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The Best PR Podcasts (2018)

Posted by Katie Dubow on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 @ 3:46 PM

Here at Garden Media we are huge fans of talk radio and NPR is our favorite.

So when the podcast medium went through a resurgence, we were thrilled. Our fascination started with Serial and grew with the countless episodes of How I Built This, by Guy Raz.

We've written an entire blog about why you should start podcasting. And we've created a list of our favorite garden podcasts. But today, we are going to dive into our favorite business podcasts to listen to. And, we want to hear from you, too! What are your favorites podcasts? What are your favorite episodes? Let's hear it!

Read on for our eight favorite business podcasts of 2018.


Adam Grant is doing for organizational psychology what Neil deGrasse Tyson did for astrophysics, by mainstreaming it. In his new TED podcast 'WorkLife,' the Wharton psychologist studies "how to make work not suck." Adam mines workplaces and shares their secret ingredient to making meaningful, creative, and productive work. It just started Feb 28th, but every weekly episode has impressed.

Favorite Episode: The Daily Show’s Secret to Creativity

How I Built This


Possibly the most inspirational and famous podcast of its time, How I Built This is a podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity, and insight — told by the founders of some of the world's best-known companies and brands. You cannot go wrong with any episode.

Favorite Episode: Live Episode! The Home Depot: Arthur Blank

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Harvard Business Review’s Women at Work

Hosted by Amy Bernstein, Sarah Green Carmichael and Nicole Torres, the podcast is a conversation about women in the workplace. They cover topics such as how to advocate for yourself and make your voice heard; navigating the difficult waters of being a working mother; the gender wage gap and how to handle salary negotiations; balancing being your authentic self while also being a professional woman at work who can lead with power and authenticity. Take a listen.

Favorite Episode: Advice We Get and Give.

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PR Week is a gold mine for PR pros who enjoy listening to top PR and communications stories, industry news, and latest headlines. If you really want to stay on top of everything in this industry, you’ll definitely want to subscribe to this podcast.

Favorite Episode: Barri Rafferty, the first woman CEO of a top five agency


On the Media

This weekly podcast explores how the media 'sausage' is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we see the world and the world sees us.

Favorite Episode: Fire With Fire

Looking for more ways to stay in touch in the garden? Check out our 2018 Trends Report to learn more. 

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