Navigating Towards the Future of Podcast Editing with Bethany Hawkins

Podcast Editors Mastermind

Jun 9 2023 • 48 mins

Are you a podcast editor seeking to stay ahead of industry trends? Are you worried that AI might take your business away? Do you want to be at the forefront of discussions and take charge of the conversation?

In this episode, we'll be talking with Bethany Hawkins about the latest trends in podcasting and how they could affect you as an editor or producer. And don't miss the discussion on how AI tools can be helpful but can also fail if the creators have limited expertise. It's important to understand both sides of the coin.

Listen To...

  • Be able to share why the trend of ignoring the crucial role of quality audio is unsustainable.
  • Explore the implications of AI and ChatGPT within podcasting and choose how to embrace what is positive.
  • Discover why some AI tools are actually creating more business for podcast editors and producers.
  • Recognize that the podcast production community is exceptional and valuable. The film and television production companies are now using and learning from our work.

Links And Resources


Bethany Hawkins is an accomplished podcast editing expert and the CEO of Crackers in Soup, an award-nominated podcast production and coaching company. Boasting a portfolio of over 80 podcasts, Bethany has been in the industry since 2019, witnessing the transformation of podcasting and the rise of AI.

She has expertise in spotting industry trends and ensuring high-quality audio. She provides great value to podcast editors looking to enhance their skills and stay on top of the dynamic world of podcast editing.

And she's REALLY fun to talk with. :)

Our Editor

This episode of the Podcast Editors Mastermind was edited by Alejandro Ramirez. You can find him on LinkedIn if you're interested in talking with him about editing your show.

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About the Podcast Editors Mastermind

The Podcast Editors Mastermind is for professional podcast editors who want to grow their business and get more clients. We’re creating a community of like-minded professionals that are passionate about the art and science of editing podcasts.

Our goal is to help you build your business by providing tools, resources, and support so you can...