#PitchPodcast is hosted by Sherry Collins, founder, editor and creative director of The Pitch Fanzine, interviewing some of the world's most interesting creatives in the advertising creative industry today. Each episode explores their life and career journey and their advice on how to succeed in the creative industry.
The Pitch Fanzine was founded in 2015 by Sherry Collins, whose mission is to challenge inequality, discrimination and the lack of diversity in the creative industries, while simultaneously showcasing outstanding diverse talent in Pitch magazine. Published four times per year, creative talent from around the World, such as directors, photographers, brand founders, animators, illustrators, producers, creatives, multi-disciplinary artists, editors, VFX artists are showcased in Pitch. Copies are distributed to an exclusive, hand-picked, targeted list of influencers and decision-makers in the advertising creative industry, across cool brands, communication agencies, production companies, edit suites, post houses, sound studios, business intermediaries – as well as at creative communal work-spaces and private members' clubs.
In 2017, Sherry launched the Pitch 100 Superwomen initiative, the yearly list of women working behind the scenes in the creative industry making things happen - plus Pitch 100 Supermen in 2020. She also launched Pitch Futures in 2017, to inspire and educate primary school children about the opportunities available to them in the creative industry.
The Pitch Fanzine is fully-independent and funding is sought and raised from partnerships with brands who share the same ethos and values.