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[Podcast] Become a technical writer: conversation with Bobby Kennedy about the technical writing courses he offers

by Tom Johnson on Feb 21, 2022 •
categories: technical-writing podcasts

I recently chatted with Bobby Kennedy to learn more about the technical writing courses he's offering at In this podcast, he shares a bit about why he started offering technical writing courses, some of the activities and strategies in the courses, and the outcomes so far.

Bobby Kennedy started offering technical writing courses after acting as a mentor to a student trying to find a career path in tech comm. Through this experience, he realized he has a lot of valuable information about technical writing profession, which he gained through 20+ years in the field. He can help guide students to learn both basic and advanced technical writing skills, build up a portfolio, prepare for technical writing interviews, and ultimately land a technical writing job in the field. He’s even working on more specialized courses like UX writing as well.

To learn more about the technical writing courses offered, see Click the Preregister Now! button to be notified when he releases dates for the next course.

To watch my interview with Bobby, see the video below. Note that I recorded this podcast through Zoom, and unfortunately, I didn’t configure the Zoom settings correctly, so I only captured Bobby on the video, not me. (This might be preferable to viewers anyway, though.)

Note that this is a sponsored podcast.

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Tom Johnson

I'm a technical writer / API doc specialist based in the Seattle area. In this blog, I write about topics related to technical writing and communication — such as software documentation, API documentation, visual communication, information architecture, writing techniques, plain language, tech comm careers, and more. Check out simplifying complexity and API documentation for some deep dives into these topics. If you're a technical writer and want to keep on top of the latest trends in the field, be sure to subscribe to email updates. You can also learn more about me or contact me.