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APA Style Guide: 7th Edition

Creating References for Podcasts

 

TEMPLATE:

Host, A.A., Host, B.B., & Host, C.C. (Host or Executive producer). (Year launched-Present). Title of podcast in sentence case and italics [Audio or Video podcast]. Producer. https://www.url

 

EXAMPLE:

Vedantam, S. (Host). (2015-Present). Hidden brain [Audio podcast]. NPR. https://www.npr.org/series/423302056/hidden-brain


 NOTES:

  • Host, A. A. = Host's surname followed by first and middle initials, when available.
  • List the host or executive producer of the podcast as the author and include their role in parentheses.
  • The date range should include the first year launched and the last year of production or "present" if the production is ongoing.
  • Specify the type of podcast (audio or video) in square brackets.
  • If the URL is unknown (e.g., if accessed via an app), omit the URL from reference.

 

TEMPLATE:

Host, A. A., HOST, B. B., & Host, C. C. (Host). (Year, Month followed by date). Title of episode in sentence case: Capitalize the first word of the subtitle (No. xxx) [Audio or Video podcast episode]. In Title of podcast in sentence case and italics. Producer. https://www.url

 

EXAMPLE:

Vedantam, S. (Host). (2019, December 9). Zipcode destiny: The persistent power of place and education [Audio podcast episode]. In Hidden brain. NPR. https://www.npr.org/2019/12/09/786469762/zipcode-destiny-the-persistent-power-of-place-and-education


 NOTES:

  • Host, A. A. = Host's surname followed by first and middle initials, when available.
  • List the host of the podcast as the author and include their role in parentheses.
  • Include the year, month, and date of episode when available.
  • If the podcast does not have numbered episodes, omit the number from the reference.
  • Specify the type of podcast (audio or video) in square brackets.
  • If the URL is unknown (e.g., if accessed via an app), omit the URL from reference.

 

 

Examples of formatting an in-text citation for this item are outlined below:

Reference Information

Vedantam, S. (Host). (2019, December 9). Zipcode destiny: The persistent power of place and education [Audio podcast episode]. In Hidden Brain. NPR. https://www.npr.org/2019/12/09/786469762/zipcode-destiny-the-persistent-power-of-place-and-education

In-text Citation Guidelines

Examples                                                                                                           

1.

Parenthetical example

 

Consider this a paraphrased sentence (Vedantam, 2019).                        

2.

Narrative example

 

According to Vedantam, "consider this a direct quote with a time stamp" (2019, 5:17).

Remember, in-text citation formatting changes depending on a number of factors.

See Number of Authors, Publication Date, and Page/Paragraph Number, Heading or Time Stamp for more information.  

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