Preserve This Podcast
Dana Gerber-Margie (@theaudiosignal) listens to podcasts while living in Madison, Wisconsin. She earned her Master’s in Library & Information Studies at UW-Madison, and has worked as an A/V Archivist for WiLS and the Wisconsin Historical Society. She is the co-founder and co-editor of theBello Collective, a publication about podcasts and storytelling.
Mary Kidd (@kiddarchivist) is an archivist and illustrator. By day, she works for New York Public Library’s Special Collections Division. She has worked on audio/visual preservation projects for New York Public Radio, the Magic Shop Recording Studio, and the XFR Collective, a non-profit organization that transfers at-risk media off magnetic tapes to digital format for individuals and groups with limited means. She enjoys creating drawings, zines, gifs, and other artful tidbits to make archiving, and the technology that supports it, accessible, approachable and fun for everyone.
Sarah Nguyen (@snewyuen) is the Project Coordinator of Preserve This Podcast. She is an advocate for open, accessible, and secure technologies through a couple gigs during her studies as a Master of Library and Information Science candidate at the University of Washington: Assistant Research Scientist for NYU Libraries and archivist for the Dance Heritage Coalition. Offline, she can be found riding a Cannondale mtb or practicing movement through dance.
Questions now closed.
Hi team, thanks for participating here. I’d love you to go into more detail about how you all got into this line of work?
Is what you’re saying that when a podcast hosting company goes under do we all lose our podcast epsiodes for good?
Hi team, are the big podcasters of today adhering to the methods you advocate for to retain their content or are they taking their eye off the ball like the smaller players?
When should you starting thinking about preserving your show? From episode 1 or when you get some success?
Heya team, is the hardest part of your job educating folk on best practices? How do you manage that challenge?