Podcast Tours are a great way to explore a new place… they are free and simple to use.
Choose a podcast tour and your phone will instantly take you on a podcast journey around the area playing short and capturing podcasts about the places you drive by. You can even stop at some of the destinations.
Jarrod Pickford, host of Storytowns, has a long history of storytelling via radio, blogs and social media. He also lays claim to the first hitchhiking podcast which “was just me hitchhiking around the world talking to people. I love diving into people’s lives and pulling our stories, it’s been a great passion of mine since I first travelled 19 years ago”.
Along the tour Jarrod also speaks with artists, collectors and a marine biologist who looks after the dogs and penguins on Middle Island. Jarrod will also introduce you to various random stories of Warrnmabool like Bill the Pie Man, who used to stick his fingers in every pie he sold.
A podcast professional and the Founder of Storytowns, Jarrod’s had 20 years of audio experience producing radio for the likes of Nova, Dave Hughes & Kate Langbroek, Kyle & Jackie’O, Alice Cooper, as well as Ryan Seacrest on America’s Top 40. His podcast career has seen him travel the world creating unique content, which has featured on the BBC. He also acts as a key judge in the Australian Podcast Awards.
EMILY EDGE: spent 6 years working in federal politics and 3 years as a Media Advisor for the current Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. She is a powerhouse when it comes to media and communication.
CLAUDIA ROSS: is also from Western Victoria and a recent graduate from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Computing Design. Claudia has joined our team as the junior UX designer.