Radio Workshop seeks pitches for podcast series [Africa]

Posted on Aug 9, 2023 in Multimedia Journalism

African audio producers with stories that explore the lives LGBTQIA+ youth in Africa can submit pitches.

Radio Workshop, a documentary-style podcast with a strong focus on youth in Africa, is accepting pitches. This podcast series will focus on sound-rich audio stories reported on-location that puts listeners in the shoes of what it means to be LGBTQIA+ in Africa.

Pitches should be personal, powerful and memorable stories from young people; deeply intimate stories from people with first-hand experience with being LBTQIA+; or stories that connect to larger issues in the country, on the continent, or in the world.

Applicants can be based anywhere in Africa. Audio producers from the following countries are encouraged to apply: Uganda, Senegal, Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia.

The deadline is Sept. 15.