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Webby Award winners in podcasting

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Webby Award season concluded last week. Here are the winners in the “Podcasts & Digital Audio” group, across 15 categories. Though some are well-known, and most are from leading networks, the winners (official and People’s Voice) make a good discovery list.

ARTS & CULTURE

Webby winner: Still Processing (New York Times)

People’s Choice: Stuff You Should Know (HowStuffWorks)

BEST HOST

Webby winner: Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People (Earwolf/Midroll)

People’s Choice: 99% Invisible (PRX/Radiotopia)

BEST INDIVIDUAL EPISODE

Webby winner: Freakonomics Radio (WNYC)

People’s Choice: Revisionist History with Malcolm Gladwell (Panoply)

BEST SOUND DESIGN / ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE

Webby winner: Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape: Wait Wait Don’t Kill Me Series (Wondery)

People’s Choice: Undisclosed: The Music (Undisclosed, LLC)

BEST WRITING

Webby winner: How To Be A Girl (Independent)

People’s Choice: Stuff You Missed In History Class (HowStuffWorks)

COMEDY

Webby winner: The Hilarious World Of Depression (American Public Media)

People’s Choice: The Last Podcast On The Left (Cave Comedy Radio)

DOCUMENTARY

Webby winner: The Kitchen Sisters Present (The Kitchen Sisters)

People’s Choice: Missing Richard Simmons (First Look Media)

DRAMA

Webby winner: Homecoming (Gimlet Media)

People’s Choice: Homecoming (Gimlet Media)

INTERVIEW / TALK SHOW

Webby winner: Another Round (BuzzFeed)

People’s Choice: Another Round (BuzzFeed)

LIFESTYLE

Webby winner: Women Of The Hour (Pineapple Street Media / Lenny Letter)

People’s Choice: The Sporkful (Stitcher)

NEWS & INFORMATION

Webby winner: Voting Rights — And Wrongs (Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting)

People’s Choice: FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast (FiveThirtyEight)

RECAPS

Webby winner: Masterpiece Studio (Masterpiece on PBS, WGBH)

People’s Choice: Masterpiece Studio (Masterpiece on PBS, WGBH)

SCIENCE & EDUCATION

Webby winner: Hidden Brain (NPR)

People’s Choice: Waking Up With Sam Harris (Four Elephants Media)

SPORTS

Webby winner: The Bill Simmons Podcast By The Ringer (The Ringer)

People’s Choice: The Bill Simmons Podcast By The Ringer (The Ringer)

TECHNOLOGY

Webby winner: Leo Laporte Talks With Edward Snowden’s Lawyer (TWiT [This Week in Tech])

People’s Choice: Codebreaker (Marketplace)

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Brad Hill

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