Studio Ochenta announces slate of Spanish language podcasts this fall to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month
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Paris, France—Studio Ochenta, a Paris- based podcast studio dedicated to raising voices across cultures through multilingual podcasts will be releasing a slate of Spanish language podcasts this Fall in honor of “El mes de la herencia hispana” - Latinx Heritage Month.
The first new show is a mini-series on its international podcast Mija. The show, whichreached #1 in Drama and Fiction on Apple podcasts in France, Spain and China, will bereleasing a mini-season after its season finale on September 16th, 2020. “Mija Shorts”will share short fictions from Mija’s universe in Latin America, telling tales and anecdotesfrom: “those alive, those long gone, and those still dreaming” in the form of short 3-4-minute episodes. The stories will be available on Mija Podcast SpanishPodcast English podcast feeds from September 21 to October 15th. Tune intoMija’s season 2 season finale to hear a sneak peek.
Studio Ochenta will also be launching “Como No viajar,” a Spanish language adaptation of Ochenta’s hit original podcast: How Not To Travel, hosted by award-winning travel influencer and digital educator, Dr. Kiona. At a time when travel has been forever transformed, the show brings listeners a unique perspective on travel. In short, 10-minute episodes, the podcast tackles issues such as travel privilege, travel language, safety, and more. All 7 episodes of the firstseason of the show will be published at once on September 21st, 2020. The Spanishlanguage version is voiced by Mexican voice actress, Neyla Cantu.
Finally, Ochenta’s lockdown podcast: Ochenta Stories, a podcast that collects stories from lockdown around the globe and translates them for the world to hear, will be releasing a Spanish language version called “Ochenta Cuentos” this November.
“We’re super excited to expand the reach of Ochenta’s programming to Spanish speaking audiences. As a Latina-owned business, it’s an honor to use this platform we’ve created to continue sharing our community’s stories across cultures.” - Studio Ochenta Founder and CEO Lory Martinez.
Like all Ochenta shows, every new Ochenta Original show will have transcriptions available on its website to give people greater access to the stories. For more information on Studio Ochenta and its original podcasts, go to ochentastudio.com.
About Studio Ochenta
Studio Ochenta was founded in September 2019 by Colombian American podcast producer, Lory Martinez. Studio Ochenta believes in greater accessibility in storytelling. Its original podcasts are translated and transcribed in multiple languages so that listeners can best access stories from around the world. Como No Viajar is the latest in Studio Ochenta’s multilingual projects, after the success of its original English version, How Not To Travel which ranked #1 in Places and Travel podcasts 12 countries. Studio Ochenta is also home to flagship podcast Mija, an audio drama about a family of immigrants and a 2020 Arts and Culture Webby Honoree, Wine School Dropout, a top 10 ranking culinary podcast in Finland, Belgium, and Ireland and Ochenta Stories, a globally crowdsourced podcast with stories from lockdowns around the world, recently featured in the New York Times. For more information on Studio Ochenta and its original podcasts, go to ochentastudio.com/originals.
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