In part one of our recommended podcasts blog, we looked at some great podcasts to help PR professionals keep up-to-date with the latest trends in their given industry. In our second instalment, we’re highlighting some of the best content creation and technology podcasts for those looking to understand the digital landscape better. In no particular order, here are 10 more entertaining and insightful podcast series to listen to…
Technology, innovation and business news for PR pros
Niall Kitson and Dusty Rhodes discuss a broad range of topics with a variety of guests on their weekly show. The podcast covers everything from the basics of Blockchain to how robots are helping people with dementia. As the longest-running podcast in Ireland, Tech Radio has built a strong and dedicated follower base within tech communities.
Jess Kelly’s weekly show Tech Talk on Newstalk is also available as a podcast. The show features innovation and technology news with a focus on the Irish technology landscape. This show is great for those looking to learn about emerging trends in consumer technology.
Sunday Business Post Connected
Sunday Business Post editor Emmet Ryan speaks to both start-up founders and corporate leaders in his podcast. Guests have included Google's Marie Davison and Youtuber Melanie Murphy while discussion topics have ranged from fake news to cybersecurity and self-driving cars. Always a fascinating and engaging podcast to listen to.
The Architects of Business
Tadhg Enright hosts the Architects of Business podcast. The podcast features business people at the top of their game. With a focus on Irish business leaders, this podcast is great to help understanding the power of storytelling and crafting an effective brand message.
Hosted by Gordon Smith, this podcast is brilliant for professionals who want to grasp a deeper and clearer understanding of the ever-changing information security landscape. Complex topics are covered with a range of guest speakers in simple and entertaining language.
News, the media and content creation for PR pros
The Echo Chamber
Hosted by Arun Sudhaman and Aarti Shah, The Echo Chamber brings a unique insight into PR and communications. The show discusses topics such as sustainability in PR, the tension between data and creativity, the in-house and agency divide and features interviews with top PR gurus. A great listen to keep up with trends in public relations.
On the Media
Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine how the media is covering news stories on a weekly basis. The podcast delves into the role of the media in politics and how technology has transformed how we consume our news.
Hosted by Joe Pulizzi, founder of the Content Marketing Institute in the US who have worked with LinkedIn and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Content Inc. features lessons to learn as a content creator as well as personal anecdotes that he has garnered during his career.
Marketing over Coffee
An extremely popular podcast that explores the weekly marketing news. With a focus on technology trends, Christoper Penn and John J. Wall discuss everything from GDPR to eSports.
That rounds up our recommendations for top-class podcasts to listen to. They’re a brilliant resource for keeping up-to-date with news, trends and key insights in the industry. Let us know what you think and tell us about any podcasts that you have come across!
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