The Podcast Academy announced The Ambies, the first-ever Awards for Excellence in Audio.
- Winners will be announced on Mar. 28, 2021. The location for the ceremony is yet to be decided. The winners will be chosen by a community of 500+ podcast professionals who are members of The Podcast Academy.
- Nominations from everyone, including non-members, will be accepted starting Oct. 19 to Dec. 15 on The Ambies’ website.
- There are 23 categories including Best Podcast Host, Best Reporting, Best Original Score & Music Supervision, Best Documentary Podcast, and Best Interview Podcast; Comedy, News, Sports, and True Crime.
- A Podcast of the Year Award that “recognizes the highest-quality content and production values,” will also be given out. Plus, a Governor’s Award for “an especially talented individual, company, or podcast whose specific accomplishments The Podcast Academy wishes to highlight.”