#004: First time I made a podcast w/ Sangeeta Pillai
Adam and Jordan bring you episode four of First Time For Everything! (0:25) They introduce their guest this week, Sangeeta Pillai. (2:48) Sangeeta kicks off talking about the first time she made a podcast - which she didn’t even know what one was at first! (3:50) She discusses hosting and how she refills her well to create a safe space for her guests to be vulnerable. (6:21) Happenstance played a role in how Sangeeta ended up starting her podcast, (8:45) and the role that the Spotify Sound Up competition played in her journey. (11:24) But once she won the competition, how much help did Sangeeta really have to launch Masala Podcast? (17:31) It took Sangeeta a year after the competition to get Masala Podcast launched, and she explains that making something that was important to her and that she could be proud of was key. (19:57) Sangeeta discusses the imposter syndrome she had to navigate when she launched the podcast. (22:15) Her relationship with her audience has been beautiful, and it’s what keeps her going. (27:27) Sangeeta shares how winning at the British Podcast Awards two years in a row has been a boost for her personally, (30:17) and she offers some advice about starting your own podcast. (34:10) Adam and Jordan wrap things up with thanks to Sangeeta Pillai (41:26) and their weekly challenges. (42:47)
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