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Paulo Dias

Paulo Dias is a prominent podcast thought leader in South Africa whose opinion is sought out across the continent.

A prolific writer and social media commentator on the subject, Paulo has written on the topic for MarkLives aswell as The Redzone in The Financial Times – he hosts  various workshops and presentations with the country’s top media agencies as well as radio stations advising on best use of podcasts in a business environment.

He is also the course contributor to Podcast 101 at The Media Academy and co-ordinator of the popular Podcast Inspiration Days across Johannesburg and South Africa  which gathers the leading minds in local podcasting.

This has given rise to the founding of the Podcaster Guild of South Africa, a charge he has led to formalise podcasting in the country to make it more responsible and accountable as an advertising medium for brands.

Paulo Dias produced the early sponsored ‘’podcast’’ content in South Africa as well as pioneering early made for podcast ONLY content in his role as a digital content
 producer for the Rude Awakening, the country’s leading radio show at the time.

 His podcast client list includes Old Mutual, Fedhealth, Carat, Cipla, VW, Huggies, Netcare, Gautrain WITS, Absa, and Sanlam. He is a prolific podcaster himself and
 hosts two African Podcast Award winning shows,  That 80s Show, a Best Music Show Winner and Working Title FC, winner in the Best Sports Podcast category.

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