The winners of the first ever Australian Podcast Awards were announced at a packed event at Giant Dwarf Theatre, Sydney on Saturday 1 April.
CATEGORY: Comedy & Entertainment
WINNER: Planet Maynard (nsw)
POPULAR VOTE: The Stupidly Small Podcast
CATEGORY: Business, Marketing & Entrepreneurship
WINNER: The Ambitious Entrepreneur Show (vic)
POPULAR VOTE: Future² - Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship
CATEGORY: Lifestyle, Health & Wellness
WINNER: The Well (qld)
FINALISTS: Kinderling Conversation,
POPULAR VOTE: EATT Magazine Podcast
CATEGORY: Literature, Arts & Music
WINNER: Vinyl Soul (sa)
POPULAR VOTE: Peach & Black Podcast
CATEGORY: Political, Social & Cultural Affairs
WINNER: PUNT (nsw)
POPULAR VOTE: Fighting For Fair
CATEGORY: Tech, Science & Gaming
WINNER: Future Sandwich (vic)
POPULAR VOTE: Aussie Tech Heads
WINNER: By Association (vic)
POPULAR VOTE: Ladies who League
CATEGORY: TV, Film & Pop Culture
WINNER: Neighbuzz: The Neighbours Recap Podcast (vic)
POPULAR VOTE: The Countdown: Movie and TV Reviews
CATEGORY: Industry Focus
WINNER: The Find it. Style it. Podcast (nsw)
POPULAR VOTE: Silicon Beach Radio
CATEGORY: Documentary & Storytelling
WINNER: Phoebe's Fall (vic)
CATEGORY: Popular Vote
WINNER: Casefile True Crime Podcast (nsw)
1 April, 2017. At an event attended by over 200 guests from the Australian podcast industry, Cast Away honoured the finalists and winners across 11 different categories, including a voter’s choice as well as 10 categories presided over by an esteemed judging panel.
Acclaimed marketing speaker and successful podcaster Tim Reid emceed the event, while trophies and prizes were presented by members of the judging panel from organisations such as the ABC, the Sydney Opera House, Whooshkaa podcast platform and 2SER Radio.
Following the awards ceremony, podcasters and media industry piled into the foyer for the party, and an opportunity to further network and celebrate the achievements of winners and finalists.
Along with the rest of the podcast community, Cast Away would like to congratulate all the winners. We are really excited to see what next year’s Cast Away Awards will bring.
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