The UK-based manufacturing firm led by Renay Richardson fashioned a three way partnership with Sony Music Leisure to make socially acutely aware audio content material for world audiences.
WME has signed the UK-based podcast manufacturing home Broccoli Productions with an eye fixed to empowering minority expertise each in entrance and behind the microphone.
Broccoli Productions (previously Broccoli Content material) was based in 2018 by award-winning producer Renay Richardson after the success of her indie podcast About Race With Reni Eddo-Lodge. A 12 months later, Broccoli Productions fashioned a three way partnership with Sony Music Leisure to develop artistic, difficult and socially acutely aware audio content material for world audiences.
The corporate’s present podcast slate contains the flagship Anthems collection, which showcases distinctive womens’ voices, Broccoli Guide Membership and Zombiemum, about parenthood and psychological well being points and hosted by Laura Dockrill. In 2020, Richardson was awarded the Podcast Champion award on the British Podcast Awards.
As a part of its advocacy work, Broccoli Productions launched the Equality in Audio pact, which had over 300 corporations together with Acast and BBC Studios, signed up and dedicated to a extra equitable audio business. With the Anthems collection returning, Broccoli Productions has promoted Hana Walker-Brown to artistic director, whereas additionally remaining the chief producer of the flagship podcast providing.