20 Best Newspaper Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about newspaper ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best newspaper podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Newspaper Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Everything is Black and White – a Newcastle United podcast

  • Publisher: Reach Podcasts
  • Total Episodes: 590

Newcastle United news from The Chronicle newspaper in Newcastle. See also our Facebook page for NUFC (https://www.facebook.com/NewcastleChronicle)

Lancaster Farming Industrial Hemp Podcast

  • Publisher: Eric Hurlock, Digital Editor
  • Total Episodes: 137

Lancaster Farming newspaper editors talk to farmers and experts about industrial hemp.

Hunting Warhead

  • Publisher: CBC Podcasts
  • Total Episodes: 12

How do you take down a criminal network that’s hidden in the shadows? How do you rescue child abuse victims who could be anywhere in the world? Hunting Warhead follows the journalists and police on a global mission to expose the darkest corners of the internet. What they discover shocks them. Host Daemon Fairless tracks down the investigators, survivors and criminals themselves. A co-production of CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG.

The New European Podcast

  • Publisher: The New European
  • Total Episodes: 213

A weekly podcast from the award-winning newspaper. The New European offers pro-European in-depth analysis of Brexit, politics at home as well as abroad, all whilst celebrating the European way of life. Join Steve Anglesey and special guests every Friday.

The National Politics Podcast

  • Publisher: The National Newspaper
  • Total Episodes: 154

A series of podcasts, mostly about Scottish politics, from the team at The National newspaper.

The Church Times Podcast

  • Publisher: The Church Times
  • Total Episodes: 215

News, interviews, book reviews, and discussion each week from the Church Times – the world’s leading newspaper on faith and the Church.

The Week in Art

  • Publisher: The Art Newspaper
  • Total Episodes: 178

From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world’s big stories with the help of special guests. An award-winning podcast hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is sponsored by Christie’s. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Spokesman Speaks: Ag Insights for Your Farm and Family

  • Publisher: Iowa Farm Bureau
  • Total Episodes: 76

Since 1934, The Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman has been Iowa’s leading agriculture news source, and today it has the largest readership of any ag newspaper in Iowa. While The Spokesman newspaper is available exclusively to Iowa Farm Bureau members, The Spokesman Speaks podcast is available publicly, providing the ag news and farmer education that matter most.

Dave Fanning

  • Publisher: RTÉ 2FM
  • Total Episodes: 1692

Highlights from Dave Fanning’s weekend radio show with interviews, newspaper reviews, movies and music. Listen live weekends at 1pm on RTÉ 2FM.

Monocle 24: The Stack

  • Publisher: Monocle
  • Total Episodes: 290

Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.

The Kyiv Post podcast

  • Publisher: Kyiv Post
  • Total Episodes: 67

The Kyiv Post is Ukraine’s English-language newspaper and proud winner of the 2014 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.

The Campus Chronicle » The Campus Chronicle Podcast

  • Publisher: The Campus Chronicle
  • Total Episodes: 81

Student newspaper for the Ankeny DMACC Campus

Kelly Corrigan Wonders

  • Publisher: Kelly Corrigan
  • Total Episodes: 38

Welcome to Kelly Corrigan Wonders, a place for people who like to laugh while they think and find it useful to look closely at ourselves and our weird ways in the hopes that knowing more and feeling more will help us do more and be better.  A former newspaper columnist and four time bestselling author, Kelly wonders about loads of stuff: is knowing more always good? Can we trust our gut? How does change actually happen?  We only book nice people who have a sense of humor and know things worth knowing. Each episode ends with Kelly’s shortlist of takeaways, appropriate for refrigerator doors, bulletin boards and notes to your children.

The Stranger Times

  • Publisher: C.K. McDonnell
  • Total Episodes: 15

A podcast featuring short stories and news from the world of The Stranger Times – a newspaper based in Manchester reporting the weird and wonderful from around the world. Based on the novel The Stranger Times by C.K. McDonnell – out Jan 14th 2021.

Rural Spark

  • Publisher: Rural Spark
  • Total Episodes: 60

Welcome to Rural Spark – the podcast that explores and celebrates rural innovation! Join Helen Murphy, rural newspaper editor and entrepreneur, as she invites guests to share fresh thinking, success stories and lessons learned in rural innovation.


  • Publisher: Eastern Daily Press
  • Total Episodes: 19

A true crime podcast looking at the most troubling cold cases in the east of England. Unfinished’s latest series explores how a local newspaper journalist exposed an alleged police cover-up of a paedophile ring in Essex. To support us please visit https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

Jungle Java

  • Publisher: Benjamin Nopper and Matt Piccirillo
  • Total Episodes: 61

Two best friends, one podcast. Senior high school students Benjamin Nopper and Matt Piccirillo cover the hottest topics at Lovejoy High School for their school newspaper, The Red Ledger. The duo covers topics including, but not limited to, high school sports, on-campus issues, and comedy. Follow the Jungle Java podcast on Twitter and Instagram @lojojunglejava

X-Band: The Phantom Podcast

  • Publisher: ChronicleChamber.com
  • Total Episodes: 199

Via the modern jungle drums we present the world’s ONLY podcast dedicated to the classic adventure comics hero THE PHANTOM! Hosts Jermayn, Stephen & Dan discuss everything from the comics and newspaper strips to the movies, interview creators from around the world, and much much more.If you’re passionate about the Ghost Who Walks, this is one podcast you won’t want to miss!

The Best of The OG with Ovies & Giglio

  • Publisher: Capitol Broadcasting Company
  • Total Episodes: 891

The OG with Ovies and Giglio is heard weekdays from 3 until 6 p.m. on 99.9 The Fan in Raleigh, N.C.Host Joe Ovies brings 20 years of sports radio experience to The Triangle and is also our Digital/Streaming Reporter for 99.9 The Fan and WRALSportsFan.com. Joe Giglio brings 25 years of sports newspaper reporting experience to The Triangle.The daily show podcast can be downloaded anytime after 6 p.m. at WRALSportsFan.com, the WRALSportsFan app or subscribe for free wherever you listen to podcasts.

Another Dooley Noted Podcast

  • Publisher: Patrick Dooley
  • Total Episodes: 47

Pat Dooley has been a sportswriter for 45 years, the last 33 at the Gainesville Sun where his “Dooley Noted” podcast was the most popular in the entire Gannett Newspaper chain. Dooley brings his talent and expertise to a new venture that will include guests, commentary, humor, and mostly all things Gators sports. You can watch and/or listen on Facebook Live and YouTube on Mondays and Fridays at 2:00 PM ET and on-demand on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever podcasts are available.

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