Art + Culture
PODCAST PITCH NIGHT
Hosted by The Nod’s Brittany Luse & Eric Eddings
Come and hear the next wave of podcast superstars at our first annual Podcast Pitch Night.
About The Event
Podcast Pitch: Five amazing amateur/DIY podcasters will be selected by the Made in NY Media Center by IFP staff to present a five minute-long pitch to a panel of industry judges, and to the live audience.
Jury Prize Includes: Platform hosting on Acast (more details to follow); five (5) complimentary mentorship sessions provided by Acast, focused on the development, monetization, and promotion of your podcast; complimentary advertising on Acast (more details to follow); a $500 giftcard for Media Center events and classes; and six (6) months free access to Media Center’s newly launched Podcast Studio.
Audience Choice Award includes: three (3) months free access to Media Center’s newly launched Podcast Studio.
Podcast Talk: As the jury deliberates, Brittany and Eric will sit down for a special conversation about all things podcasting!
Podcast Party: After our prizes have been handed out, head over to our Lounge for our post-show party, with complimentary drinks and snacks! (Admission free with your event ticket.)
About The Hosts
Brittant Luse, @bmluse
Brittany is a producer and host at Gimlet. In her spare time, she co-hosted For Colored Nerds, an independent podcast about race, news and pop culture. She hails from Farmington Hills, Michigan and is a very proud graduate of Howard University.
Eric Eddings, @eeddings
Eric is a producer and cohost of the Gimlet Media podcast, The Nod, a new podcast about Black culture and history. He also co-hosted For Colored Nerds, an independent podcast about race, news and pop culture with @bmluse. Prior to working at Gimlet, he helped nonprofits and foundations develop digital strategies at Fenton.
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