Peabody Awards: the winners

Peabody Awards: the winners

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  • The Peabody Awards have been announced. Podcast winners include MPR’s 74 Seconds, pictured above - “We are incredibly honored to receive this award”, This American Life’s S-Town, Louisville Public Media’s The Pope’s Long Con - “I’m so proud of our team”, and Gimlet’s Uncivil.

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  • The Webby Awards have also been announced. Lots of awards under 'podcasts and digital audio’ to go through. Marketplace contacted us since they’re pleased to have won for The Uncertain Hour; but congratulations to all winners.

  • Pacific Content’s look at Google’s new podcast strategy continues. Part three, Google’s New Way to Find Your Next Favorite Podcast, highlights Google’s recommendations, already visible within the podcast player, and investigates the concept of “audio SEO”. Steve Pratt points out that Google’s algorithms will favour podcasts of high interest and value, rather than (just) those who can afford good PR.

  • The Word From Mouth this week looks into ideal podcast length - is there such a thing as too long or too short - and interviews Podnews supporter The Horse Radio Network.

  • HotPod 160 is out. Nick delves into numbers behind Atlanta Monster, looks at Podcast Consumer 2018, and disappointing sales of HomePod, Apple’s not-so-smart speaker.

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  • Netflix has a new podcast of its own, You Can’t Make This Up, a promotional vehicle for new original shows on Netflix. Each episode will feature a specific program, says industry website tubefilter.

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  • Into outdoor painting? The PleinAir Podcast is a great listen from a former radio presenter, Eric Rhoads.

  • Event: will be live at WWDC in San Jose CA, USA as part of the unofficial accompaniment to the Apple worldwide developers’ conference.

  • Australian columnist and radio presenter Helen Razer has launched a podcast, Knackers and The Vadge. As you might guess from the name, it’s a bit blue.

  • Otto Radio now list Podnews as a podcast. We’ve added it to our big list, which also shows you how to claim your podcast on the service.

  • Spreaker have announced that the service now supports submissions to Spotify.

  • Thank you to Myke Hurley of for your kind personal support via Patreon.

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