After years of floundering around as a relatively unpopular form of media, podcasting has finally made a grand revival. As with all great trends, Edmonton quickly established itself as a source for superb shows. If you don’t know where to start, or you just want to listen to something new, try out some of these great local ones!
This monthly podcast shines a spotlight on the neighbourhoods of Downtown Edmonton. Featuring guests such as Mayor Don Iveson, it explores the stories and issues central to those who live and work in the city core. The Yards tackles topics like keeping Edmonton safe, real estate and renting trends, and where to get the best cup of coffee.
This crew keeps listeners updated on all the geeky happenings in and around the Edmonton area. Coming to you live from events like the Classic Video Game Championship, the Northern Nerds bring you all the latest in nerdy entertainment news. Never miss a comic book sale or video game release again!
The Lip Talk
Based in Edmonton, this bi-weekly podcast delves into drag queens, gender fluidity, Pride events, and world-wide news. Hosts Lucy Lips, Divina Diefor, Mel Trixx, and Harvey Steele share some of their personal thoughts, experiences, and stories as part of the LGBTQ Edmonton community. The Lip Talk is honest, entertaining, and inspiring, and the hosts are sure to have you laughing along with them.
Capital Ideas Edmonton
This podcast is a great tool for Edmontonian entrepreneurs seeking tips and tricks from established experts in the business world. From innovation and technology, to team building and creative funding strategies, Capital Ideas promises to help entrepreneurs establish and build their companies in the Edmonton area.
Oilers Audio Podcast
Missed out on the latest Oilers news? Stay connected with your favorite team via podcast! The Oilers Entertainment Group presents regular podcasts so you can listen to updates, live pre-game and post-game audio, and conversations with players, coaches and other VIP guests. Check out the Oiler’s website to find the latest episodes.
The wizarding world comes to Edmonton! University of Alberta scholars Hannah McGregor and Marcelle Kosman explore the Harry Potter novels from a feminist viewpoint. They discuss everything from teen angst and bullying, to the underlying dialogues on class, race, and gender in the Harry Potter series. The Witch, Please podcasts have taken off (on broomsticks!) and become popular across the globe.
Seen and Heard YEG
Still uncertain about which Edmonton podcast might be right for you? Check out Seen and Heard YEG, a podcast featuring other trending Edmonton podcasts and blogs. No matter where your interests lie, there is an Edmonton podcast out there waiting for you!