Adelle Onyango is a Kenyan media personality, podcaster and founder of the Adelle Onyango Initiative. She has been celebrated as one of Facebook’s 2019 Icons of Change; 100 Most Influential Young Africans for 2019; OkayAfrica’s 100 extraordinary African women for 2018; and BBC’s 100 inspirational and innovative women in the world for 2017. Her podcast Legally Clueless was ranked the most popular Kenyan podcast 2019 and is one of the first syndicated podcast as it now plays on Trace radio.
September 29 @ 9PM-10PM PDT – Leaving Traditional Radio To Podcast & How Podcasts Have Given Kenyans Agency Over Their Stories & Content
During this presentation, Adelle Onyango will share her journey of being on traditional radio as a radio presenter for 10 years and making the transition to podcasting. She will share what podcasts can borrow from the traditional radio. She will also speak about how Kenyans have been given agency over their stories and have been able to regain control over the stories they want to tell and issues they want to address. A few Kenyan podcasters will share their thoughts on this during her presentation.