Pitch our podcasters

Many shows on the Alberta Podcast Network welcome guests. If you think you might be a good fit to make an appearance on a podcast, here's how to reach those who are currently open to pitches, along with some information on what they're looking for.

 
 
 
 

Assumptions

Kyle, an atheist, and Daniel, a Christian, are friends who aren’t interested in yelling at each other. They sometimes have guests on who can open up their minds to different world views.

So if you have a different faith background, or a unique world view, and would be willing to be interviewed from “both sides,” they’d love to have you on. You may need to read or watch something before they record.

 

 

The Bothy Storytelling Podcast

Host Calum Lykan is interested in having a good conversation on the subject of storytelling on any level — business, personal or folk and fairy.

Listen to the show to get a feel for it. Most episodes are solo, but here's an example with a guest.

 

 

A Branded World

Host Luiza Campos is looking for experts on brand-related fields (e.g. colour, packaging, events, etc.), or the owners or brand managers of remarkable brands (big or small).

She wants to talk to people who are willing to share their brand stories and what they do or have done to build a remarkable brand.


 

 

Ed - Conversations about the Teaching Life

Host Shane Lawrence is looking for guests who are directly involved with public education. If you have a particular methodology or interest in your approach to education, this is also helpful.

Conversations are informal and fun — no prep required! Hit the button below to make an email pitch, or go through Twitter: @theedpodcast.
 

 

For Kicks

Hosts Jessica and Katie are interested in having guests who are connected to the Canadian soccer community.

Their show is focused on the women's game, so most of their guests are connected to girls' and women's soccer, but they are also interested sharing stories about people and organizations that are helping grow the game in general in Canadian communities.

 

I DON'T GET IT

Hosts Paul Blinov and Fawnda Mithrush want to hear interesting perspectives on arts and culture. The podcast focuses on live performance in Edmonton. In-person interviews only, either in studio or at the scene of a performance.

If you are putting on a show and want them to include it in their listings, send it along!

 

I Have some notes

Guests for this show must enjoy picking movies apart and be willing to watch a movie in advance.

This podcast examines a bad movie and imagines how it might have been made better. Hosts Gregg, Scott and Colin ask guests to have ideas about what they would keep, cut and change in a film.
 

 

Mess Hall 

Host Avery Cochrane is looking for guests who want to sit down and chat about food. He usually has comedians on the show, but not always. His interviews usually take place in Calgary, but he will travel for the right interview.

Avery's interview style is loose and fun. He likes to promote his guests' upcoming shows or anything else they have to share with his audience. 

 

Modern Manhood 

Guests must be interested in exploring masculinity in their daily life, through their past, their relationships, or their work. This is not restricted to male-identified people — it's for anyone with ideas around masculinity and gender.

The podcast is pro-feminist. Guests don't have to identify as feminists, but host German Villegas does not tolerate anti-feminism. Be vulnerable and open. German sends questions in advance, but it is a loose conversation.

 

northern nerdcast 

Guests of Dan and Chelsea must be a part of the geek/nerd community. They prefer guests from the Edmonton area.  

The show is more of a discussion than a straight-up interview. Be prepared to talk about what's on your geek shelf, and to talk about the nerdy thing you want to promote. The show is recorded live on Google Hangouts and then put out as a podcast.

 

 

Popcycle 

Guests must have an interesting insight on a connection that hosts Christian and Eric want to chat about. From brushes with fame to integral participation in culture creation and commentary — those are the guests they love to have.

They want to talk about how you connect to things, but they're also interested in chatting about new projects you're involved in. Feel free to promote anything and they'll make sure it gets out there.

 

Tight Ends Podcast 

Host Vanda Favaro invites on guest co-hosts to chat about sports very casually. No stats knowledge needed. On the halftime show, she and her guest talk about anything not to do with sports. Have something of interest to share, such as a new local business, a charity event, a craft brewery, etc.

You might want to do a little research, especially during NFL season, but vast sports knowledge is not necessary — just an interest in talking sports.

 

The Undad podcast 

Host Trent Wilkie is interested in talking to parents, expecting parents, or people with parents (so, everybody, as long as you want to talk about family). He is also happy to have guests on to talk about parenting or kids — doctors, psychologists, children's authors, etc.

The UnDad likes to have fun. Be prepared for irreverence.