The Australian Podcast Awards (APAs) has announced its list of 2020 partners, showcasing the growing support for premium Australian audio-on-demand content both locally and globally.
Supporting podcasts big and small, eight Gold Partners have joined this year’s event, including podcast industry leaders Acast, iHeart Podcast Network Australia, Nova Entertainment, Omny Studio from Triton Digital, PodcastOne Australia and Spotify; podcast production house Piccolo Podcasts; podcast marketing platform Podfollow and podcast industry news publication Podnews.
Director at the Australian Podcast Awards, Matt Deegan, said: “While it’s been a tough year for the creative industry, podcasting content and listen numbers continue to skyrocket. The overwhelming support shown by our Award partners is testament to the strength of the industry and its faith in Aussie-made content. We cannot wait for this year’s awards – an opportunity to celebrate some of the best and brightest local podcasting content and talent there is.”
The Australian Podcast Awards launched in 2016 and now in its fifth year, the awards continues to recognise the local industry’s most listened to, innovative and emerging podcast content with over 20 award categories.
Submissions for the Australian Podcast Awards are now open. Nominees will be selected by a judging panel of industry experts before the category winners are announced at a virtual event in November.