Demetrius Bagley, Co-Founder
Third annual Black Pod Awards gives out 21 awards with three new categories
(Black PR Wire) Brooklyn, NY – Seventeen podcasts shrieked with joy across social media Sunday. They were marveling at winning during the Black Podcasting Awards (the BPAs) third annual ceremony. Three podcasts won big: Queer News swept its three categories: Best New Black Podcast, Best Black News/Informative Podcast, and Best Black LGBTQ Podcast. Jazmyn Gives Bad Advice won both Best Black Comedy as well as Relationship Podcast. And for the third year in a row, The Brown Girls Guide to Politics won Best Black Political Podcast.
Charismatic Black podcast producer Latrice Sampson Richards hosted the ceremony and aftershow. Prior winners joined her in presenting awards. Viewers delighted in songs by Aria Lanelle, ire ola, and Jus Jon (from 'The Voice' season 2020).
This year’s awards named 21 winners overall, introducing three new categories with Everrealm Adventures taking home the Blerd award; the brilliant, generous, and pioneering founder of Podcasts in Color ‘Berry’ received the Legend Award; 2022 Business nominee C-CRETS won the Listeners Love Award in a public vote.
Winning podcasters receive physical awards, one year subscriptions to Black Podcasters Association, and Warm Welcome, one month Grants for Creators newsletter subscriptions, and 50% off tickets to Afros & Audio podcasting festival in October.
Media can download photos of the three big winners, winners’ podcast artwork, and BPA logos at mediakit.blackpodawards.com.
ABOUT BLACK PODCASTING AWARDS
Black Podcasting Awards (the BPAs) exists to celebrate and spotlight Black podcasts and the people who make them. It’s a Black Twitter community-founded, mostly volunteer-fueled annual awards program & ceremony, with 501(c)(3) non-profit status.
WINNERS OF THE 2022 BLACK POD AWARDS
2022 Legend Award
‘Berry’ (Podcasts in Color)
2022 Listeners Love Award
Best Black Business Podcast
How to Talk to [High Achievers] about Anything
Best Black Comedy Podcast
Jazmyn Gives Bad Advice
Best Black Culture Podcast
Culturati: Conversations with Kierna Mayo
Best Black Education Podcast
Parenting for the Culture
Best Black Fiction Podcast
Best Black Film/TV Podcast
Best Black Health & Wellness Podcast
Best Black History Podcast
Best Black International Podcast
Best Black LGBTQ Podcast
Best Black Music Podcast
Best Black News/Informative Podcast
Best Black Political Podcast
Best Black Relationship Podcast
Best Black Religion & Spirituality Podcast
Best Black Sex Podcast
Best Blerd Podcast
Best New Black Podcast
Black Podcast of the Year