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12 Podcasts to Boost Your PR Skills and Stay on Top of Trends

I don’t know about you, but I’m always on the lookout for stellar podcasts to pass the time on long commutes and slay my PR game. These days, it seems like there’s a podcast for everything – yes, even for public relations. You can even pair PR podcasts with other topics such as marketing or writing and become quite the hub of knowledge.

If you’re looking to polish your skill set, here are some of our favorite PR podcasts.

Podcasts if you’re looking to keep up with the latest public relations trends: 

The Spin Sucks Podcast

As the lines between PR, marketing, and advertising continue to blur, Gini Dietrich guides the conversation about the PR industry. She gives valuable knowledge on all topics a PR pro should be in touch with.

The Echo Chamber PR Show

Hosted by the Holmes Report, each episode gives insight into the PR industry. It focuses on interviews, analysis, and conversation from PR experts around the globe to give you tips and tricks to succeed.

Young PR Pros

Kristine D’Arbelles, Julia Kent, Ross Simmonds, and Clare Bonnyman come together about once a month to give tips and advice for young-at-heart PR professionals. It covers the basics, and gives insight on how to make the most out of a PR career.

Podcasts if you’re looking to focus on your marketing techniques:

Marketing Smarts by MarketingProfs

Every week, MarketingProfs come together to interview marketers from all walks of life. They give actionable insights and real-life advice on marketing techniques, tips, and tricks.

Social Zoom Factor

This podcast, hosted by Pam Moore, gives insight into integrating social media, content marketing, and experiential branding. Her tactics are actionable and attributed to real business situations.

Marketing School

Neil Patel and Eric Siu serve up daily digital marketing lessons that are short and comprehensive. They cover topics ranging from SEO to social media to general marketing tactics.

Podcasts if you want to spruce up your writing skills:

Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

This podcast gives short and friendly tips on grammar, punctuation, and style that will make you a more thoughtful and successful writer.


Presented by Sonia Simone, this weekly podcast interviews experts on content marketing, conversation optimization, and social media writing.

Copy That Pops

Laura Petersen intertwines psychology, writing, and business. She gives interesting copy tips to improve all lengths of writing.

Podcasts if you’re looking for some career inspiration:

The Goal Digger Podcast

This ‘workshop’ business podcast, hosted by Jenna Kutcher, inspires young professionals to chase bolder dreams. She gives tangible lifestyle tips and interviews the experts on marketing and communication.

What Great Bosses Know

Presented by Jill Geisler, this podcast gives practical leadership lessons, life advice, and tips on how to be a better manager to employees and co-workers.

Boss Files with Poppy Harlow

Poppy Harlow dives into the stories of business and thought leaders. Each podcast, she interviews a different entrepreneur, CEO, or innovator on what it takes to rise to the top and succeed in various industries.

While listening to these podcasts is sure to pay off, not everything can be covered. Luckily, the PR Team at Element can provide the expertise you need. Contact us for more information and follow us on Twitter for regular PR updates!



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