OUTLIER PODCAST FESTIVAL
May 17th & 18th 2019
The Earbuds Pitch! competition is designed to give
established indie talent and emerging podcasters the
opportunity to pitch their new show ideas at the Outlier Podcast
Festival in Austin, TX at Galvanize on May 17th; Denver, CO at House of Pod on July 12; and Los Angeles, CA in September (Date & Venue TBD). Our festival is a two-day event, with the pitch competition on Friday night to set the mood
for innovation and excitement for the rest of the festival.
The application period will run from March 18th until May
10th for the Austin, TX event. The application periods for Denver
and Los Angeles will be announced at a later date.
Five finalists will be chosen to pitch their shows on
May 17th in front of a panel of judges and a live audience
at Outlier Podcast Festival | Austin. The winner will receive
a podcast startup package (details below).
March 18th - Call for submissions
May 10th - Submissions close
May 13th - Finalists notified
May 17th - Live event in which finalists make their pitches
in front of a panel of judges and a live audience at the
Outlier Podcast Festival | Austin. The winner is announced
the following day at the conclusion of the festival.
The EarBuds Pitch competition is open to anyone able to attend
Outlier Podcast Festival. Their show must be new or less than
6 months old.
Winners will receive:
2 Heil PR40 Mics by Heil Sound
3-year JPRO and a Field Recorder licenses from
Podcast production services by Crate Media
Scarlett 2i2 interface by Focusrite
What we’re looking for in a pitch:
OutlierHQ, a media and events company, is looking for outliers
with original show ideas. All eligible
submissions will be evaluated on the following three criteria:
How to enter:
Submit a pitch that includes the following information:
1) Your elevator pitch for the show.
2) Who is your audience? Be specific.
3 )What type of show? Interview, scripted? How many hosts
or main characters? Segments?
4) What is the vibe of the show?
5) What experiences and skills do you bring to the project?
7) Optional: Submit a sample of your work. Samples can take
any form including text, video, or audio.
To enter you need to buy a ticket to the festival at OutlierCS.com
Email your responses to Ever Gonzalez and Arielle
Nissenblatt at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line
About Outlier Podcast Festival
The Outlier Podcast Festival is a traveling national event held in major cities across the U.S. It provides outliers in the podcasting community an intimate opportunity to collaborate with both Indie talent and industry giants.
We provide an immersive experience for you to engage with keynote speakers, participate in breakout sessions, and interact with the newest software and audio equipment. You’ll have the opportunity to bring questions to the experts during panel discussions, listen in during live podcasts, and join the conversation with other media disrupters.