25 Best Journalism Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Journalism Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. It's All Journalism
Washington, District of Columbia, US
It's All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Producers Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko interview working journalists about how they do their jobs. They also discuss the latest trends in journalism and how they impact our democratic society.
Play⋅ 677⋅ 2.5K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Aug 2012 Get Email Contact
2. On the Media
New York City, New York, US
WYNC's On the Media is a weekly investigation into how the media shapes our world view. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield discuss current events from a journalist's perspective and dig into topics of concern to reporters. Episodes of the podcast explore how science fiction scrutinizes climate change, the nature of press briefings in the current administration and the ethics of terror coverage.
Play⋅ 63.7K⋅ 86.9K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Oct 2016 Get Email Contact
3. Journalism.co.uk Podcast
Brighton, England, UK
The Journalism.co.uk editorial team brings you a weekly look at some of the latest innovations in digital journalism and speaks to industry experts on how newsrooms are approaching key challenges and opportunities in the industry.
Also in UK Journalism Podcasts, UK Innovation Podcasts, Editorial Podcasts
Play⋅ 11.1K⋅ 134.9K ⋅1 episode / week Get Email Contact
4. The Kicker | Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
New York City, New York, US
Columbia Journalism Review's describes itself as a podcast about all things journalism and media.
Play⋅ 75.4K⋅ 157.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Dec 2016 Get Email Contact
New York City, New York, US
Radiolab is one of the most beloved podcasts and public radio shows in the world. The show is known for its deep-dive journalism and innovative sound design. Created in 2002 by host Jad Abumrad, the program began as an exploration of scientific inquiry. Over the years it has evolved to become a platform for long-form journalism and storytelling. Radiolab is co-hosted by Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser.
Also in Storytelling Podcasts, Road Trip Podcasts, WNYC Podcasts, Popular Podcasts
Play⋅ 404.7K⋅ 273.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
6. Background Briefing | ABC Radio National
Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country's biggest issues.
Also in Australian News Podcasts
Play⋅ 915.3K⋅ 119.6K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Mar 2016 Get Email Contact
7. The Suno India Show
The Suno India Show' is a news show by Suno India combining slow journalism with under-represented and under-reported stories. Covering the diverse range of topics like politics, technology, education and society, the host brings in informative interviews and engaging discussions with experts. The show not only shines a spotlight on stories that matter but keeps the listeners up to date with the latest national news.
Also in Indian News Podcasts
Play⋅ 10.2K⋅ 5.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
Newsdive was founded in January 2020 as a college radio show focusing on problems in the world of journalism. Now a weekly podcast, Sam Carliner and Shane Sarosy provide a mix of news commentary, original reporting, corporate media criticism, and platforming of indie/alternative journalists and under-represented voices.
Play⋅ 23⋅ 537 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 66 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
Quality journalism in these very dangerous times.
Also in News Podcasts
Play⋅ 4.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
10. Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Oxford, England, UK
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford University's international research center in the comparative study of news media.
Play⋅ 25.8K⋅ 9.3K ⋅14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Feb 2011 Get Email Contact
11. The Sharyl Attkisson Podcast
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Sharyl Attkisson is a nonpartisan investigative journalist, five-time Emmy Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award for investigative reporting. She is author of three best sellers: 'Slanted,' 'The Smear' and 'Stonewalled.' She is host of the Sunday morning national TV news program 'Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson,' which feeds to 43 million U.S. TV households on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CW and Telemundo affiliates. It focuses on fearless, original, factual investigative and accountability reporting.
Also in Accountability Podcasts
Play⋅ 60.7K⋅ 441.4K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
12. The Journalism Salute
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US
The goal of this series is to put a spotlight on the people and organizations providing communities and groups with the journalism that matters to them. I want to show that these groups are real and important and that it's really important that we know and respect who they are and what they do. They're not 'lamestream media.' And for aspiring journalists, I want to show that there are so many opportunities available to you. My name is Mark Simon. I am the creator, editor and host of this show.
Play⋅ 613 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
Emeryville, California, US
From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms around the world, including The Washington Post, ProPublica, APM, The Marshall Project and The Investigative Fund. Reveal is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and has won many broadcast journalism awards, including a duPont and three national Emmys.
Also in PRX Radio Station Podcasts
Play⋅ 165K⋅ 84.6K⋅ 8.1K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 51 min ⋅ Sep 2013 Get Email Contact
14. New Books in Journalism
Interview with Scholars of Journalism about their New Books. The New Books Network is a consortium of author-interview podcast channels dedicated to raising the level of public discourse by introducing scholars and other serious writers to a wide public via new media. The NBN is staffed by Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Marshall Poe, and Co-Editor Leann Wilson.
Play⋅ 7.3K⋅ 15K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ Apr 2008 Get Email Contact
15. The BradCast w/ Brad Friedman
Los Angeles, California, US
Independent investigative journalism, broadcasting, trouble-making and muckraking with Brad Friedman of BradBlog.com. Originating on Pacifica Radio's KPFK 90.7FM in Los Angeles and syndicated coast-to-coast and around the globe! NOW FIVE DAYS A WEEK!
Play⋅ 7.1K⋅ 16K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ Jan 2012 Get Email Contact
16. Journalism History
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, US
A podcast that rips out the pages of your history books to re-examine the stories you thought you knew.
Play⋅ 537⋅ 1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
17. Today in Focus | The Guardian
London, England, UK
Hosted by Anushka Asthana, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful analysis, Today in Focus is The Guardian's daily podcast that takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekday.
Also in Guardian Podcasts, UK News Podcasts
Play⋅ 8.5M⋅ 10.9M ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
18. The Media Scrum
Mark Saal and Don Porter, co-hosts of The Media Scrum, have a combined 59 years worth of experience in Utah newspaper (and broadcast) journalism. Even though both have moved on to other lines of work - Don as a public relations manager and Mark as a high school English teacher - they remain intensely interested in the condition of journalism in the Beehive State and elsewhere. This weekly podcast features interviews with people who also share an interest in, and have experience with, Utah news media and beyond.
Play⋅ 56⋅ 5 ⋅13 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 64 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
19. Journalism Land
Jersey City, New Jersey, US
Each episode we interview a journalist about a longform or investigative piece that they've written. We cover how the journalist came up with the story idea, how much pre-reporting they did before they pitched it, what the pitch looked like, and then how they went about writing and reporting the story. The podcast is meant to serve as a resource for students, and journalists who'd like to learn more about their craft.
Play⋅ 150 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact
20. The Tip Off
Welcome to The Tip Off- the podcast where we take you behind the scenes of some of the best investigative journalism from recent years. Each episode we'll be digging into an investigative scoop- hearing from the journalists behind the work as they tell us about the leads, the dead-ends and of course, the tip offs. So if you're curious about the fun, complicated detective work that goes into doing great investigative journalism- then this is the podcast for you.
Play⋅ 2.9K ⋅13 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact
21. The J Word: A Podcast by Journalism Practice
Lancaster, England, UK
What is journalism? How can we make it better? What does 'better' look like? We talk about some of these questions -- and answer them -- in our discussions with academics and professionals who've published recently in Journalism Practice. We focus on meanings of advancing digital technologies in journalism, social issues and conditions that journalists (need to) cover, and the future of the field. The podcast is hosted and produced by Robert (Ted) Gutsche, Jr., a former journalist, Associate Editor at Journalism Practice, and an Associate Professor in Critical Digital Media Practice.
Play⋅ 7.6K⋅ 3.8K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
22. Mystery Wire with George Knapp
Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Mystery Wire is dedicated to reports on Area 51, UFOs, military technology, paranormal, mysteries, and just great news stories. The site is your portal to the world's largest archive of journalistically vetted news stories, interviews, and special investigations into a diverse universe of strange, unknown, and unsettling subjects.
Also in Mystery Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.7K⋅ 25.1K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 56 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact
23. PHOEBE CHONGCHUA | Brand Journalism
San Diego, CA
Brand Journalism storytelling for converting leads.
Play⋅ 944⋅ 3.4K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
24. Tricky | A Podcast About the Thorniest Problems in Journalism
New York, NY
Tricky podcast from Journalism Design uses design methodologies and systems thinking to imagine the future of media.
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25. Beyond the Ivory Tower : Conversations on Journalism
Beyond the Ivory Tower : Conversations on Journalism is a podcast that aims to create an accessible conversation about current research in journalism, intended for academic and broader audiences. Every month, they catch up with different scholars and journalism professionals and chat to them about their research and some of the most pressing questions they are tackling.
Play⋅ 2.2K⋅ 699 ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Australian Broadcasting Corporation||abc.net.au||64|
|Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko||itsalljournalism.com||59|
Journalism Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Al Letson NPR||20|
|Al Letson Podcast||20|
|Center For Investigative Reporting Podcast||20|
|News & Politics||20|
|The Center For Investigative Reporting Podcast||20|
|Digital News Report||3|
Journalism Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Investigative Journalism Podcasts||16|
Journalism Podcasts By Country
|Country||No. of Podcasts|
|UK Journalism Podcasts||10|
|Australian Journalism Podcasts||6|