Built for scholars, departments, and scholarly associations seeking to create an academic podcast to showcase scholarly research.


    1. How to Take This Course

    1. What Makes a Great Pitch

    2. Identifying Your Audience

    1. Choosing a Format and Schedule

    2. Money, Money, Money

    1. Finding Collaborators

    2. Podcasting Communities

    1. Equipment

    2. Hosting and Distribution Channels

    1. Researching and Booking Guests

    2. Onboarding Guests

Quick info

  • $165.00
  • 18 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

Course format

  • When you enroll, you get immediate access to all course materials.

  • Each lesson has a video, written transcript, and slide deck that explain key podcasting elements and take you through how to implement the material to create your own show.

  • You can work through the lessons at your own pace, in whichever order you prefer.


Cathy Hannabach


Dr. Cathy Hannabach is the founder and CEO of Ideas on Fire, an academic book editor, and host and creator of the Imagine Otherwise podcast.

Frequently asked questions

  • When is the enrollment period for the course?

    The course is always open for enrollment. You can join any time.

  • How do I access the course materials?

    The course is hosted on the educational platform Thinkific (the platform you're currently using to read this). To access course materials after you enroll, log into your Thinkific account and navigate to the course page.

  • How long do I have access to course materials?

    You always have 24/7 access to course materials. You do not lose access after a period of time.

  • Are there graded assignments?

    The course is entirely self-paced and self-administered so no there are no graded assignments. Upon enrolling you get immediate access to all course lessons so you can work through them with the order and pace that makes the most sense for your needs.

  • Can I get a certificate of completion?

    Yep! When you complete all the lessons, you can download a customized completion certificate with your name, date of completion, and the title of the course.

Learn the skills you need to get your show off the ground