34 episodes

Are you obsessed with podcasts and uplifting women’s voices? If so, then this podcast is for you. The Pod Broads is a podcast about women in podcasting hosted by writer, educator, and podcast PR and social media content strategist Alexandra Cohl. Each episode, Alexandra interviews a woman in the podcast industry about her current work, her career path, and how her personal life intersects with all of that. As of 2021, women in the podcasting industry are still underrepresented and only make up 1/3rd of the hosts on major networks. Alexandra wants to change that. This podcast will give listeners an inside look into the lived experience of the women podcasters they already love and ones they are just meeting. Conversation topics will include but are not limited to mental health, imposter syndrome, the personal and the political, workplace culture, challenges and wins, and other reflections. This podcast is a part of Alexandra’s blog and online platform called POD.DRALAND, which is dedicated to women-hosted podcasts. She believes we all need to listen to women more and that podcasting is the perfect space to do so.

The Pod Broads: A Podcast About Women in Podcasting Alexandra Cohl

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Are you obsessed with podcasts and uplifting women’s voices? If so, then this podcast is for you. The Pod Broads is a podcast about women in podcasting hosted by writer, educator, and podcast PR and social media content strategist Alexandra Cohl. Each episode, Alexandra interviews a woman in the podcast industry about her current work, her career path, and how her personal life intersects with all of that. As of 2021, women in the podcasting industry are still underrepresented and only make up 1/3rd of the hosts on major networks. Alexandra wants to change that. This podcast will give listeners an inside look into the lived experience of the women podcasters they already love and ones they are just meeting. Conversation topics will include but are not limited to mental health, imposter syndrome, the personal and the political, workplace culture, challenges and wins, and other reflections. This podcast is a part of Alexandra’s blog and online platform called POD.DRALAND, which is dedicated to women-hosted podcasts. She believes we all need to listen to women more and that podcasting is the perfect space to do so.

    Listen to Indigenous Women: Podcasts for Thanksgiving

    Listen to Indigenous Women: Podcasts for Thanksgiving

    Alexandra recommends five podcast episodes with Indigenous women to listen to this Thanksgiving. She also provides one bonus full podcast recommendation.

    You can find all the podcasts on the original list here: https://www.poddraland.com/the-podcast-list/five-must-listen-podcasts-with-or-hosted-by-indigenous-and-native-american-women

    Follow POD.DRALAND for more:
    Website: https://www.poddraland.com/
    Subscribe to the newsletter for updates on this show and more: https://www.poddraland.com/subscribe-1
    Share about the episode on your social media and hashtag the following to connect with other listeners:
    #ThePodBroads
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    Original music by Kerry Blu:
    Website kblumusic.org
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/kblumusic/?hl=en
    Cover Art by Elsa Bermudez
    https://elsabermudez.carbonmade.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oddaht/
    Visit https://dothepot.com/ to listen to How to Do the Pot.

    • 15 min
    Avery Trufelman of Nice Try!

    Avery Trufelman of Nice Try!

    This week, Alexandra interviews Avery Trufelman, podcast host and producer and the host of Nice Try! which just came out with season two in October 2021. They talk about Avery's foray into podcasting, her time at The Cut during the first wave of the pandemic, the new season of Nice Try! and more. 
    Follow Avery:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/trufelman
    Website: https://www.averytrufelman.com/

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    Follow POD.DRALAND for more:
    Website: https://www.poddraland.com/
    Subscribe to the newsletter for updates on this show and more: https://www.poddraland.com/subscribe-1
    Share about the episode on your social media and hashtag the following to connect with other listeners:
    #ThePodBroads
    #Poddraland
    Leave a review on Podchaser:
    https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-pod-broads-a-podcast-about-1588942
    Original music by Kerry Blu:
    Website kblumusic.org
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/kblumusic/?hl=en
    Cover Art by Elsa Bermudez
    https://elsabermudez.carbonmade.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oddaht/
    Visit https://dothepot.com/ to listen to How to Do the Pot.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Lindsey Simcik and Krista Williams of Almost 30

    Lindsey Simcik and Krista Williams of Almost 30

    This week, Alexandra interviews Lindsey Simcik and Krista Williams, co-hosts and co-founders of Almost 30, a podcast and community. They get deep in this episode and talk about intuition, boundaries, taking responsibility, and dealing with conflict. Lindsey and Krista also share about their relationship with each other, the evolution of Almost 30, and what they see for it in this next year.

    Follow Lindsey:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindseysimcik/?hl=en

    Follow Krista:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/itskrista
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/itskrista/?hl=en

    Follow Almost 30:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/almost30podcast
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/almost30podcast/?hl=en
    Almost 30 Website: almost30.com
    The PodcastPro Program: https://almost30.com/podcast-pro
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    Follow POD.DRALAND for more:
    Website: https://www.poddraland.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pod.draland/?hl=en
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/poddraland
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pod.draland/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@poddraland?lang=en
    Subscribe to the newsletter for updates on this show and more: https://www.poddraland.com/subscribe-1
    Share about the episode on your social media and hashtag the following to connect with other listeners:
    #ThePodBroads
    #Poddraland
    Leave a review on Podchaser:
    https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-pod-broads-a-podcast-about-1588942
    Original music by Kerry Blu:
    Website kblumusic.org
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/kblumusic/?hl=en
    Cover Art by Elsa Bermudez
    https://elsabermudez.carbonmade.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oddaht/
    Visit https://dothepot.com/ to listen to How to Do the Pot.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Special Announcement: The Pod Broads Live

    Special Announcement: The Pod Broads Live

    Alexandra is holding her very first live recording and podcast party for The Pod Broads on October 28, 2021 in Brooklyn New York at 7:30 p.m. EST. The show is donation based with a suggested donation of $25.00 and 20% of the proceeds will be going to the New York Abortion Access Fund. Donations can be sent directly to @zandraland on Venmo.

    Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-pod-broads-live-recording-and-podcast-party-tickets-195546624217

    The event's guests will be Noor Tagouri, Tiffany Ashitey, and Bronwyn  Isaac. 

    Send questions for season two guest, Noor Tagouri, here: poddraland@gmail.com

    The event is co-produced with the Empire State Music and Arts Festival and its founder, Kerry Blu.

    • 6 min
    Nadya Okamoto of Tigress

    Nadya Okamoto of Tigress

    This week, Alexandra interviews Nadya Okamoto about her podcast Tigress (as well as her crush on the character Tigress), her work as CEO and co-founder of August (a lifestyle period brand), her transition from a nonprofit to a for profit company, and what it's like being a young founder.

    Follow Nadya:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/nadyaokamoto
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nadyaokamoto/?hl=en
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@nadyaokamoto?lang=en

    Follow August:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/itsaugustco
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itsaugust/?hl=en
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@itsaugustco?
    Follow Tigress:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tigresspodcast/?hl=en

    Swell code: podbroads (use on https://www.swellpodcasting.com/)

    Follow POD.DRALAND for more:
    Website: https://www.poddraland.com/
    Subscribe to the newsletter for updates on this show and more: https://www.poddraland.com/subscribe-1
    Share about the episode on your social media and hashtag the following to connect with other listeners:
    #ThePodBroads
    #Poddraland
    Leave a review on Podchaser:
    https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-pod-broads-a-podcast-about-1588942
    Original music by Kerry Blu:
    Website kblumusic.org
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/kblumusic/?hl=en
    Cover Art by Elsa Bermudez
    https://elsabermudez.carbonmade.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oddaht/
    Visit https://dothepot.com/ to listen to How to Do the Pot.

    • 56 min
    Jazmín Aguilera of The Cut

    Jazmín Aguilera of The Cut

    This week, Alexandra interviews Jazmín Aguilera, co-host and producer of The Cut. She has also worked on shows like Snap Judgment, The Daily, and In Vogue: The 1990s.   

    They cover so much in this episode: Her experience growing up in Santa Cruz, how it shaped her work later on, the challenges in investigative journalism and the boundaries that need to be learned and set. Objectivity vs. subjectivity in reporting, and what comes with being a public-ish person and how to feel cool on social media. They even attempt to unpack some pieces of cancel culture.

    Follow Jazmín:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ascentofjazmin
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/ascentofjasmine/?hl=en
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    Blog post with OwnYourStories episode: https://www.poddraland.com/the-podcast-list/five-must-listen-podcasts-with-or-hosted-by-indigenous-and-native-american-women

    Follow POD.DRALAND for more:
    Website: https://www.poddraland.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pod.draland/?hl=en
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/poddraland
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pod.draland/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@poddraland?lang=en
    Subscribe to the newsletter for updates on this show and more: https://www.poddraland.com/subscribe-1
    Share about the episode on your social media and hashtag the following to connect with other listeners:
    #ThePodBroads
    #Poddraland
    Leave a review on Podchaser:
    https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-pod-broads-a-podcast-about-1588942
    Original music by Kerry Blu:
    Website kblumusic.org
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/kblumusic/?hl=en
    Cover Art by Elsa Bermudez
    https://elsabermudez.carbonmade.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oddaht/
    Visit https://dothepot.com/ to listen to How to Do the Pot.

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

puzzelld ,

Great platform for uplifting women!

I LOVE how this podcasts showcases women telling their story and using their voice while remaining true to their authentic self.

Sanderson30 ,

So excited for series 2!

I love this realness of this podcast. Alexandra is an excellent host. She is so skillful in striking a balance of being thoughtful and intelligent with her questions and she doesn’t shy away from asking the things we really want to know. Every time I listen my world is opened up to yet another incredible womxn. I’m looking forward to digging into series 2!

mgb825 ,

Wonderful showcase for amazing women!

I love listening to Alexandra’s interviews. She gets such cool guests and has fascinating conversations about work and life. I’ve already found so many new people to follow based on her podcast interview. I look forward to new eps!!

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