37 episodes

Hosted by a narrator known only as Mija (daughter in Spanish), each episode tells the story of how members of her family experience immigration. Launching September 25th, 2019 in English, French and Spanish versions. Mija Podcast is produced by Studio Ochenta, a multilingual podcast studio dedicated to raising voices across cultures. For more information about the studio and Mija podcast go to ochentastudio.com or follow @ochentapodcasts & @mijapodcast on social media. Original theme by Gabriel Dalmasso.
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Mija Podcast (English‪)‬ Studio Ochenta

    • Fiction
    • 4.9 • 56 Ratings

Hosted by a narrator known only as Mija (daughter in Spanish), each episode tells the story of how members of her family experience immigration. Launching September 25th, 2019 in English, French and Spanish versions. Mija Podcast is produced by Studio Ochenta, a multilingual podcast studio dedicated to raising voices across cultures. For more information about the studio and Mija podcast go to ochentastudio.com or follow @ochentapodcasts & @mijapodcast on social media. Original theme by Gabriel Dalmasso.
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    Studio Ochenta Presents: Adventure in Atacama

    Studio Ochenta Presents: Adventure in Atacama

    Hi dear listeners. If you loved Mija, then you're gonna love Adventure in Atacama a show from the creative team that brought you Mija.
    Check out this first episode for a sneak peak at this interactive podcast starring an all LATINX cast, production and writing team.
    A flight attendant, a retired pilot and a luchador must find a missing marine biologist to save the world from a “proverbial” apocalypse - that is, IF YOU CAN HELP THEM DO IT! Welcome to Adventure in Atacama, an audio game where you decide what happens to our heroes! Play the game on our interactive page or on your favorite podcast app! For more information about the cast, and for bonus content including mad libs, crossword puzzles and downloadable art, check out our website www.ochentastudio.com. 


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    • 14 min
    Studio Ochenta presents: Atlas Linguae

    Studio Ochenta presents: Atlas Linguae

    Hi, Mija fans! While we work on some amazing shows for this year, we would like to specially recommend our newest podcast, Atlas Linguae. In each episode, experts from around the world discuss a wide variety  of language related topics. 
    Join our very own sound editor Luis Lopez every other Monday on a deep dive into the joyful, the challenging and the joyfully challenging aspects of everyday communication. 
    Atlas Linguae is an original production from Studio Ochenta available in English. Follow us @ochentapodcasts on Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok for more information on this original series and for news from our Mija production team. 
    Listen here:  https://ochentastudio.com/atlas-linguae.
    ¡Hasta pronto!



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    • 4 min
    Studio Ochenta & TRAX on PRX present: Cultureverse

    Studio Ochenta & TRAX on PRX present: Cultureverse

    Hi, Mija fans! Thank you all for your support of Mija's journey from Colombia, to China, and now to Egypt!
    Dropping back in the feed here to share news about another Studio Ochenta production: Cultureverse
    Cultureverse is an immersive audio drama that celebrates our collective cultural past. It is a place where myths and legends come alive in the modern world. In each episode, an ordinary kid encounters an extraordinary creature, myth, or folk character from their culture, embarking on an exciting journey of self-discovery. Cultureverse isn’t just an audio adventure, it’s a show that celebrates who we are, and where we come from. Hosted by Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars) and Yara Shahidi ( Grown-ish)!
    If you're a fan of Mija, you'll love this new series which celebrates 12 cultures, and represents 12 languages across the series. Hear legends from Vietnam, Korea, China, Jamaica, Nigeria, Mexico, and more.
    Tune in over at ochentastudio/cultureverse.com and listen wherever you get your podcasts!

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    • 1 min
    308: Binty

    308: Binty

    After taking us on a journey with her family across continents and languages, our narrator, Binty, finally tells her story in this season finale episode.
    We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for listening to this very special season. Our team worked tirelessly for 8 months on this international season, and it was the first time we worked in Arabic! We recommend you listen to the other versions of this series, in Spanish, French and Arabic on our website: ochentastudio.com/mija-podcast to continue your listening journey with Mija while we prepare more stories of love and family in the coming months. Leave us a comment on Apple Podcasts if you liked this season and of course, follow us @mijapodcast and @ochentapodcasts on Instagram and twitter for the latest from our team!
    CREDITS: This podcast was produced by Studio Ochenta. Story by Rana Abdelhamid and Mona Elboghdadi. Creative Director and Executive Producer, Lory Martínez. Senior Fiction Producer Maru Lombardo. Assistant producer: Zeina Abouelmakarem. Associate Producers: Rebecca Seidel and Fady Samy Tosson. Original theme song by Gabriel Dalmasso. Sound Editors: Luis Raul Lopez Levi and Maru Lombardo. Special thanks to Sadia Azmats and Alya Mooro who advised us on the Arab/Egyptian-Londoner experience. In English, Mija was voiced by Rana Abdelhamid. Rana is also the Founder and ED of a nonprofit organization called Malikah, which runs a self-defense, financial literacy and healing justice program building safety and power for women around the world. You can learn more and support their work at www.malikah.org. Our graphic designer for this season was Sebastián Márquez. Follow us @mijapodcast.

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    • 14 min
    307: Omar

    307: Omar

    Omar is Binty’s brother. In this episode, Binty tells the story of how his talents and passion for Egyptian music and dancing brought him to New York.
    CREDITS: This podcast was produced by Studio Ochenta. Story by Rana Abdelhamid and Mona Elboghdadi. Creative Director and Executive Producer, Lory Martínez. Senior Fiction Producer Maru Lombardo. Assistant producer: Zeina Abouelmakarem. Associate Producers: Rebecca Seidel and Fady Samy Tosson. Original theme song by Gabriel Dalmasso. Sound Editors: Luis Raul Lopez Levi and Maru Lombardo. Special thanks to Sadia Azmats and Alya Mooro who advised us on the Arab/Egyptian-Londoner experience. In English, Mija was voiced by Rana Abdelhamid. Rana is also the Founder and ED of a nonprofit organization called Malikah, which runs a self-defense, financial literacy and healing justice program building safety and power for women around the world. You can learn more and support their work at www.malikah.org. Our graphic designer for this season was Sebastián Márquez. Follow us on social media @mijapodcast.
    You can listen to this episode in English, Spanish, or Arabic on our website with transcriptions for the deaf and HOH community: Ochentastudio.com/mija-podcast

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    • 13 min
    306: Sherif

    306: Sherif

    In this episode, Binty tells the story of her uncle Sherif, and his experience of the Egyptian revolution. 
    CREDITS: This podcast was produced by Studio Ochenta. Story by Rana Abdelhamid and Mona Elboghdadi. Creative Director and Executive Producer, Lory Martínez. Senior Fiction Producer Maru Lombardo. Assistant producer: Zeina Abouelmakarem. Associate Producers: Rebecca Seidel and Fady Samy Tosson. Original theme song by Gabriel Dalmasso. Sound Editors: Luis Raul Lopez Levi and Maru Lombardo. Special thanks to Sadia Azmats and Alya Mooro who advised us on the Arab/Egyptian-Londoner experience. In English, Mija was voiced by Rana Abdelhamid. Rana is also the Founder and ED of a nonprofit organization called Malikah, which runs a self-defense, financial literacy and healing justice program building safety and power for women around the world. You can learn more and support their work at www.malikah.org. Our graphic designer for this season was Sebastián Márquez. Follow us on social media @mijapodcast.
    You can listen to this episode in English, Spanish, or Arabic on our website with transcriptions for the deaf and HOH community: Ochentastudio.com/mija-podcast

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    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

BX Educator ,

Gorgeous!

I just binged season one and feel the love and closeness of all my PR family in our casa, those here, those long gone, and those still dreaming. Thank you for sharing your beautiful story and reminding us of our own stories.

Sin unis eatafadores ,

Mija

Excelente producción hay muchísimas familias que les ha pasado más o menos lo mismo. Esta muy bien escrito

Mija que bella historia

Gracielamg ,

Family memories

I am also an immigrant from Latin America and Mija’s stories remind me of family and childhood
I truly enjoy this podcast and specially the soothing voice they are told in.
PLEASE come back more stories and many thanks!

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