Judging & Elimination Episodes
America’s Next Top Podcaster Season 4 Episode 11: The Finals! Podcast Re-Do Challenge Judging
This is it! After 11 weeks of grueling challenges meant to hone the skills of our contestants, we give them one last challenge: take a LOSING submission from the past several weeks of challenges, and remake it into a better show. How did they do, and who's going to...
America’s Next Top Podcaster S04E11B World’s Most Dangerous Chemical – Asbestos
Ken Peleshok's Entry for Challenge 11 - Podcast Re-Do Challenge
America’s Next Top Podcaster S04E11A Cheers to Brewing – Yeast
September McCrady's Entry for Challenge 11 - Podcast Re-Do Challenge
America’s Next Top Podcaster S04E10C Our New Best Friend: Stephen Tobolowsky
Ken Peleshok's Entry for Challenge 10 - Full Interview Challenge
Diary of a Reality Competition Podcast Contestant Season 2: Winner
This week, Alex interviews the winner of America's Next top Podcaster Season 2! They talk about fatherhood, baking, and all those bruises from pinching yourself!
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What is America’s Next Top Podcaster?
America’s Next Top Podcaster is part game-show, part-podcasting how-to, all wrapped up in a Reality Show shell.
We’ll start with 12 contestants, and each week, we’ll give them a podcasting challenge. Things like creating a 5-minute show of a certain genre, or conducting or editing an interview. Each week, their creations will be reviewed by our team of judges, Scott Johnson, Nicole Spagnuolo and Justin Robert Young: Three long-time podcasters with nearly 40 years of podcasting and content-creation experience between them. The contestants will also have access to a consultant in Tom Merritt, who will use his own experience to help guide them to a successful creation. On top of that is Brian Ibbott, a host who has been both a podcaster and a fan of reality shows since both were invented!
Behind the scenes, we’ve got Hammond Chamberlain, who has been creating and editing content for years, and our music is written and performed by Andrew Allen, who has released five albums, and will also be lending his expertise to the winner’s podcast theme!
Host, Brian Ibbott
Brian Ibbott has been producing the cover song show Coverville since 2004. Since then he has hosted and co-hosted shows like The Morning Stream, Soundography, Film Sack, The Pokemon GO Show and Lyrics Undercover. In 2005, Brian worked with the songwriting licensing agencies ASCAP, BMI and SESAC to develop easy-to-use licenses for podcasters to help support artists.
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