How to Cite a Podcast in APA

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Published July 21, 2014. Updated September 12, 2021.

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Citing a Podcast

Podcast Citation Structure:

Last, F. M. (Contributor title). (Year, Month Date). Podcast title [Audio podcast]. URL.

 

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Podcast Citation Example:

Starecheski, L. (Producer). (2007, September 10). Goat on a cow [Audio podcast]. https://www.radiolab.org/story/91518-goat-on-a-cow/.

 


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How do I cite an interview or podcast in APA format?

To cite an online interview, you need to have the name of the interviewee and interviewer, year/date, and title of the interview. To cite a podcast in APA style, you will need the name of the host or the executive producer, year, month, day, episode title, production company, and URL. The templates for in-text citations and reference list entries of an interview and podcast, along with examples, are given below.

Interview

In-text citation template and examples:

Narrative:

Author Surname (Publication Year)

Tata (2018)

Parenthetical:

(Author Surname, Publication Year)

(Tata, 2018)

Note that month and day are not mentioned in in-text citations.

Reference list entry template and example:

Surname, F. M. (Year). Title of the interview (F. M. Surname, Interviewer) [Format]. URL

Tata, R. (2018). Indian industrialist & Philanthropist Ratan Tata’s exclusive interview (S. Seth, Interviewer) [Video file]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DymFOFnTS-g

Podcast

In-text citation template and example:

Narrative:

Hostname (Date)

Psych Bite (2021)

Parenthetical:

(Hostname, Date)

(Psych Bite, 2021)

Reference list entry template and example:

Hostname. (Host). (Year, Month Day). Episode title [Podcast]. Production company. URL

Psych Bite. (Host). (2021, June 30). Fight flight response [Audio podcast]. GetPodcast. https://getpodcast.com/podcast/psych-bite/fight-flight-response_464f9197be

How do you cite a podcast in APA format?

To cite a podcast in APA style, it is important that you know some basic information such as the name of the host or the executive producer, year, month, day, episode title, production company, and URL. The templates for an in-text citation and reference list entry of a podcast, along with examples, are given below:

In-text citation template and example:

Narrative:

Hostname (Date)

Popcorn Psychology (2021)

Parenthetical:

(Hostname, Date)

(Popcorn Psychology, 2021)

Reference list entry template and example:

Hostname. (Host). (Year, Month Day). Episode title [Podcast]. Production company. URL

Popcorn Psychology. (Host). (2021, June 29). The birdcage and the power of authenticity [Audio podcast]. GetPodcast. https://getpodcast.com/podcast/popcorn-psychology/the-birdcage-and-the-power-of-authenticity_00ed6ed25c