Winners of the Asia Podcast Awards Announced
PRESS RELEASE — November 28, 2019
Celebrating podcasts made in Asia, winners in the inaugural Asia Podcast Awards were announced earlier this month.
The Asia Podcast Awards are designed to grow Asia’s rising podcast industry through greater awareness, collaboration and recognition of podcasters here. These award winners are at the forefront of podcasts created in Asia, showcasing available talent as well as a diverse range of voices as seen only in the region.
The Awards were announced at the Asia Podcast Summit Live Event, led by MeaVox Live at Google Singapore earlier this month. Nations that participated ranged from all across Asia: from Singapore to Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, and many more.
More than 100 entries were submitted to the awards for consideration in categories including Best Business Podcast, Best Education Podcast, Best Entertainment Podcast, Best Technology Podcast, and Asia’s Best Podcast. Nominations went through an extensive judging process, bringing finalists down to 3 per category, and 6 for Asia’s Best Podcast.
The 2019 Asia Podcast Winners are as follows:
Asia’s Best Podcast
The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap
The pop culture podcast that isn’t afraid to pop the bubble.
Best Business Podcast
The Paisa Vaisa podcast helps you understand all things money so that you can make well-informed financial decisions. Understand the basics every week as host, Anupam Gupta, talks with experts across a wide spectrum of the banking and financial services industry: CIOs, CEOs, startup founders, bloggers, advisers, even kids - all of them are part of the awesome line up of guests on the show.
Finalists include: The LITO Podcast, Shunya One
Best Technology Podcast
Inside China Tech
Zen Soo digs into the big tech stories being talked about inside and outside of China, bringing essential background, context and analysis to the news of the week. Joining her are SCMP reporters based in Hong Kong and the tech centres of mainland China. Brought to you by the South China Morning Post.
Finalists include: Asia VC Cast, Tech Careers In The New
Best Education Podcast
Let’s Talk About
Weekly wrap of events of the week peppered with context, commentary and opinion by a superstar panel.
Finalists include: Selling in Asia, Optimo Podcast
Best Entertainment Podcast
Eat Drink Asia
Bernice Chan and Alkira Reinfrank take you beyond restaurant reviews and ratings for monthly in-depth features about cuisine and culture in China, Hong Kong and Asia. Brought to you by the South China Morning Post.
Finalists include: 青春抛物线 (Pillars of Youth), Varta Lab
Finalists are given the following as prizes from sponsors:
6 Months Free on Spreaker’s “Broadcaster” Plan, provided by Voxnest
All Access Pass to Asia Podcast Summit, provided by MeaVox Live
'Asia Podcast Award Finalist 2019' Badge on upcoming Podlovers Directory, an Asian podcast directory made by Podlovers Asia
Winners are provided the above as well as the following prizes:
6 Months Free on Spreaker’s “Anchorman” Plan, provided by Voxnest
Featured on Castbox for 1 week
30-minute interview on the Podlovers Asia show, with write-up, shownotes, announcements and continuous marketing, by Podlovers Asia
'Asia Podcast Award Winner: Best ____ Category 2019' Badge on the upcoming Podlovers Directory, an Asian podcast directory made by Podlovers Asia
In addition, “The Awful and Awesome Entertainment Wrap” will also receive:
- Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB Condenser USB Microphone, provided by Audio-Technica
- Brand Matching provided by Zvook
- 'Asia Podcast Award Winner: Asia’s Best Podcast 2019' Badge on the upcoming Podlovers Directory, an Asian podcast directory made by Podlovers Asia
For a complete list of winners, finalists and more information, visit: https://asiapodcastawards.com/
ABOUT MEAVOX LIVE
MeaVox Live is a Singapore-based podcast consulting and training company. We are a start-up with a mission to grow the podcast industry and build the podcast ecosystem in Asia. We believe in helping others to speak up and share their stories, causes, wisdom, expertise and voices through podcasts. With a greater diversity in the podcast space, we hope to bring greater wisdom, compassion and peace to humanity.
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