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A Multi-Talented Actor Explains What Podcasting Means To Him

Gregg Weiner
Imran Sheikh
April 13, 2018 - "[Talk Radio] got me through and kept me company during some rough times in my life. I aim to return the favor; and hopefully with laughter."
Since 2018
Comedy
Insight
Actor

►Tell us about you and your podcast

My name is Gregg Weiner and my sometimes co-host is Imran Sheikh. My podcast is called The Gregg Weiner Podcast. I am an actor currently working on theatre in south Florida and considering the move to either NYC or LA once again. I have a radio background, and work on 104.3 The Shark and 102.7 The Beach here in Miami as a part-time radio personality. I've been on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia", "Magic City", "War Dogs", "Transporter 2", "Burn Notice" and more.

 

►Why & how did you start this podcast? 

I have been podcasting for 4 months now and starting to pick up steam. I am aiming at comedy, honesty, and human insight I suppose. I have been a fan of talk radio since a child and it got me through and kept me company during some rough times in my life. I aim to return the favor; and hopefully with laughter.

 

►How'd you find the time and funding to do this podcast?

Currently I am unfunded. I podcast whenever I can find the time in the life-long juggle of 20 different jobs, but it's honestly my favorite because I'm my own boss.

 

►What do you gain from podcasting?        

No sponsors yet. I am just starting out. That will come however - that's the end goal.

 

►How does your podcasting process look like? 

My host is Zcast and they are incredible and extremely supportive. I use a Yeti Blue Pro into a small mixer and Mac Book. I use Skype for my cohost and my cell phone for calls. Pretty bare bones, but for now it works for exactly what I need. I use audacity to record and edit. Great program. If I have an idea for a bit, I write it down, and then fire up the system and do a show.

 

►How do you market your show?

I make sure the podcast is posted on as many podcatchers as I can including: iTunes, Google, Soundcloud, Listennotes, Laughable, Zcast.co, and I'm always adding more!

 

►What advice would you share with aspiring (new) podcasters?

I say start now and practice the craft as much as you can, and when it feels pointless,...KEEP GOING!!

 

►Where can we learn more about you & your podcasts?

Updated: 4 months ago

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