Nick, WGN, Yahoo discussed on With Everyone (by myself)


This month marks my fifteen year anniversary of podcasting. I am pretty sure. I published my first episode episode January twenty seven. It's not a terribly exciting story. But I don't know that I've ever told The in depth story of How I started in summer? Two Thousand Four. I launched my i. I real- website domain name. That's Phantom power dot org still exists but doesn't really do anything other than handle my email. I I had this idea at the time of just recording radio shows as MP three files and just posting them on my website and just kind of see. Hey if anybody find some great. That idea grew out of the fact fact that I'd been publishing music on the Internet for a few years and really in one way or the another publishing on the Internet since ninety seven and I to do radio shows I had enough gear already. I had the know how to record audio because I've been doing it with music for a few years and you know I had a cup of Coffee Offie in radio back in nineteen ninety six because I went to broadcasting school from ninety five five into ninety six got an internship at WABC FM eventually worked on air. Are there up until the point. When the radio station went off it was bought out by a Spanish radio conglomerate and they pretty much turned it into a Robo Station of historical stoorikhel note? Worthiness ninety-six is the year that the Telecommunications Act was modified to highly deregulate radio net gave the rise is of these massive mega radio companies. So I really got into radio at the right time just in time to have all of the small stations that people would usually start out in bought out out in automated across the country. So two thousand four. I had this idea in clearly. The idea of somehow publishing as some type of Internet radio show that wasn't just streamed dreamed over some sort of Streaming Protocol like shout caster is cast which I believe those existed. Then just something you could download and listen to when you wanted. Clearly that idea yeah was Circulating amongst the people of the world later that year before I had published any of these so called Sh- radio shows. I was part of a Yahu group that that was dedicated to the nick. Gilio radio show Nick to Gilio was and I believe still is a host host on. WGN radio out of Chicago and Nick was a weekend warrior. Guy Who would work all these. He's weird shifts but he developed A following including me. This Yahoo Group was really run by fans. Though so nick. And some of his producers eventually did join the group and one of the conversations in late two thousand four in this Yahoo Group. I mentioned that how I used to work in well. I barely worked in radio another member of the group. George Smith said well maybe you should start a podcast and I was I I was like what is that and I think I might have said. I'm not sure I know what that is and you said Yeah you should look it up. It's kind of new thing. It was started by Adam Curry it used to be on MTV. So I started researching it and immediately I was just really taken with the whole thing so it was probably probably in November two thousand and four. I started just listening to podcasts. And the first show show. I listened to was and I'm Chris. Daily Source Code and I listened to Don Andrew and youth radio at that time there weren't any dedicated podcast directories there were places that were. We're kind of aggregating podcasts. On a very loose basis one of them was audio dot weblogs Dot Com. You could set up your publishing system to ping that you are l.. And if your podcast feed had media enclosures would.

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