Thank you
sponsors & volunteers

Dear Black pods, thanks for doing what you do. With a special shout out to all that applied to BPAwards in 2023.

Thanks also to our staff, volunteer judges, sponsors, allies, friends, award presenters, and musical performers.

  • Repeated thanks to and for our staff: Adell, Lance, Latrice, Nicole, Mel, Georgie-Ann, Fred, Maleah, Liberty, and Demetrius


  • Thanks to our dynamo 2023 Judges, with special thanks to Erica Cobb for being our first ever lead judge


  • Huge thanks to our sponsors: Push Black. Afros & Audio. Black Podcasters Association. Blubrry. Descript. Grants for Creators. Hindenburg. LWC Studios. Podcast Movement. Podglomerate. Realm. Shure. Sounds Profitable. Stitcher Studios. Strike Audio. Transistor.
  • Appreciate you Al Pete, Damona Hoffman, Florence Barrau-Adams & Kierna Mayo, Juleyka Lantigua, Krystal Hill, and Sam Riddell for presenting this year’s awards

  • Very special thanks to our musical performers: Ballad, Kevin & The Blues Groovers, and Maya Elizabeth 

  • Special thanks to Podstream Studios powered by DCP for sharing their amazing facility (on Times Square!) to host our 2023 awards ceremony at.