Start a better conversation for 2021: Start your podcast.

Create a pilot episode for your first (or next) podcast. The theme is 'discourse and positivity'. If it's your first time, we've got your back with a free 7 day bootcamp. Register now, make 2021 a brighter year.

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How to enter

Step 1 - Register

First things first. You need to register your interest in the challenge so we can keep in touch with you.

We will send you the tools and guidance you need to get started straight away.

REGISTER NOW

Step 2 - Learn & CREATE

If it's your first time creating a podcast then we suggest you take the 7 day podcasting bootcamp.

Follow along, and by the end you will have the makings of your first ever podcast and a winning entry.

About the bootcamp

Step 3 - SUBMIT & Promote

You'll have until December 20th to submit your entry for the challenge.

Promote your entry to your followers, friends, and family using the #LetsTalk2021 hashtag, and build your future podcast audience.

challenge brief

TIMELINE

Contest starts

Wed, 11th November

Entires close

Sun, 20th December

Winners announced

Mon, 21st December

Winners will receive

RRP: $199
Samson Q9U microphone
RRP: $109
Samson SR880 Headphones
RRP: $49
Samson MBA38’ Boom Arm
RRP: $280
1 year subscription to Alitu: The Podcast Maker
RRP: $225
1 year subscription to The Podcast Host Academy
RRP: $72
Samson Q2U microphone
RRP: $280
1 year subscription to Alitu: The Podcast Maker
RRP: $225
1 year subscription to The Podcast Host Academy

What is the #LetsTalk2021 challenge?

#LetsTalk2021 is a challenge for aspiring and returning podcasters, to start a more positive conversation for 2021.
  • #LetsTalk2021 is a podcasting challenge.
  • Entrants will submit a pilot episode along with a 60-second trailer for voting purposes. The podcast must focus on positivity and discourse.
  • All participants get access to free podcast training and Alitu, the all-in-one podcast maker app, for the duration of the contest.
  • Entrants share their submission via social media using the #LetsTalk2021 hashtag in order to gather votes.
  • Winners receive gear from Samson, a year of free access to Alitu, lifetime access to The Podcast Host Academy, and promotion to an audience of thousands.

Everywhere you turn, it seems as though there isn’t much good news in 2020. The overall mindset has been negative. It feels as though every day, the cultural conversation becomes more negative, with consequences that hurt. 

What if there were a way to change that conversation? 

Read the challenge brief

Who can
take part?

If this is your first podcast

Register for the contest, and we will send you an invite to take part in the 7 day bootcamp. You'll be well taken care of by seasoned podcaster Colin Gray, founder of The Podcast Host, with a series of 7 video and reading lessons.

The bootcamp is 100% free, and you can follow along at your own pace. In a week or less we will show you everything you need to know about creating your first episode. The exact steps to follow, without any of the obstacles.

Once you've completed the bootcamp, you should have the makings of your first episode. Hurray! You'll have until December the 20th to submit your first episode and a 60 second clip for public voting.

Learn more about the bootcamp
If this is NOT your first podcast

Existing podcasters are welcome to take part. If you would like an opportunity to brush up on your process, then you can follow along with the 7 day bootcamp.

You'll have until December the 20th to submit your first episode and a 60 second clip for public voting.

Start a brighter conversation for 2021.

Podcasts can change minds. Now more than ever we need your voice, your message, and perspective. We need you. Start your podcast.
REGISTER NOW