AUC Launches PodFestCairo: Egypt's First Podcasting Conference
PodFest Cairo, Egypt’s first podcasting conference, took place on March 7 at AUC's Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC). The event was hosted by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.
The half-day conference, designed to bring together Egypt’s podcast creators, kicked off with keynote speaker, Hannah Allam, a Washington, D.C.-based national security correspondent for National Public Radio. Her speech on the power of storytelling included many examples of her challenges transitioning from print journalism to audio.