PH022: Jason Bryden of Politicized

Last updated on December 13th, 2019

PH022: Jason Bryden of Politicized
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Jason Bryden is a political activist and entertainer who co-hosts a podcast called Politicized. The show focuses on Canadian politics and the ultra-left viewpoint that Jason identifies with. Jason explains why he chose to discuss such a polarizing topic in a podcast format. He also shares some of the technical challenges he faced while recording his first few episodes.

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Jason also hosts In the Dark a companion show to Politicized as well as a couple of novelty shows. We discuss the struggle to put out good content and how a host can get better at presenting their content. Jason is so passionate about improving the quality of podcasting in general that we have included some great resources for podcasters who want to improve their mic technique or presentation overall in the resources section of these notes.

Today’s highlights:

  • How Jason got engaged in politics.
  • Why he takes a comedic tone with his show.
  • Why Jason doesn’t use social media or pay attention to the statistics.
  • His goals for the podcast.
  • How podcasting can be a tool for activism.
  • Why Audacity is a great recording tool.
  • How Jason schedules his content recordings.
  • Why podcasters need to get attention with their delivery.
  • Practice without expectations.
  • Jason’s advice for other podcasters.

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Resources:

Politicized

In the Dark Show

The Complaint Department

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