Becoming a talk show host w/ Kerry Gorgone

Becoming a talk show host w/ Kerry Gorgone

In this episode, Matt talks with talk show host Kerry Gorgone. Seasoned podcasters and newbie podcasters can learn a lot from our conversation which spans topics that range from Clowns Without Borders to avoiding podcast burnout.

Today, Kerry lets us in on a plethora of lessons she has learned from the podcasting industry. She also talks about what it means to be a talk show host, and how to get over perfectionist tendencies. 

Kerry is the cohost of The Backpack Show (with Chris Brogan), The Punch Out Podcast (alongside Katie Robbert), and hosts The Marketing Profs Podcast: three shows with vastly different topics and audiences. 

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Today you’ll learn about:

  • How different intros can affect the tone, feel, and atmosphere for your podcast
  • What does the title “talk show host” mean?
  • Kerry Gorgone’s background in podcasting and the story behind her new podcast 
  • Lessons that Kerry has learned about podcasting
    • The importance of having separate audio tracks
    • Taking out “ums” and swears
    • Editing other background noises
  • Building rapport with guests
    • Pre-interview or prep calls
  • The Punch Out Podcast, The Marketing Profs Podcast, and The Backpack Show
  • The key to having a great podcast
  • What you can learn when you consume content as well as produce it
  • Burnout as a creator and as a podcaster
    • Burning out to realize what you can do to not burn out
    • Daily, weekly, monthly, versus seasons
    • Focusing on your passion
  • The perks of recording live and what it means to make mistakes


How to make an intro for your podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5oG8LHQI2Y  

Kerry Gorgone website: http://www.kerrygorgone.com/ 

Marketing Profs Podcast: https://www.marketingprofs.com/resources/type/26/podcasts/ 

Punch Out Podcast: https://www.punchoutwithus.com/ 

The Backpack Show: https://chrisbrogan.com/backpackshow/ 

Episode with Chris Brogan https://castos.com/podcast/chris-brogan/ 

Castos Academy: https://academy.castos.com/ 

Castos, website: Castos.com/

Castos, YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/castos  

Clubhouse video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8729ZpWpmIw 

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