The Internet is a wild and wonderful place—and on the Webby Podcast, we sit down with the people who make it that way.

Every year at the Webby Awards, we celebrate amazing work from across the Internet and across the globe, and each Webby Winner delivers a 5-Word Speech to accept their award.

Here’s our chance to go deeper: On the Webby Podcast, hosted by Webby Executive Director David-Michel Davies, we sit down with Webby winners, judges, and other brilliant minds to hear the stories of the Internet in a lot more than 5 words.

If you’re looking to dive into the front lines of tech journalism, go behind the scenes of world-changing social media movements, and much more, you’ve come to the right place. Check out all of our episodes below, and don’t forget to subscribe and leave us a review while you’re at it!


 

SEASON TWO

Jim Halloran, Chief Digital Officer at GLAAD, joins us to dig into how hate groups operate online, AI’s drawbacks and potential for the LGBT community, and more. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

In this episode, we chat with Hamilton director Thomas Kail about the show’s creation, its influence on Internet culture, and how it changed Broadway forever. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Check out our conversation with one of the most visionary venture capitalists in the game today: Jalak Jobanputra, Founder of Future Perfect Ventures. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

The Webby Podcast is back! In this episode, Webby Lifetime Achievement winner Lawrence Lessig dives deep into technology’s impact on politics and society. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

SEASON ONE

WIRED co-founder Louis Rossetto joins us for this bonus episode to talk about WIRED’s beginnings and his new book, Change is GoodREAD MORE | DOWNLOAD

We chat with Rookie magazine Editor-in-Chief Tavi Gevinson about founding the magazine and creating a thriving community for teenage girls online. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Bob Bland and Cassady Fendlay of the Women’s March talk about social media activism, making the March an intersectional movement, and more. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Laurie Segall, Senior Tech Correspondent at CNN, discusses her web series, Mostly Human, and how technology influences our humanity. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Buzzfeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith dives into the state of journalism in the age of social media and Trump, the infamous Russia dossier, and more. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Girls Who Code Founder and CEO Reshma Saujani talks with us about one of the most persistent issues in tech: the gender gap, and how to close it. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Stephen Dubner talks about the Webby-Winning episode of his Freakonomics podcast, “Is the Internet Being Ruined?” and more. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Rajesh Anandan’s company ULTRA is unique: 75% of its workforce is on the autism spectrum. We discuss advantages of neurodiversity in the workplace. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

David-Michel Davies, Claire Graves & Steve Marchese from the Webby team discuss and recap their favorite 21st Annual Webby Winners in PodcastsREAD MORE | DOWNLOAD

Anand Varma lives a photographer’s dream—shooting for National Geographic. Here we zero in on his fascinating work capturing honeybee development. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Refinery29 is one of the most influential culture outlets on the Internet, and Piera Gelardi is the woman behind it all. We dive into how she built the brand and more. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Artsy Founder and CEO Carter Cleveland talks about the Internet’s huge impact on the way we discover, buy, and sell art. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

We headed to Gizmodo in New York City to record this live episode with Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber, founders of Gimlet Media. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

Founder of Crisis Text Line and former DoSomething.org CEO Nancy Lublin talks about the crucial intersection of mental health, AI, and machine learning. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD

For our pilot episode, Vint Cerf, Co-Inventer of the Internet, joins us to discuss everything from the early days of computing to security threats in the digital age. READ MORE | DOWNLOAD


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