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Allison Preisinger / Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories

Here’s our interview with Allison Preisinger, the host of Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories podcast.

Allison is a performing songwriter and an audio editor for podcasts and audiobooks. She holds a degree from Berklee College of Music and has been building her business, AMP Studio LLC over the last couple of years. She enjoys spending time with family, animals – including her dog Blue – and the outdoors.

Connect with Allison on Instagram, and come meet Allison at PodConf 2023!

Allison Preisinger / Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories / PodConf

How many episodes have you published?


Describe your podcast in 2 or 3 sentences

Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories is a podcast exploring society, culture, and current events through conversation. We aspire to create an open, respectful, and equitable space where guests are free to share their truth and lived experiences.

Our core values are rooted in community, connection, and personal development. Stories help us to relate, learn, and grow! We are here to Listen, to Take Notice.

Why did you start this podcast and what do you love about it?

I started the podcast to listen, learn, and share people’s stories that have a different background and experience than I do. The main goal was to connect people through story.

I love listening to other people’s personal experiences. What they went through, how they reached their goals, and what they’re looking forward to in their lives. It’s inspiring and fulfilling to connect with others through conversation and to get to share those conversations.

Who is your target audience?

Individuals 30-60 – any gender – socially aware – interested in storytelling and biographies

What’s the number 1 thing listeners love about your podcast?

Variety of stories from people of different backgrounds

Are you monetizing this podcast? If so, how?

Not currently

What advice would you give a new podcaster?

Take your time, plan ahead, and get some help!

What’s your favorite podcast you listen to?


Anything else people should know about you or your podcast?

Where can people follow you?

The best place to follow me is on Instagram!

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