American Public Media has Open Call for Podcasts

American Public Media (APM), a division of Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is launching an open call for podcast pitches. They are looking for storytellers, producers, and new talent from all backgrounds to join them in entertaining, educating and connecting with people in new ways.

We’re ultimately looking for two to three new show ideas to develop into pilots and potentially full seasons of at least six episode. If selected for a full season, APM will also provide marketing and PR support, underwriting/sales and membership opportunities, and the opportunity to collaborate, cross-promote and learn from other APM Podcast teams.

For this open call, it is not required that you have professional audio or media production experience (although that doesn’t hurt). It is important that you have a stand-out, timely idea that will resonate deeply with listeners.

APM is interested in a wide variety of concepts, hosts, styles, and structures. Visit their website to find out more about the key traits they are looking for in each pitch.

Submissions will be accepted from January 15th to February 15th. If your idea is selected for further consideration, producers from APM will reach out with additional questions.