November of 2019 sees the the 13th anniversary of Federal Tech Talk. 619 hour long interviews. It is a weekly show focusing on the $80 billion-dollar federal information technology market.
There are lessons to be mined in those interviews that can help you improve your podcast.
Fire alarms have gone off during recording sessions. Call-in lines have failed. The recording studio was changed four times. The entire radio station was moved up the road two miles. One time I dragged a Zoom recorder to Congressman Will Hurd’s office for an interview. Earthquakes have canceled guest appearances. Files have been deleted accidentally. On two separate occasions, guests were fired the day after the recording. In this case, files were deleted intentionally.