Industry Expert Nick Quah on What Makes a Great Podcast
In 2014, Nick Quah launched Hot Pod, a newsletter focused on the art of podcasting. Today, the Malaysia native also serves as a podcast critic for New York magazine’s culture and entertainment website, Vulture, and hosts Servant of Pod with Nick Quah, a podcast on the craft and culture of podcasting. We recently phoned Quah at his home in Idaho for an off-the-cuff conversation about his enthusiasm for the medium, the industry’s changing landscape, and why fun is an essential ingredient of any great audio show.
Podcasts can adapt to a wide array of topics. Is flexibility their greatest asset?