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Woke ISH (ft. MTV News’ Dometi Pongo + Young Americans)

Adult ISH

Adult ISH co-hosts Merk Nguyen and Nyge Turner give the mic to their guests who highlight important social justice issues of 2020. MTV News’ Dometi Pongo speaks to the End SARS movement, shares the best ways to stay media literate and gushes with Nyge on their latest hip-hop earworms. Merk leads a roundtable with POPSUGAR’s Kelsey Garcia that features reporters on YR Media & WNYC’s Radio Rookies election project, 18-to-29 Now: Young America Speaks Up, where young adults bring focus to issues they care about, rather than the candidates. Adult ISH is produced by YR Media and brought to you by PRX’s Radiotopia. Be sure to follow all our socials @yrAdultISH!


29 Oct 2020

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63. 'The Story Will Always Glorify the Hunter, Until the Lion Learns to Write' w/ Dometi Pongo of MTV News and True Life Crime

First Generation Burden

Dometi Pongo is a correspondent for MTV News and the host of True Life Crime. He is also the son of Ghanaian immigrants and a Chicago native, who has used his love of music and thirst for knowledge to walk the line between journalism, activism, and pop culture. Rich and Dometi talk about his pre-MTV days as a rapper-turned-radio host in Chicago (as well as a veritable handbook of useful tips for any aspiring journalists), being raised with pride in his African identity, and why black men should have more intergenerational conversations. Also, they discuss why it was important for Dometi to share his Ghanaian homeland with others in order to re-write the Eurocentric history book. This episode is a must-listen! Don't forget to make a plan to vote at VOTE.org Check out FirstGenBurden.com for all the episodes. Follow us @firstgenburden and Rich Tu / @rich_tu Thanks to Listening Party and DesGin for their support.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/firstgenburden/message

1hr 8mins

26 Oct 2020

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Dometi Pongo – MTV’s True Life Crime


Dometi Pongo is a journalist and host the MTV series True Life Crime, MTV News’ Need to Know and Conversations in Context on the Smithsonian Channel. He’s already done a ton in his short career and we get into how it all happened so fast for him (hint: he’s really smart and talented) and what his […]


17 Sep 2020

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OTL #720: Catching up with MTV’s Dometi Pongo, Civic engagement in immigrant communities, The Secret History of Trilogy

Outside the Loop RADIO

Mike Stephen catches up with former WGN news anchor and MTV host Dometi Pongo, discusses civic engagement in Chicago immigrant communities with Alexandra Arriaga of City Bureau, and learns the Secret History of 70s rockers Trilogy. And in the OTL Wrap Party segment, Mike and Producer Collin reflect on the importance of civic engagement and sing the praises of the aforementioned Mr. Pongo. The local pandemic jamz this week come from Ocean Cult.


1 Aug 2020

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Talking to MTV host Dometi Pongo and a discussion about the #MMIW #MMIWG crisis

Native Trailblazers

Talking to MTV host Dometi Pongo and a discussion about the #MMIW #MMIWG crisis- Dometi was recently host of an MTV True Crime episode featuring Hanna Harris and her family. Hanna was young Native woman killed in Lame Deer, MT. Read about it here: MTV airing Hanna Harris' story on 'True Life Crime'Shé:kon and Thanks for joining Native Trailblazers! The Native Show with over a million listeners worldwide! For over 10 years and with over 500 episodes, our award-winning Native themed online radio show has been delivering the hottest topics in Indian Country to your desktop, mobile or other listening devices! Listen in every Friday night at 8pm or any time after in archives!HOSTS: Vincent Schilling (Producer, Speaker, Journalist, Author, VP Schilling Media) www.Twitter.com/VinceSchilling  and Delores Schilling (CEO, Schilling Media, Inc.) www.Twitter.com/DelSchillingJoin our chat room Here's How   Website www.NativeTrailblazers.com Mailing List - http://eepurl.com/O7fa1  iTunes Podcasts- http://goo.gl/GkEOJ3


7 Mar 2020

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#GoBack - Dometi Pongo in 2018


Each month this year, we're going to revisit an episode from the 200+ episodes in the AirGo Archives and bring that conversation back to the forefront. This month, we're revisiting our convo with Dometi Pongo from 2018. Since his appearance on the show, Dometi has moved to New York, where he is a host and news correspondent for MTV. He is the host of the True Life documentary series, and a contributor to all of MTV's coverage. We talked about his then-current role at WGN, bringing Black Americans to Ghana, and much more. Follow Dometi: twitter.com/dometi_Rate and review AirGo on Apple Podcasts: https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/airgo/id1016530091?mt=2Recorded 5/3/2018 at WHPK 88.5FM in Chicago

1hr 3mins

6 Feb 2020

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Dometi Pongo talks True Life Crime

The AMp from Vocalo



24 Jan 2020

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Episode 42: "Find Your Voice, and Speak For the Voiceless." featuring JeffBrwn & Dometi Pongo

Guys Next Door

This week NextDoor, the Guys (sans Mack) invite over Th3 Adopt3d On3 (@jeffbrwn), and Dometi Pongo from MTV's True Life Crime & MTV News (@dometi_) to speak about their journeys, the lanes they created, and their voices they've found. Tune in!!! Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/guys-next-door.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 15mins

6 Jan 2020

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PreGame - S4|Episode 17: "Need To Know" Feat. Dometi Pongo

The PreGame Podcast

Join hosts Kylo Ri, DJ Lloyd Willin', Deuce Touché, and David Roughin as they discuss Omarion's New Millennium Tour Line Up, "Hacked" Smart TVs, the Walmart Robbery Proposal, Fab's "Summertime Shootout 3", Game's "Born to Rap", YE Ali's "Traphouse Jodeci", Billy Dee Williams Gender Fluid Announcement, Lizzo's Thirst Traps, Bill Cosby's Lack of Remorse, Vintage Melo, Kylo Ri's "Raise Your Hand", and much more! #BlessthebottleSeason 4 Episode 17 features an exclusive interview with MTV's very own, Dometi Pongo. Tune in as he details the creative process behind his show "Need to Know", Chicago's impact on his journalism career, the 2020 presidential race, marriage, and much more! PreGame Originals: "Speak on it!" - Top 5 Game DOWNLOAD. LISTEN. WELCOME TO THE PREGAME. for all things PreGame Podcast visit livefromthepregame.com

3hr 14mins

4 Dec 2019

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15. Mastering Passive Aggressive Behavior at Work (w/ Dometi Pongo)

We Can't Make This Up

Welcome back to We Can't Make This Up, hosted by Dominique Lyric @iam_lyricsbylyric . On this episode I interview MTV host and "media guy" Dometi Pongo and we discuss navigating aggressive behavior in the work place. Take notes! | Follow me online: FB: www.facebook.com/iamlyricsbylyric/Twitter: twitter.com/_lyricsbylyric Instagram: www.instagram.com/iam_lyricsbylyric/ Website: lyricsbylyric.com Guest: Dometi Pongo Host of MTV New's "Need To Know" – IG/Twitter: @Dometi_ Website: Dometi.net More info: Linktr.ee/dometi_ . |This episode was mixed/edited/produced by Jazmin Weathers with Weathers One Media. See you next episode!


18 Mar 2019