15 Best California Storytelling Podcasts

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California Storytelling Podcasts

Here are 15 Best California Storytelling Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. The California Report Magazine

The California Report Magazine San Francisco, California, US
Every week, The California Report Magazine takes you on a road trip for the ears: to visit the places and meet the people who make California unique. ...The in-depth storytelling podcast from the California Report.more
152.4K 93.1K 148.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min
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2. Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment Oakland, California, US
Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap's raw, musical... brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.more
124.1K 25.2K 6.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 49 min
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3. Story Worthy

Story Worthy Los Angeles, California, US
Each week Hollywood's most talented people in the entertainment industry share true, personal stories on the Story Worthy Podcast. Story Worthy ce...lebrated 13 years of podcasting in July 2023 and has over 800 episodes recorded. Christine Blackburn is the creator, host and producer of Story Worthy, Story Smash the Storytelling Game Show, and My Life in 3 Songs exclusively on Spotify. Listen to the entire episode wherever you hear podcasts. If you get a chance, will you please give Story Worthy 5 stars and a good review on Apple Podcasts?more
2.5K 2.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 37 min
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4. LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton Reads Los Angeles, California, US
The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting and presented in 3D immersive audio. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Re...ading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar's narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Stephen King, Toni Morrison, Nnedi Okorafor, Kurt Vonnegut, Ken Liu and more to life. So, if you're ready, let's take a deep breath...more
18.6K 322.8K 9 episodes / quarter Avg Length 40 min
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5. It's Funny Now Storytelling

It's Funny Now Storytelling Santa Monica, California, US
Stories you are glad didn't happen to you.The best storytellers and comedians tell their stories they don't wish on anyone else. The pathetic,... the cringe, the embarrassing, disgusting, shameful, terrifying, ridiculous; you name it, our performers have it all and it's funny now.more
1.4K 715 1 episode / day Avg Length 14 min
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6. WROTE Podcast

WROTE Podcast San Francisco, California, US
Join Vance Bastian, SA Collins, and their guests in weekly podcast discussions about LGBTQ storytelling in all genres and mediums.
295 226 2 episodes / month May 2015
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7. Place and Purpose

Place and Purpose Los Angeles, California, US
Greg Sarris and Obi Kaufmann are storytellers for whom the chaos of the modern world is tempered by a deep connection to land, home and community. In ...this ground-breaking, 12-part, video-podcast, these two esteemed chroniclers of California's ancient wonder, explore the deepest questions of hope, culture, beauty, justice, time, and ecology. Recorded and broadcast live once per month, themes of the series revolve around the passing seasons and reflect on whether or not so many patterns of the past are unraveling in wake of a fast-approaching future.more
64 550 1 episode / month Avg Length 70 min
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8. Aux on Fire Radio

Aux on Fire Radio San Diego, California, US
Located right off of Hops Highway in beautiful Vista, California-- Aux on Fire Radio is an exploration in storytelling, and local music broadcasting. ...We invite guests to participate in storytelling, along with the opportunity to share narratives that revolve around a monthly theme. Hosted by Victor Arnoldo Perez, Aux on fire Radio is a Podcast that records live broadcasts in San Diego, California and beyond!! This platform forms partnerships with local businesses, restaurants, wineries, and lounges in Southern California.more
3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 21 min
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9. Heartistry

Heartistry San Francisco, California, US
Farah Yasmeen Shaikh is an international Kathak artist - a renowned performer, choreographer and instructor, and Founder/Director of Noorani Dance, a ...cultural arts non profit organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Farah is known for her evocative storytelling, technical precision, delicacy and grace, with a unique artistic voice that focuses on topics of historical and social relevance, while simultaneously maintaining the foundational elements of Kathak - a classical dance form of South Asia.more
11.5K 553 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 60 min
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10. Navigating Cyber Risk

Navigating Cyber Risk Sacramento, California, US
In an increasingly internet delivered world, new cyberlaws and regulations with steep sanctions have been levied against leaders unable to prove their... reasonable governance of the data privacy and cybersecurity problems. With cyber threats evolving at an alarming pace, cyber risk awareness and governance is needed. At Navigating Cyber Risk, we understand the importance of making cybersecurity governance relevant to the executive suite and the board. Our podcast combines expert insights with captivating storytelling, ensuring each episode is both educational and entertaining.more
238 52 2 episodes / month Avg Length 33 min
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11. SportStories

SportStories Concord, California, US
SportStars Magazine is a high school sports media company based in Northern California. And for its first podcast, it's turning the storytelling o...ver to its sources. Each episode we'll take aim at finding the best anecdotes involving a specific athlete, coach, team or classic game. What was really said in the huddle with 15 seconds left? What's a coach's favorite memory about a player? What's the best prank played on a rival? Listen as we find the story BEHIND the story.more
7.6K 8.2K 7 episodes / year Avg Length 41 min
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12. UnFictional

UnFictional Santa Monica, California, US
In this season of Unfictional, Stories of Transformation, and the ways in which the world — and all of us — have fundamentally changed since the p...andemic began. One man watched his children suddenly turn into grown-ups, while another upended every part of his life. Someone else had to learn to live with hardship and found their true identity along the way, all while living in two worlds. Meanwhile, a subculture ascends, one reporter explores Olvera Street, and another finds an old notebook filled with memories from his time in a cabin. It's UnFictional, hosted by Bob Carlson.more
4.5K 2.9K 170.3K Sep 2010
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13. Excursions in History, by Ken Bruce

Excursions in History, by Ken Bruce Cupertino, California, US
Kenneth R Bruce was known as 'Mr. Bruce' to thousands of history students that attended his classes at DeAnza College in Cupertino, California. His st...orytelling teaching style and unique perspectives on American history not only made his classes the largest and most popular lectures, but led to numerous awards and accolades. Mr. Bruce, who passed away in 2023, developed his own recording studio for capturing recorded narratives of key anecdotes in world history. The audio recordings in this pod cast represent Mr. Bruces collections of audio lessons, preserved for the whole world to enjoy.more
30 episodes / year Avg Length 39 min
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14. Lantern Theatre

Lantern Theatre Dana Point, California, US
Lantern Theatre, based in Dana Point, California, is a professional theatre company that focuses on experimental, absurdist, and post-structuralist wo...rks. Their podcast series, 'City of Dana,' showcases science-art fusion stories and showcases up-and-coming playwrights. The company also highlights past works, comedies, and dramas that they believe are under-performed by other theatres. The series aims to reinvent theatre and expand the limits of theatrical arts.more
119 79 4 episodes / year Avg Length 36 min
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15. Plan And Story

Plan And Story San Jose, California, US
'Plan And Story' podcast hosted by Carman Tyra continues storytelling traditions in a generation driven by emergent strategies and change. Rooted and ...broadcasting from the Muwekma Ohlone Bay Area in California, some stories will intersect, diverge, or be heard as they are still developing. May hearing these stories spark joy and community.more
54 2 episodes / year Avg Length 35 min
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