Amp up your career trajectory in the new year and stay up-to-date with hot trends in tech and digital media with these top podcasts:
Emmy award-winning tech journalist and entrepreneur Leo Laporte interviews experts on the latest trends in high technology. Recent episodes: Data Mining Barbie, The Cracker Jack Computer and It’s a Post-Text World.
2. The WIRED UK
A professional community that aims to increase visibility and participation of people of color in tech and media. Recent episodes: Jenifer Daniels – CEO and Co-Founder of Colorstock, Rod Robinson of ConnXus and Roye Okupe of YouNeek Studios.
This podcast features experts and thought leaders on the future of tech, discussing new trends and visions. Recent episodes: The Year Mobile Began to Truly Dominate Tech, The Present State and Future Possibility of Virtual Reality and The Tiger and the Dragon—On Tech and Startups in India and China.
Real talk. Multimedia journalist Darian Symoné Harvin interviews professionals and provides valuable tools, life lessons, and interesting commentary on society and culture. Recent episodes: Nadia Lopez, Tasbeeh Herwees and Danyel Smith.
Microsoft Technical Evangelist Maria Naggaga explores industry topics and isolation. Recent episode: Industry Isolation & Women of Color in Tech.
Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow discuss feminism, fashion, racism, and more. Aminatou Sow co-founded Tech LadyMafia and is one of Forbes.com’s 30 under 30 in tech. Recent episodes: The Saddest Hello Since Lionel Richie, Sexy Bellybutton Feeling and Low Key Creep.
10. My Taught You
Myleik Teele, CEO and founder of curlBOX, shares her personal and professional success stories to empower more women of color to follow their dreams. Recent episodes: 8 Real Tips to Make Sure This is Your Year!, Determining Your WORTH and Two Types of Hustlers.
11. TED Radio Hour
Features practical strategies on how to be more efficient and productive. Recent episodes: Email productivity and Inbox Zero, Kent Sanders on what creativity really is and Hustle: Justin Wise on the true meaning of Hustle.
What podcasts do you listen to? Let us know in the comments section below!