15 Popular Podcast Publishers
A list of the podcast publishers and networks with popular podcasts.
Gimlet Media is the award-winning narrative podcasting company that aims to create a world more full of human connection and understanding. Gimlet was founded in 2014 and is based in Brooklyn, New York. It is now a part of Spotify
NPR delivers breaking national and world news. Founded in 1970, NPR differs from other non-profit membership media organizations in that it was established by an act of Congress and most of its member stations are owned by government entities.
The New York Times Podcasts
The New York Times has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record" and widely seen as the most influencial newspaper in the world. The NY Times started producing podcasts in 2006 and launched its most popular podcast, The Daily, in 2017.
This American Life Podcasts
This American Life is a weekly hour-long radio program produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media and hosted by Ira Glass. Primarily a journalistic non-fiction program, it has also featured essays, memoirs, field recordings, short fiction, and found footage. A number of former This American Life contributors have gone on to launch very successful podcasts.
Founded in 1936, the much beloved CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) is the national public broadcaster for both radio, podcasts, and television in Canada.
Launched in 2016, Wondery is known for its distinctive storytelling style. Some of it's hit shows include Dr Death, Dirty John, American History Tellers, Business Wars, The Shrink Next Door and Gladiator.
The Australian Podcasts
The Australian is the only nationally distributed daily newspaper newspaper published in Australia. Its podcast division excel in journalism and particually True Crime.
The Economist Podcasts
The Economist is a famous weekly newspaper and magazine. The newspaper and its podcast division has a prominent focus on data journalism and analysis over reporting.
Slate Podcasts Podcasts
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States. It is known, and sometimes criticized for its generally liberal editorial stance. It has been involved in podcasts since 2005 with numerous popular podcasts including Political Gabfest and Culture Gabfest.
Radiotopia is a curated network of extraordinary, cutting-edge podcasts, including 99% Invisible, Criminal, Song Exploder, Ear Hustle and more.
Vox is an American news and opinion website owned by Vox Media. The website is noted for its concept of explanatory journalism. Vox podcasts are all hosted by Vox staff.
iHeartRadio is an American free broadcast, podcast and streaming radio platform owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.
BBC Radio Podcasts
The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) is a British public service broadcaster. It has a number of division but their podcasts can be found under the BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4, and BBC World Service brands.
The Atlantic Podcasts
The Atlantic covers news, politics, culture, technology, health, and more, through its articles, podcasts, videos, and flagship magazine.
PodcastOne is a podcast network, founded by Norm Pattiz (who also founded the radio-giant Westwood One). Notable podcasts include Adam Carolla, Shaquille O'Neal, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Heather Dubrow, Larry King, Jordan Harbinger, PFT Commenter, and Bret Easton Ellis.