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LeGrande Green: Four-time Emmy Award winner and host of BOLD.

In this episode, we continue our interview with LeGrande Green, four-time Emmy Award winner, former supervising producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show, and the host of BOLD, a pop culture podcast about wellness and living your best life now.

Top Quotes from LeGrande Green:

  • “[BOLD] is my baby… and my baby’s growing up.”
  • “Mine is a guest-driven podcast.”
  • “Production – fairly easy, I think – get the mic, get the right equipment, commit to the schedule… be consistent – that is the key.”
  • “You don’t know what’s going to happen, and that’s okay… let that go.”
  • “Be consistent, and be wise enough to know that you don’t have the answers, and you will never have all the answers – and that’s completely okay.”
  • “Go with the flow.”
  • “I had done over 15-20,000 hours of interviews.”
  • “There is a craft to interviewing.”
  • “The wonderful thing about being a host… is that you have to hold the space for each guest.”
  • “Remember: Shift happens right where you are. Be the change and get BOLD today.”

Key Timestamps:

  • 0:07 – Guest introduction/reminder
  • 0:45 – Most interesting project ever completed
  • 3:58 – The hardest thing in starting a podcast
  • 7:17 – Commitment on making daily podcasts
  • 8:51 – Being a producer of a podcast after working behind the scenes with Oprah
  • 9:43 – Perfect length for a podcast
  • 11:33 – Building an audience, promotion
  • 13:29 – Advice for people who are starting the journey with podcasting
  • 15:30 – Preparation for a interview
  • 18:52 – Tips for people who are starting out with interviews
  • 21:01 – Interview as a conversation
  • 22:39 – Where to find BOLD
  • 23:22 – How to contact LeGrande Green
  • 25:16 – LeGrande’s experience with MRC
  • 26:04 – Next week on the Audio Production Show

Want to Hear More from LeGrande Green?

Have a listen to the BOLD podcast episodes on the website; tweet LeGrande at @GetBOLDToday, visit GET BOLD TODAY on FB, or find him on Google+.

Stay Tuned…

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