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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 Fast Company, Rappler, Bello Collective’s 100 Outstanding Podcasts of 2018, and more.

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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

Seen In...

Fast Company, Inquirer, Scout, Adobo Magazine, and Black Enterprise. It was selected in the Narrative Nonfiction category of Bello Collective’s 100 Outstanding Podcasts of 2018.