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Hindenburg Journalist Quick Start

You're ready to get started. You've decided on Hindenburg Journalist and it's installed. But now what?

You want to get your podcast recorded, edited, and published. And you want it to sound great.

Where do you start?

Skip the hours of poking through menus and YouTube video searches. You can get started right now - and it's easier than you might think.

In this course, we'll get you up and running so you can record, edit, and publish your solo podcast episode with Hindenburg Journalist (not Pro). We'll help you understand how the software works, dial in your ideal settings, capture a great recording, edit, and more.

You'll go from brand new to published in just a few short steps - without a bunch of "fluff" that you don't need.

Note: This course will cover the features of Hindenburg Journalist but does not cover any Hindenburg Journalist Pro-only features.


Are you interested in shortening your learning curve?

Do you want the confidence that you can move forward quickly?

Do you want to skip the fluff?

Sign up for this course today?

46 Lessons

  • You will be able to access this course immediately after your purchase is complete.
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46 Lessons in Hindenburg Journalist Quick Start:



What is this course all about?

1 Record, Edit, and Publish


Select your microphone, do a sound check, and record your solo episode!

Download the Script

If you want to create a sample episode, this script template can help you.

Mix & Edit

Fix errors, remove distractions, and make it sound great!

Download the Intro

Export and Publish

Get your episode out of Hindenburg so you can share it with the world!

Congratulations on Finishing the First Module

Congratulations! Discover what else is in this course.

2 Introduction to Hindenburg

How Hindenburg Works

Orient Yourself to the Hindenburg Interface

The Hindenburg File Menu

Discover the Hidden Gems in the Hindenburg File Menu

The Tools Menu

Discover What's In the Tools Menu

The Montage Window

Where the Work Gets Done

The Transport Window

Understand the Key (and Surprising) Features of the Transport Window

Clipboards - Keep Things for Later

Understand How Clipboards Can Help You Organize

Favorites - Want to Use It Again?

Understand Why You Might Want to Use Favorites

Markers - Navigating

Understand How to See and Use the Markers Window

3 Hindenburg: The Initial Setup

Preferences - Customize Your Experience

Understand and Set Preferences For Success

Session Properties

Customize Your Editing and Publishing Experience

4 Hindenburg: Recording Your First Monologue

Getting Ready to Record

Overview of What's Next

Selecting Your USB Microphone

Make Sure You're Getting the Right Microphone

Selecting Your Audio Interface

Setting Your Recording Levels

Sound Great (The Goldilocks Test)

Hit Record and Go

Record Your Monologue

Download the Script

If you want to create a sample episode, this script template can help you.

5 Hindenburg: Editing Your First Episode

Intro to Mixing and Editing

This is How We Will Cover Mixing and Editing

Download the Intro

Two Ways to Import Audio

How to Choose Which Tracks You Can Hear

Understand the Difference Between Mute and Solo, and How to Use Them

How to Select a Region (or Part of a Region)

How to Split a Region

How to Copy and Paste

Get Familiar With Copy and Paste.

How to Use the Clipboards

How to Clear Unneeded Audio

How to Cut and Remove Silence

How to Move a Region

How to Adjust a Region's or Track's Volume

How to Fade the Volume

How to Quickly Sweeten a Voice Using Voice Profiler

Putting It All Together (Watch Over My Shoulder)

6 Hindenburg: Publishing Your First Episode

Intro to Export and Publish

How to Get Your Project Out of Hindenburg So You Can Share It

Add File Identification (id3 Metadata) Automatically

Leave Breadcrumbs In the File

How to Export a File

How to Publish a File

7 Congratulations!


8 Bonus

How a Special Mouse Helps Me Go Faster

How to Speed Up or Slow Down Playback

Sometimes you'll want to go faster. Other times you'll want to slow things down.

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