Chamber, Discover Odessa Team Up for Local Podcast
21 Apr 2022
One mundane response locals and new residents express when describing activities in Odessa is "there's nothing to do."
That's the myth the Odessa Chamber of Commerce and Discover Odessa are trying to debunk with the help of a new podcast they plan to release in early May.
Allison Gray and Ashley Flores, who are marketing and communications specialists with the Chamber of Commerce and Discover Odessa respectively, have started the "Discover Odessa Podcast presented by the Odessa Chamber of Commerce" and are quickly two episodes into recording before their May 3 release on Spotify. Each new episode set to come out every other Tuesday.
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