WestfordCAT will be opening its station to community members who want to produce their own podcasts or just watch one getting filmed and edited. Staff will be expanding access to the new state-of-the-art equipment and studio next year as part of a series of changes at the WCAT.
Executive Director Sarah Fletcher said of the station’s widening outreach, “The podcast studio has an appeal that is drawing people into the station. Putting on headphones and having a microphone in front of you while conversing on a topic with like-minded individuals is just fun to do! Whether you’re collaborating with business associates or working from a script on a subject you want to share, podcast productions can be a simple voice recording or can include video.”
As part of a community engagement campaign, WCAT will be giving voices to those who want to share an idea, a group’s message or an upcoming event. There is also opportunity for folks to learn the technical, behind-the-scenes aspect of television production, and podcasting.
These additional, member-produced podcasts will be added to the burgeoning list of online content featured on WestfordCAT’s Youtube Channel. They will augment a lineup that will continue to include history with Bob Oliphant’s Westford Wardsman, What’s New, Westford?; and Married to Real Estate along with an extensive menu of staff and member-made productions.
The new year will see a robust growth in content shared by WCAT, which should bolster membership and continue to educate and entertain viewers. If you have an idea for a podcast or an event to promote, etc. contact the station to schedule a tour or book studio time; email WestfordCAT@WestfordCAT.org or call 978-692-7152.