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

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…


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. Aimed at supporting independent podcasters while…


Charlotte Pudlowski says women are playing prominent roles in podcasting in France — and there are more voices waiting to be heard.

Editor’s note: Charlotte Pudlowski is the co-founder of the French podcast studio Louie Media, a podcast host and producer, and a member of the Google Podcasts creator program…


India is rediscovering the pleasure of listening to conversations, writes Amit Doshi, and podcasts are ready to fill the need for nuanced discussion.

Editor’s Note: Amit Doshi is the founder and CEO of IVM Podcasts, a digital media production company based in Mumbai. He’s also the co-chair of the Advisory…


Ramsey Tesdell says the Middle East is ready for podcasting to hit big

Ramsey G. Tesdell is the executive director and partner of the Arab podcast network Sowt, and a member of the Google Podcasts creator program advisory committee. …


Paula Scarpin on what it will take for Brazil’s new wave of podcasting to truly take off

Interest in podcasting is growing around the world–as evidence, we like to point to the first round of the Google Podcasts creator program, for which we received applications from over 100 countries. But…


Applications open today for round two of the Google Podcasts creator program. The teams we select will receive months of training, mentorship, and up to $40K in seed funding. Apply here; the deadline is 11:59pm ET, Sunday, April 14.

Google and PRX designed this podcast accelerator program to lower barriers…


Fourteen podcasters representing five countries and three continents converged at the PRX Podcast Garage in Boston at the end of January. Chosen from thousands of applications from over 100 countries, the first-ever cohort of the Google Podcasts creator program kicked off their 20-week training journey with what we call “bootcamp.”…


Hello from the two newest members of the Matter team! We’re Lindsay Abrams and Shereen Adel, the Associate Producers for Media and Program Operations. That’s a long way of saying that we’re here to do a little bit (okay, a lot) of everything to support our team, our partners, and…


I never had a first day of work quite like the early morning last June when I walked into Matter’s San Francisco office, still groggy from my flight across the country. Within minutes, I was pulled into a group circle where my new coworkers took turns expressing their nervousness and…

Lindsay Abrams

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

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