Your Teacher – Alex DiPalma
Alexandra DiPalma is a podcast producer and co-founder of Domino Sound, a queer, Black woman-owned network & production company creating authentic, inclusive and disruptive media content. Domino’s shows include HBO’s Between the World and Me Podcast, The Cheat Code and Raising Rebels, among others.
Alex’s bloodline can be traced back to Atrani, the smallest village in Italy. She’s the executive producer of the hit podcast, Food 4 Thot, which was named “one of the best book podcasts of 2019″ by The Oprah Magazine.
Alex and Seth Godin have been teaching The Podcasting Workshop together since 2018, and it has been one of the greatest joys of her career. Seth and Alex have helped thousands of students become podcasters.
Prior to founding Domino Sound, Alex ran the Brand Studio at Midroll Media/Stitcher, produced television at Fusion, and a daily news show at Minnesota Public Radio. She attended Columbia University and NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Teaching podcasting is one of her favorite activities, and her favorite diet is a Mediterranean one.
Seth Godin is an Author, Entrepreneur and Most of All, A teacher.
Seth is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker. In addition to launching one of the most popular blogs in the world, he has written 20 best-selling books, including The Dip, Linchpin, Purple Cow, Tribes, and What To Do When It’s Your Turn (And It’s Always Your Turn). His book, This is Marketing, was an instant bestseller in countries around the world. The latest book is The Practice, and creatives everywhere have made it a bestseller.
Though renowned for his writing and speaking, Seth also founded two companies, Squidoo and Yoyodyne (acquired by Yahoo!).
By focusing on everything from effective marketing and leadership, to the spread of ideas and changing everything, Seth has been able to motivate and inspire countless people around the world.
In 2013, Seth was one of just three professionals inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame. In an astonishing turn of events, in May 2018, he was also inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame. He might be the only person in both.
is the co-founder and creative director of Domino Sound. She is the executive producer and creative director of hit narrative infidelity audio drama The Cheat Code. She wrote the pilot for its TV adaptation. She was EP on celebrity photographer Naima Green’s experimental digital archive of queer NYC, SKIN CONTACT. She was the Creative Director of HBO’s Between the World and Me podcast. She is currently a fellow at the Center for the Science of Psychedelics at UC Berkeley.
For Kenya, imagination and experimentation are key. Due to relocation after Hurricane Katrina, she grew up in both New Orleans and the DMV. She is a disabled Scorpio who hates racism. She is also a psychonaut who throws amazing parties and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Steve Heatherington – Coach
Steve is a podcasting shepherd. A student in the second workshop, he stayed around and has been Head Coach since January 2020, working with Alexandra DiPalma and the team to help students not only find their voices but use them. He is passionate about helping people with something to say to get their message out in the wild.
He has a natural affinity with tech plus an insatiable curiosity. Problem-solving is his default mindset. He can often be heard asking his computer, “So why are you doing that?”.
Steve is an alpaca shepherd based in a valley in South Wales with 38 alpacas, which inspires his podcast, Alpaca Tribe (with over 200 weekly episodes).
He is also the producer of the Pod Buffet – An eclectic mix of new podcasts from fresh podcasters worldwide.
Life is too short to make, or listen to bad podcasts.