National Women’s Equality Day is Wednesday, Aug. 26. In recognition of this, we’ve listed the most popular podcasts hosted, produced or promoted by women. These women hold coveted top spots on the most reputable charts in the United States and around the world. While women are co-hosts or contributors on other top podcasts, the following podcasts have women as hosts or producers and are individually committed to the promotion of their podcast. The information below was pulled from the rankings published between Monday, Aug. 3, to Sunday, Aug. 9.
The three podcasts below are among the top 10 podcasts globally listed on Chartable:
#1 Crime Junkie Podcast hosted by Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat
#3 Office Ladies Podcast hosted by Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey
#7 The Rachael Maddow Show hosted by Rachael Maddow
The five podcasts below are among the top 10 podcasts in the U.S. listed on Apple Podcasts.
#1 Call Her Daddy hosted by Alex Cooper
#2 Nice White Parents hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt
#4 Very Presidential hosted by Ashley Flowers
#5 Crime Junkie Podcast hosted by Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat
#10 My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
The No. 1 podcast on Spotify in Australia is:
The Squiz Podcast hosted by Claire Kimball, Kate Watson and Larissa Moore
The number three podcast on Charitable in Brazil is:
Mamilos Podcast hosted by Juliana Wallauer and Cris Bartis
The three podcasts below are among the top 20 podcasts for the month of July as ranked by Podtrac:
#4 Call Her Daddy hosted by Alex Cooper
#11 Serial hosted by Sarah Koenig
#12 Fresh Air hosted by Terry Gross
Of course these are not the only women’s podcasts with a strong following. This is just a snapshot of the most popular podcasts in midsummer 2020. Use the comments below to share your favorite podcast hosted, produced or promoted by women.