Winners of Australian Podcast Awards revealed

The 2020 winners of the Australian Podcast Awards have been announced. Life Uncut, hosted by Laura Byrne and Brittney Hockley, was named Listener’s Choice.

The announcement:

The winners of the Australian Podcast Awards were announced today, celebrating the best Australian podcasts of 2020 across 24 different categories.

Birds Eye View, a revealing docu-series about life in a Northern Territory women’s prison, has been named Podcast of the Year, and Life Uncut, hosted by The Bachelor alumni Laura Byrne and Brittney Hockley, was named the Listeners’ Choice after a public vote of over 45,000 listeners.

Other big winners from the ceremony include Matt & Alex – All Day Breakfast (Moment of the Year for their reaction to the Black Lives Matter protests), daily news show 7AM (Best New Podcast) and Science Vs (Spotlight Award for its remarkable foresight in imagining a fictional pandemic).

Hosted by Aussie comedian, presenter and podcast fan Froomes, the ceremony celebrated the best content and creators in the on-demand audio industry across 24 different categories. The live stream hooked up over 100 nominees from across Australia with winners doing acceptance speeches from their homes.

Dave Gertler, Founder of the Australian Podcast Awards, said: “Last night’s ceremony was a wonderful and inspiring showcase of the breadth and diversity of Australian podcasts. When it comes to producing world class content, local creators continue to punch well above their weight. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate the growth of the industry in Australia. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees across the 24 categories.”

The public can now view the ceremony on the APAs website.

Source: We Are Different PR media release


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