Pulse Nigeria presents several original podcasts from pop culture to sports to politics and captivating stories.
The second half of 2016 saw the news agency adopt a new game plan for storytelling - podcasts.
The last few months has seen the organization develop multiple podcasts, from pop culture to sports to politics and captivating stories. The Pulse Podcast is currently made up of six podcasts.
‘My Africa’ interviews leading Africans, letting you hear directly from politicians, artists, musicians, business leaders and many others have who made important contributions towards the industries they work in. The series is hosted by media entrepreneur Andre Blaze Henshaw, and has been running for more than a year.
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‘Loose Talk’ is centred around pop culture. It delves into trending topics happening all around the world discussing media, celebrities, lifestyle, sex, sports, politics, tech, religion, movies and TV, radio, music and much more. The podcast is hosted by Ayomide Tayo, Steve Dede and Osagie Alonge.
‘Purple Hair Chronicles’ is the story by a Nigerian woman with the exotic features, fierce purple hair and a passion for life. It follows the adventures of the purple hair and her days and nights in different cities as she explores her sexuality.
‘The Sound’ is a weekly journey through Nigerian music and the music industry - what’s new, what’s hot accompanied by opinion and debate from the Pulse Music desk.
‘Republic of Bants’ takes a look at what’s going on in the community. The Pulse Communities desk analyzes issues across a wide range of topics including sex, technology, books and religion.
‘Half Time’ hosted by Steve Dede and Nurudeen Shotayo is all about football. The podcast brings you match reactions, engaging news, analysis and debate.
Through this setup of conversations, narrative storytelling and reporting, interactive journalism is encouraged.
Podcasts are the new FM and you can connect to the Pulse Podcast Network via the Pulse website, Soundcloud and iTunes.