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‘POC in Audio’ Directory Aims to Diversify the Podcasting Industry

In her 2018 acceptance speech for Best New Artist at the Third Coast International Audio Festival, Phoebe Wang called out the overwhelming whiteness of the podcast industry. So she and four of her friends and colleagues decided to do something about it. This month Wang, along with Adizah EghanZakiya GibbonsAliya Pabani, and Afi Yellow-Duke unveiled the POC In Audio directory. It’s a database that includes over 500 engineers, editors, hosts, producers and content strategists of color. Learn more.

Apply for the Made in NY Podcast Certificate Program

A partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment(MOME) and the Made in NY Media Center by IFP, the Podcast Certificate Program is a multi-week-long, tuition-free program that focuses on teaching up-and-coming podcasters the editorial and technical skills to kick-start a full-time career in podcasting. Applications for the Fall 2019 cohort open on August 5and close on August 26Learn more.

Getting a Job in Podcasting

One of the best ways to break into any career is also one of the most overlooked—building relationships with people doing work you admire. In this clip from our Nov. 2018 forum on audio news and storytelling, producer Julia Furlan encourages aspiring podcasters to email the producers behind their favorite podcasts. Watch.

Fall Internships at NYPR

New York Public Radio internships are designed to be a learning experience for sharp, enthusiastic self-starters, with or without radio skills. Interns do meaningful work and learn a variety of skills, including reporting, editing, production, field recording, digital audio editing, taping, Pro Tools, mixing promos, planning events, research and more.

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