NMEU 07 – Natalie Silverman – Radio Broadcaster to Podcast Professional

Natalie Silverman, the person behind The Fertility Podcast, talks about her experience with shifting from being a radio broadcaster to a podcaster....

Natalie Silverman
Natalie Silverman is a radio presenter, a voice-over talent, and the person behind The Fertility Podcast – a bi-weekly podcast focusing on fertility issues affecting people trying to start a family. Natalie’s podcast features expert interviews as well as stories from everyday people willing to share their journeys to help others.

[bctt tweet=”There’s a mixture of business and pleasure with #podcasts. – @NatalieBOnAir”]

Top Quotes from Natalie Silverman:

  • “There’s a mixture of business and pleasure with podcasts.”
  • “I’ve been trying to kind of move more into the creative storytelling with some of the interviews that I do, because the content can be quite serious.”
  • “I’m a big fan of This American Life.”
  • “I’m keen to have my podcast be more conversational in a storytelling way as well as just the interview way.”
  • “I’ve been doing podcasts for the city, which is something I’m quite keen to continue.”
  • “It gives me that freedom to plan ahead.” [on Tweetdeck]
  • “I want to have had set goals in place so that by the time September comes, I’ve achieved certain things I can hopefully come and share with people.” [on attending the New Media Europe conference]
  • “The skills that you have from working in radio enable you to view podcasting probably a little bit differently.”


Key Timestamps:

  • [spp-timestamp time=”00:30″] – Host Mike Russell introduces and welcomes the episode’s guest, Natalie Silverman
  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:30″] – Natalie’s new life as a mom
  • [spp-timestamp time=”02:47″] – How Natalie is using new media for her personal brand and business
  • [spp-timestamp time=”04:25″] – Natalie talks about generating leads and creating content for her podcast
  • [spp-timestamp time=”05:21″] – Natalie’s top blogs and podcasts
  • [spp-timestamp time=”06:08″] – How Natalie’s radio experience helps her as a podcaster
  • [spp-timestamp time=”07:15″] – Whether Natalie plans to pursue radio or podcasting
  • [spp-timestamp time=”07:57″] – Natalie’s plans to start new podcasts
  • [spp-timestamp time=”09:08″] – New media tools that Natalie can’t live without
  • [spp-timestamp time=”10:19″] – How frequently Natalie uses Tweetdeck
  • [spp-timestamp time=”11:12″] – What made Natalie decide to attend the upcoming New Media Europe conference
  • [spp-timestamp time=”12:54″] – People that Natalie is looking forward to meeting at the New Media Europe conference
  • [spp-timestamp time=”13:55″] – Whether Natalie sees more people heading from the radio to the podcasting space
  • [spp-timestamp time=”14:38″] – What made Natalie decide to start her own podcast
  • [spp-timestamp time=”15:47″] – Where to find Natalie online
  • [spp-timestamp time=”16:28″] – Mike thanks Natalie for joining him on the show

Find Natalie online!

Catch Natalie on Twitter, @NatalieBOnAir, or visit her website at http://natalieb.co.uk. You can also listen to Natalie’s The Fertility Podcast and follow the show on Twitter: @fertilitypoddy.

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Mike is co-founder of New Media Europe - obsessed with everything new in media and technology. He's also a founder of audio production company Music Radio Creative.