Good at podcasts


At Talk Normal we do three things, and we do them uncommonly well. That means our clients can rely on our focus and expertise.

Ten things they don't tell you About making a podcast

Are you commissioning or starting a podcast? We have assembled a list of ten things about making a podcast that we wish someone had told us on day one. Download it for free so that you can avoid our rookie mistakes.

How we work

You don't want some podcasts, you want the right podcasts, every time. Our working method is designed to bake in quality and reliability to the creative process. So, whether you have a finished plan or just a bright idea, we will work with you to create a finished product that brings your ideas to life.
Optimise your idea
Optimise your idea

You might just have a concept or a title, or a full list of topics. We help you to develop it so that it's both entertaining and effective.

What do you need?
What do you need?

You might want us to do the recording and edit, or you might want us to manage the process from beginning to end: schedule guests, distribution, and social too. It's your choice, and you only pay for what you need.

Planning & workflow
Create a workflow

We set this up based on your deadlines. We will manage the project, so you don't have to. We'll give you full access to our workflow, so you always know what's happening.

Content creation
Content creation

Only then do we work with you and your guests to create the content you need.

Who we are

Tim Phillips
Producer and host

With more than 30 years of experience as a journalist, Tim knows how to ask all the right questions.

Megan Bieber
Assistant producer

Megan is the glue that holds Talk Normal together, making sure that the research, scheduling and workflow are flawless.

Karolina Smolova
Video editor

An award-winning director and film editor, Karol will edit your videos with flair, achieving in hours what usually takes weeks.

Andrei Zargarian
Sound editor

Andrei's golden ears and mysterious skills guarantee that the quality of every recording will be as good as it can be.

Why choose us?

Technical excellence

Talk Normal' s specialists all excel in their discipline. The quality of research, scripting, recording and editing reflect decades of experience in broadcast journalism.

Project management

We work to your demanding deadlines, giving you the peace of mind that the content you need will be delivered on time, every time.

Grow your audience

We will create the right content to attract the audience you need, and use the most advanced digital marketing to help you achieve your goals.


Maybe you want us to do it all, or maybe you have your own skills and resources and are looking for a creative partner. We will tailor our services to your needs.

Low startup cost

Unlike many agencies, we have no upfront costs or expensive studios to maintain. You pay only for the services you use, for a fixed cost per episode or event.


Don't know where to begin? Have a great idea that's stuck? The Talk Normal development process will take you from a bright idea to a fully-realised episode plan.