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Speaker Profile: Kim Chakanetsa

Presenter, The Comb, to speak at PODCAST DAY!

We are pleased to announce Kim Chakanetsa as a speaker for PODCAST DAY Online! Kim is an award-winning journalist from Zimbabwe. She joined the BBC in 2013 after working for CNN International and Associated Press. She presents the new BBC World Service podcast, The Comb. She also presents The Conversation, which brings together women from different countries who have a shared profession, passion or experience.

Kim will be joined by Mary Goodhart in the session - Combing The Continent – Podcasting In Africa:

You will be able to meet the team behind The Comb - the BBC’s first podcast created specifically for young podcast listeners in Africa. Presenter Kim Chakanetsa and producer Mary Goodhart will be discussing this exciting time for podcasting in Africa. They will talk about how The Comb is reaching its audience and trying to bring new listeners to podcasting. The Comb, from the BBC World Service and BBC Africa was launched in July 2020.

Register for PODCAST DAY and hear from incredible professionals including Kim Chakanetsa.