"Werk It" is an invite-only gathering featuring a who's who of women in media, including Anna Sale (host, WNYC's Death, Sex + Money), Roxane Gay (author, Bad Feminist), Lulu Miller (co-host, Invisibilia), Crissle West (co-host, The Read), and many others. Over the two-day event, participants will discuss and workshop solutions to the challenges of developing, pitching and producing phenomenal podcasts.
Author of Bad Feminist
Host of WNYC's Lies
Hosts of BuzzFeed's Another Round
Co-Host of NPR's Invisibilia
Correspondent on The Daily Show
Host of WNYC's Death, Sex + Money
All events are held at The Greene Space, 44 Charlton St., New York, NY. Get directions.
Breakfast and arrivals.
Opening welcome remarks from Laura Walker and keynote by Roxane Gay.
Panel Discussion "Pitch to Podcast" — panelists include Anna Sale, Tracy Clayton, Crissle West, Tricia Bobeda, Kaitlin Prest, Manoush Zomorodi, Lauren Spohrer, Lynn Casper, and Hillary Frank. Moderator: Mary Harris, Senior Editor WNYC Health Desk.
Lunch — served in The Greene Space.
Workshopping session "Developing Your Pitch" — Break Out Sessions for reviewing pitches for developing or scaling your podcast. All pitches will be workshopped. Group leaders include Ellen Horne, Emily Botein, Suzie Lechtenberg, Leital Molad, and others.
Q&A "Women: Keepers of the Story" — discussion between WNYC's Karen Frillmann and the Kitchen Sisters' Nikki Silva.
WNYC's "How to Be a Grown Ass Woman" — a night of grown-up advice led by Sara Schaefer, featuring Jessica Williams, Heather Havrilesky, and Katja Blichfeld.