Hosted by a narrator known only as Mija (daughter in Spanish), each episode tells the story of how members of her family experience immigration. Launching September 25th, 2019 in English, French and Spanish versions. Mija Podcast is produced by Studio Ochenta, a multilingual podcast studio dedicated to raising voices across cultures. For more information about the studio and Mija podcast go to ochentastudio.com or follow @ochentapodcasts & @mijapodcast on social media. Original theme by Gabriel Dalmasso. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Sam McDonald • The Audiophile • Jan 31, 2023
"Mija is a story about families of immigrants. Those alive, those long gone, and those still dreaming. Each season is a self-contained story that follows a different family of immigrants. Season one is, in my opinion, the best of the three main Mija seasons. Season one is a very personal story for Studio Ochenta founder Lory Martinez. She drew upon her own experiences and the stories of her family, with some embellishments, to craft season one of Mija. Season two had some good ideas, and it certainly meant well. However, it was also plagued by some serious growing pains. It was pretty clear that the Mija team were still trying to figure out exactly what the podcast would be going forward. It would seem that the Mija team were well aware of the need to iron our the kinks. I’m happy to report that season three saw a notable improvement in quality, and a welcome return to form. …"