10 Best Iowa Public Radio Station Podcasts

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The best Iowa Public Radio podcasts from thousands of podcasts on the web and ranked by traffic, social media followers & freshness.Learn more

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Iowa Public Radio was created in 2004 by the Iowa Board of Regents to manage the radio groups of Iowa State University, the University of Iowa, and the University of Northern Iowa. This statewide public radio network (a total of 26 stations) now serves 250,000 listeners with three programming streams: News, News/Studio One, and Classical.

Iowa Public Radio Podcasts

Here are 10 Best Iowa Public Radio Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. Here First

Here First Des Moines, Iowa, US
Start your day equipped with the essential local news you need to know. Host Clay Masters shares the top news stories of the morning in under 15 minut...es, available weekdays by 7 a.m.more
21K 18.8K 7.9K 4 episodes / week
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2. River to River

River to River Des Moines, Iowa, US
River to River is a conversation about the news with an Iowa perspective. Together we dig into the story behind the headlines - we talk with newsmaker...s and a diverse range of experts to find out how the news affects you. We take on challenging topics, explore issues from all sides, and foster conversation and understanding.more
20.8K 18.8K 7.6K 4 episodes / week
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3. Talk of Iowa

Talk of Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, US
Talk of Iowa is the place for Iowans to interact with and learn from each other. Together we delve into culture, history, art, and literature. We want... you to come away connected to our culture and what it means to live in Iowa.more
20.4K 18.8K 4 episodes / week
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4. Under the Golden Dome

Under the Golden Dome Des Moines, Iowa, US
The process of creating policy and law in the Iowa Legislature can be complicated. We break it down and make it easier to understand. Under the Golden... Dome provides context, depth, and a better understanding of the Iowa legislative session. Learn about elected officials, influencers, and issues on this weekly podcast.more
20.4K 18.8K 14 episodes / year
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5. Talk of Iowa Book Club

Talk of Iowa Book Club Des Moines, Iowa, US
We love to read! We know many of you do too. That's why we created a book club at Iowa Public Radio. Hear about the themes, characters, and big pi...cture questions raised by the titles on our reading list. Get a copy of the books, find a comfortable chair, and read or re-read with us, The Talk of Iowa Book Club podcast is sponsored by Western Home Communities and Cultivating Compassion: The Dr. Deming Foundation.more
20.3K 18.8K 1 episode / month
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6. Bike Shorts

Bike Shorts Des Moines, Iowa, US
Take in the sounds and experiences of the longest distance bike tour in the world without having to navigate on two wheels. Join NPR Chief Economics C...orrespondent Scott Horsely, Iowa Public Radio's Clay Masters, and bikers from around the world as they explore all the wonders and ruckus that RAGBRAI has to offer.more
18.8K 7.6K 1 episode / year Avg Length 24 min Jul 2019
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Iowa Public Radio Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Iowa Public Radio. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Iowa Public Radio iowapublicradio.org 42
Clay Masters iowapublicradio.org 15
Ben Kieffer, Danielle Gehr iowapublicradio.org 14
Ben Kieffer, Samantha McIntosh iowapublicradio.org 12
Ben Kieffer, Caitlin Troutman iowapublicradio.org 10
Charity Nebbe, Caitlin Troutman, Madeleine Willis iowapublicradio.org 8
Ben Kieffer, Samantha McIntosh, Madeleine Willis iowapublicradio.org 6
Charity Nebbe, Samantha McIntosh iowapublicradio.org 6
Charity Nebbe, Danielle Gehr, Madeleine Willis iowapublicradio.org 6
Ben Kieffer, Caitlin Troutman, Madeleine Willis iowapublicradio.org 5
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