Jive Recommends: Podcasts

It’s safe to say the podcast industry has skyrocketed. Last year alone, the industry made more than 450 million dollars in revenue. From news and trending topics to pop-culture and inspiration, here are 10 podcasts the Jive team can’t stop listening to:

The Daily by New York Times
Working in public relations and social media marketing means we’re busy and on the go all the time. We don’t always get to watch the news but with The Daily podcast, we get to catch up with larger issues while we head into work. The host Michael Barbaro talks to the best journalists in the world about the biggest stories of our time and really makes you think about the world we live in.

Too Sick by Meow Wolf
Our client, Meow Wolf, just entered the podcast game with ‘Too Sick’. The art collective turned immersive experience presents conversations about their unique business. Each week the hosts chat with employees from various parts of the company to discuss their role in Meow Wolf. They ask big questions about art, community, and collaboration.

TED Talks Daily
If you’re anything like us then you love watching TED Talks. This podcast offers the same thought-provoking ideas that their videos do, but you can listen to them on the go. In their collection you can find talks on almost any topic!

Front Burner by CBC Podcasts
An essential in our lives at the Vancouver office, Front Burner takes you into the daily news that’s shaping Canada. This podcast is hosted by Canadian award-winning investigative journalist, Jayme Poisson, as she reports on issues and interviews people about important current topics.

KIC POD by Keep It Cleaner
As a relatively new podcast from Australia, KIC Pod is a must for us. Hosted by the founders of Keep It Cleaner, an online fitness program, they dive into health, fitness, and wellness topics that inspire you to be the best version of yourself.

The High Low
The High Low is a weekly British podcast about pop-culture and how the biggest celebrities news stories of the week tie into larger social conversations. Hosts tackle everything from why we should be cautious about banning songs, to celebrity entitlement.

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness
You know Jonathan Van Ness best from Queer Eye? His podcast, Getting Curious, is definitely worth checking out. Each week he explores a topic he’s curious about with experts in their respective fields.

Who? Weekly
We live and breathe pop-culture here at Jive. Hosts, Bobby Finger and Lindsey Weber, dive into everything you need to know about celebrities and trending topics.

How to Make Friends - A Bachelor Recap Show by Huffpost
Does anyone not love a good Bachelor recap? This podcast from HuffPost delves into the latest episodes from the Bachelor, Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise. Hosts, Emma Gray and Claire Fallon, connect what viewers see on the Bachelor with what’s going on in real-life.

The Morning Toast
Hosted by Instagram influencers and real-life sisters, @girlwithnojob and @jackieoproblems, the ladies two discuss the latest celebrity gossip and deliver truly premium content to their millennial followers. Episodes often feature an invited guest that weighs in on the top 5 stories you need to know before you wake up and take a bite out of your morning toast.

We want to know: what podcasts do you listen to?

Jenny Bloom