Ep 24: How to Write a Podcast Episode Script

In this episode, we share tips on how to create a podcast script, with an emphasis on using an outline as a structure and ensuring conversational and engaging language. Considerations include reading the script out loud for better flow and keeping the target audience in mind.

Creating a well-structured episode with a strong introduction, organised body, and thought-provoking conclusion keeps your audience engaged. We offer tips on outlining, using conversational language, reading the script out loud, and keeping the target audience in mind. We also discuss delivering the script with confidence, using inflection and pausing for emphasis, and maintaining a conversational tone.

We also explore the optimal length of a podcast episode, with a focus on making the most of the content within the desired time frame.


  • Knowing your target audience and tailoring the script accordingly
  • Determining the purpose of the podcast episode and planning the script accordingly
  • Tips on researching, outlining, and creating a captivating podcast episode
  • Using an outline as a structure for podcast scripts and ensuring conversational language
  • Tips for speaking with confidence, using inflection, pausing for emphasis, and maintaining a conversational tone
  • Importance of podcast script writing, various types of podcast scripts, and the optimal length of podcast episodes
  • Focusing on making the most of content within the desired time frame
  • The process of writing engaging podcast scripts including understanding the audience, researching and outlining, structuring the script, writing, editing, and delivering it effectively

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Verity Sangan

Hey! I'm Verity. I love all things podcasting and am passionate about getting more women find their voice through podcasts. When I'm not in work or busy with mum-duties, I host The Lazy Girl's Guide to Podcasting.