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Podcast Industry Ranking Highlights
Top 10 Podcast Publishers
US Audience: June 2018
Rank Podcast Publisher US Unique Monthly Audience Global Unique Streams & Downloads Active Shows
1 NPR 16,918,000 134,404,000 42
2 WNYC Studios 7,187,000 41,300,000 52
3 PRX 5,546,000 47,379,000 35
4 iHeartRadio 5,264,000 48,561,000 639*
5 ESPN 5,220,000 48,519,000 61
6 New York Times 5,185,000 41,679,000 9
7 This American Life/Serial 4,966,000 18,959,000 3
8 HowStuffWorks 4,729,000 53,840,000 35
9 Wondery 4,377,000 27,188,000 70
10 American Public Media 2,703,000 15,005,000 41

Total mobile and desktop US podcast audience.

Unique Monthly Audience:
Total of unique audience members who stream or download publisher's podcast content across all shows they produce.
Unique Streams & Downloads:
Total unique streams and downloads of podcast content for the month across all shows produced by publisher.
Active Shows:
Count of shows produced by publisher and measured by Podtrac which contribute to the totals in the Ranking.
Podcast Publisher:
An entity or individual which owns, creates and publishes podcasts.

Note: Ranking data only includes publishers that participate in Podtrac measurement for the full month for which the ranking is being released.

*Does not include shows being distributed via the iHeart webplayer on iHeart.com and affiliate sites. iHeart is working on a solution to measure those shows with Podtrac.