39 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 • 38 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.

    Introducing: Shelter in Place

    Introducing: Shelter in Place

    This week, Alexandra uses this episode to introduce another podcast she loves called Shelter in Place. It is hosted by Laura Joyce Davis and the episode featured here is titled "Stuck on the Staircase."

    Listen to Laura's interview episode of The Pod Broads here: https://thepodbroadspodcast.buzzsprout.com/1592776/8544922-laura-joyce-davis-on-shelter-in-place-pandemic-road-trip-and-finding-home

    Follow Shelter in Place:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/PodcastShelter
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shelterinplacepodcast/?hl=en

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    Website: https://www.poddraland.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pod.draland/?hl=en
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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/

    • 31 min
    Live at Starr Bar with Noor Tagouri, Tiffany Ashitey, and Bronwyn Isaac

    Live at Starr Bar with Noor Tagouri, Tiffany Ashitey, and Bronwyn Isaac

    This episode is from the first live recording of The Pod Broads with guests Noor Tagouri, Tiffany Ashitey, and Bronwyn Isaac. The live show took place on October 28, 2021 at Starr Bar in Brooklyn, NY.

    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
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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/

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Uncut with Berry Syk: Podcast audience engagement and social media

    Uncut with Berry Syk: Podcast audience engagement and social media

    In this bonus episode, Alexandra shares a part of her conversation with Berry that didn't make their interview episode. 

    They talk more in depth about live Twitter, Twitter spaces, and the importance of direct engagement for podcasters and their listeners. Alexandra also talks about her theory for where the industry may be moving as a means of effective promotion down the road. 

    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:
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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/

    • 15 min
    Berry Syk of Podcasts in Color

    Berry Syk of Podcasts in Color

    This week, Alexandra interviews Berry Syk, the creator of Podcasts in Color, the largest directory of podcasts made by people of color. They talk about Berry's first time listening to The Read, what started her idea for Podcasts in Color, the exploitation that can happen in the podcasting industry, and audience engagement. Plus, why she never goes past the 13th season of Grey's Anatomy. 

    Follow Berry:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/podcastsincolor
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/podcastsincolor/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PodcastsInColor/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@podcastsincolor
    Website: https://www.podcastsincolor.com/

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

    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:
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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/

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Misha Euceph of Dustlight and Hello, Nature

    Misha Euceph of Dustlight and Hello, Nature

    This week, Alexandra interviews Misha Euceph, the founder and CEO of Dustlight Productions, and most recently, the executive producer of Hello, Nature, a podcast by REI Co-Op Studios & Dustlight, presented by Subaru. The show tells the history and present day story of the American National Parks through BIPOC voices, asking the question, “Since the parks are public, are they truly for everyone?”

    Follow Misha:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/meuceph
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meuceph/?hl=en
    Website: http://www.mishaeuceph.com/
    Dustlight Productions: https://dustlight.co/
    Listen to Hello, Nature: https://www.rei.com/blog/podcasts/introducing-the-hello-nature-podcast-2
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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/

    • 55 min
    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
    #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/

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Zack Derby ,

Incredible

Alexandra is a natural interviewer and host who invites other women podcasters on to talk a variety of subjects. Each episode I’ve heard is genuine, topical and full of great conversation. Looking forward to more incredible episodes.

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!

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