2018 Inductees

These 2018 Hall of Fame inductees will be inducted on July 24 at the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame Ceremony in Philadelphia.

Chemda

Keith and the Girl

Best known as hosts of the comedy podcast KEITH AND THE GIRL, Keith Malley and Chemda have been putting out daily shows since March 2005. Many of today’s top podcasters credit KATG as being pioneers that got them into the podcasting world! The show has been featured in dozens of publications, including the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and lead to Time Out NY naming Chemda “The Queen of Podcasting.”

Father Roderick Vonhögen

The Daily Breakfast

Father Roderick Vonhögen is a Roman Catholic priest from the Netherlands who works as a new media broadcaster and television presenter of programming related to Catholicism and pop culture. He is best known for starting the Star Quest Production Network, the leading Catholic podcasting platform, in 2005, and as the host of THE WALK and THE DAILY BREAKFAST.

Grant Baciocco

The Radio Adventures Of Dr. Floyd

Grant Baciocco is a content creator and performer who is on the forefront of all things new media. In 2004 he created the popular, family friendly podcast THE RADIO ADVENTURES OF DR. FLOYD which has been releasing episodes ever since, garnering awards and praise from iTunes, SPIN Magazine and TiVo. He has since hosted and produced the Henson.com Podcast, amongst others, and is the founder of SATURDAY MORNING MEDIA.

Keith Malley

Keith and the Girl

Best known as hosts of the comedy podcast KEITH AND THE GIRL, Keith Malley and Chemda have been putting out daily shows since March 2005. Many of today’s top podcasters credit KATG as being pioneers that got them into the podcasting world! The show has been featured in dozens of publications, including the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and lead to Time Out NY naming Chemda “The Queen of Podcasting.”

Pamela Gay

Astronomy Cast

Dr. Pamela Gay is a an astronomer, writer, and podcaster who uses new media to engage people in science and technology. She is best known as the host of ASTRONOMY CAST, where each week she takes listeners on facts-based journeys through our Cosmos. She is currently the Director of Technology and Citizen Science at the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

Scott Johnson

FrogPants Studios

Scott Johnson is a cartoonist, illustrator, designer and podcaster. In 2008, Johnson launched FrogPants Studios, an illustration and audio production company, and has since put out over a dozen different podcasts, including the award winning FILM SACK and THE MORNING STREAM. Scott has also built a vibrant online community of fans around the FrogPants network of shows, and event organized their own annual event called Nerdtacular.

Contributions to Podcasting

This award honors those who, while not podcasters themselves, have made significant contributions to the podcast industry. These can be podcast networks, companies, or anything else that would not typically be eligible for the Hall of Fame induction, but deserve to be recognized. The selections are made solely by the board of directors, with input from the Academy.