Various tweets on twitter today have got me thinking again about starting a UK centric EMS Podcast. I have been in this place before (about a year ago) but never actually got round to starting it as other things (CoEMS) seemed to take up the majority of my time.
A UK EMS Podcast has a number of benefits to me:
- I won’t have to get up at 3am in the morning to participate in podcasts all the time.
- If the podcast works well and gathers a following, it is our chance to share some of the UK specific conundrums and issues that are out there in regards to pre-hospital care.
- It could be our chance to further persuade Ambulance Service Management that using social media and talking openly (and vaguely) about certain things in pre-hospital care, can actually create a force for change and positive thinking and ideas.
- Whilst I am a staunch advocate for listening to and participating in US EMS Podcasts, there is a definite gap in the EMS podcast world for something coming from these shores.
I could go on, but I am sure that you have the gist now!!
My only stumbling block is that I don’t know how to do it (relating to software). I am running a windows 7 laptop and plan on recording directly from Skype conversations with multiple callers, editing the sound recording then making it available on various formats including getting into the iTunes Store.
There seems to be a multitude of solutions out there for this, but reading the forums, many of them have alot of problems and don’t seem the easiest thing in the world to get the hang of.
Any help and suggestions that you can give would be very gratefully accepted!