Q. How do I cite and reference a podcast?



Host(s) last name, Initial. (Host). (Year, Month Day). Title of podcast episode in italics and sentence case (No. ###) [Audio/video podcast episode]. In Podcast title. Production company. http://www.url...


Barton, R. (Host). (2019, September 26) Climate change as a wedge issue (No. 8) [Audio podcast episode]. In At issue. CBC. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/cbc-podcasts/170-cbc-news-at-issue/episode/15738299-climate-change-as-a-wedge-issue

In-text citation (paraphrase):

(Host(s)' last name, year)

In-text citation (direct quote):

(Host(s)' last name, year, timestamp)

*timestamp in 00:00 format


(Barton, 2019)


  • Be sure to indicate the correct podcast format. If there is any video accompaniment at all, record it as a video podcast. Otherwise, it is an audio podcast.
  • If you are directly quoting a podcast, include a timestamp in your in-text citation. Format it like this: (Barton, 2019, 1:38:54)
  • For more tips and examples on referencing in APA format, check here
  • For more information on creating in-text citations, check here  


  • Last Updated Apr 23, 2020
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  • Answered By Ethan Allard

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