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Allen Media Group’s African American-focused news, lifestyle, and entertainment platform, theGrio, will launch theGrio Black Podcast Network Thursday, May 26th.
“I am proud to launch theGrio’s Black Podcast Network. Black podcast listeners are growing faster than any other demographic,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “TheGrio will match that demand by releasing the best original and aggregated podcast content. This will be the number one destination for curated global podcast content as theGrio continues to make positive history.”
“TheGrio is dedicated to amplifying Black culture and providing our audience with new and exciting content on all platforms,” said Geraldine Moriba, Senior Vice President of News and Entertainment for theGrio. “Our ambitious plan for the Black Podcast Network is to be the primary source and first choice for dynamic, thought-provoking daily conversation for global Black audiences. We are delighted to present this first collection of original new podcasts to provide our audience access to the new torch-bearers and storytellers driving today’s crucial conversations.”