CPI Podcast


The Community Podcast Initiative (CPI) aims to connect with different community members, especially those underserved or misrepresented by traditional media, to co-create more inclusive ways of storytelling. The CPI podcast is a series where you can hear panels, workshops, and discussions that further promote authentic and inclusive ways of storytelling. This initiative is based out of Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, and is Powered by Shaw. To learn more about the Community Podcast Initiative, you can visit thepodcaststudio.ca or find us on social media at @communitypodyyc.

The Canadian Mountain Podcast: Considering place and respecting Indigenous intellectual property in podcasts

This episode explores the behind-the-scenes work that goes into producing a CPI series: the Canadian Mountain Podcast. Since its third season, the Canadian Mountain Podcast has strived to share perspectives...

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Developing Your Voice with Media Girlfriends

In an oversaturated podcast landscape, the strongest connections are made with authentic voices. In this episode, the CPI presents a workshop hosted by Media Girlfriends, an award winning podcast...

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MRU Library: Podcasting in the university classroom

Mount Royal University Library faculty member, Sara Sharun, has started to see a growing interest across campus in using podcasting for class assignments. The MRU Library has recently been...

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Podcasting and Authentic Storytelling

In this episode, the Community Podcast Initiative (CPI) presents a panel discussion on emerging career paths in digital audio, and how this can promote a space for more authentic...

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Inclusivity in the Media Sector with Ginella Massa

In this episode, Ginella Massa, a Canadian television journalist and news anchor on CBC’s Canada Tonight, is interviewed by the CPI’s associate producer Gabrielle Pyska, and Lexi Freehill, a...

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