Berea resident, Troy Price, elected as member The Podcast Academy

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BEREA, Ky. - s4story -- The Podcast Academy ("TPA")  an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering excellence and creativity in the podcast industry has bestowed upon Troy Price of Front Porch Studios in Berea, Ky the honor of Inaugural Year Membership in recognition of his achievements in podcasting.

"I am honored to be a part of such an organization and look forward to further contributing to the field of podcasting." says Price.

Price was inducted into TPA as an Industry Journalist/Reporter. The TPA's membership standards for this category includes, "[A] writer, newsletter publisher, or contributor on at least 10 podcast-related articles, publications or newsletters published in print or online in the preceding two (2) years. All members are approved or disapproved by the Board of Governors based on these qualifications and must re-qualify every five (5) years.  Members must conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner and adhere to the policies of the organization." Podcast Academy members actively participate in TPA initiatives, for example by serving on TPA council and committees, by mentoring young podcasters, or supporting activities such as the Annual Golden Mic Awards. Members also guide and support the organization by providing professional and administrative support for the international organization.

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The Podcast Academy Founding Board of Governors is made up of Rob Greenlee, Libsyn, New Media Show (Chairperson); Donald Albright, TenderfootTV (Vice-Chairperson); Kerri Hoffman, PRX (Secretary); Christy Mirabal, SonyMusic Entertainment (Treasurer); Conal Byrne, iHeartMedia; Ben Cave, Apple; Erik Diehn, Stitcher; Anya Grundmann, NPR; Courtney Holt, Spotify; Hernan Lopez, Wondery; Christina Moore, Don't Skip Media, Rekha Murthy, Podcast Strategist, Liliana Maria Percy Ruíz, On Being; Oren Rosenbaum, United Talent Agency; Lauren Spohrer, Criminal & This is Love Podcasts; Alia Tavakolian, Spoke Media; Jenna Weiss-Berman, Pineapple Street Studios.

The Podcast Academy is designed to be inclusive, international, and to give everyone a voice and a vote. As a new organization the participation of members whether sharing their knowledge, experience or perspective is key to long-term success. In these unusual times, it is a new opportunity to build community in an exciting way.

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Source: Front Porch Studios
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