Over 40 finalists revealed for the 2021 Radio Today Podcast Awards with LiSTNR

Staff Writer

It’s time to find out who’s in the running for the inaugural 2021 Radio Today Podcast Awards with LiSTNR.

The awards were judged by a panel of over 15 industry experts resulting in three finalists in each category.

The competition was incredibly close and the ultimate victors will be revealed on Monday next week.

The following day, on Tuesday August 3, Radio Today will host an exclusive panel featuring ARN’s Corey Layton, NOVA Entertainment’s Rachel Corbett, SCA’s Grant Tothill and Acast’s Guy Scott-Wilson on the future of radio and podcasting.

Both Layton and Corbett have been shortlisted as part of today’s awards announcement.

Also up for awards in individual categories are Byron Cooke, Christian O’Connell and Josh Szeps for podcast host or presenter of the year, and Elise Cooper, Nic McLure and Ryan Jon for podcast executive producer of the year.

Meanwhile, a host of companies including Mamamia, NOVA Entertainment, Acast and LiSTNR have received nods in the nomination list.

The 2021 Radio Today Podcast Awards with LiSTNR are supported by Acast, ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network Australia, NOVA Entertainment, Podshape and Pro Podcast Production.

Individual Categories – Finalists

Podcast executive leader of the year
Henrik Isaksson, Acast Australia
Jennifer Goggin, Southern Cross Austereo
Rachel Corbett, NOVA Entertainment

Podcast thought leader of the year
Corey Layton, ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network Australia
Del Fordham, News Corp Australia
Kellie Riordan, Deadset Studios

Podcast host or presenter of the year
Byron Cooke for The Byron Cooke Show, Lock In Radio
Christian O’Connell for Stuff of Legends, ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network Australia
Josh Szeps for Uncomfortable Conversations, Acast

Podcast sales executive of the year
Belinda Cook, Mamamia
Michelle Smith, Acast Australia
Teresa Ly, Acast Australia

Podcast executive producer of the year
Elise Cooper for The Space / It’s A Lot with Abbie Chatfield, NOVA Entertainment
Nic McClure for The Briefing, Southern Cross Austereo
Ryan Jon for She’s On The Money, She’s On The Money

Podcast series producer of the year
Andrea Thiis-Evensen for Class Act by Herald Sun, News Corp Australia
Gavin Pitchford for I Catch Killers by True Crime Australia, News Corp Australia
Lap Phan for The Sure Thing by Australian Financial Review, Nine

Podcast audio producer of the year
Darcy Milne, Pro Podcast Production
Darcy Thomson, Southern Cross Austereo
Edward Gooden, The Risk Equation

Organisation Categories – Finalists

Podcast company of the year
Acast Australia, Acast
LiSTNR, Southern Cross Austereo
News Corp Australia

Podcast publisher of the year (major)
Mamamia Podcasts, Mamamia
News Corp Australia
NOVA Entertainment Podcast Network, NOVA Entertainment

Podcast publisher of the year (indie)
Schwartz Media
Squiz Media

Podcast network/ platform of the year
Acast Australia, Acast
iHeartRadio Australia, ARN
LiSTNR, Southern Cross Austereo

Australian podcast of the year
7am, Schwartz Media
Squiz Kids, Squiz Media
The Sure Thing by Australian Financial Review, Nine

Branded podcast of the year (Presented by Pro Podcast Production)
End Eating Disorders for endED by Castco
My Study Journey for TAFE Queensland by Podshape
Lost at Sea for NSW Police Force by Southern Cross Austereo

Radio show podcast of the year
Kate, Tim & Joel podcast for The Nova Network, NOVA Entertainment
Nick, Jess & Ducko for The Hit Network, Southern Cross Austereo
The Kyle & Jackie O Show for The KIIS Network, ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network Australia

Podcast hardware/ software of the year
Winner to be announced on Monday 2 August

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Pots n Pans Fan
27 Jul 2021 - 2:54 pm

Darcy Milne is one of the greats!

28 Jul 2021 - 6:58 am

Dane Swan’s podcast not nominated?


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