#VoicesOfIndia — Digging Deep with Padma and Rakesh

Rakesh Kamal, an environmentalist, and a consultant and Padma Priya, an independent journalist- two of the co-founders of Suno India, talk about ‘issues that matter’, their podcasting journey and more.

Harshita Jain
Apr 14, 2019 · 14 min read
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Padma Priya, Rakesh Kamal, and Tarun Nirwan — Founding team of Suno India

We see that both of you have a background in journalism and development sectors. Why did such a career appeal to you? And, how did podcasting happen?

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Source- The Hindu

Why did you choose narrative-storytelling as a format for most of your shows with Suno India?

Suno India is a platform for raising a voice on issues that matter. How did you end up picking up the issues that you want to talk about?

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Listen to the Suno India Show on Storiyoh

Those are quite a lot of shows. How do you go about controlling and managing all of them on a day-to-day basis?

How do you budget and finance a new show?

You maintain an active blog along with your podcast. As a content creator, how do you approach a blog differently from a podcast?

What do you think are some important skills for a podcaster?

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Can you tell us how your podcasting journey has been so far? What do you see as milestones along this journey, and what are some challenges you faced?

Padma appeared on a panel for World Radio Day in Delhi, earlier in 2019

What advice do you have for somebody who wishes to start a narrative-storytelling podcast?

How are you going about promoting Suno India’s podcasts? What mediums are working the best for you?

Do you think recording podcast videos and using YouTube as a medium to publish them can help get more listeners?

What podcasts would you recommend to our readers?


You can follow Suno India here, on Twitter and tune into their podcasts on Storiyoh and all other major platforms.

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