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Studio Ochenta celebrates 2021 LatinX Heritage Month with a new call for pitches

PRESS RELEASE · Paris, France ·

Studio Ochenta, the leading multilingual podcast company based in Paris, France announces the next round of calls for pitches in Spanish for its anthology series Ochenta Cuentos, which presents fiction stories from across Latin America and its diasporas around the world.

The next pitch call invites creators to send stories related to FIRE, in the literal and/or figurative sense of the term. For more information on the call for pitches go to

“Ochenta Cuentos is an one-of-a-kind podcast that allows creators to explore self-expression and sound design experimentation in Latin America. I’m looking forward to working with them to bring their region’s sounds to life!” - Maru Lombardo, Senior Fiction Producer and Host of Ochenta Cuentos

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In addition, the company, which is owned by Colombian-American producer Lory Martinez, debuts the translation of its website into Spanish this week. Ochenta en Español will be home to the company’s growing Spanish podcast production roster, which includes the Webby honored Mija Podcast, the anthology fiction series Ochenta Cuentos and more.

“We’re excited to promote our work to our spanish speaking listeners in a more direct way, especially during our heritage month!” - Lory Martinez, Founder CEO of Studio Ochenta

Finally, to celebrate LATINX heritage at Studio Ochenta, the team has collected the best of Ochenta’s spanish language programming in one Spotify playlist. Enjoy the best of Ochenta’s fiction and nonfiction podcasts in Spanish here and check out the team’s commentary on the recommendations on our instagram throughout the month at: @ochentapodcasts.

Studio Ochenta is a multilingual podcast studio dedicated to raising voices across cultures. Ochenta is home to the Webby Award and Lovie Award honored series Mija, an audio drama on the journeys of immigrant families. Studio Ochenta’s productions and originals span 20+ languages, have hit #1 in over 31 countries collectively and have been featured in the New York Times, El Tiempo, El Pais, Forbes and more.

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