The 2022 Ambies Awards - "The" podcast awards

Second Annual Awards for Excellence Winners:

Podcast of The Year (sponsored by Audacy)


Amazon Music, Pineapple Street Studios, and Wondery

Best Business Podcast

Business Wars


Best Comedy Podcast

How Did This Get Made?


Best Documentary Podcast

Stay Away From Matthew MaGill

Pineapple Street Studios

Best Entertainment Podcast

Back Issue

Pineapple Street Studios

Best Fiction Podcast (sponsored by Apollo Podcasts)


Sonoro, Telemundo

Best History Podcast

Slow Burn: The L.A. Riots


Best Indie Podcast (sponsored by Tenderfoot TV)

An Arm and a Leg

Public Road Productions

Best Interview Podcast

70 over 70

Pineapple Street Studios

Best Knowledge, Science or Tech Podcast

Overheard at National Geographic

National Geographic Partners

Best News Podcast

Up First


Best Original Score and Music Supervision


Amazon Music, Pineapple Street Studios, and Wondery

Best Performer in Audio Fiction (sponsored by Audible)

Edith! – Rosamund Pike

QCODE, Crooked Media

Best Personal Growth / Spirituality Podcast (sponsored by Castbox)

Life Kit


Best Podcast for Kids

Music Blocks

Colorado Public Radio

Best Podcast Host

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders – Sam Sanders


Best Politics or Opinion Podcast

Billie Was a Black Woman

Paramount Audio/Spoke Media/Audible Originals

Best Production and Sound Design (sponsored by PRX)

Twenty Thousand Hertz

Defacto Sound

Best Reporting


Pineapple Street Studios, Amazon Music & Wondery

Best Scriptwriting, Fiction

Soft Voice – James Bloor


Best Scriptwriting, Non-Fiction

Have You Heard George's Podcast? – George the Poet 

BBC Sounds

Best Society and Culture Podcast

Billie Was a Black Woman

Paramount Audio/ Spoke Media/Audible Originals

Best Sports Podcast

The Lead

Wondery & The Athletic

Best True Crime Podcast (sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter)


Wondery & Campside Media

Best Wellness or Relationships Podcast

On Purpose with Jay Shetty

Record Edit Podcast

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