Naomi Shah’s podcast company packs original romantic comedies into 15-minute podcast episodes.
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Who are you and what’s your business?
Hello! I’m Naomi. I am the founder and CEO of a new entertainment company called Meet Cute.
A meet-cute is a term used in entertainment which means “an amusing or charming first encounter between two characters that leads to the development of a romantic relationship between them.” We develop and produce short, audio romantic comedies that take you from meet-cute to happily ever after in 15 minutes.
Essentially, we are making your favorite Nora Ephron-style rom-com movies, without visuals. We drop a new story every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and distribute widely across all audio and podcasting platforms, most notably Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
What inspired you to create Meet Cute? What was your “aha moment”?
In a burgeoning podcast space, the “aha moment” was realizing that there was a gap in the audio market for short-form, fictional