Top Atlanta Podcasts of 2022
As mentioned in our previous blog, Top Atlanta Sports Podcasts of 2022, listening to a podcast is a great way to connect with the city, whether you’re a visitor or a local. It can enhance your vacation by giving you inside knowledge on what makes Atlanta one of the best cities in the South. We’ve researched some fun and educational podcasts that take you behind the scenes of Georgia’s capital city. You’re sure to find at least one Atlanta-based podcast to follow!
Atlanta Culture & History
AccessAtlanta: Things to do in Atlanta
Hosts: Shane Harrison
Description: We had to include this Atlanta-based podcast as it covers everything fun, entertaining, and educational in and around Atlanta. Catch interviews of interesting people involved in Atlanta’s music, art, food, and culture. The February 10, 2022 episode focuses on Drs. Terrence Ferguson and Vernard Hodges, stars of the Nat Geo Wild show, “Critter Fixers: Country Vets” taking place in rural Georgia. Learn how these veterinarians helped inspire a $75,000 diversity-based scholarship for Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia.
Frequency: 1 approximately 35 minute episode every Thursday
Click here to access the AccessAtlanta website.
Host: Victoria Lemos
Description: Learn about the people, places, and events that shaped the history of Georgia’s capital. In Episode 167, Lemos shines light on the city’s first female private detective, Hattie Barnett. Fans from all over love this Atlanta-based podcast claiming, “episodes are just short enough to enjoy but long enough give a good picture of the subject matter.”
Frequency: 1 approximately 15 minute episode every Friday
Click here to access the Archive Atlanta website.
The Atlanta Podcast
Host: Christian Andrews, Myron Green, and Justin Wilson
Description: You’ll laugh and learn as you listen to Andrews, Green, and Wilson crack open a local beer and invite you into their unfiltered talks on news and culture in the city of Atlanta. The March 30, 2022 episode interviews J Carter, founder of one of the only Black-owned live music events in the nation, ONE Musicfest. Parental advisory due to explicit content.
Frequency: 1 approximately hour long episode per month
Click here to access the The Atlanta Podcast website.
Host: Matt B. Davis
Description: Matt B. Davis, a renowned obstacle racer and mud runner, interviews famous, Atlanta-famous, and infamous people that make Atlanta legendary. Subscribers claim, “Matt has a knack for finding the folks you’d like to have a conversation with,” like Kevin Fuller, who’s owned his own Atlanta-based electric company and ventured into the world of furniture design.
Frequency: 1 approximately hour episode roughly every 2 weeks
Click here to access the Atlanta Podcast website.
Atlanta Born & Brand
Host: Jonathan Hillard
Description: Atlanta Born & Brand prides itself on introducing the public to the founders and creators that make Atlanta special. Episodes inspire the audience with interviews from a variety of Atlanta entrepreneurs, like Jashaun Lowery who’s Grub Truck Stop grew from a food truck to a brick and mortar restaurant in Chattahoochee Food Works, a new food hall and event space in the heart of Atlanta’s Upper Westside.
Frequency: 1 approximately 30 minute episode every 2-3 weeks
Click here to access the Atlanta Born & Brand website.
The Atlanta Story
Hosts: John Birdsong
Description: Produced by Atlanta Ventures, each episode highlights Atlanta’s most interesting creators, entrepreneurs, and builders. Even fellow podcasters can gain insight by listening to Episode 6 where Birdsong interviews Maurice Cherry. Cherry, founder of Lunch creative art studio, also hosts the Revision Path podcast, which was the first of its kind to be added to the Smithonsian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Frequency: 1 approximately 45 minute episode every month
Click here to access the The Atlanta Story website.
Atlanta Startup Podcast
Host: William Leonard
Description: Covering Atlanta startups and investors, this Atlanta-based podcast has been described as “succinct, informative and helpful!” In Episode 115, Leonard interviewed Antoine Woods Jr. who’s investing in early-stage, Black, Latinx, and female founders with his Atlanta company, Vertical404.
Frequency: 1 approximately 30 minute episode every week
Click here to access the Atlanta Startup Podcast website.
On Leadership with Atlanta Business Chronicle
Hosts: Crystal Edmonson
Description: Edmonson interviews top Atlanta business leaders about industry, innovation, and lessons on achieving success. Hear from entrepreneurs like Thomas Dortch, who shared that “the true measure of leadership is how many leaders you create,” in the February 22, 2022 episode.
Frequency: 1 approximately 18 minute episode every other Tuesday
Click here to access the On Leadership website.
Our list of Atlanta-based podcasts provides more than just entertainment. Listening to people who have influenced our city allows for a greater understanding and respect for Atlanta, Georgia. Here at Roundabout Atlanta, we want to give you the best Atlanta experience, so get inspired by one of these easy listens, then book your sightseeing tour or transportation service with us today!