Meet the Round One Teams
A reported, narrative-driven podcast about queer Africans living, loving, surviving and thriving on the African continent and the diaspora.
Selly Thiam (Executive Producer and Host) is a Senegalese-American journalist, filmmaker, radio producer and writer and the founder of None on Record, an Africa-wide LGBT digital media organization that produces the AfroQueer podcast. A Ugandan born and raised in Kenya, Aida Holly-Nambi (Reporter and Producer) is the Director of Arts and Culture for None on Record. Maeve Frances (Producer), is an independent audio producer and reporter based in Nairobi, Kenya.
This Spanish-language non-fiction podcast tells stories of “The Weird Ones,” the people who live on the margins of society because of their background or life choices, and how these stories challenge social norms.
Catalina May (Co-Creator) worked in print media for more than a decade before creating Las Raras with Martín Cruz (Co-Creator and Sound Designer), a sound engineer and musician from Santiago, Chile.
This reported, narrative podcast uncovers unknown histories and present-day realities about life in the Filipino diaspora.
Paola Mardo (Host, Producer, and Creator), is an independent audio producer based in Los Angeles. Patrick Epino (Producer) is a director and actor, and the executive producer of the production company National Film Society.
Explores black women’s concepts of beauty then and now using Emma Azalia Hackley’s 1916 book The Colored Girl Beautiful as a framework.
Aseloka Smith (Creator and Host) is a graphic designer, MFA candidate and data nerd with a deep love for storytelling. Nichole Hill (Producer) is an independent audio producer and a D.C. based writer and storyteller.
This audio fiction series tells the story of twelve-year-old twins, Alexa and Beni Ventura, who travel through time to uncover hidden moments in the history of Puerto Rican culture.
Dania Ramos (Creator and Writer), is a writer and teaching artist. Michael Aquino (Audio Engineer and Composer) is a musician, songwriter, performer and producer of podcasts and music.
A humorous interview podcast about how we get around told through the stories of drivers, walkers, riders, and bikers and their habits on the road.
Tezarah Wilkins (Creator) is an entrepreneur, arts administrator, photographer and multimedia producer. Melissa Tsuei (Co-Producer) has worked in early child development for 12 years and is most interested in transforming our system of education to serve marginalized communities and promote true inclusion. Tanikka Charraé (Co-Producer), is a singer/songwriter/vocal producer, clothing designer and professional background vocalist from Philadelphia.
Google Podcasts creator program Showcase
The first round of #podcreators presented their podcasts live from WBUR’s CitySpace in Boston on June 19, 2019!