PopCon Podcast Awards

PopCon Podcast Awards

The 7th Annual PopCon Podcast Awards will be hosted at our 11th PopCon Indy April 26 – 28th. Submissions are closed for our 2024 contest.

Podcast Awards Submission Criteria

We welcome all creators of podcasts to submit their work for our annual awards ceremony.

Please find submission criteria below

  • Must have published a minimum of five episodes.
  • Content to be submitted should be a single episode of your podcast from the last 12 months (specific timeframes are not exact in this, we trust those submitting that the content is recent).

As part of the application process we will need

  • Contact information
  • Genre category your podcast best fits
  • URL to your best episode
  • Permission to publish your submission
  • Permission to use audio from your submission during the awards ceremony as necessary

Awards Categories

Genre Awards (Pick your category when you submit)

  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Business, Marketing, Tech, or Branded
  • Comedy
  • Family & Kids
  • Food & Beverage
  • Games & Hobbies
  • Horror & Paranormal
  • LGBT
  • News, Politics, or Current Events
  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Science, Medicine.
  • Health/Wellness,
  • Sports/Rec, Education, or History
  • True Crime or Investigative Journalism

Technical Awards

Top Awards

  • Winer Award for Podcasting Excellence
  • Best New Podcast

2024 Podcast Awards Application

Submissions are closed for the 2024 Awards.  2025 Awards will open up later this year.

Podcast Awards 2024

Podcast Awards Entry Fee Structure:

Early Bird Entry Fee (Deadline January 31st 2024): $10 

Regular Entry Fee (Deadline March 31st 2024): $15

Late Entry Fee (Deadline April 15th 2024): $15

Price per each additional category to be considered beyond the first: $5

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