July 2020: Freelance Pod hit 10,000 downloads after 20 months!
On Times Radio to talk about having a ‘difficult’ name and the new LinkedIn pronunciation function (from 2h 25m in):
Back at the BBC to talk about film nostalgia podcasts, and to round up the best news ones:
I’m a guest on the latest episode of the Business of Writing Podcast:
I’ve been back at the BBC co-presenting Podcast Radio Hour with Amanda Litherland – this time, we’re talking about TV Companion podcasts!
I’m a guest on this episode of The Prospect Interview, Prospect Magazine’s weekly podcast:
I’m a guest on this episode of BBC Sounds’ Money 101 podcast:
Here’s the podcast of my live podcast x audience growth workshop from the November 2019 Newsrewired conference by Journalism.co.uk.
I joined Radio Today’s last roundtable of 2019, to talk about about podcasts on the radio, and the Audible Audio Production Awards last week.
I co-presented a BBC radio show: Radio 4 Extra’s Podcast Radio Hour, with Amanda Litherland.
Freelance Pod was live at the Boulevard Theatre Soho in November 2019:
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Live podcast recording with the Refugee Journalism Project & @freelancepod at @lcclondon this weekend discussing the media representation of migrants and refugees. Questions include: – What does ethical coverage mean? – Do we have a duty to tell positive stories? – Whose stories are missing? #mediaethics #journalism #refugeejournalismproject #rjp2019 #reporting #news #podcast #liverecording
September 2019: I hosted a Freelance Pod live recording at the London Podcast Festival!
Freelance Pod tells stories about creativity and the digital revolution.
A bit about my guest, Abdulwahab Tahhan: he’s a Syrian refugee who’s been in England for six years; a stand-up comedian, a journalist and a university lecturer; and he’s working on a podcast featuring refugees telling their own stories of settling into life in the UK.
April 2019: Freelance Pod has been featured on BBC Radio 4!
Listen to the full show here:
Please enjoy my very first time on live radio, back in 2014!
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Episode 48 – Critiquing the media in a digital age, with Mic Wright and his newsletter, Conquest of the Useless
Episode 47 – The future of work is everyone using their influence, with writer Lauren Razavi
Episode 46 – From the Egyptian revolution to pandemic lockdown, with Kim Fox of The American University in Cairo
Episode 45 – “Dialling down the feminism” with writer and comedian Alex Bertulis-Fernandes
Episode 44 – “Grief is an incredibly creative experience” – Author Flora Baker on self-publishing The Adult Orphan Club
Episode 43 – MEL Magazine deputy editor Alana Levinson on what The Great Solicited Dick Pic Experiment reveals about digital journalism
Episode 42 – From Anonymous Animals to Animal Crossing: Marie Foulston’s lockdown party in a spreadsheet
Episode 41 – “Content is one of the beautiful things about the internet” – Book editor Parul Bavishi on writing in a pandemic
Episode 40 – Imposter syndrome, social media and getting through a pandemic lockdown
Episode 39 – Live show with Smoke & Mirrors author Gemma Milne at The Boulevard Theatre Soho
Episode 38 – Grieving our mothers online, with author Rachel Vorona Cote
Episode 37 – “A box of neon sex delights” – Standard Issue meets Freelance Pod at the Boulevard Theatre, Soho
Episode 36 – “During war, all relationships are temporary” – London Podcast Festival live show with Syrian refugee, Abdulwahab Tahhan
Episode 35 – The Telegraph’s head of social, Beth Ashton, on news in a multi-platform age
Episode 34 – BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Amanda Litherland on her Podcast Radio Hour, comedy and interviewing
Episode 33 – Guide to the London Podcast Festival 2019 with programmer Zoë Jeyes
Episode 32 – Former Sunday Times Style editor Jackie Annesley on swapping newspapers for tech
Episode 31 – Matt Cooke of Google News Labs still buys his local newspaper
Episode 30 – “Being a refugee is a dream come true” – preview of London Podcast Festival live recording with Syrian comic Abdulwahab Tahhan
Episode 29 – Why Jenny Stallard is launching Freelance Feels on National Freelancers Day
Episode 28 – Delia Cai’s Deez Links is a Snapchat streak that grew up to be a newsletter
Episode 27 – Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones on Black Mirror Season 5
Episode 26 – Mental Health Awareness Week and The Colour of Madness
Episode 25 – When news met the internet, with Twitter’s Director of Curation, Part Two
Episode 24 – When news met the internet, with Twitter’s Director of Curation, Part One
Episode 23 – What journalists should know about content marketing
Episode 22 – Podcasts and newsletters go together
Episode 21 – Freelance Pod on BBC Radio 4’s Podcast Radio Hour
Episode 20 – Less journalistic objectivity, more activism
Episode 19 – Always Be Learning, with The Writing Coach Pod
Episode 18 – How social media changes the world
Episode 17 – International Women’s Day 2019 Compilation
Episode 16 – Anna Codrea-Rado’s Fair Pay For Freelancers open letter
Episode 15 – You own the narrative of your career
Episode 14 – Journalism should be fun: investigating burnout
Episode 13 – Graffiti was analogue internet
Episode 12 – From The Guardian to Vogue, via freelancing
Episode 11 – Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4: behind the scenes
Episode 10 – Whatsapp has transformed foreign reporting
Episode 9 – Bandersnatch interview with Charlie Brooker
Episode 8 – Black Mirror Bandersnatch, mental health and tech
Episode 7 – Inside Black Mirror interview with Charlie Brooker
Episode 6 – Celebrating 30 years of the internet
Episode 5 – Chaos with Ed Miliband’s podcast!
Episode 4 – Movies are the memories of our lifetime
Episode 3 – Music sounds better with you
Episode 2 – Divided by a common language
Episode 1 – Podcasts are kind of a big deal