Round Two of the Google Podcasts creator program accelerator is officially underway

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From top left: Adam Gamwell, Samyuktha Varma, Thomas Reid, Daniel Díaz, Isabel Cadenas Cañón, Danielle Brown, Radhika Viswanathan, Juan Serrano, Sarah Azoubel, Michelle James, Bia Guimarães, Miguel Reyes, Laura Casielles, Fabia Oliveira, Katy Osuna, Shaneez Tyndall, Ricardo Osuna, Heloiza Barbosa, Lindsay Abrams, Stephanie Kup, Afeef Nessouli, Rhea Chedid and Mark Pagán

What do you do with 19 jet-lagged or otherwise fatigued podcasters during a heatwave in Boston?

Take them out to the ball game, of course.

At the end of the second day of our week-long intensive training for the newest Google Podcasts creator program teams, we went to Fenway Park to see the Red Sox play (and lose to) the Tampa Bay Rays. We bonded over hot dogs, popcorn and singing “Sweet Caroline” (“So good…so good!”) during the eighth inning.

But the real camaraderie formed back at the PRX Podcast Garage, where nine podcast teams– the six selected for the program, and the three runners up who joined us for the training week– settled in to…

We heard from thousands of eager podcasters in more than 100 countries. Here are the teams we selected for training.

This was not an easy decision to make.

In March, we put out our second call for applications to the Google Podcasts creator program. …


Lindsay Abrams

Training Lead @PRX. Design Thinking + Media Innovation. @readingirl

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