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  • Writer's pictureKevin Sullivan

Podcast Recommendations for Communications Pros

I was recently asked by my longtime friend and colleague Joe Favorito to be a guest on the Columbia University Sports Podcast (CUSP). As we prepared for the conversation, it occurred to me that amid the podcast boom, there are few podcasts specifically devoted to the practice of strategic communications and public relations.

As an enthusiastic consumer of podcasts, I scrolled through my subscriptions and went in search of worthwhile new additions to compile the following list of recommended pods for communications pros.

The list is populated by programs on media, tech, leadership and narrative storytelling – all of which help keep us current while providing useful insights and even professional development to help us communicators in our roles as trusted advisors.

Suggestions are welcome at


Finding Mastery: Conversations with Michael Gervais

HBR IdeaCast

The Moment with Brian Koppelman

No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis

The Strategerist


The Press Box

Recode Media with Peter Kafka

Reliable Sources

Public Relations

Lead Balloon

Narrative Storytelling


This American Life

Sports Business

Columbia University Sports Podcast with Joe Favorito and Tom Richardson

Sports Business Radio with Brian Berger

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch


The GaryVee Audio Experience

Pivot with Kara Swisher & Scott Galloway

Recode Decode with Kara Swisher


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