Feb 23

47- Skills from a visually impaired podcaster – Matt Cox

In this episode, we interview Matt Cox — a podcaster who is visually imparired (i.e., blind), but who has more than 8 years in podcasting his show, BRUNCH WITH THE BRITS.

Matt Cox

As you will hear in this audio podcast, Matt had accepted the challenge of podcasting when he wanted to enlarge the scope of his passion — the old-time BBC radio shows. After he received permission from the BBC to produce his podcast and use some of their content, he proceeded to create a podcast show that now has over 100,000 downloads.

What is very interesting is that Matt now has a workflow for planning the podcast content and show notes, creating the text for the show notes, recording and editing the audio file, then uploading and publishing the podcast episodes in his show (which is in iTunes(R) as well).

As Matt discusses, he had his Producer-Director Maria help him with getting started into creating the process of workflow — from the inception stage of planning to the final upload and publishing of the episodes.

Matt’s next steps are getting images and links within his processes and having them in his show notes. You will realize how he addressed the challenge of podcasting, and how he was able to attend the NEW MEDIA EXPO 2015 conference and finally meet face-to-face the personalities and podcasters that he admired (among them Dave Jackson of The School of Podcasting, Ray Ortega of The Podcasters Studio, Todd Cochrane of The New Media Show and Rob Walch of Libsyn).

Matt continues to provide his free podcast to the audience who is passionate about old-time BBC radio show.

iTunes preview- Brunch with the Brits

Matt has no plans to become a full-time entrepreneur at this time, as he is a full-time employee at the Marriott Hotel Reservations system and he loves his work, as well.

For Matt, the world of accessible programs has given him the tools to address his challenge of becoming a podcaster and succeeding.

Matt Cox may be contacted at:

– e-mail:  brunchwiththebrits@gmail.com

– podcast: www.BrunchWithTheBrits.net

select this link for the iTunes preview.

– twitter: bwtbrits

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NOTE: This episode interview was recorded by Matt Cox and delivered to Fred Castaneda for publication. It has purposely been unedited and unabridged, and the “natural” energy of Matt Cox comes through.

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