“In the Room” Podcast Contests

Last semester, we gauged interest for a regular Greenspring Review podcast and people were interested!

We want to involve the Stevenson University community in this process by holding contests to pick our podcast cover art and theme music. These contests are open to all Stevenson students! See below for the submission guidelines.

We hope this podcast description will help inform your designs and music: Join Stevenson University’s Greenspring Review staff as they interview visiting and student writers, artists, and creators about their journeys, careers, and goals.

Podcast Cover Art Contest Submission Guidelines

the cover art(s) you submit must be 3000 by 3000 pixels as a PNG file

you must incorporate

  • the title of the podcast “Greenspring Review presents: In the Room” boldly in your design
  • the GSR logo (see below; can be resized)
  • and GSR green (#1f6014 hex color or RGB 31, 92, 30) somewhere in the cover art

your submission file name must be “[your name]_F21 podcast cover art_[name of design]”

you may submit up to 3 cover art files


Podcast Theme Music Contest Submission Guidelines

the theme music must be no more than 30 seconds long

the music must hook listeners’ attention, and be able to open and close the show a.k.a. must be able to serve as our intro and outro music

you must submit MP3, M4A, or WAV file(s) with the file name “[your name]_F21 podcast theme music_[name of song]”

may submit up to 3 songs


The contests will be judged by GSR staff! We will pick one winner for each contest. Winners will get a $25 gift card to a store of their choice and will be promoted in each episode description. Happy submitting!

Click “Select File” to choose the file you’d like to upload, then click the “Upload File” button. Repeat this process until all relevant files are uploaded. In the “File Title” section, be sure to include the title(s) of your submission. Then write us a brief message about your piece(s). We look forward to seeing and hearing your work!

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