Winners Announced For 3rd Annual Golden Crane Podcast Awards; Inaugural In-person Ceremony Held In Nyc's Chinatown!

By: Asian American Podcasters Association
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GOLDEN CRANE Podcast Award 2023
GOLDEN CRANE Podcast Award 2023
NEW YORK - Dec. 30, 2023 - PRLog -- This year's GOLDEN CRANE Podcast Awards were handed out to 14 winners and was marked by an inaugural in-person awards ceremony and dinner, officials said. It was sponsored by and

During a first-ever hybrid dinner gala and a livestream via Zoom using the Camo app, nominees and winners alike came together at Dim Sum Palace in NYC's Chinatown for the Third Annual GOLDEN CRANE Podcast Awards black-tie ceremony, co-founder Andy Wang said.

"We were incredibly excited to have brought the GOLDEN CRANES to a place steeped in history and rich in Asian American heritage," Wang said. "This year's event was our most memorable and impactful yet, as we gathered together to recognize the diverse voices that make up our thriving podcasting community."

This year's keynote speaker was Thomas Lee, author of the new book, The Bruce Lee Code. Entertainers included comedians Otto Lee and Vivek Netrakanti. The ceremony ended with AAP's very own Andy Wang playing guitar and singing a rendition of Israel Kamakawiwo╩╗ole's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."

Podcasters from across the globe submitted their shows for consideration. An esteemed panel of judges, composed of industry professionals, acclaimed podcast hosts, and prominent figures in the Asian American community, reviewed entries. They include: Jay WuJun Yow, Eli Chen, Jeanie Ahn.

"Asian American podcasters have made tremendous strides in recent years, capturing hearts and minds with their unique perspectives and compelling narratives," said Jay WuJun Yow, producer of The James Altucher Show and Golden Crane Awards judge. "This event allows us to shine a spotlight on these exceptional talents and the groundbreaking work they are producing."

"We hope that the GOLDEN CRANE Podcast Awards encourages more podcasters to step forward to nominate their shows next year to all award shows, not just ours," co-founder Lee Uehara mentioned.

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The list of winners and nominees are listed on the next two pages.

Winners of AAP's 2023 GOLDEN CRANE Podcast Awards

Best Arts + Crafts / Creativity
The Everyday Talent Podcast
Host: Betty Xie

Best Asian Culture: Stories and Experiences
Ten Thousand Things

Best Podcast Produced for Kids
The Children's Hour

Best Bingeworthy
Stories with Sapphire*
*This show has won an GOLDEN CRANE award in a previous year.

Best Business/Finance
Inclusive Collective

Best Drama/Fiction
Table Read Podcast

Best Entertainment/TV/Film
The Official Warrior Podcast
Best Entrepreneur/Solopreneur
The Side Hustle Club

Best History

Ten Thousand Things

Best News
Inside China

Best Parenting
Mommying While Muslim

Best Unique + Fun
The Unofficial Official Story Podcast

Best Wellness/Self-Improvement
The Imaginal Podcast

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