Listen to Long Distance.

“The history of the United States cannot be properly told without including the stories of Filipino and Filipino American people. Paola Mardo's podcast presents a vital resource in telling that story.”
— The Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project

“A great example of how to tell a story of how the past impacts the present and how the present draws from the past.”
— Bello Collective

“The podcast I’ve been waiting for all my life.”
— Apple Podcasts Reviewer

Long Distance is a podcast about stories in the Filipino diaspora that I host and produce. It was selected as 1 of 6 shows out of over 6,000 applications from more than 100 countries to be part of the inaugural Google Podcasts creator program with PRX. It has been featured in NBC News, Apple Podcasts New and Noteworthy, Bello Collective’s 100 Outstanding Podcasts of 2018, and more. Visit to listen to and learn more about the show.