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Award-Winning Podcast Producer

Tamika Adams is a producer and writer based in Los Angeles. She served as a producer for the 2021 Webby-Winning podcast, California Love.

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Tamika Adams is an award-winning freelance audio producer and writer. She also provides development and independent consulting for the ever-changing podcast landscape. Her development clients include American Public Media , Team Coco , and Best Case Studios .

Her latest project is Season 3 of Crooked's The Wilderness - Where Pod Save America's Jon Favreau talks to voters, politicians, and activists in midterm battleground states as they help determine the future of democracy. She also senior produced Season 3 of iHeart Radio's How to Citizen Podcast with Baratunde .

Before podcasting, she produced daily news for LA's NPR station KPCC. Tamika is currently developing a podcast that centers on pivotal moments in space exploration and equity - more soon.

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October 2021

How To Citizen - Baratunde's Tech Origins (with Belinda Thurston)

In this episode, Baratunde reminisces with his older sister, Belinda, about their upbringing in Washington DC in the 1980s. They discuss their mother's influence on his earliest experiences with tech that would someday come to shape this very podcast.

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Tamika Adams was the lead producer.

February 2021

Renegades: Born in the USA - EPISODE 1 - Our Unlikely Friendship

President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen discuss the making of an unlikely friendship, growing up as outsiders.

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Tamika Adams was the supporting producer.

January 2021

CNN Documentary - "My new life with a stranger's face" - The Story of Robert Chelsea

Nine years ago, Robert Chelsea sustained third-degree burns on more than half of his body when his car was hit by a drunk driver. In 2019, he became the first-ever African American recipient of a full-face transplant. The documentary chronicles the story of his recovery, a remarkable test of faith, identity, and character.

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Tamika Adams was a sound recordist.

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