Antica Partners With Toronto Star To Produce Hustled, A Podcast About Foodora And The Gig Economy

Toronto, Canada — May 11, 2020 — Apps have made ride-sharing, room-renting and ordering a meal easier than ever. The technology relies on a burgeoning workforce to support what’s become known as the gig economy. But what does it mean when your boss is an app?

Join host Sara Mojtehedzadeh of the Toronto Star as she follows a group of food couriers who are challenging the powerful business model—in a fight that could redefine the future of work.

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Hustled was jointly produced by The Toronto Star and Antica Productions. It was written and produced by Sara Mojtehedzadeh and Antica producer Laura Regehr. Kathleen Goldhar is the story editor and executive producer at Antica. And Stuart Coxe is president of Antica Productions. Janet Hurley is senior editor at The Toronto Star. Hustled is made possible thanks to the ongoing support of the Atkinson Foundation.


About Sara Mojtehedzadeh:

Sara Mojtehedzadeh is the Star’s Work and Wealth reporter. The Atkinson Foundation is working with the Toronto Star to increase coverage of issues related to income and wealth inequality. The Star has created the Work and Wealth Beat to this end. Sara reports on the changing workplace, including precarious work, labour issues, and workers’ compensation. Previously, Sara worked for the BBC World Service. Her work at the Star has been recognized by the Hillman Foundation prize for social-justice oriented investigative journalism. She received the JHR/Canadian Association of Journalists Award for human rights reporting in 2017.


About Antica Productions

Antica Productions is a creative content company that specializes in film, TV and podcasts. Our work helps our partners define their vision and relay their message to new audiences. Read more about our past work and reach out to us for collaboration at


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