Diversity Beyond The Surface In Podcasting: Now More Important Than Ever to Maintain & Grow The Artform
With the rapid growth of podcasting and it (so far) not being co-opted like various other forms of mass media in the past almost totally by corporate media, independent creatives, producers and collectives need to do the best to not just keep the media form alive, but to keep it vibrant by having different voices, perspectives and things in the mix. This talk/presentation is to express some ideas of how to keep that going from personal experience and more.
About Mary Nichols
Mary Nichols (aka) DJ Fusion of the FuseBox Radio Broadcast is a U.S. mix show and events DJ whose main musical focus in the Black Music/Urban Music Genre (Hip-Hop, Reggae, Funk, Jazz, Soul/R&B, House, Disco, Dance, Rock, World Music, etc.) on the independent & mainstream level whose grew up in Prince George County, Maryland and got her early hip-hop fix from listening to local radio stations & saving up money to purchase music from all over. Today she is a DJ/Radio Host, Podcaster, Writer and Speaker with a passion for both independent and mainstream music of the African Diaspora. She founded the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast while she was an undergraduate student at the Rutgers University in 1998 at Rutgers University Radio and now along with her, co-host the weekly radio show & podcast exists to bring the Balance Back to Black Radio with having a strong focus on bringing a diverse mix of independent and mainstream Black Music (Hip-Hop, Soul, Jazz, Reggae, Rock, Funk, House & more) from all over the world along with relevant commentary, news and guest interviews to the international listening masses. From its original roots, the FuseBox Radio Broadcast has spread to over 25+ website, FM & internet radio stations and podcast distribution channels as of March 2018. She has a very strong passion for making sure diverse voices get heard in podcasting and independent media at large.