Winners of 2022’s Writer Podcast Awards introduced | What’s New in Publishing


The winners of the 2022 Writer Podcast Awards had been introduced final evening at a packed awards ceremony at Proud Cabaret Metropolis, London.

The awards, sponsored by Spotify and Affino, are a celebration of the podcasting success of publishers and media organizations of all sizes, whether or not they’ve been within the podcasting area for years, or have simply launched.

From over 220 entries and a sturdy shortlist of 124 podcasts, judges marked the podcasts on a variety of things, together with manufacturing high quality, how effectively the podcast mirrored the writer’s model, and techniques to develop the viewers.

The Telegraph picked up the Grand Prix award for its Mattress of Lies podcast, a true-crime collection about ladies who shaped relationships with undercover British policemen who joined leftwing activist teams within the Nineteen Nineties.


Full Listing of Winners

Finest B2B Podcast – Power Voice Out Loud, DC Thomson Media
Finest Books & Literature Podcast – Creator In Your Classroom, DC Thomson Media
Finest Leisure & Tradition Podcast – Movie Tales with Simon Brew, Movie Tales
Finest Meals & Drink Podcast –The Cocktail Lovers Podcast, The Cocktail Lovers journal
Finest Well being & Wellbeing Podcast – Life Earlier than Beginning, Reby Media
Finest Hobbies & Particular Curiosity Podcast – BBC Gardeners’ World Journal Podcast, Speedy Media
Finest Investigative Podcast – Smoke Display screen, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Auddy
Finest Life-style Podcast – Working It, Monetary Occasions
Finest Restricted Collection – Mattress of Lies, The Telegraph
Finest Native & Group Podcast – Brummie Mummies, Attain PLC, Laudable
Finest Information Podcast – Information Briefing, Monetary Occasions
Finest Political Podcast – The New Statesman Podcast, The New Statesman
Finest Science & Medical Podcast – Mysteries of Science, Future PLC
Finest Sponsored & Branded Podcast – American Metamorphosis, The Atlantic, BCG
Finest Sport Podcast – The bunkered Podcast, DC Thomson Media
Finest Know-how Podcast – Engineering Issues, Reby Media

Finest Industrial Technique The New Statesman podcast & World Evaluate from the New Statesman, The New Statesman
Finest Podcast Launch (sponsored by Affino) Mysteries of Science, Future PLC
Finest Scholar Podcast – Within the Grey Zone, Mithil Aggarwal, Chloe Ching and Teele Rebane, The College of Hong Kong

Writer Podcast Hero of the 12 months (sponsored by Megaphone): Ross MacPherson, Reby Media

See the complete shortlist and successful podcasts on the Writer Podcast Awards web site.

Inaugural Writer Podcast Summit

The awards additionally noticed the announcement of the primary Writer Podcast Summit which might be held in London in October 2022. The goal of the summit is to coach, inform and encourage publishers in any respect levels of their podcasting journey, whether or not they’re trying to begin their first collection or wish to take their present podcasts to the next degree. The Summit will function interviews with lots of the Writer Podcast Award-winners, in addition to sensible workshops and alternatives to share challenges and options with fellow publishers.

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