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Sunday, January 20 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Complicated Ideas, Simple Podcasts

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All of the most interesting stories are complex, whether that's science, history, or language. So how do you find the line between oversimplification and drowning your audience in details. How do you back your facts up, make it relevant to your listener, and preserve your sanity? These leading podcasters discuss struggles, successes, and strategies.

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Sydnee McElroy

Sawbones; Still Buffering
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Helen Zaltzman

The Allusionist
In 2007, with no relevant experience, Helen Zaltzman started podcasting from her living room in suburban London. 12 years later, her podcasts The Allusionist and Answer Me This have won multiple awards and spawned book adaptations, theatre shows and a TED talk. She runs the sprawling... Read More →

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Ceri Riley

SciShow Tangents
Ceri Riley is a co-host of the SciShow Tangents podcast and a script editor and writer for Complexly, where she mostly works on the YouTube channel Crash Course. She graduated from MIT with degrees in biology and media studies, which hopefully gives her some nerd cred, but she spent... Read More →
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Elah Feder

Elah Feder co-hosts and produces Undiscovered, a podcast about the backstories of science from Science Friday and WNYC Studios. Her work has also appeared on CBC Radio shows like Spark, The Current, and The Sunday Edition, and publications like The Guardian, The LA Times, and Xtra... Read More →
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Hallie Casey

Hallie Casey is an audio producer, extension manager, and freelance grant writer based in New Mexico. She produces and hosts One to Grow On, a show that digs into questions about agriculture and tries to understand how food production impact us and our world. She is passionate about science communication and agricultural literacy, both of which she has been involved in for over a decade. She also enjoys gardening, swing danci... Read More →
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Julie Kinn

Dr. Julie Kinn is a military psychologist, podcaster, and comedian. She produces and hosts health podcasts for the Department of Defense including A Better Night's Sleep and the Military Meditation Coach. Julie also hosts The Station Wagon Podcast, a comedy show about the history... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm PST
Room 6A