Maker Mark | Here Media

Maker Mark | Here Media

Welcome to Maker Mark, a living collection of the work of an audio addict, publisher of the Climactic Collective (climactic.fm), and founder of Here Media (a place-based audio agency). Tips, tricks, answers to listener questions, and a collection of audio by Mark Spencer, for Here Media and elsewhere.

Recent Episodes

Maker Mark answers questions from the Student Voice Network

Oct. 3, 2021

Student Voice Network is a platform for helping young people find their peers and collaborators in taking positive social action. They asked Mark some questions about podcasting as a form of climate engagement. In order to a…

Who knew we needed a climate podcast from The Economist.

Oct. 3, 2021

To a Lesser Degree from The Economist. A new podcast that's delightfully refreshing. The intersection of market-oriented pragmatism and climate crisis severity. Climate change, from the perspective of the market. Who knew th…

Audio Journalism for the Climate Crisis | Robert McLean of Climate Conversations

Sept. 25, 2021

Podcasts are usually about the hosts. Not always, but most of the time a podcaster will intersperse their questions with anecdotes, their personal opinion, and jokes (some better than others). That's not Robert McLean's appr…

Introducing Write Hear, Right Now

Sept. 19, 2021

Read this as a blog here .

When a creative itch is given some lockdown space to 🪴

Sept. 12, 2021

Lately I've been feeling that same itch I felt 4 years ago. A craving for a thing I can't find in the content landscape. And it's got me thinking about whether I could fill that gap, and give value to the climate/podcasting …

Update from Lockdown

Sept. 5, 2021

Updates from Lockdown. With a focus on place-based stories, getting to reveal and engage with facets of community life, the extraordinary parts of normal life - Here Media is having a slumber of over Tāmaki Makaurau’s COVID …

Recent Blog Posts

Interview | Audio Journalism for the Climate Crisis | Robe…

If you’re able, I’d recommend listening to this as a podcast episode. Unlike other excellent newsletter creators, I am not first and for…

Introducing Write Hear, Right Now

Inspired by the club anthem, and it's timely return to relevance with its adaptation by Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim) to feature Greta Thunberg's UN address,…

Editorial | Why it’s time for podcast publishers to engage…

Why it’s time for podcast publishers to engage with climate, on all their shows.   Welcome to the first editorial on Write Hear, Right N…