Quill Podcast Awards

2022 Winners

Recognizing top companies and podcasters every year

The Quill Podcast Awards is a yearly digital awards event that celebrates podcasters and industry professionals for their production, innovation, and work to elevate the medium and industry. 
Through a hybrid of a public nominations and a judging period by a panel of experts, the awards are given to companies and podcasts that have built strong audiences, innovated within their category, and created outstanding content.

Public nominations have closed. All Finalists will be announced on March 17th.


Anyone and any podcast can submit to the Quill Podcast Awards for free (there is zero cost to participating in the awards). You do not need to be the podcast owner or work at the company being submitted to vote.  

All podcasters or brands can only be nominated to be a finalist for TWO award categories. If your podcast or company was nominated to be a finalist for more than two categories, the top two categories with the highest amount of nominations will be selected to move on to the judging round.

How it works

1. Voting opens February 24th, 2022

Everyone is welcome to vote and participate in the Quill Podcast Awards! Once voting opens, click the button above to fill out the nomination form. Only one vote per person.

2. Voting closes March 11th, 2022

Voting will close on March 11th, 2022. Once this date passes, the judging process will begin and you can no longer vote for your favorite podcast and brand.

3. Finalists selected and announced on March 17th, 2022

5 finalists will be selected and announced to move on to the judging round.

4. Judging begins on March 17th, 2022

The Quill Podcast Awards judges will begin reviewing the top podcasts to select the winner. The judges are made up of various podcast companies and experts. Judging will be based on items such as:

  • Podcast Structure
  • Technical Quality
  • Content Quality
  • Creativity
  • Sound Design

5. The final winners are announced on March 30th, 2022.

We will be announcing the final winners on March 30th, 2022. We will be getting in contact with all the winners to present them with their virtual award via the contact information they provided in their award submission form.


Award Categories:

General Awards

  • Best Podcast of the Year
    Presented by Acast
  • People's Choice Award
  • Most Innovative Podcast
    Presented by AudioGO

Podcast Categories

  • Best Branded Podcast 
    Presented by Riverside
  • Best Business Podcast 
    Presented by Rebel Based Media
  • Best Tech Podcast 
    Presented by Podbean
  • Best Finance Podcast
    Presented by Quill
  • Best Comedy Podcast
    Presented by ShePodcasts
  • Best Society & Culture Podcast
    Presented Podchaser
  • Best Health Podcast
    Presented by Quill
  • Best Politics & News Podcast
    Presented by Headliner
  • Host of the Year
    Presented by Triton Digital

Podcast Company Awards

  • Best Podcast Agency
    Presented by PlayerFM
  • Best Podcast Publisher 
    Presented by Quill
  • Best Podcast Advertising Software
    Presented by Squadcast
  • Best Podcast Marketing Software
    Presented by LWC Studios
  • Best New Podcast Company
    (Must be 2 years old or less)
    Presented by Simplecast
  • Best Podcast Tech 
    Presented by Sounds Profitable
  • Best Podcast App
    (Must have an active app on either Android or iOS devices)
    Presented by Podfest
  • Best Podcast Listening Platform
    Presented by Buzzsprout
  • Innovator of the Year
    Presented by JAR Audio
  • Fastest Growing Podcast Company
    Presented by Quill

More Details

Quill Podcast Awards shall examine the Entrant’s Application in order to verify that all information provided conforms with all required formats and has the right to evaluate appropriateness and relevancy of the submission.

Have questions? Get in touch with us at info@quillit.io

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