Feb. 26, 2021
ABC AUDIO’S POWER PORTAL DEBUTS NEW VIDEO SERIES CELEBRATING PIONEERING WOMEN THROUGH THE AGES FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
The Series, ‘Women’s History in a Minute,’ Launches Monday, March 1
On March 1, ABC Audio will debut the first episode of its new four-part video series highlighting pioneering women through the ages in entertainment, science, sports and politics to celebrate Women’s History Month. The series, “Women’s History in a Minute,” will be posted on ABC Power Portal, the first on-demand original video service optimized for radio station websites, apps and social media platforms. Each episode will focus on five women, with new episodes posting Mondays. Videos will be available for download by Power Portal affiliates as white label content, allowing stations to add their logos and sponsor ads to the videos before publication.
Women who will be featured in “Women’s History in a Minute” include Viola Davis, the first Black woman to win an Emmy® for best actress in a drama; Madonna, the bestselling female recording artist of all time; Florence Griffith Joyner (“Flo-Jo”), the fastest woman in history; Naomi Osaka, the first Japanese player to win the Grand Slam singles and the highest-earning female athlete of all time; Shirley Jackson, the first Black woman to receive a PhD from MIT; Sally Ride, the first American woman in space; Kamala Harris, the first female, first Black and first Asian American U.S. vice president; Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court; and more.
The “Women’s History in a Minute” series follows ABC Power Portal’s Black History Month video series which highlighted Justice Thurgood Marshall, political pioneer Shirley Chisholm and BET co-founder Robert L. Johnson, among others. The Women’s History Month series is part of Power Portal’s goal to offer content celebrating diversity, women’s empowerment and impactful cultural moments in time for stations to enhance their digital and social presences.
Interested in previewing the service or becoming a Power Portal affiliate? Contact Christopher Venice at email@example.com for more information.
About ABC Audio:
With distribution to over 1,900 radio stations and digital distributors, ABC Audio is the premier source for audio news, entertainment and music format services in the United States. ABC Audio syndicates ABC News Radio, where more Americans get their radio news than any other commercial broadcaster. ABC Audio includes Air Power, station services with format-specific music content, entertainment and news; ABC Digital, publisher of news, entertainment, lifestyle and music format-specific stories updated 24/7; and syndicated music and talk programming brands. ABC Audio also produces world-class on-demand content, including ABC News’ flagship daily podcast Start Here and the international chart-topping hit The Dropout.
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