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Paola Mardo

Paola Mardo (@paolamardo) is an independent audio producer. She is the host, producer, and creator of Long Distance, a narrative podcast about the Filipino diaspora, part of the Google Podcasts creator program with PRX.

Her work has aired on Offshore , KCRW’s Good Food , PRI’s The World , and KPCC’s The Frame . Her podcast production clients include Hulu, The Los Angeles Times, Stitcher, Western Sound, and Wondery. Before working in audio, Paola worked at Sony Pictures and Annapurna Pictures. She lived in Manila, Kuala Lumpur, and the Bay Area before moving to Los Angeles where she is currently based.