THE CALL OF THE VOID PODCAST Honored for Best Scripted Podcast Series in the 27th Annual Webby Awards
ANN ARBOR, MI – 4/4/23 – The Call of the Void Podcast announced today that it has been honored for Best Scripted Podcast Series in the 27th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Internet industry experts including Questlove, DJ and Producer; Tan France, Fashion Designer, Television Personality & Author; Natalie Guzman, Co-President & CMO, Savage X Fenty; Werner Vogels CTO, Amazon; Roxanne Gay, Host, The Roxanne Gay Agenda; Quinta Brunson, Writer, Director and Actor; Ziwe Fumudoh, Comedian and Writer; Reshma Saujani, Founder, Girls Who Code; LeVar Burton, Actor, Podcaster and TV Host; Andy Slavit, Host, In The Bubble; Takashi Murakami, Artist; Samantha Bee, Comedian; and Tracy Chou, Founder & CEO, Block Party.
The Call of the Void Podcast is a revolutionary independent fiction podcast co-showrun by Josie Eli Herman and Michael Alan Herman. It follows a tour guide and a palm-reading outcast in modern-day New Orleans as they battle a mysterious entity that longs to bring the world into perfect stillness.
“Honorees like The Call of the Void Podcast are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, President of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 14,000 entries we received this year.”
“We are so grateful to the Webby Awards for honoring indie productions like The Call of the Void,” said Josie Eli Herman, co-showrunner of The Call of the Void. “This is a shared victory for us and other independent artists and we hope it encourages more young creatives to see their passion projects to the end.”
About The Call of the Void Podcast
With over 900,000 global downloads across 150 countries, The Call of the Void Podcast is a multi-award-winning fiction podcast created by Josie Eli Herman and Michael Alan Herman. The show has been featured in Buzzfeed, Fangoria, Podcast Magazine, and Pulp; and was created exclusively by Michigan-based artists.
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Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites and Mobile Sites; Video; Advertising, Media and PR; Apps, dApps & Software, Social; Podcasts; Games and Metaverse, Immersive & Virtual. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received nearly 14,000 entries from all 50 states and over 70 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include WP Engine, Canva, Verizon, Omidyar Network, NAACP, KPMG, Wall Street Journal, Podcast Movement, All Tech Is Human, and AIGA.