49 episodes

Become a better storyteller, in audio and beyond.

Sound Judgment takes listeners into the studios — and the minds — of your favorite audio storytellers. In each episode, lifelong journalist Elaine Appleton Grant and a top host, producer or editor dive into their creative choices. It’s a revealing conversation about the storytelling craft, and it’s show and tell: Elaine plays back clips from her guest’s podcast. Tune up your storytelling by learning from today's best creators!
www.soundjudgmentpodcast.com
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Threads: @elaineagrant

Sound Judgment Elaine Appleton Grant

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 44 Ratings

Become a better storyteller, in audio and beyond.

Sound Judgment takes listeners into the studios — and the minds — of your favorite audio storytellers. In each episode, lifelong journalist Elaine Appleton Grant and a top host, producer or editor dive into their creative choices. It’s a revealing conversation about the storytelling craft, and it’s show and tell: Elaine plays back clips from her guest’s podcast. Tune up your storytelling by learning from today's best creators!
www.soundjudgmentpodcast.com
podcastallies.com
soundjudgment.substack.com
Threads: @elaineagrant

    Behind The 13th Step, Part 2: The best defense is the truth

    Behind The 13th Step, Part 2: The best defense is the truth

    • 41 min
    How to find the truth: Behind the blockbuster investigative series The 13th Step

    How to find the truth: Behind the blockbuster investigative series The 13th Step

    • 47 min
    How to Grow Your Show — Without Social Media

    How to Grow Your Show — Without Social Media

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Courage vs comfort: Is it finally time to pursue your dreams?

    Courage vs comfort: Is it finally time to pursue your dreams?

    • 39 min
    [Bonus] Introducing Sound School Podcast: Tracking Partners

    [Bonus] Introducing Sound School Podcast: Tracking Partners

    • 31 min
    Six Proven Storytelling Strategies to Engage Your Audience

    Six Proven Storytelling Strategies to Engage Your Audience

    Marketing might get you new listeners, new readers — new audiences for whatever kind of content you create. But to hook those new people and keep them coming back? To create a relationship with them? That's a whole other thing. Today on the show: six storytelling techniques for making unforgettable work.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

splitwise fan ,

Do yourself a favor and listen!

Great guests, great interviewing, great show all around. If you care about audio storytelling, don’t wait — add this one to your queue.

ListeningWithCuriosity ,

Storytelling Strategies

I am new to the podcasting world and had been unsystematically consulting resources in the last few months without a specific agenda. Elaine’s “Storytelling Strategies” episodes gave me a great framework to continue learning about storytelling - in a more systematic way!

KobySpring ,

A great resource

If you work in the audio industry, this is professional development in a podcast. Elaine pulls out and synthesizes essential tips to help all of us grow. Plus, it’s entertaining!

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