Christine Kix: Private Session (60 mins)
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60 minute mentorship session
Christine is not available October - November 2022 but will resume accepting sessions in January 2023.
Experienced in overseeing audio projects from start to finish, Christine can weigh in at every step of producing and promoting your audio project. Her experience in audio drama, fiction, and live radio makes her well suited to help you develop skills in writing for the ear, choosing music to bring your stories to life, and hone your interviewing skills. Christine can help you market and promote your podcast, and even help strengthen your grant writing skills. She is particularly interested in working with early-career and career transitioning independents.
Originally from Zimbabwe via the US, Christine Kix is a producer, presenter, writer and radio DJ based in Melbourne, Australia. She brings contemporary African music to Melbourne's airwaves every Friday night on the Afro Turn Up aired on PBS 106.7 FM. Her show explores the richness and diversity of present-day African cultures through music.
In February 2021, Kix launched Private Affairs: a romantic-dramedy, fiction podcast series inspired by true events. Created, written, directed, edited and produced by Kix herself, Private Affairs topped the Apple Podcasts fiction charts in Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, South Africa and Zimbabwe; and peaked at number 2 in Canada. The popular show also broke into the Top 100 All Podcasts chart in Great Britain and ranked in the Drama All-Time charts of Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Canada, Finland and Poland. Kix describes the show as, “A layered listening experience that’s witty, sexy and authentic.”
2021 also Kix debut as a co-host and producer of an episode of Peabody award-winning program, Afropop Worldwide. The episode, Africa In Melbourne, delved into the African music scene in Melbourne and examined themes of migration and identity.
From 2015 - 2017, Kix co-hosted and co-produced the SOS in Oz podcast with her sister. Their podcast served up trending topics and thought-provoking conversations on pop-culture and society. In June 2018, she and her sister were invited panellists at Melbourne’s prestigious Emerging Writers’ Festival, speaking on the art of podcasting.
Kix has also written several articles on a broad range of topics for Madame Noire, a leading American online magazine for Black women. Her punchy writing style proved to be quite popular and has seen her pieces cited in other publications including Thought Catalog and Zimbabwe's national news outlet, The Herald. Her writing earned her the honour of becoming an Influencer on Mogul, an award-winning global platform that aims to educate and empower women.
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