Tell Them, I Am is the newest podcast from the Higher Ground/Spotify partnership, created and hosted by 28-year-old Pakistani-American Misha Euceph. Higher Ground is the production company created by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.
Tell Them, I Am is a collection of narratives from Muslim voices, featuring activists, artists, actors, performers, and athletes. In each episode, listeners hear thought-provoking stories about small defining moments that reflect the best of human nature.
The second season of Tell Them, I Am launched this week — on Monday, April 12th, the first day of Ramadan. The series will continue sharing new episodes over the next month. Monday’s premiere episode featured hip-hop artist Mvstermind, yesterday featured The Great British Bakeoff winner Nadiya Hussain and today’s episode features actor/producer Arya. Tell Them, I Am is available on all podcast platforms. You can hear the trailer for Tell Them, I Am here.
Guests on upcoming episodes of Tell Them, I Am include activist Malala Yousafzai, Somali-American supermodel Halima Aden, 8-year-old Sophia Mohammad (heard in the trailer), Malaysian musical artist Yuna, Chinese author/activist Jewher Ilham, Indian musician Zakir Hussain and more.
In addition to her Tell Them, I am podcast, Misha Euceph is executive producer of Higher Ground’s Renegades: Born in the USA with President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen, as well as the The Michelle Obama Podcast.
In its first season Tell Them, I Am featured stories from Tan France, Alia Shawkat, Ramy Youssef, Reza Aslan, Mercedes Iman Diamond, Layla Shaikley and more; the Los Angeles Times called Tell Them, I Am“quietly revolutionary” and The New York Times called it “hypnotic listening.” Time, The Atlantic, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post and the NYT Podcast Club named it one of their best podcasts of 2019.
The Tell Them, I Am series is about the small defining moments in our lives— the voices are all Muslim; the stories are universal. Creator and host Misha Euceph is a first-generation Pakistani-American writer, podcast host and producer; she is the founder and CEO of Dustlight Productions and Ad Week’s 2019 “Producer of the Year.”