Earfluence Articles

Chef Vivian Howard’s failures mean more than all the awards

An acclaimed chef, best-selling author and multi-award-winning television host and producer, Vivian Howard seems to be doing it all. She started as part of the Wolfpack at North Carolina State University with an English degree, but she translated her storytelling skills to the kitchen. Her passion for food and storytelling is evident in her vulnerable…

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Why Did NC State’s Poole College Start a Podcast? We Asked Host Jenny Hammond

On February 10, 2021, NC State’s Poole College of Management launched the Poole Podcast, a “think and do” conversation about the relationship between academics and industry. Listen: Episode 1 with Dean Frank Buckless and The Pink Ceiling CEO Cindy Eckert Listen: Episode 2 – US Taxation in a Global Economy, with Nathan Goldman and EY’s…

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Introducing Finding Life’s Rhythm, the Walter Harris Story

Walter Harris, drummer for the iconic New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band, is sharing his stories of hardship and resilience in a new podcast series launching Q1 2021. Earfluence is thrilled to announce its new podcast series debuting in March, “Finding Life’s Rhythm”, to tell the story of Preservation Hall Jazz Band drummer Walter Harris’…

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2020 Year in Review (infographic)

  This has been a year filled with unprecedented changes and challenges. Between COVID-19, racial unrest and maybe the most divisive presidential election our country has ever seen, it’s easy to become emotionally drained by the state of our world. But, we’re proud to have had a hand in making it better. This year, we’ve…

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Podcast Music Spotlight: I am Soteria

Soteria Shepperson is an artivist, meaning she combines art and activism in her music. For the last 10 years, the performer has been working to fight social and racial injustice, and she has found that poetry is her best way to do it. She says that using her lyrics as a platform to speak on…

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How to Start a Podcast Webinar and Checklist

Have you ever thought about starting a podcast but weren’t sure how? On this video, you’ll get insight into: * Setting a Goal for Your Podcast* How to Record and Edit* Reaching Out to Guests* Storytelling in Podcasting* Marketing Tips and Tricks to Maximize Your Reach On the panel are 5 podcasters who have experience…

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New Interactive Live Stream Puts Your ACC Basketball Knowledge to the Test

All you know is that the guest each week is a former ACC Basketball star, but we’re not going to tell you who.  Social media influencer and former Raleigh sports anchor Penn Holderness is in the dark as well, and will have 20 yes or no questions to figure out the mystery guest, all while…

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Hi, I’m Cee Cee!

Cee Cee Huffman is joining the Earfluence team as our new associate producer and content strategist. Get to know her, and see how her storytelling skills will help us tell more amazing stories. In Feb. of 2019, I painted my face blue and white to get other UNC-Chapel Hill students excited about our upcoming home…

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10 Tips for Remote Podcast Interviews

One of these days we’ll get back to in-person recordings. But for now, in this new work from home world, we are going to be doing a lot of podcast recordings remote. So here are some tips for both the host and guest for getting the best sound quality AND the best content. 1)    Get an…

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Casting Call for Startup Entrepreneurs in the Triangle

At Earfluence, we are producing an exciting new podcast series that will bring the Triangle Startup Community together to hear about the next big idea! We have four venture capitalists ready to hear your pitch! So, are you an entrepreneur? Do you have the next tech innovation? Are you part of an underrepresented entrepreneurial segment?…

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