209 Scott Gurian | The Road Well Traveled

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Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast award-winning print and audio journalist, Scott Gurian to share his experience with radio, reporting and podcasting. Scott is the host of the Far From Home Podcast, a show where Scott documents his travels from far-flung parts of the world. In this episode, Harry and Scott talk about Scott’s learnings from his eleven thousand mile road trip from the UK to Mongolia. They share their recollections of events that greatly affected the New York City area and the world in general, including 9/11 and Superstorm Sandy. Finally, Scott speaks to the differences between radio and podcasting and his plans to continue his show, Far From Home for the foreseeable future.

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What We Covered:

  • 02:11 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Scott Gurian
  • 04:32 – Scott’s education and background in radio
  • 11:28 – Scott recounts his travels that brought him from New Jersey to Oklahoma and back to New Jersey again
  • 16:12 – What Scott learned by reporting on Superstorm Sandy
  • 25:00 – How Scott started his Far From Home Podcast
  • 35:45 – Concerns Scott had with podcasting in foreign countries
  • 41:50 – Scott talks about editing and reediting the footage from his trip to produce his podcast
  • 48:54 – The initial response to Scott’s podcast
  • 50:21 – Scott speaks to a second season of his podcast and what he’s learned about the differences between radio and podcasting
  • 55:11 – What is something Scott has changed his mind about recently
  • 57:23 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Scott
  • 1:01:57 – Harry thanks Scott for joining the show
  • 1:02:13 – Where listeners can follow Scott


Links Mentioned

Scott’s Website

Scott’s Instagram –@farfromhomepodcast

Scott’s Facebook

Scott’s Vimeo

Scott’s Twitter –@scottgurian

Scott’s Far From Home Podcast

Podcast Movement Website

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