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Long Distance is a narrative podcast about the Filipino diaspora that I host and produce. It is one of six inaugural shows chosen for the Google Podcasts creator program with PRX.

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Bello Collective 100 Oustanding Podcasts of 2018
Selected in the Narrative Nonfiction category

What People are Saying...

“The podcast is a gem – it creeps up on us, not lecturing, not judging, but still shakes us from the stupor of our secret colonial mentality.”
— Rappler

“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

“Timely, personal, and evocative, this Filipino-American’s podcast delves into seldom told stories about the Pinoy diaspora.”
— Manila Bulletin on Long Distance

“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 beeen waiting for all my life.”
— Apple Podcasts Reviewer