Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ONA LA: How to Start a Podcast – and Keep It Going Strong

 An ONA Local event, hosted by ONA LA

Podcasts have never been hotter. You’ve got a great idea for one for yourself or your organization. But how do you begin? What kind of equipment, software and apps do you need? How do you craft a compelling format? How do you find and keep an audience? And can you make money?

ONA LA invites you to a FREE panel of podcast startup experts to answer these and other questions on May 24 in downtown Los Angeles, just steps away from the 7th Street/Metro Center Station.

The panel, moderated by ONA member Michael Fleeman, will include:

Ben Adair, created podcasts “Reveal” for the Center for Investigative Reporting and “First Time Last Time,” which he hosts and produces.

Sarah Gray, lead producer of newly launched “Got Your Attention” podcast from Attn:.

Shara Morris, freelance producer for Panoply and Maximum Fun’s “Adam Ruins Everything”podcast.

Kristin Myers, creative director at Feral Audio, the largest comedy podcasting network in the U.S.


Located in the heart of the city, this Downtown Los Angeles coworking space occupies five full floors of one of the area’s most historic buildings. The space in the Fine Arts Building is easily accessible for any commute—every train except the Gold line stops nearby at 7th Street or Metro Center, and Union Station is just two stops away. From production teams to tech startups to fashion designers, WeWork Fine Arts Building is perfect for any team looking to join the dynamic coworking community in downtown LA.


Metro: 7th Street / Metro Center: all lines (except Gold at Union Station which is just two stops away)

Parking: Nearby garages ($8-$10/day); if driving, take I-110, I-10, Route 101

Buses: 7th & Flower, Wilshire / Flower, Wilshire / Hope, 7th WB & Hope NS, Figueroa & 7th, Figueroa / Wilshire


Have an idea for future ONA LA topics, speakers and events? We are always looking for cool suggestions, as well as places to hold meetups. Let us know (email LA [at] if you have thoughts about topics or if you want to host!

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A free panel of podcast startup experts to answer your questions.


Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6:30 pm-9 pm



WeWork Fine Arts Building
811 W 7th St, Los Angeles
CA 90017