BlkPodNews is the official newsletter of the Black Podcasters Association. Our mission is to provide informative news and resources to Black podcast creatives and professionals, connecting them to industry-related news, events, educational resources, and more - all from a Black perspective.

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Our mission is to unite Black podcast creatives and professionals committed to redefining the podcast landscape and establish a foundation that fully supports our creative voices, respects our brands, and aligns with our core values, as we share engaging content with the world. 

The Black Podcasters Association ensures that our members are prepared to capitalize on the early growth and momentum of the podcasting industry as it continues to evolve. 

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Our purpose is to unite black podcast creatives and professionals committed to redefining the podcast landscape and establish a foundation that fully supports our creative voices, respects our brands and aligns with our core values.
We celebrate, spotlight, and bolster more Black podcasts to successes and wins primarily by producing an annual awards program & ceremony, and two newsletters. It's true we emerged from a Twitterstorm.... and a U.S. based 501c3 non-profit.
I'm driven by a powerful mission to uplift the voices of women, especially those who have been silenced throughout history—women of color and those in marginalized communities.
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Chris Colbert is the CEO of the media company DCP Entertainment & the recording space Podstream Studios Times Square. And he hosts the podcasts "Say Their Name" & "Entrepreneur Struggle”.
Anna, pronouns anything respectful, is a multi-award winning podcaster and Ambie award winning podcast producer and host. She is also a Chicago-born social entrepreneur who builds streaming platforms which center & celebrate BIPOC & QTPOC creatives.
Summer Burnley is the dynamic trademark attorney & business strategist behind the virtual boutique law firm Burnley Law PLLC. She also hosts The Lurk Lounge® Podcast, where she discusses the real on all things legal, business, & entrepreneur-related.
Hi - I'm Lloyd, aspiring content creator & podcaster.
Adell Coleman is COO of DCP Entertainment. They distribute podcasts for/by underserved communities. She host Say Their Name podcast and curates the newsletter Your Podcast Playlist which highlights the various roles in podcasting from BIPOC creators.
I'm the host of Black Canadian Creators. A seasoned Podcaster and Digital Media Strategist in Toronto for over 10 years. I'm all about amplifying diverse voices in new or traditional content creation across Canada.
Faybeo'n Mickens, MBA- is a Cultural Ambassador to the US, Voting Member of the Recording Academy and an inaugural member of Glaad's Black Queer Creative Summit cohort. She is an Audio Marketing Creative, Music Supervisor and moonlights as a DJ.
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Walter is a content strategist who hosts a podcast about cultural conversations like “Who Owns Juneteenth”. He produces live events for aspiring creatives and is launching a new series called Working While Black
I am a podcaster, creative & Licensed Social worker.
Podcast Researcher and Scriptwriter. Providing Podcasters with the services they need to streamline their content creation process. • Research and Scriptwriting • Audio Editing • Administrative Support