Going Beyond the Listener: Accessible Audio for Podcasting
Recently, three major podcast providers were sued for lack of accessibility, raising awareness for a much-needed discussion around making podcasts universally accessible.
Spoiler alert: it takes more than just adding a transcript.
In this webinar, Nic Steenhout, host of A11y Rules and a web accessibility consultant, will share his expert tips and tricks for hosting an inclusive podcast, and why it matters for a better listener experience.
In this webinar you will learn:
- Benefits of accessible podcasting for your audience
- Elements that make a podcast accessible
- Features to look for in your podcasting platform and tools
Nic Steenhout Host, speaker, and accessibility consultant l A11y Rules
Nicolas Steenhout offers real-world insight into everyday accessibility issues.
His work began in the mid-’90s. As a developer, he was approached by clients facing challenges not yet part of the public consciousness. On the emerging web, accessibility hurdles were keeping people with disabilities from engaging with a technological revolution.
As Nic began championing web accessibility, he transitioned into the non-profit sector where he collaborated with people with a wide variety of impairments.
Today, Nic continues his accessibility work as an independent consultant for private businesses and non-profits. Having worked on three continents, he’s engaged with thousands of individuals with disabilities.