Google Podcasts Creator Program 2020 for Podcasters worldwide (Up to $12,000 available)

Conference in Art and Humanities
  • Online
  • Apply Before : August 2, 2020

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 38459
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 12 weeks

Opportunity Description

Description of the program

 Applications are now open for the Google Podcasts Creator Program 2020. The Google Podcasts Creator Program is a joint partnership between Google and PRX that seeks to train, mentor, and provide resources to underrepresented voices in podcasting worldwide. Launched in 2018, the program is guided by a mission of providing a global audio community with open resources, empowering underserved voices, and showcasing new work.

In its 2020 edition, the program will bring together and serve creators from around the world who have created at least five episodes of their podcast since January 2019, and who want to improve their skills and take their productions to the next level.


Deadline: August 2, 2020

Organizers: Google and PRX

Mode: Online

Duration: 12 weeks


Participants in the program will enjoy:

  • Training on topics like storytelling, sound design, and reaching audiences through marketing and engagement through a team of industry experts to refine your skills;
  • Regular feedback on all dimensions of their production, including editorial and technical input;
  • Facilities and software to help respond to independent production needs amid the hard circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • Conduction of the program sessions by PRX together with international industry experts and Google Podcasts creator program alumni; and,
  • Around $12,000 in funding for use as per the needs in their productions.

Eligibility criteria

It is open to podcast creators from around the globe who:

  • Have published at least five episodes of their podcast as ofJanuary 2019;
  • Are eager to pause production during the program;
  • Reflect wide a range of geographies, backgrounds, opinions, voices, and styles;
  • Have an interest in making their podcast sustainable through teamwork, openness to iteration and change, and pursuing revenue and audience growth.

Format of the program

Within this program, you will enjoy Community building and hands-on assignments.

In particular, each month, the participants will present their podcast pitch to a group of panelists and peers for worthy feedback and additional training. Likewise, between these presentations, participants will work on assignments, connect with their mentor and fellow participants, and partake in online webinars.

How to apply?

You can apply online for this program. Please remember that you will only need to fill out the application once to be considered for all three cohorts.

Apply now

The application process will allow you to figure out which cohorts you are unable to attend, depending on the need.

  • 1st Cohort: September 21, 2020, through December 4, 2020
  • 2nd Cohort: January 25, 2021, through April 16, 2021
  • 3rd Cohort: May 3, 2021, through July 23, 2021

For more information, refer to the official announcement link.


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