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03
SEP

Building A POC Directory ft. Berry

In episode 9 of "The Podcast Sessions" Berry, we speak to founder of the "Podcasts in Color" directory, one of the largest podcast directories highlighting people of colour in the industry.

In this episode Berry speaks to host, Rutendo Nyamuda about the reason and importance of the directory. The pair also discuss the importance of listening to podcasts and the next big wave of podcast genres.
27
AUG

Grants, Advertising and Listener Revenue

In this episode of "The Podcast Sessions" we gain insights on the business of podcasting in various African countries. The discussion was hosted by the South Africa Media Innovation Program and features the following panelists:

Selly Thiam, None on Record; Paul McNally, Volume; Kathryn Kotze, Daily Maverick; Michal Rahfaldt, Children’s Radio Foundation and Ramsey Tesdell, Sowt. The discussion was moderated by Shandukani Mulaudzi.
10
AUG

Understanding Funding ft. Bilal Randeree

Program Director for Africa & MENA of the Media Development Investment Fund, Bilal Randeree unpacks funding opportunities and how one should think about approaching funding for podcasting.

He also expands on various options including grant funding from foundations or donors.
19
JUN

Don't Just Win. Dominate ft Lebo Lion

The Podcast Sessions with Rutendo Nyamuda — A prominent voice in marketing and host of "Lessons with Lion" podcast, Lebo Lion speaks to Rutendo Nyamuda about the importance of taking up space and dominating in your industry.

Lebo also speaks about the intersection between podcasting and marketing as well as the importance of branding and marketing your podcast if you want it to be successful.

She says it's important for more black podcasters and creatives to own their space and tell their own stories because if we don't who will?
01
JUN

South African Podcast Stats ft Francois Retief

The Podcast Sessions with Rutendo Nyamuda — Chief Operating Officer of IONO FM, Francois Retief, speaks to Rutendo Nyamuda about the growth of the podcast industry in South Africa. He estimates that the listenership on IONO FM in 2020 will be between 5 and 6 million.

Francois also discusses how companies need to start gravitating towards podcasting and audio if they want to stay relevant and not get left behind in the future.
23
MAY

Webby-Nominated AfroQueer Podcast ft Aida Holly-Nambi

The Podcast Sessions with Rutendo Nyamuda — Producer of the Webby-Nominated, AfroQueer Podcast, Aida Holly-Nambi speaks to Rutendo Nyamuda about the journey of a podcast that give a voice to the LGBTQI+ community through their documentary-styled podcast.

In this episode Aida explains the production process of their team of six people that has brought them much intonational recognition including being nominated for a Webby Award as well as being chosen for the PRX & Google Podcasts creator program .
15
MAY

Co-Hosts & Chemistry ft Jade Wright & Dave Horrocks

The Podcast Sessions with Rutendo Nyamuda — Jade Wright and Dave Horrocks, co-hosts of the Bachelor Banter podcast speak to Rutendo Nyamuda about how they've successfully created a podcast based on S2 of The Bachelor South Africa.

Jade and Mark speak about the challenges and successes they face co-hosting a podcast.
08
MAY

There Are No Rules ft Simmi Areff | #1

The Podcast Sessions with Rutendo Nyamuda — The Podcast Sessions with Rutendo Nyamuda kicks off its first episode with Simmi Areff.

Simmi is the founder of People of Colour Podcasts, the host and producer of Lesser Known Somebodies and an amazing comedian.

In this episode they discuss Simmi's podcasting journey, his approach to creating jingles as well as some of the challenges he's faced in the industry.
30
APR

Podcast Trailer

The Podcast Sessions with Rutendo Nyamuda — “The Podcast Sessions”, hosted by Rutendo Nyamuda, is a podcast about podcasting for podcasters. Each week we take you behind the mic as we interview podcast hosts, producers and experts in the industry.

Whether personal or business, we will help you turn your podcast dream into reality.

10 episodes