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The Busy Creator Podcast with Prescott Perez-Fox - conversations on creative culture, workflow & productivity


The Busy Creator Podcast is a discussion program where creative professionals from across the spectrum share tools, techniques, and habits they use in their practice. Listeners are introduced to strategies and pro tips to be their most creative, productive selves.

Full website available at http://busycreator.com and http://busycreator.com/podcast/ for the show specifically.

Apr 21, 2014

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 8 w/guest Ashley Milne-Tyte

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 8 w/guest Ashley Milne-Tyte

Prescott chats with Ashley Milne-Tyte (@ashleymilnetyte), a journalist, radio producer, and podcaster living in New York City. Together they discuss the daily grind of journalists and the process for recording and editing audio segments for radio and podcasts. We hear Ashley’s workflow and habits, and her plans to improve productivity as spring approaches.

Also, please note that Ashley is looking for an intern. If you’re interested in working alongside a podcast and radio producer in New York, please get in touch with her, via her site.

 

Show Notes & Links

Tools

Techniques

  • Use memory and self-discipline
  • Have a physical to-do list, cross things off
  • Get things out of your head — as soon as you think of it
  • Create a system for repetitive tasks, like conducting podcast interviews
  • Have interviewees record themselves using an iPhone and app
  • A lot of editing for podcasts; more than just a conversation. But not recommended.
  • Keep your podcasts short and punchy

Habits

  • Control Everything, a bad habit that affects women more than men
  • Gym time in the morning
  • Pilates on Saturdays
  • Twice a week, spend an hour taking care of things before getting dressed