Good for you! It’s a fantastic way to connect with your audience. You can easily find more than enough resources on the technical and mechanical aspects. The “how to” is covered by plenty people who know way more than me about XLR cables and compressors and digiwhozamajigs.
John Frost asks:
"In this post-frontpage era of digital journalism, what should the homepage look like? What are the absolute essentials?"
This question made me immediately think about the way that I develop content for this blog, and find myself incredibly embarrassed. It's funny, you can see "best practices" not being utilized in content elsewhere and be completely oblivious to it when it comes to your own regurgitation.