YouTube launches video and podcast series in Arabic
The series aims to shed light on the journey and aspirations of content creators from the MENA region.
YouTube has launched the video and podcast series, Play it Forward with YouTube or Hekayat YouTube, in Arabic. It will focus on stories from the Middle East and North Africa region.
The five-episode series, which is available on the YouTube Arabia channel, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Deezer, aims to shed light on the journey and aspirations of content creators from the MENA region.
Content produced in the UAE has the highest number of viewers from outside the country at 95%, followed by Saudi Arabia at 60% and Egypt at 55%.
Speaking about the series, Tarek Amin, director of partnerships at YouTube MENA, said: “I’m always inspired by the creativity and dedication of YouTube creators from MENA. Their journey to content creation and wanting to share more of what inspires them or what needs to be spoken about are stories we hope more people can hear and be inspired from through Play it Forward with YouTube.”
In each episode, Amin interviews different creators including Passant Nur El-Din and Mostafa Attia from Egypt, Zainab Al-Eqabi from Iraq, Rehab Saad from Saudi Arabia and Anas Bukhash from the UAE.
The first episode was released on December 5 with others coming out every week.
Source: BROADCAST PRO