iHeart Announces Icon Podcast Award Winners


iHeartMedia announced the recipients of the three Icon Awards at the 2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards, which will stream live Friday, January 17 at 8 p.m. PT via a LiveXLive stream and on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide from the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles. The second annual event will honor the New York Times’ 1619 podcast with the Social Impact Award, NPR’s Life Kit podcast with the Innovator Award Presented by Zoom, and Tenderfoot TV’s Payne Lindsey and Donald Albright with the Audible Audio Pioneer Award.

“We’re thrilled to honor 1619, Life Kit, and Tenderfoot TV as this year’s iHeartRadio Podcast Icon winners,” said Conal Byrne, President of the iHeartPodcast Network. “From history to true crime to everyday guidance, their work is as diverse as it is trailblazing, and they make it easy to understand why podcasts have become a must-listen for millions of people each and every day.”

For a full list of categories, visit iHeartPodcastAwards.com.