Over the last decade, podcasts have grown tremendously in popularity with more than 60% of American adults listening to a new show monthly. September 30th has been coined “National Podcast Day” to celebrate this ever-growing medium. Whether you are a resident or a visitor of Northern New Jersey, this list of podcasts produced in the area will keep you informed on everything going on. Read on to find your next local listen.
The perfect spot to catch up with Hockey from the Garden State. The official home for audio programming from All About The Jersey, SB Nation’s community for fans of the New Jersey Devils.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) probably isn’t the person or organization that comes to mind when thinking about podcasts. Don’t sleep on this podcast, which gives listeners an inside look at the State’s largest agency responsible for economic growth. Topics include ones of interest to NJ residents and visitors alike such as Jersey Shore Tourism and Maternal Health.
Hosted by married couple, Kelli and Anne, I love my wife podcast is an entertainment show with weekly guests from comedy to music to theater to politics and cocktailing! Kelli and Anne feel that they have done it all, from exciting travelers to gay suburban moms in New Jersey.
Nicole Polizzi has come North since her days down the shore. Now residing in Florham Park, she and best friend Joey, who also doubles as her makeup artist, are spilling all the tea and having a great time doing it. Major announcements such as Snooki leaving Jersey Shore and JWOWW revealing her new boyfriend have all happened on the show, making it one to never miss.
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Award-winning journalist, Larry Mendte, talks about news, politics, the arts, and current events that go on in New Jersey. There are usually guest speakers like state politicians, business and cultural leaders, reporters, and newsmakers.
Keeping up with local politics can sometimes be a challenge. Enter Local Perspective Podcast, a show that covers all the latest happenings in the Northern New Jersey community. The young NJ native hosts keep listeners up to date on local elections and political action happening in the area.
Hockey season is all year long for fans of this podcast. As a writer for the NJ Devils and a play-by-play announcer, host Trey Matthews knows a thing or two about hockey. His knowledge of the sport is shared daily with NJ Devils fans. In the Locked on Devil’s Podcast listeners will learn all about this accomplished pro team and what to expect from the next.
Hosted by David Wildstein, the Globe’s editor-in-chief, interviews with power players and discusses the previous week and the week coming up.
Podclair, based in Montclair, asks entrepreneurs what brought them to the town, how they started their business, and what they’ve learned along the way. The podcast was created to share their stories and strengthen our community ties.
College campuses are filled with great content for a podcast, but at Rutgers, football reigns supreme. As a member of the Big Ten with a huge fan base and spirit-filled games, there are tons to discuss. Hosts and Rutgers football experts Keith Sargeant and James Kratch share insight on happenings with the team with their listeners weekly.
Just as the name suggests, the Seltzer Squad is quite literally staying sober in the city and supportive of their listeners who are looking to do the same. Hosts Jes Valentine and Kate Zander get together weekly to talk about things going on in their lives.
The township of South Orange celebrates Black History all year long on this podcast. Residents of the community gather on-air weekly to discuss areas of focus in the community. The theme for 2021 is Black History Month – The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. This podcast will highlight black families who practice Judaism, black LGBTQ+ families, and black people with disabilities and their families.
North Jersey is home to thousands of New York Giants fans. For the Giants lovers that want to go even deeper with news on the home team, reporter Zach Rosenblatt has it covered. Rosenblatt breaks down each game and discusses the latest news surrounding the teams.
While the rest of the county believes the Giants and the Jets belong to New York, natives of New Jersey know that their home is really in the Garden State. Dan Duggan, a contributor to The Athletic’s, a subscription-based sports website, looks at NY football and the players behind it. The podcast is dedicated to the latest news and interviews from those involved with the sport in the Meadowlands.