Curious minds select the most fascinating podcasts from around the world. Discover hand-piqd audio recommendations on your favorite topics.
Malia Politzer is the executive editor of piqd.com, and an award-winning long-form journalist based out of Spain. She specializes in reporting on migration, international development, human rights issues and investigative reporting.
Originally from California, she's lived in China, Spain, Mexico and India, and reported from various countries in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Her primary beats relate to immigration, economics and international development. She has published articles in Huffington Post Highline, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue India, Mint, Far Eastern Economic Review, Foreign Policy, Reason Magazine, and the Phoenix New Times. She is also a regular contributor to Devex.
Her Huffington Post Highline series, "The 21st Century Gold Rush" won awards from the National Association of Magazine Editors, Overseas Press Club, and American Society of Newspaper Editors. She's also won multiple awards for feature writing in India and the United States.
Her reporting has been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Institute For Current World Affairs, and the Global Migration Grant.
Degrees include a BA from Hampshire College and MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where was a Stabile Fellow at the Center for Investigative Journalism.
2018 has been an eventful year, which has seen the debut of a number of great podcasts from around the world. We've rounded up the top 5 for you to enjoy. Happy listening!
A new podcast from Criminal’s Phoebe Judge, This Is Love explores the complexities of love and human relationships through charming, off-beat, and often riveting narratives and personal stories.
This new podcast series, which debuted in 2018, takes on the untold history of conversation therapy, the dangerous and controversial ex-gay treatment, in the United States.
This new podcast explores the cross-border crime of sex trafficking, and how easy it is for women to be sold in America.
This new podcast, produced by Index On Censorship Magazine, takes on issues relating to freedom of expression from around the world, such as taboos, language restrictions, and freedom of the press.
Now in its second season, this podcast listens to and unpacks the sounds of the world around us—from Paris to Tokyo—to determine what these different auditory environments can tell us about our societies and ourselves.