Cofounder & Executive Director,
firstname.lastname@example.org or 718-290-7196
Podcast listeners and podcasters vote to determine winners of the Best Blerd Podcast, Best Hosting Duo, Best Hosting Team, Best Podcast Network, Best Solo Host, Best Sports Podcast, and Podcast of the Year categories
(Black PR Wire) New York, NY – Volunteer judges for Black Podcasting Awards (BPAwards), the largest global awards program for Black podcasters, delivered 100 nominations across 34 categories to 72 podcasts. The nominations include 3 quadruple nominees: POPLAW, Love, Janessa, and You Didn’t See Nothin, and 4 triple nominees: Every Voice with Terrance McKnight, Parenting for the Culture, Queer News, and The Amazing Clarks. Visit 2023.blackpodawards.com for the full list of nominees.
Anna DeShawn’s Queer News swept 3 Black Pod Award categories in 2022 becoming one of its biggest all-time winners. The multi-award winning podcaster joins fellow 2022 winners to present this year’s awards: Al Pete, Anthony Frasier, Damona Hoffman, Florence Barrau-Adams & Kierna Mayo, Juleyka Lantigua, Keith Powell & Ricky Robinson, Kim Fox, Krystal Hill, and Sam Riddell.
Hosting the ceremony again is award-winning podcast producer Latrice Sampson Richardson. The 4th annual BPAwards' ceremony will stream on its YouTube channel Sunday September 24, 2 pm Eastern, with musical performances by Ballad, Kevin & The Blues Groovers, and Maya Elizabeth. The ceremony will welcome a dozen special guests in person thanks to sponsors Push Black, Podcast Movement, Blubrry, Realm, LWC Studios, Podglomerate, Transistor, Sounds Profitable, and Stitcher Studios. RSVP for the event at attend.BlackPodAwards.com
Podcasts with the most public votes will win in seven categories: Best Blerd Podcast, Best Hosting Duo, Best Hosting Team, Best Podcast Network, Best Solo Host, Best Sports Podcast, and Podcast of the Year. Anyone can join the public vote by logging in at vote.BlackPodAwards.com. Registration with an email address is required.
In tandem, Black Podcasters Association (BPAssociation) members vote on five categories: Best New Podcast, Best Editing, Best Producer, Best Sound Design, and Podcaster of the Year. With the most votes in each category becoming the 2023 winner. ALL voting ends Wednesday September 20, 2023 11:59 pm Hawaii Time.
Winning podcasters receive physical awards as well as prizes from Afros & Audio, Black Podcasters Association, Descript, Grants For Creators, and Strike Audio.
Stay up to date with BPAwards by following them at @BlackPodAwards on social media.
CONTACT: Demetrius Bagley, Cofounder & Executive Director, email@example.com or 718-290-7196
High-resolution photos of Latrice Sampson Richards, named nominees, BPA logos, and more can be downloaded at kit.blackpodawards.com.
ABOUT BLACK PODCASTING AWARDS
Black Podcasting Awards (BPAwards) celebrates, spotlights, and bolsters Black podcasts for more wins and successes. It achieves this primarily by producing an annual awards program and ceremony. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.