Adrian talks to Molly Jensen, the Chief Executive Officer of Afripods, a free pan-African podcast hosting platform building the largest library of African audio stories on the planet, based in Nairobi, Kenya.
With the ability to categorize in over 50 languages and with content from over 30 countries including that from individual podcasters, radio stations and media houses, Afripods is the home for African podcasting across the continent and within the Diaspora.
As a Ghanaian-American born in New York, Molly is extremely excited to help digitize African stories and wants to see African creators take up as much space as possible while creating avenues to help them get paid for their work. She has over ten years of experience across people management, sales, marketing and technology.
She has spoken at Podcast Movement, Africa Podcast Day, Africa Media Festival, BBC Media Leaders conferences, and Advertising Week Africa as well as most recently featured in Forbes, The Guardian, Reuters, JamLab Africa, Podcast Sessions and Apple Podcasts.
Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mR3qNhuC8LA
In this podcast we discuss:
- What is Afripods
-How Afripods appeals to African Podcasters
-Why Africa needs an Afripods to bridge the gap for creators
-Building The African Podcast Landscape
-The appetite for businesses for advertising on African podcasts
-How African Podcasters are making money without sponsorship and ads
-Afripods Business Model
-The Future of African Podcasting and Creator
-All About Molly!
Afripods Website: https://afripods.africa/
Connect with Molly on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mollyjensen/
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