Podcast picks

Seven alumni-produced podcasts

Newsroom authorby Meagan KashtyJun 29, 2020
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The Muluba Show
Muluba Habanyama
(Journalism – Broadcast ’16)

HIV-AIDS activist Muluba Habanyama may be new to the podcast world, but she’s always made sure her voice has been heard. She’s a board member on the Ontario HIV treatment network and a national youth ambassador for the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR). In The Muluba Show, which launched earlier this month, Habanyama aims to talk to different people about their outlooks on life, how to deal with different circumstances, what drives their soul, and what makes them laugh. In her first episodes, Habanyama has chatted with activist Mercy Shibemba, fashion designer and philanthropist Andrew Coimbra and certified Trichologist and business owner, Angie Isaacs.

Listen to The Muluba Show on Youtube.

We Did It!
Amanda Weldon
(Journalism – New Media ’16)

Amanda Weldon has shared life advice, tips and tricks for years on Below the Blonde — a personal lifestyle, beauty and travel blog. We Did It, her newly launched podcast, focuses on the life stories behind the victories and failures of creative people. Episodes tackle relevant topics such as productivity tips for living in quarantine, imposter syndrome, and social equality in the influencer world. “I believe everyone on this planet has creative tendencies but sometimes we feel shut off from our creativity,” says Weldon. “I want to talk about how to keep your creative channel open while laughing through some relatable topics.”

Listen to We Did It! on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Purposeful Story Podcast
Kobi Amponsah
(Bachelor of Health Sciences, Kinesiology ’16)

Purposeful Story Podcast — hosted by Kobi Amponsah is a weekly show for listeners looking to learn more about entrepreneurship and business wisdom. In each episode, Kobi interviews entrepreneurs and purpose-driven individuals based out of Toronto and the outskirts within Canada. In one of Kobi’s most recent episodes, he interviews fellow Sheridan alum Ryan Knight (Accounting ’12), owner Detailing Knights, and the founder of the Afro-Caribbean Business Network.

Listen to Purposeful Story Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Somebody Date Us
Lauren Marinigh
(Corporate Communications ’12), Carley Dignam (General Arts & Sciences ’15), Asal (Business Administration Marketing ’15)

Somebody Date Us is a podcast hosted by three single Toronto girls *trying* to find someone bearable enough to date. Lauren Marinigh, Carley Dignam and Asal share their personal experiences with dating, but also talk about relationships, love, sex and everything in between. The trio explore dating trends (what are some must-know dating slang terms?) and technology (what’s the hottest dating app these days?) that are changing the way people today’s generation approaches relationships.

Let’s Grab Coffee
Tyler Check
(Music Theatre ’16)

Music Theatre grad Tyler Check launched Let’s Grab Coffee — a deep dive in to Canada’s theatre scene and the folks that make it happen — back in September, 2017. Today, he has nearly 200 episodes featuring interviews with performers and influencers of Canada’s theatre industry. Check has welcomed Michael Rubinoff, producing artistic director, Sheridan’s Canadian Music Theatre Project, to his show, along with several Musical Theatre alumni, including Chilina Kennedy (’00), Daniel Abrahamson (’05) and Travis Seetoo (’10).

Listen to Let’s Grab Coffee on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Ride With Me
Mahfuz Chowdhury

By day, Mahfuz Chowdhury puts his marketing know-how to use a Brand Manager with digital marketing agency CandyBox Marketing. Through his podcast, Ride With Me, Chowdury shares those valuable insights on marketing, personal development, and day-to-day throughs of a motivated millennial. Some episodes feature musings from Chowdhury, while others feature “how to” guides on different topics. Chowdhury also interviews other professionals in the marketing game to get their unique perspectives, including CandyBox CEO and Sheridan Business Hall of Famer Darrell Keezer.

Check out “Ride With Me”on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Living the Canadian Dream
Bradley Thompson
(Business Administration Marketing Management ’17)

Bradley Thompson is a digital marketer, content creator, marketing professor & Team Canada Duathlete. He’s also the host of the Living the Canadian Dreampodcast — a show that aims to give listeners the tools they need as a creator when it comes to building a personal brand, growing on social media, and living the life of their dreams.

Check out Living the Canadian Dream on Spotify.

Article compiled by: Meagan Kashty, Digital Communications Officer at Sheridan.

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