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How to record & edit remote podcast interviews

February 3, 2021


Melissa Guller


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New podcaster Amora Brown asks for tips and best practices for interviewing remote guests for her podcast. She asks about preparing for remote interviews, remote recording software, and my favorite editing tools. 

By the end of this episode, you’ll learn…

  • The importance of multitrack recording
  • My favorite remote recording tool, and why it’s better than Zoom
  • How to ask open-ended questions to get the most out of your guests
  • Which tools I recommend for beginners trying to start editing their own podcasts
  • Which filler words to cut out, and which to leave in
  • And more!

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Remote interview recording tools:

  • Descript: A podcast recording and editing tool with remote recording functionality (added in 2023)
  • Zencastr: Remote remote recording tool
  • Riverside: Record high-quality audio and video, and stream to social platforms.

Podcast editing tools:

  • Descript: A modern way to edit your podcast by editing your written transcript (and the audio updates to match). It’s my current top recommendation.
  • Hindenburg Journalist: If you’re looking for a classic podcast editing experience, Hindenburg is a great option with a user-friendly interface.
  • Audacity: A popular free editing software.

Connect with Amora Brown

Episode transcript

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