunn
Kate Erickson – Boss – Entrepreneurs on Fire
Paula Pant – Afford Anything
Joe Saul-Sehy – Host – Stacking Benjamins Podcast
Tom Webster – Senior Vice President Edison Research
John Wordock – Executive Editor Cumulus Podcast Network

Speakers / Panelists include:

Sara Alepin – CEO, Podcaster / Podcasts: The Wedding Dish, Laughing with Gingers, Company: District Bliss
Debbie Arcangeles – Host – The Offbeat Life
Sebastian Arrechedera – Host and Creator / El Martinez, Rainbow Lobster
Paloma Beltran – Associate Producer / Living on Earth (distributed by PRX)
Christine Blackburn – Host – Story Worthy Media
Jesse Brown – Publisher / Canadaland
Sena Bryer – Producer / Dreambound
Forrest Burgess – Co-Host/Creator – Astonishing Legends
Cole Burkhardt – Ritual Six
Shannon Cason – Host – Shannon Cason’s Homemade Stories
Jessie Clarke – Producer/Podcast Writer – The Smart Marketer, Scalable Agency
Todd Cochrane – CEO Geek News Central – New Media Show, Podcast Insider, Blubrry Podcasting
Steve Curwood – Executive Producer and Host – Living on Earth (distributed by PRX)
Twila Dang – Founder & CEO Matriarch Digital Media
Lauren DeVera – Host – Thrive and Thread
Erica Dickerson – Host – Good Moms Bad Choices Podcast
Samuel Donner – Host – Finding Founders / Secret Sauce
Chad Ellis – Station Blue
Gordon Firemark – Attorney / The Podcast Lawyer
John Frye – Host – Inside the Podcaster’s Studio, Secret Sauce
Jamie Golden – Founder – The Popcast Media Company / Host – The Popcast with Knox and Jamie
Dave Hanley – Co-Founder/VP Business Development – AdvertiseCast
Clara Harris – Swamp Witch Studio podcast
Zaiba Hasan – Executive Director/Co-Host – Mommying While Muslim
Sarah Holland – Host – Pantsuit Politics LLC
Shanda Ivory – Host – College Admissions Decoded
Rich Jones – Host & Founder – Paychecks & Balances
Kara Mayer Robinson – Really Famous Podcast
Ryan McCullough – Sound Designer/ Astonishing Legends
Tal Minear – Sidequesting

Please visit the Podcast Movement 2021 website for the full list of Speakers/Panelists.

Podcast Movement 2021 Announced Conference Tracks

Podcast Movement 2021 will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, from August 3 -6, 2021. Details about their Conference Tracks have been released. At Podcast Movement, all educational sessions such as breakouts and panel discussion fall under one of six “main tracks” or one of three “bonus tracks.”

In addition to each being assigned a track, many also will be labeled on the schedule as being targeted towards New Podcasters, Hobbyist Podcasters, Professional Podcasters, and Industry Professionals. With nearly 200 sessions across 10 different stages, this organization will help you make the most out of your time with us!


Creation Track – Presented by Buzzsprout

Whether you’re creating a show from scratch, or looking for ways to improve, this track will teach you everything you need to know about the ins and outs of podcasting. There will be sessions for both beginners and professionals that will help you and your show, including the art of storytelling and how to conduct great interviews.

Industry Track – Presented by Coleman Insights

The Podcast Movement prides itself as the conference that gathers experts from the industry present sessions in an environment unlike anywhere else. Past sessions of this track include an IAB panel on podcast advertising standards, multiple sessions on measurements, and large podcast sponsorships.

Marketing Track – Presented by AWeber

Creating great content is part of the battle, but the next big hurdle is making sure people hear what you’re putting out there! This track offers some of the tips and tricks that the world’s most successful podcasters use. Learn the latest techniques, from social media and email marketing to using new technology, to get your voice heard.

Monetization Track – Presented by AdsWizz

We know that many podcasters are looking for ways to profit from their art form in the industry. While it may not be easy, this track brings in experts to teach you the different ways you can do it. Learn about getting sponsors, crowdfunding your podcasts, and more with these sessions.

Society, Culture, and Advocacy Track

This track encourages speakers and attendees alike to address some of the most difficult and most important topics head-on. From discussions around diversity, racism, and harassment to bringing voice to underrepresented communities, we look forward to having to them happening at this year’s conference.

Technical Track – Presented by Focusrite

Podcast Movement will be home to some of the best technical experts in podcasting. Whether you’re looking for ways to podcast from mobile devices, trying to figure out what plugs into where, or need a few handy tips on editing your content like a pro – you’ll find sessions on various topics throughout the week.

Podcast Movement 2021 Released a Schedule

Podcast Movement 2021 will take place from August 3-6 and will be held in Nashville, Tennessee. In person, and virtual, registration is available. Podcast Movement 2021 has released a schedule for the event.

The full conference schedule will be released later this year. Note that the schedule is subject to change due to circumstances beyond Podcast Movement’s control.

Kickoff Day August 3, 2021:

  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Precon Workshops
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: New Attendee & New Podcaster Orientations
  • 3:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Early Check In & Badge Pickup
  • 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM: PM21 Kickoff Party

Conference Day 1 August 4, 2021:

  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM: Keynote Talks
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Expo Hall Open
  • 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM: Breakout Sessions & Panels
  • 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Wednesday Night Party

Conference Day 2 August 5, 2021:

  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote Talks
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Expo Hall Open
  • 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM: Breakout Sessions & Panels
  • 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM – iHeart Party

Conference Day 3 August 6, 2021:

  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote Talks
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Expo Hall Open
  • 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM: Breakout Sessions & Panels
  • 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM: PM21 After Party

Podcast Movement 2021 Speaker Submissions Now Open!

Podcast Movement 2021 will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 3-6, 2021, with social distancing and safety measures intact. Speaker submissions are now open! Those who are interested in becoming a speaker should be aware that submissions close on March 31, 2021.

We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity by putting your most creative presentation ideas forward. It doesn’t matter what level of experience you have, we’d like to see your ideas and to try our best to find fits for as many awesome speakers as possible. Your processes, passion, and podcasting skills are likely to inspire to help others, whether they are just getting started, or have been doing it for years. You may have some perspective that helps a veteran to rethink their own technique and systems, or some that help a fellow podcaster finally clear a big hurdle they’ve been struggling with.

All sessions are split up in three ways, so consider what categories are best for your ideas and get ready to send them to Podcast Movement 2021!

Topic Tracks:

  • Creation Track
  • Industry Track
  • Marketing Track
  • Monetization Track
  • Society, Culture, & Advocacy Track
  • Technical Track
  • Audio Drama / Fiction Track
  • Brand & Content Marketing Track
  • Internal & Corporate Podcasting Track

Skill Levels:

  • Beginner (Brand new podcasters)
  • Intermediate (Active podcasters)
  • Advanced (Experienced podcasters)
  • Industry Professional (Professionals within the podcast industry

Session Types:

  • Breakout Sessions – Usually feature one or a few presenters, who are teaching on a topic with an accompanying slide deck and/or visual and audio
  • Fireside Chats – Usually feature a small group “roundtable” type conversation, and often have limited visuals
  • Panel Discussions – Feature a moderator with 3 to 5 panelists, and often have no visuals

Podcast Movement 2021 will be in Nashville

Podcast Movement 2021 will take place in Nashville, Tennessee. The event will be held in-person in August of 2021. Passes can be purchased now.

Every summer since 2014, Podcast Movement had gathered thousands of passionate podcasters and industry professionals from around the world under one roof to grow professionally, and most importantly evolve and improve the podcast community.

In 2020, the landscape changed for everyone, and the event was held virtually. However, we’re excited to be planning on returning to a “new normal” in 2021, including getting back together in-person again… and WE WANT YOU TO BE THERE!

A Schedule Overview has been released:

  • Tuesday, August 3, Kickoff Day: We start with optional workshops and orientations, and finish the day with our big welcome event and kickoff party!
  • Wednesday, August 4: Day 1: Podcast Movement kicks off with our huge opening keynotes, dozens of breakout sessions and panel discussions to choose from, our world-famous expo hall, and then, of course an awesome party to end Day 1!
  • Thursday, August 5: Day 2: We start Day 2 with the day’s opening keynotes, dozens of breakout sessions and panel discussions to choose from, our world-famous expo hall, and then of course an awesome party to end Day 2!
  • Friday, August 3, Day 3: We start Day 3 with the event’s closing keynotes, followed by dozens of breakout sessions and panel discussions to choose from, your last chance to visit our world-famous expo hall, and then of course our PM after party that you won’t want to miss!

You can register for Podcast Movement 2021 now. This year they have three different pass types to choose from: Standard, Plus, and Pro. Select a ticket type, and you also have the option of some add-on workshops, merchandise, and more. There are also group discounts available. The discount corresponds to how many passes the group buys at one time, and the number of people in the group.