3 August 2021, Dubai, UAE: Amaeya Media, one of the Middle East and North Africa's largest podcast networks, today announced its partnership with the Talk 100.3, the newest addition to the Fun Asia Network – The UAE’s fastest growing radio network.

As part of the Agreement, Talk 100.3 will launch TalkCast with Amaeya Media on weekdays at 11 a.m., featuring podcast episodes from the Amaeya Media Network. Chart-topping shows from the Network including Tales of the Trade, DeCluttr Me, Forward Talks, and Mommy’s Happy Hour will feature on TalkCast.

Chirag Desai, CEO of Amaeya Media, said, "We're excited to extend our mission to empower conversations to a new channel with TalkCast. Podcasts and radio are natural allies, and our partnership will introduce these incredible conversations and stories to an audience who loves to engage with audio."

Digby Taylor, Fun Asia Group Programming Director, commented: “Great talk radio is the art of storytelling, so when we decided to move into the Talk space we began a search for a partner who was producing the highest quality podcasts. Amaeya Media was my immediate first choice, and I am delighted that Chirag and his brilliant company are on board, as we have created something very special in the hour TalkCast at 11 a.m.”

Tatiana Antonelli, Founder & Managing Director of Goumbook, and host of the Forward Talks podcast, said, “Thanks to our partnership with Amaeya Media, we’re delighted that Forward Talks will now extend its reach and drive sustainability conversations on Talk 100.3 as part of TalkCast.”

During its first week, TalkCast with Amaeya Media will feature the Tales of the Trade episode with Kemsley Dickinson about The Courtyard Playhouse, The Lighthouse Conversations with Myrna Ayad and the Tell Me More episode on the Dubai World Trade Centre.

All episodes can be listened to on FM Frequency 100.3 and the channel’s live stream.

About Amaeya Media

Founded in 2017, Amaeya Media is one of the Middle East and North Africa's largest podcast networks that aims to empower conversations through audio. It produces podcasts in both English and Arabic, including original and branded shows. It currently has the region’s largest branded audio portfolio which includes The Lighthouse Conversations, Azher ma3 Mouza and The Journey by Volkswagen.

The Network provides a platform for rich storytelling and discussions on a variety of topics such as arts & culture, business & entrepreneurship, motherhood, self-help and more. Amaeya Media has 19 shows in its portfolio, including the chart-topping Tales of the Trade, the DeCluttr Me podcast, and What I Did Next.

Amaeya Media has produced over 530 episodes with 12,000 minutes of inspiring and thought-provoking content that has been downloaded in 150 countries to date.

Amaeya Media also publishes an annual State of the Industry report for podcasts in MENA. You can access the Amaeya Media 2020 Report here.

For press enquiries, please contact: press@amaeya.media

About Talk 100.3

Talk 100.3 is the newest addition to the Fun Asia Network, the fastest growing radio network in the UAE, which also carries Beat 97.8, Big 106.2 and Luv 107.1.

Talk 100.3 is the first and only speech radio station catering to the South Asia community in the UAE, bringing a mix of informed content 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is also the official broadcaster for the ICC, with ball-by-ball action on games as well as the latest updates on global affairs and interviews.

For more information please contact: natasha@funasianetwork.com.

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