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Podcast Editors Mastermind
Dec 13, 2021
Continuing Education and Keeping Up with the Latest Technology
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With podcasting growing and changing faster than ever, how do we as editors keep up with our workload and the lasted technology and trends? Check out the livestream of this episode:
Our guest today was Heather Wester.
Special thanks to Bojana Lalic for editing this episode!
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