Mae Mariyam Thomas
Presenter, Journalist, Writer & Voice
Maed in India Podcast

Mae Mariyam Thomas is a presenter, podcaster, journalist, writer, and voice over artist, with over a decade of experience in the radio industry. She started her career as a News Editor/Journalist for a community radio station in Wales, UK. When she moved back to India in 2010, she continued working in radio as a presenter, producer and creative manager at Chennai Live 104.8FM. She is most well known for hosting the afternoon request show, 'Mumbai On Demand' on 94.3 Radio One. Eventually from broadcast radio, she began exploring the growing medium of podcasting and became the Creative Director of a podcasting company in Mumbai. In 2018, she started her own podcast production company and consultancy where her flagship indie music podcast Maed in India and food industry show NoSugarCoat with Pooja Dhingra were selected by Apple as the Best Podcasts of 2018 in India. In 2019, she featured in GQ magazine's list of 50 Most Influential Young Indians. Currently, she is a creative producer and production head for a number of podcasts including women's health show, She Says She's Fine with Dr. Munjaal Kapadia, dating & matchmaking show Cupid Kaneez with Kaneez Surka, and live comedy panel show The Unexperts with Abish Mathew, business podcast Dreamers & Unicorns with Abhijit Bhaduri, book podcast The Lit Pickers with Supriya Nair & Deepanjana Pal and more. She works as a podcast consultant to develop audio ideas, design shows, handle production and distribution of podcasts.