Last night saw the inaugural International Women’s Podcast Awards from Skylark Collective, and the evening was full of celebration, bubbling drinks, and sparkles. The evening kicked off with a performance from Poetess Jess, before host Vick Hope took us through the winners and runner-ups of the of the night. Both big productions and solo podcasters took home the prizes. Without further ado, here are the winners of the International Women’s Podcast Awards 2021…
The Acast Moment of Comedy Gold, presented by founder of Soul Sutras and host of the Masala Podcast, Sangeeta Pillai
Winner: Who Run The World with Rhea Chedid and Marilyn Zakhour
Runner Up: The Voiceover Social with Nic Redman and Leah Marks
The Blubrry Moment of Raw Emotion, presented by podcaster and BBC Radio 1Xtra producer Roshan Roberts
Winner: Creativity Found with Claire Waite Brown
Runner Up: Gravity with Lucy Kalanithi
The Moment of Cliff-Hanger Drama, presented by actor, podcaster and documentary-maker Elizabeth Healey.
Winner: Do You Know Mordechai? with Kathleen Goldhar
Runner Up: Conning The Con by Sarah Ferris and Emma Ferris
Sara Tye’s Moment of Entrepreneurial Inspiration, presented by Sara Tye
Winner: The REALWORK Podcast with Fleur Emery
Runner Up: Up With The Lark with Calandre Orton
The Moment of Behind-the-Scenes Brilliance, presented by Naomi Mellor, founder of The Skylark Collective
Winner: Seven Truths with Jolene Banning and Debbie Pacheco
Runner Up: Hustled: When Your Boss Is An App for Laura Regehr
Moment of Badass Business Advice, presented by Anna Jones, founder of Allbright
Winner: Creative Breakthrough with Shereen Kassam
Runner Up: Modern Mentor with Rachel Cooke and Michelle Margulis
The Captivate FM Moment of Touching Honesty, presented by podcaster and presenter Pips Taylor.
Winner: Diary, She Wrote with Liz Beardsell
Runner Up: Fully Amplified from Futures Theatre
The Shure Award for Changing the World One Moment At A Time, presented by Marco Marini from Shure.
Winner: Shelter In Place Podcast, with Laura Joyce Davis and the Kasama Collective
Runner Up: Ochenta Stories, from Ochenta Studios
We look forward to next year!