Freelance Pod

By Suchandrika Chakrabarti

Stories of news, creativity and the internet, told to Suchandrika Chakrabarti | Shortlisted: Best Host at The Lovie Awards (the European Webby Awards) 2019 | Heard on BBC Radio 4 | Newsletter: buttondown.email/suchandrika | Instagram: @freelancepod | Twitter: @freelance_pod_

  1. 1.
    Alex Farrow on how stand-up comedy and teaching inform each other
    30:56
  2. 2.
    "I've found a lot of positives from being on Twitter" - comedian and PR Vix Leyton on how her two careers work together in a digital age
    38:33
  3. 3.
    Critiquing the media in a digital age, with Mic Wright and his newsletter, Conquest of the Useless
    23:18
  4. 4.
    The future of work is everyone using their influence, with writer Lauren Razavi
    28:36
  5. 5.
    From the Egyptian revolution to pandemic lockdown, with Kim Fox of The American University in Cairo
    19:20
  6. 6.
    "Dialling down the feminism" with writer and comedian Alex Bertulis-Fernandes
    25:40
  7. 7.
    "Grief is an incredibly creative experience" - Author Flora Baker on self-publishing The Adult Orphan Club
    33:16
  8. 8.
    MEL Magazine deputy editor Alana Levinson on what The Great Solicited Dick Pic Experiment reveals about digital journalism
    33:43
  1. 9.
    From Anonymous Animals to Animal Crossing: Marie Foulston's lockdown party in a spreadsheet
    31:43
  2. 10.
    "Content is one of the beautiful things about the internet" - Book editor Parul Bavishi on writing in a pandemic
    23:51
  3. 11.
    Imposter syndrome, social media and getting through a pandemic lockdown
    29:49
  4. 12.
    Live show with Smoke & Mirrors author Gemma Milne at The Boulevard Theatre Soho
    59:39
  5. 13.
    Grieving our mothers online, with author Rachel Vorona Cote
    35:48
  6. 14.
    "A box of neon sex delights" - Standard Issue meets Freelance Pod at the Boulevard Theatre, Soho
    58:12
  7. 15.
    "During war, all relationships are temporary" - London Podcast Festival live show with Syrian refugee, Abdulwahab Tahhan
    1:31:39
  8. 16.
    The Telegraph's head of social, Beth Ashton, on news in a multi-platform age
    1:10:27
  9. 17.
    BBC Radio 4 Extra's Amanda Litherland on her Podcast Radio Hour, comedy and interviewing
    36:13
  10. 18.
    Guide to the London Podcast Festival 2019 with programmer Zoe Jeyes
    45:12
  11. 19.
    Former Sunday Times Style editor Jackie Annesley on swapping newspapers for tech
    49:53
  12. 20.
    Matt Cooke of Google News Labs still buys his local newspaper
    37:30
  13. 21.
    "Being a refugee is a dream come true" - preview of London Podcast Festival live recording with Syrian comic Abdulwahab Tahhan
    21:22
  14. 22.
    Why Jenny Stallard is launching Freelance Feels on National Freelancers Day
    31:34
  15. 23.
    Delia Cai's Deez Links is a Snapchat streak that grew up to be a newsletter
    34:27
  16. 24.
    Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones on Black Mirror Season 5
    20:48
  17. 25.
    Mental Health Awareness Week and The Colour of Madness, with Dr Samara Linton
    40:45
  18. 26.
    When news met the internet, with Twitter's Director of Curation, Joanna Geary - Part Two
    32:34
  19. 27.
    When news met the internet, with Twitter's Director of Curation, Joanna Geary - Part One
    36:25
  20. 28.
    What journalists should know about content marketing, with Contently's Deanna Cioppa
    43:25
  21. 29.
    Podcasts and newsletters go together, with Caroline Crampton
    34:03
  22. 30.
    Freelance Pod on BBC Radio 4's Podcast Radio Hour
    9:22
  23. 31.
    Less journalistic objectivity, more activism, with Lewis Raven Wallace
    42:13
  24. 32.
    Always Be Learning, with The Writing Coach Podcast's Rebecca L. Weber
    29:05
  25. 33.
    How social media changes the world, with journalist and trainer Sue Llewellyn
    27:42
  26. 34.
    International Women's Day 2019 compilation
    33:10
  27. 35.
    Why Anna Codrea-Rado wrote the Fair Pay For Freelancers open letter
    30:27
  28. 36.
    You own the narrative of your career, with LinkedIn's Isabelle Roughol
    45:54
  29. 37.
    Journalism should be fun - investigating burnout with John Crowley
    34:01
  30. 38.
    Graffiti was analogue internet, with Creative Rebels podcast co-host David Speed
    1:02:53
  31. 39.
    From The Guardian to Vogue, via freelancing - with Laura Oliver
    32:29
  32. 40.
    Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4 - behind the scenes with producer Leona Fensome
    33:55
  33. 41.
    Whatsapp has transformed foreign reporting, says Jennifer O'Mahony
    36:20
  34. 42.
    Bandersnatch interview with Black Mirror's Charlie Brooker
    22:53
  35. 43.
    Black Mirror Bandersnatch, mental health and technology, with Dr Bishakha Chowdhury
    30:58
  36. 44.
    Inside Black Mirror interview with Charlie Brooker
    12:11
  37. 45.
    Celebrating 30 years of the internet with the love lives of gay men and filmmaker Oli Mason
    35:25
  38. 46.
    Chaos with Ed Miliband's podcast! Featuring producer Emma Corsham
    42:28
  39. 47.
    Movies are the memories of our lifetime, with film critic Ryan Gilbey
    28:05
  40. 48.
    Music sounds better with you, feat. BBC 6 Music producer Shola Aleje
    49:54
  41. 49.
    Divided by a common language, with Mother Jones' Jordan Gass-Poore'
    22:46
  42. 50.
    Podcasts are kind of a big deal, with audio expert Christina H. Moore
    37:10

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