Our Hosts

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Amanda McLoughlin

is a podcaster, business builder, and queer martini aunt. She is the creator and CEO of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and consultancy based in New York City. Multitude produces original shows, publishes free resources for podcasters, and helps clients of all sizes create, market, and grow great shows. Her career is dedicated to helping other creators make a living by making great stuff online.

Twitter: @shessomickey

Website: amandamcloughlin.com

Co-Hosts: Join the Party, Spirits, Waystation

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Brandon Grugle

is an audio producer, composer, and sound designer. He’s the co-host of Join the Party, a collaborative audio drama based on the rules of Dungeons & Dragons, on which he voices the robot detective TR8c. He is a founding member of Multitude.

Twitter: @brandongrugle

Website: brandongrugle.com

Co-Hosts: Join the Party

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Eric Hamilton Schneider

is a podcaster, video editor, and sound designer. He edits and regularly guest hosts Spirits, co-hosts Waystation, and is the editor for Beyond the Screenplay. In third grade he was the second kid to catch all 151 Pokèmon. More importantly he is a founding member of Multitude.

Twitter: @imericschneider

Website: imericschneider.com

Co-Hosts: Spirits, Waystation

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Eric Silver

is a writer, audio producer, and teacher based in Brooklyn, NY. He's the Dungeon Master and co-host of Join the Party, a collaborative audio drama based on the rules of Dungeons & Dragons; the co-host of HORSE, a basketball podcast about everything except for wins and losses; and a founding member of Multitude. He likes cardigans, chunky peanut butter, and being five minutes early.

Twitter: @el_silvero

Website: ericsilver.work

Co-Hosts: HORSE, Join the Party

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Julia Schifini

is a historian, voice actor, sound designer, and lover of all fancy foods. She is a co-host and producer of Spirits, a boozy dive into myths and legends, and a founding member of Multitude. She loves world-building, professional wrestling, fancy cheese, and all things creepy and cool. You can hear her sound design on shows like Janus Descending and the upcoming History of Maps, and voice acting on shows like Tides and What’s the Frequency.

Twitter: @juliaschifini

Website: juliaschifini.com

Co-Hosts: Spirits

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Mike Schubert

is the creator, host, and editor of Potterless, the journey of a grown man reading the Harry Potter series for the first time, and the co-host of HORSE, a basketball podcast about everything except for the actual sport. He’s a founding member of Multitude, a podcast collective and consultancy centered on people nerding out about the things they love. When not podcasting, Mike can be found watching the Yankees win, watching the Knicks lose, and desperately trying to teach the masses how to Dougie.

Twitter: @Schubes17

Co-Hosts: HORSE, Potterless


Our Hosts, Interviewed

A selection of interviews our hosts have given in other places about their work on Multitude shows:

Chartable Radio (Mar. 2019) - Amanda discusses the history of Multitude, the collective’s current work, and the podcast industry.

Lez Geek Out (Jul. 2018) - Amanda discusses queerness, beginner status, and teaching new players on Join the Party.

I Am Hear (Feb. 2019) - Eric Silver and Amanda discuss toxic masculinity, making art with intention, and designing new podcasts.

Once and Future Nerd (Oct. 2018) - Julia, Amanda and Eric Silver discuss myths, stories, and creativity.

Radio Drama Revival (Feb. 2018) - Amanda and Eric Silver discuss storytelling and accessibility by design in Join the Party.

Podcast Launchpad (Jun. 2017) - Julia and Amanda discuss the origins of Spirits and the lessons they’ve learned a year and a half into making their first podcast.

Studio (Jul. 2018) - Amanda discusses how to launch and grow podcasts in a sustainable, genuine way.

Tuned In, Dialed Up (Jul. 2018) - Julia, Amanda and Eric Silver discuss how to use social media well as a podcaster.