In reality, scripted audio and video is all around us. Movies and television shows are obviously scripted, but so are news broadcasts, live radio, and even late-night comedy shows. At the end of the day, all of the content you consume, including podcasts, has been scripted in one way or another. The key is to make sure it matches the tone of your production, and more importantly, it sounds as natural as possible. This American Life, Serial, Hardcore History, Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, and On the Media are five very different podcasts with five very different sounds, but they are all either fully or at least partially scripted in some way. So how do you write a podcast script?