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iHeartMedia Celebrates The Best in Podcasting During The Sixth Annual iHeartPodcast Awards: The Winners

Press Release · Austin, TX, USA · via iHeartMedia ·

Tonight, the 2024 iHeartPodcast Awards Presented by The Hartford Live at SXSW brought together the most influential names in podcasting to honor the most entertaining and innovative podcasts of 2023, celebrating the incredible talent and wide variety of leaders across the podcasting industry live and in-person in Austin, Texas at the Fairmont Hotel. The event was also exclusively video streamed on iHeartRadio’s YouTube Channel and broadcast across iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.

The night featured a variety of appearances by award nominees, celebrity presenters and special guests including Angela Rye, Andrew Gillum and Tiffany Cross of “Native Land Pod;” Adam Devine and Blake Anderson of “This Is Important;” Bobbi Althoff of “The Really Good Podcast with Bobbi Althoff;” Charlamagne tha God; Danielle Robay and Simone Boyce; Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark of “My Favorite Murder;” Jay Shetty; Jack O’Brien and Miles Gray of “The Daily Zeitgeist;” Kyle MacLachlan; Lilly Singh; Molly Sims; Paul Scheer of “How Did this Get Made?;” Wilmer Valderrama; and Zachary Levi.

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The winners

The full list of 2024 iHeartPodcast Awards presented by The Hartford winners are:

Social Impact Award presented by Audible: Maggie Freleng and Jason Flom

Pioneer Award: Jonathan Goldstein

    Rotten Mango
    Innovator Award presented by YouTube: Rotten Mango
    From: Stephanie Soo & Ramble
    Hosted by: Megaphone
    New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce
    Podcast of the Year presented by The Hartford: New Heights
    From: Wave Sports + Entertainment
    Hosted by: Megaphone
    How I Built This with Guy Raz
    Play trailerBest Business & Finance: How I Built This
    From: Guy Raz | Wondery
    Hosted by: ART19
    This Is Important
    Play trailerBest Comedy: This Is Important
    From: iHeartPodcasts
    Hosted by: Omny Studio
    Crime Junkie
    Best Crime: Crime Junkie
    From: audiochuck
    Hosted by: Simplecast
    Watch What Crappens
    Best Pop Culture: Watch What Crappens
    From: Ben Mandelker & Ronnie Karam | Wondery
    Hosted by: ART19
    The Sporkful
    Play trailerBest Food Podcast Award Presented by Planet Oat: Sporkful
    From: Dan Pashman and Stitcher
    Hosted by: Simplecast
    On Purpose with Jay Shetty
    Best Wellness & Fitness: On Purpose with Jay Shetty
    From: iHeartPodcasts
    Hosted by: Omny Studio
    Revisionist History
    Play trailerBest History: Revisionist History
    From: Pushkin Industries
    Hosted by: Omny Studio
    Good Inside with Dr. Becky
    Play trailerBest Kids & Family: Good Inside with Dr. Becky
    From: Dr. Becky Kennedy
    Hosted by: Simplecast
    Best Music: Popcast
    From: The New York Times
    Hosted by: Simplecast
    Play trailerBest News: Pivot
    From: New York Magazine
    Hosted by: Megaphone
    The Mantawauk Caves
    Play trailerBest Fiction: The Mantawauk Caves
    From: iHeartPodcasts
    Hosted by: Omny Studio
    Club Shay Shay
    Play trailerBest Sports: Club Shay Shay
    From: iHeartPodcasts and The Volume
    Hosted by: Omny Studio
    Best Science: RadioLab
    From: WNYC Studios
    Hosted by: WNYC
    Hard Fork
    Play trailerBest Technology: Hard Fork
    From: The New York Times
    Hosted by: Simplecast
    Play trailerBest Ad Read: SmartLess
    From: Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, Will Arnett
    Hosted by: ART19
    Scam Goddess
    Play trailerBest Overall Host: Laci Mosley (Scam Goddess)
    From: Earwolf & Laci Mosley
    Hosted by: Simplecast
    New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce
    Best Overall Ensemble: New Heights
    From: Wave Sports + Entertainment
    Hosted by: Megaphone
    Pod Save America
    Play trailerBest Political: Pod Save America
    From: Crooked Media
    Hosted by: Simplecast
    How Did This Get Made?
    Best TV & Film: How Did This Get Made?
    From: Earwolf and Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, Jason Mantzoukas
    Hosted by: Simplecast
    Leyendas Legendarias
    Play trailerBest Spanish Language: Leyendas Legendarias
    From: Sonoro | SINCO
    Hosted by: Megaphone
    We Can Do Hard Things
    Play trailerBest Advice / Inspirational: We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle
    From: Glennon Doyle and Audacy
    Hosted by: Megaphone
    Lipstick on the Rim
    Best Beauty & Fashion: Lipstick On The Rim
    From: Dear Media, Molly Sims
    Hosted by: ART19
    The Atlas Obscura Podcast
    Play trailerBest Travel: Atlas Obscura
    From: Stitcher Studios & Atlas Obscura
    Hosted by: Simplecast
  • Best Green: Climate of Change with Cate Blanchett and Danny Kennedy, an Audible Original, created and produced by Dirty Films, in association with StoryHunter.
  • Woman Evolve with Sarah Jakes Roberts
    Play trailerBest Spirituality & Religion: Woman Evolve with Sarah Jakes Roberts
    From: The Black Effect and iHeartPodcasts
    Hosted by: Omny Studio
    Symptomatic: A Medical Mystery Podcast
    Play trailerBest Branded Podcast: Symptomatic (Novartis)
    From: iHeartPodcasts
    Hosted by: Omny Studio
    The Really Good Podcast
    Best Emerging: The Really Good Podcast with Bobbi Althoff
    From: Bobbi Althoff
    Hosted by: Spotify for Podcasters
    The Imperfects
    Play trailerBest International: The Imperfects (Australia)
    From: Hugh van Cuylenburg, Ryan Shelton & Josh van Cuylenburg
    Hosted by: Omny Studio

The 2024 iHeartPodcast Awards is part of iHeartMedia’s roster of nationally recognized events including the iHeartRadio Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Festival, the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, iHeartCountry Festival and iHeartRadio ALTer Ego.

Proud partners of this year’s iHeartPodcast Awards included presenting partner The Hartford, a leading small business insurer, YouTube, Audible and Planet Oat.

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