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.”
- 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.
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