The Academy of Podcasters 2017 Award Winners



The Academy of Podcasters has a mission to celebrate and honor the achievements of contributors to the podcast community. The 2017 Academy of Podcasters Awards & Hall of Fame Ceremony was held at Podcast Movement 2017. A list of the official winners of the 2017 Academy of Podcasters Awards has been posted.

The 2017 Winners are:

  • Arts – Twenty Thousand Hertz
  • Business – Stacking Benjamins
  • Comedy – Comedy Bang Bang
  • Education – The Brookings Cafeteria
  • Fictional – Podcastle
  • Food – Food Non Fiction
  • Games & Hobbies – Drunks & Dragons
  • Health – Dr. Drew
  • History – Ben Franklin’s World
  • Kids & Family – Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian
  • Music – Song Exploder
  • News & Politics – In The Dark
  • Religion & Spirituality – Meditation Minis
  • Science & Medicine – Brainstuff
  • Society & Culture – Stuff You Should Know
  • Sports & Recreation – Something to Wrestle
  • Technology – Note to Self
  • TV & Film – The Blacklist Exposed

A podcaster qualifies as a member of the Academy of Podcasters by either being an award recipient, being inducted into the Hall of Fame, or via appointment by the Board. The 2017 awards ceremony included the induction of five legends into the Podcast Hall of Fame.