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PodFest China!

January 19, 2019

13:00-19:00 p.m.

Venue: Tiantong Lu WeWork

3rd Floor, Landmark Center, No. 328 Tiantong Road

(Tiantong Lu stop, line 10/12, exit 3)





Your Favorite China Podcasters

Podcast Industry Insiders


and a Live Recording of the new Unravel Podcast

Showcase: Kou Aizhe, 故事FM (StoryFM)

Former producer with Swedish Radio and CTV, Aizhe is the host and creative force behind故事FM (Story FM), dedicated to telling true stories with sound and China's answer to This American Life. Each episode features one person's unique life experience with original music compositions.

Showcase: Selina Zhang, 声东击西(East To West)

Selina is former US correspondent for China Business Network Weekly, Bloomberg Businessweek senior reporter, Economic Observer reporter and contributor to a number of media outlets. Selina and Tao Xu's 声东击西(ETW) podcast has built a strong and loyal following over the past two years among fellow returnees from abroad and has been selected as Best Podcast of 2018 by Apple China.

Showcase: Tom Xiong, Digitally China

Tom Xiong is a Swedish tech start-up founder in Shanghai and also the co-host (with Eva Xiao in Beijing and Jacob Loven in Sweden as producer) of Digitally China, a podcast that explains China's fascinating tech story to the world.

Showcase: Clara Davis and Sarah Boorboor, Unravel

Unravel is Shanghai's premier live true-life storytelling event and they are launching a podcast! Clara and Sarah will discuss what it takes to produce a podcast from a live event.

Live Recording: Unravel Podcast

We'll watch as the Unravel team produce a live recording of their brand-new podcast.

Yan Lin (Lynn), Operation Manager, Himalaya FM International

Lynn will talk about Himalaya's growth in China, plans for international expansion, podcasting trends in China and drivers for growth, followed by Q&A.

Yang Yi, Editor of JustPod Newsletter

Yang Yi is the co-host of LeftRight podcast, one of Apple's Top 25 Most Downloaded New Podcasts of 2018. He produces branded podcasts for Chinese companies, including LinkedIn China. His recently launched JustPod newsletter analyzes the industry in the US, UK and China for readers. Yang Yi is also Senior Editor at China Business Network. Yang Yi will speak on how podcasting has developed in China and abroad.

Shannon Martin, Organizer of Podcast Brunch Club Shanghai, Director of Communications at Podbean & EasyLiving

Shannon will introduce the Podcast Brunch Club community and discuss podcasting trends abroad.

So You Want to Make a Podcast: Podcasting Q&A Panel

Featuring radio reporter Jennifer Pak, Eric Olander, and others


SFCC Members 30 pre/50 at door

Non-members 60 pre/70 door

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