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altBR Podcast Records

Identifier: brfa046

Scope and Contents

The collection contains episodes from the altBR podcast, headshots of the individual’s interviews, and crawls of the website—all of which is born-digital. The collection will be arranged in two series. The first, Episodes, will contain the audio files and the corresponding headshots. The second, Website, will contain WARC files for each capture of the website. Social media and external links from the website will be captured as well.


  • 2016-2018


Conditions Governing Use

The donor wishes to maintain all rights to donated materials. For information about reproduction and use, contact the copyright holders, Jacob Jolibois and Felix Abe.

Biographical / Historical

altBR is a podcast created by Jacob Jolibois an Abe Felix. The first episode was released in August of 2016 with a quick introduction of the purpose of this podcast and information about the podcast creators. According to the creators, altBR “is a podcast with a social mission to make our city better.” Each episode focuses on a person(s) in the Baton Rouge community that is in some way contributing to the betterment of the city. As of January 12, 2018 they have completed 77 episodes. Episodes are recorded monthly and released weekly.

Jacob Jolibois is a Baton Rouge native born in 1993. He graduated from Louisiana College in Alexandria with two degrees in business. He began his professional life as a commercial photographer but eventually moved into marketing. He is currently the director of digital strategy for MESH, a local marketing firm.

Abe Felix is also a Baton Rouge native born in 1987/88. Felix is an independent film maker who graduated from LSU with a degree in broadcast journalism. He has also filmed commercials and shorts for local organizations and interest groups. His directorial debut will be released in 2018. The short, Jane, highlights the multicultural experience in America.

More recently, Jolibois and Abe have created a platform through which podcasts can be published and released called Currently, altBR and Drawl, a podcast that takes a look at Southern poetry are the only two podcasts being featured but there are hopes to host more.


3.21 Gigabytes

Language of Materials



This collection has been arranged chronologically by date aired. There are two series, Episodes and Headshots. Because the collection is completely born-digital each entry will contain a file name, a link to the episode, the file size, and the checksum.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Podcast episodes are stored on the long-term storage server, \\ebr-brroom-v. Only the head archivist and digital archivist have access. Episodes will not be loaded to the digital archive until copyright has been lifted. Until then, patrons can request to listen to podcasts on site or on the website.

Physical Location

\\ebr-brroom-v\Archive\Preservation Born Digital Only\Collections\altBR\

Custodial History

This collection was deposited in the Baton Rouge Room Archives on August 18, 2017 by Jacob Jolibois and Abe Felix, the podcast creators.

The collection was transferred to the Baton Rouge Room via Google Drive (audio and headshots) and the website will be regularly crawled in order to capture the website of altBR but also to capture content that was not provided via Google Drive such as interview notes and links to outside sources.

Related Materials

Web archive materials to be added at a later date.

Processing Information

This collection was processed between August 30, 2017 and January 12, 2018 by Emily Ward. Checksums still need to be run and added to the finding aid as well as the container list for head shots.

altBR Podcast Records
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Emily Ward
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Repository Details

Part of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Special Collections Repository

7711 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge La. 70806 USA