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Podcast Script – Recurring Elements

How do you format a podcast script?

Podcast Script Outline Template: A Bird’s Eye-view

  2. # 1 Introduction: Set your episode up.
  3. # 2 Intro Music/sound effects.
  4. # 3 Guest Bio/ explanation of what’s in store.
  5. # 4 Topic 1 or Guest Questions [Duration____ ]
  6. # 5 Segue: Sound effect, change in speaker, sponsor ad/message, short clip, or musical sting]

How many words is a 5 minute podcast script?

Podcast Script should be Optimized for Words Per Minute

You should aim for 150-160 words per minute speaking speed when working on your podcast.

How long should a 30 minute podcast script be?

4,500 words

How Long Is A 30-Minute Podcast? Perhaps you’ve decided that while writing your script and planning your show’s format, a 30-Minute podcast may be more natural. In general, this is a standard length for many podcasts. Therefore, you should be able to speak 4,500 words.

What is a segue in a podcast?

Segue- it connects different sections of your podcast. A sound effect or musical tune would suffice. Topic 1- the length depends on your overall podcast.

What are the 8 elements of script formatting?

The elements for a script are:

  • Scene Heading.
  • Action.
  • Character Name.
  • Dialogue.
  • Parenthetical.
  • Extensions.
  • Transition.
  • Shot.

What are the 6 aspects of a script?

The basic format consists of six major elements: scene headings, action, character name, dialogue, parentheticals, and transitions.

Is 10 minutes too short for a podcast?

The 10-20 minute mark is more acceptable (from a listener standpoint) for a podcast with a solo host. This format is void from peer discussion, meaning it will naturally be shorter. There are obviously exceptions to this.

How long is a 45 minute episode script?

Scripts should always roughly be a page to a minute, so you should expect pilot scripts to be 45 – 60 pages. 45 – 60 pages equals out to about 45 minutes to an hour of screen time. Consider the channel where your script is likely to air.

How long is a 2 3 minute script?

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What file format should a podcast be?


MP3s are the most compatible audio file format and are widely accepted by most podcast hosting platforms, including Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Apple Podcasts.

What format should my podcast be?

When it comes to sharing your audio as a podcast, MP3 and M4A files are the only audio filetypes that are supported for podcast apps (like Apple Podcasts). Acast supports both file formats. We recommend uploading 128 – 160kbps MP3 files.

What is the correct format for writing a script?

In the most basic terms, a screenplay is a 90-120 page document written in Courier 12pt font on 8 1/2″ x 11″ bright white three-hole punched paper. Wondering why Courier font is used? It’s a timing issue. One formatted script page in Courier font equals roughly one minute of screen time.