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January 1, 2024:
    Amazon Music has awarded RedHanded its British Podcast of the Year for 2023. The three-time British Podcast Awards winner is published by Wondery.
October 13, 2023:
October 12, 2023:
    From Jimi Famurewa, Where’s Home Really? returns for a new season today. The show won 'Silver' for 'Best Interview Podcast' at this year's British Podcast Awards, and explores the shared experiences that people from different backgrounds growing up in London and what impact that has made in modern society. It's from Podimo and Listen.
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August 4, 2023:
    The Podnews Weekly Review this week features Adam Curry on his new music podcast, and how it works behind the scenes. Plus, Jake Warren from Message Heard is disappointed at the new 'feel' of the British Podcast Awards, and wastes no time in telling us why.
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February 27, 2023:
    Podnews is to launch a series of local day-long conferences, starting with Podnews Live - North, an event on June 13 at the Lowry Centre (above) in Salford, Gtr Manchester, UK. Among the speakers will be Sophie Hind from Voiceworks, Ian Forrester from BBC R&D, Kate Cocker from Everyday Positivity, and our Editor, James Cridland. Built to help those in the business of podcasting effectively network, tickets are now on sale (at an early-bird price); and a further event is planned in London the day before the British Podcast Awards.
July 26, 2022:
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June 20, 2022:
    Nominees for the British Podcast Awards will be announced tonight. For the first time, there will be ten nominations per category.
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October 6, 2021:
    RedHanded, the UK true crime podcast, has also been signed by Audioboom, and won the Listeners Choice prize at the 2021 British Podcast Awards. It was with Acast.
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May 28, 2021:
    The British Podcast Awards, powered by Amazon Music, are about to reveal their nominees: 1pm UK time, 8am New York time, on their website. Hosting the stream are Hannah and Suruthi, the presenters of the popular true crime podcast Redhanded. They'll also be revealing the in-person location for this year's awards.
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December 1, 2020:
    How different - and similar - is audio across the world? Matt Deegan, who runs both the Australian and British Podcast Awards, says that a lack of ambition from commercial radio seems similar in both cases; but the BBC's commissioning structure adds depth to the UK's audio landscape. You can also watch both ceremonies.
September 22, 2020:
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July 7, 2020:
    The British Podcast Awards will be announced in a virtual ceremony on their website this Saturday at 7.30pm UK time. The show will be hosted by BBC Radio 1's Clara Amfo, with the help of BBC 6Music's Rhianna Dhillon alongside the biggest names in broadcasting and podcasting.
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May 5, 2020:
    dotLab Radio, a podcast from DCU Business School and the Irish Institute of Digital Business, has, as guest, Matt Deegan in their latest episode, "The rise and rise of podcasting – and the opportunities for brands and organisations". Matt is Creative Director of Folder Media, and a founder of the British Podcast Awards.
February 3, 2020:

Thank you to our many personal supporters, including our latest, Matt Deegan, one of the British Podcast Awards team. You've helped fund us to improve things: for example, when you play a podcast from our podcast pages, you now can control it in your Android notifications, or Chrome's new media controls.

January 28, 2020:
    The British Podcast Awards have announced that their awards will take place in a new, larger venue on May 16 - The Roundhouse in London, with space for 750 people. Overlooking the fifty judges will be last year's winner, George The Poet. They've released five new categories. Acast is the new title sponsor for the awards; and it's open now for entries.
December 24, 2019:
October 7, 2019:
    The British Podcast Awards has today launched a £50,000 funding scheme that offers financial support to podcasters to enhance their shows called The BPA Fund. Starting with partner Wellcome, The Pulse Award will award podcasts with grants of up to £5,000 to make health-focused features, episodes and short series that engages listeners in science and health research. You've until November 17 to apply.
September 6, 2019:
    The BBC has announced that a second season of Have You Heard George's Podcast? from George the Poet will be on BBC Sounds this quarter. At this year’s British Podcast Awards it won four gold awards, two silver and Podcast of the Year.
July 23, 2019:
    Award-winning Probably True, the "sexy, silly, funny and filthy LGBTQ storytelling podcast", has returned for a new season. The winner of a Gold award at the British Podcast Awards, it's presented by Scott Flashheart. (Acast)
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May 17, 2019:
    EXCLUSIVE: The British Podcast Awards, powered by DAX, will be live streaming this year's event on its Twitter profile @britpodawards. You can tune in tomorrow, Saturday 18th May from 8pm (or at least dual screen with Eurovision).
May 13, 2019:
    The Shortlist is a new podcast from the British Podcast Awards, highlighting the 2019 nominees. If you're looking for a good new podcast to listen to, this is a great starting point.
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February 5, 2019:
    The British Podcast Awards have announced their return for 2019. Entries open today for 15 categories; writer and critic Miranda Sawyer, pictured above, has been announced as the new Chair of Judges. Here's a list of the winners from 2018; this will be the third year for the awards.
June 29, 2018:
    From New York NY, USA, Daddy-Less Issues is a 'hilariously dark' podcast which tackles the difficult issue of discussing parental loss in a 'brilliantly comedic way', and publishes a new episode on Tuesday. (Griefcast, a podcast covering a similar subject, won the British Podcast Awards earlier this year).
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    The British Podcast Awards happened over the weekend. Here's a list of the winners. Of note: 13 of their 15 winners made it to the Apple Podcast Charts the day after the awards.
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October 24, 2017:
    Podwatch is an email from the British Podcast Awards, sent to 40,000 (!!!) podcast listeners. They accept submissions from podcasters who want to shout about their podcast. They also, kindly, link to us.
June 20, 2017:

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