School of Journalism and Media
The Drag Audio Production House
Aspiring podcasters will spend a long weekend at the University of Texas at Austin learning how to create, write, record and edit their own podcast. Campers will learn from professionals in all corners of audio, from script writing and producing to hosting and sound designing. Campers can expect to learn the basics of podcast production on Friday, followed by a full Saturday of recording and producing their podcast, receiving feedback from experienced audio producers.
Check-in: July 19, 2024
Check-out: July 21, 2024
*Price includes all meals and overnight stay in a double-occupancy dormitory room.
Early bird registration until April 15, 2024 ($100 discount)
Registration deadline: June 28, 2024
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet our Camp Director
Katey Psencik Outka is the managing director of The Drag Audio Production House, the first full-scale podcast production house on a college campus. Katey has been a journalist for over a decade, writing for various local, regional and national news outlets, including the Austin American-Statesman and The Daily Dot. She’s a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Journalism and Media, where she now works as an adjunct lecturer, teaching classes related to podcasting and digital media.
The next generation of podcasters will come from The Drag. We’re an audio production house built by students, professors and Moody College alums. We love long-form podcasts that guide listeners through a complex story and conversational podcasts that bring insights, humor and need-to-know information to listeners’ daily lives.
The Drag is part of Texas Student Media, but its reach extends beyond campus. Our true crime series “Darkness” has charted in the top 20 of Apple Podcasts, in league with productions with full-time staffers and budgets 10 times the size of ours. Our production house is the first and only of its kind on a college campus, providing students with an unparalleled hands-on experience that paves the way for thriving careers in this high-demand field. Audio isn’t just for journalists.