20 Best Radio Host Podcasts of 2021

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Are you wanting to learn more about radio host ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best radio host 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 Radio Host Podcasts 2021

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

Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd

  • Publisher: Cheerful
  • Total Episodes: 205

A podcast about ideas. Former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Sony Award-winning radio host Geoff Lloyd talk to smart thinkers from around the world.


  • Publisher: WNYC Studios
  • Total Episodes: 301

Radiolab is one of the most beloved podcasts and public radio shows in the world. The show is known for its deep-dive journalism and innovative sound design. Created in 2002 by host Jad Abumrad, the program began as an exploration of scientific inquiry. Over the years it has evolved to become a platform for long-form journalism and storytelling. Radiolab is co-hosted by Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser.

Release Yourself

  • Publisher: Roger Sanchez
  • Total Episodes: 280

Release Yourself with world renowned DJ, Producer, Radio and Podcast host Roger Sanchez. More Roger Sanchez on http://rogersanchez.com

Radio Westeros ASoIaF Podcasts

  • Publisher: Radio Westeros
  • Total Episodes: 108

Yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar host podcasts about George RR Martin’s ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ novels. Analysis and theories – alongside short readings set to specially arranged music, pseudo adverts from Westeros, music from the fandom, guests … this is Radio Westeros, the only radio station this side of Asshai {Spoilers all books}

This Is Karen Hunter

  • Publisher: Karen Hunter
  • Total Episodes: 475

Some things just shouldn’t be discussed on the radio. “This is my space to explore those topics.” SiriusXM host, bestselling author and professor goes deep into everything from race to religion.

On Topic with Renato Mariotti

  • Publisher: Renato Mariotti, Patti Vasquez
  • Total Episodes: 118

Join former federal prosecutor and CNN Legal Analyst Renato Mariotti as he breaks down the news in depth with WGN Radio host and comedian Patti Vasquez and a weekly guest.

Ken Webster Jr

  • Publisher: Ken Webster Jr’s Pursuit of Happiness
  • Total Episodes: 1317

I host a talk show on KPRC radio in Houston & it’s fantastic.

Big O Radio Show

  • Publisher: Orlando Alzugaray
  • Total Episodes: 7312

Radio talk show host.

Babbage from Economist Radio

  • Publisher: The Economist
  • Total Episodes: 314

Named after Charles Babbage, a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.

The Tony Kornheiser Show

  • Publisher: This Show Stinks Productions, LLC
  • Total Episodes: 716

“The Tony Kornheiser Show” (now available exclusively on-demand) is a topical, daily talk show that starts with sports and quickly moves into politics, current events, entertainment and, really, whatever happens to be on Tony’s mind that day. The format of the show—regular sit-in guests with familiar interviews and segments—highlights not only the unique perspective of Tony Kornheiser but also the expertise of his network of friends. Join one of the most recognizable and outspoken commentators of sports and entertainment (longtime radio host in Washington, DC and current co-host of ESPN’s PTI) and enjoy original episodes published every weekday ‪starting September 6th.

This Morning With Gordon Deal

  • Publisher: Compass Media Networks
  • Total Episodes: 1615

Wake-up with America’s first news – Host Gordon Deal goes beyond the headlines with the day’s first look at news and business news from the U.S. and around the world; bringing a lively blend of intelligent information, humor, and expert analysis to morning radio.


  • Publisher: ESPN, Scott Van Pelt
  • Total Episodes: 55

Scott Van Pelt, the popular SportsCenter anchor and former ESPN Radio host will present a weekly show that will include long-form interviews, commentary and expanded takes on his “One Big Thing” segment on SportsCenter. SVP will take deep dives with guests and topics in an entertaining way that only he can. Stanford Steve, host of Stanford Steve & the Bear podcast and a producer on SVP’s SportsCenter, will be involved, as always.

Peristyle Podcast – USC Trojan Football Discussion

  • Publisher: USCFootball.com – Ryan Abraham, 247Sports, USC, USC Trojans
  • Total Episodes: 1335

Welcome and thanks for checking out the Peristyle Podcast, our internet radio show covering the USC Trojan football team. Every week host Ryan Abraham brings you multiple Trojan talk podcasts, with a variety of guests and opinions talking about football, basketball, recruiting and more!

Death, Sex & Money

  • Publisher: WNYC Studios
  • Total Episodes: 308

Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you’ve heard of—and to regular people you haven’t—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we’re here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, The Experiment, The New Yorker Radio Hour and many others.

The Al Franken Podcast

  • Publisher: District Productive
  • Total Episodes: 116

A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.

Angels Recap with Trent Rush

  • Publisher: MLB.com
  • Total Episodes: 119

Angels Radio AM830 host, Trent Rush, brings you Angels updates, exclusive player interviews, fan questions, and more!

FRDH Podcast with Michael Goldfarb

  • Publisher: FRDH Podcast with Michael Goldfarb
  • Total Episodes: 144

Host FRDH podcast. Radio essayist and documentarist for the BBC and NPR. Historian and author of Ahmad’s War, Ahmad’s Peace and Emancipation.

Best Stocks Now with Bill Gunderson

  • Publisher: Bill Gunderson
  • Total Episodes: 1095

Bill Gunderson — Host of the Best Stocks Now Radio Show breaks down the market day by day and what the best stocks in the market are right now.

New England Legends Podcast

  • Publisher: Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger
  • Total Episodes: 236

Each week, folklorist, author, and historian Jeff Belanger and radio host Ray Auger explore the ghosts, monsters, folklore, history, and legends of New England. If you give us about ten minutes, we’ll give you something strange to talk about today. The bizarre is closer than you think!


  • Publisher: CBC Radio
  • Total Episodes: 50

Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous community, culture, and conversation. Host Falen Johnson takes you straight into Indigenous Canada, from Halifax to Haida Gwaii, from Shamattawa to Ottawa, introducing listeners to the storytellers, culture makers and community shakers from across the country.

David Friedland

Bit of a gear addict.

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