People’s Choice Podcast Awards Announced

Aug 21st, 2006 | By | Category: Podcasting Events has announced the winners in 20 of the 22 categories of the 2006 People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Winners announced include: Entertainment ‚Äì Pottercast; Mature – The Dawn and Drew Show; and Technology / Science – DiggNation.

Podcasting News got spanked in the category of Best Podcast Directory, losing out to Apple’s iTunes.

“We’re hoping for a new category next year: Best Podcasting News Site,” admitted Podcasting News editor James Lewin. “Or maybe Compulsive Podcast Blogging.”

The winners in the remaining two categories, “People‚Äôs Choice” and “Best Produced”, will be announced September 29th at an Awards Ceremony to be held at the Podcast and Portable Media Expo.

“Participation in this years event was simply nothing short of amazing with over 1 million votes being cast over the 15 day voting period,” according to Todd Cochrane, founder of the Awards. “I will be excited to meet all of the winners at the awards ceremony.”2006 Podcast Award Winners:

Best Podcast Directory – Apple iTunes
Best Mobile Podcast – Catholic Insider
Business – Manager Tools
Comedy – Distorted View
Cultural / Arts – Anime Pulse
Education – Tips from the Top Floor
Entertainment – Pottercast
Food and Drink – The Good Beer Show
Gaming – Podtacular
General – Rosary Army
GLBT – Feast of Fools
Health / Fitness – Sex is Fun!
Mature – The Dawn and Drew Show
Movies / Films – The Signal
PodSafe Music – Accident Hash
Political – Free Talk Live
Religion Inspiration – Daily Breakfast
Sports – Fantoo Girls – Where The Girls Talk Sports
Technology / Science – DiggNation
Travel – Mouse Tunes

More information on the awards and the winners is availalble at the site.

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