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Last call for submissions to 3rd annual Golden Crane Podcast Awards; in-person ceremony in NYC's Chinatown

Press Release · New York, NY, USA ·

This year’s GOLDEN CRANE Podcast Awards will mark its inaugural in-person awards ceremony and dinner, officials said. It is sponsored by and

Podcasts can be submitted for nomination until August 10th (11:59 p.m. PST), and this year’s awards program will be presented live in NYC’s Chinatown and livestreamed, co-founder Andy Wang said.

“We are incredibly excited to bring the GOLDEN CRANES to New York City’s Chinatown, a place steeped in history and rich in Asian American heritage,” Wang said. “This year’s event promises to be our most memorable and impactful yet, as we gather together to recognize the diverse voices that make up our thriving podcasting community. And, the dim sum is not to be missed!”

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This year’s Golden Crane Awards honor excellence in various categories, including: Arts + Crafts / Creativity; Asian Culture: Stories and Experiences; Best Show Produced for Kids; Bingeworthy; Business/Finance; Drama/Fiction; Entertainment/TV/Film; Entrepreneur/Solopreneur; History; LGBTQ+; News; Parenting; Science; Sound Design + Production; Student Show (ages 8 to 17); Unique + Fun; and Wellness/Self-Improvement.

Podcasters from across the globe are invited to submit their shows for consideration by an esteemed panel of judges, composed of industry professionals, acclaimed podcast hosts, and prominent figures in the Asian American community.

“Asian American podcasters have made tremendous strides in recent years, capturing hearts and minds with their unique perspectives and compelling narratives,” said Jay WuJun Yow, producer of The James Altucher Show and Golden Crane Awards judge. “This event allows us to shine a spotlight on these exceptional talents and the groundbreaking work they are producing.”

“We are still the only awards show which acknowledges podcasters who are of student age,” co-founder Lee Uehara mentioned. “Podcasting is one of the few content creation vehicles where there is no age limit, and we’re always glad to encourage our younger colleagues.”

Winners of the Golden Cranes will be announced in a black-tie, dinner ceremony on August 30th at 7:30 p.m. Winners MUST be present to win (in person or virtually).

Submission fees: Students: $15 with proof of matriculation; AAP members, $40; non-members: $65. Joining AAP is free, for now. The Asian American Podcasters Association is a non-profit organization. Awards Dinner tickets are a separate fee.

For more info, submissions, and tickets, visit the website.

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