10 podcasts every communications leader should listen to

We love a good podcast at Birchwood Knight and have collated a list of some of our favourites across the worlds of corporate affairs and politics.  We’d love to hear what you think.

The New CCO by the Page Society

This podcast interviews CCOs from large organisations who are members of the Page Society—Anheuser-Busch, IBM, Southwest Airlines and more. Listen to The New CCO on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

The Rest is Politics

This podcast, hosted by Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster and offers an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad. Listen to The Rest is Politics on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

The New Statesman Podcast

The News Statesman politics team, including Anoosh Chakelian and Andrew Marr bring you this podcast every Monday and Thursday. Listen to The New Statesman Podcast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

The Little Questions Podcast by Apella Advisors

We may be biased, but the ‘Corporate Affairs: If Only I’d Known That Then’ episode featuring our very own Wayne Reynolds is a particularly good listen. Listen to The Little Questions Podcast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Beyond the Noise – the PRWeek podcast

Each week, a panel of industry experts discuss the issues, including the latest news and hot topics you need to know in PR and communications. Listen to Beyond the Noise on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

The News Agent

Hosted by three former journalists, this daily news podcast doesn’t just tell you what is happening, but why. Listen to The News Agent on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Spin Unspun: An Instinctif podcast.

A new podcast discussing leaders and leadership in corporate affairs and communications. Listen to Spin Unspun on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

The Internal Comms Podcast

Katie Macaulay sits down with thought leaders every other Wednesday to better understand how we can improve communications at work. Listen to The Internal Comms Podcast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

The Smart 7

This podcast refers to themselves as your ‘news espresso’ and is quick enough to listen to while drinking your morning coffee. Listen to The Smart 7 on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Very Public Affairs Pod by The Centre for Corporate Public Affairs

Each episode of this podcast examines an aspect of best practice in corporate public affairs internationally. Listen to Very Public Affairs Pod on Apple Podcast or Spotify

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22nd July 2023

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