SUMMER SERIES: We spoke to Ian Walker, one of Australia’s leading Podcast Executive Producers, about how the ABC produces its high-end narrative podcasts. And it’s an episode packed with lessons for brands. Just a note that, since recording this episode and after 7 years at the ABC, Ian is now Senior Executive Producer, factual and scripted podcasts at Listnr.
Australian podcasts are competitive on a global scale and a lot of the credit for this goes to Ian Walker, Executive Producer – Narrative Non-Fiction at ABC Audio Studios. Ian’s been responsible for dozens of podcasts, including the hit kids show Short & Curly and the award-winning true crime series Unravel. Ian joins co-hosts Nick Schildberger and Nicole Goodman to reveal his approach to outstanding podcast production.