5 podcasts every PR Pro needs to listen to

By Áine Lawless

If you work in PR you know that switching off isn’t really an option, you always have your finger on the pulse and your eyes and ears open wide for new stories and updates. Why not make that quest for knowledge a little bit easier by getting your fix straight to your phone in the form of podcasts.

Here at MediaHQ, we know the struggle of trying to find new podcasts to listen to, so we’ve pulled together this list of some of our favourites that focus on PR, communications and storytelling. Have a listen with your morning coffee, during your commute or while catching up on emails.

InsidePR – FIR Podcast Network

Inside PR is a weekly podcast about public relations and social media, hosted by Gini Dietrich, Joseph Thornley and Martin Waxman and produced by Thornley Fallis. Each week, the three industry veterans take a look at the state of the PR industry, explore topical and provocative issues, discuss listener comments, and even interview some interesting guests.

Media Moments – All Good Tales 

All Good Tales is a PR agency which focuses on the art of telling a great story. Their podcast – Media Moments, hosted by PR Pro Jack Murray looks at some of the most strange, unique, weird and often bizarre times when the world changed forever in an instant.

For Immediate Release – FIR Podcast Network 

For Immediate Release, is hosted by a panel of industry experts. Each week they analyse the news in digital and social media for communications professionals. You’ll hear in-depth discussions on trends and issues and the latest information on new communications technologies and advancements.


The PR Week Podcast – PR Week 

PR Week is a weekly podcast with most episodes running between 20 and 30 minutes. Tune in weekly for a dose of top news, opinions and analysis from the world of PR.

How I built this with Guy Raz – NPR 

Journalist and host Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best-known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.

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Áine Lawless

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