Sam Riddell

Sam Riddell (she/her) is a podcast producer and documentary videographer from Queens, New York.

Her work centers on sexual health, Black feminism, the African Diaspora, and social justice. Trained in both documentary filmmaking and sketch & improvisational comedy, Sam has a penchant for telling stories about the human experience whilst injecting humor along the way. She is the Principal Host of the queer Black feminist focused sexuality podcast Inner Hoe Uprising and the producer for In Those Genes Podcast . Sam has also created content for media outlets like , Democracy Now! and Black & Sexy TV and has produced panels about diverse voices in media spaces at events like Werk It and South by Southwest. Sam loves speculative fiction, dim sum, and a good pun and despises bigotry and poorly constructed memes.


Without further ado... here are the eleven extraordinary stories reflect the finest work in the narrative audio industry & push the boundaries of audio storytelling, selected by these 20 judges, and in the categories of... Best New Artist, Radio Impact, Best News Feature, Audio Unbound, Best Documentary: Short, Best Documentary: Non-English Language, Best Serialized Story, Best Documentary (Gold, Silver, Bronze), and Directors’ Choice: