List of Charleston Podcasts

podcast-mic-setupLooking to learn a little bit more about Charleston? Want to get an inside look into the city straight from the people that live here? Just like most other fields in the Holy City, there is no shortage of podcasts about Charleston.

Learn more about each in the list below (last updated: 11/1/19):

  • Aural Traditions
    • "A series of audio dramas that promise to bring the ancient tradition of storytelling to the modern world"
    • Hosted by: Steven Cardinal
    • Won "Best Local Podcast" in the Charleston City Paper's 2017 "Best of" issue
    • How to listen: Android, Google Play, iTunes, Stitcher, their website
  • Best for Business
    • "A podcast featuring artists, musicians, & other creative professionals"
    • Hosted by: Patch Whisky and Dan Anderson
    • How to listen: iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify
  • Building Charleston
    • "Building Charleston highlights the dynamic and growing businesses changing the landscape of Charleston, SC"
    • Hosted by: Matt Chapdelaine
    • How to listen: iTunes, Anchor, Spotify, Breaker, Radio Public, and more
  • Call to Adventure
    • "One-hour conversation interspersed with musical selections from each guest."
    • Hosted by: Alex Opoulos and John Duckworth
    • How to listen: Soundcloud
  • Charleston Area Real Estate Investors Podcast
    • "A bi-weekly podcast for entrepreneurship, real estate and real estate investing and in the Charleston, SC area hosted by Maven Realty."
    • Hosted by: Troy Gandee and Dan Rivers
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • Charleston Soul Podcast
    • "CofC students discuss popular food spots, breweries, and notable pop culture in Charleston"
    • How to listen: Soundcloud, Spotify
  • Charleston Time Machine
    • "The Charleston Time Machine is an imaginary time-travel device created by historian Dr. Nic Butler at the Charleston County Public Library. It uses stories and facts from the rich, deep, colorful history of Charleston, South Carolina, as a means to educate, inspire, amuse, and even amaze the minds of our community. By exploring the stories of our shared past, we can better understand our present world and plan more effectively for the future."
    • Hosted by: Nic Butler
    • How to listen: iTunesGoogle Play, Stitcher, TuneIn, Soundcloud, and his website
  • College of Charleston Podcast
  • The Comic Section
    • "A weekly comics and pop culture podcast. Their goal is to drop fresh news and hot takes on the Charleston area."
    • Hosted by: Jason, a radio D.J., and Xio, an artist and cosplayer
    • How to listen: SoundCloud, YouTube
  • Contribute Your Verse
    • "Contribute Your Verse offers one-on-one coaching, writing workshops, and a new podcast series - all designed to give creative writers the inspiration & resources they need to make their writing goals a reality."
    • Hosted by: Matthew Foley, Derek Berry, and Loren Mixon
    • How to listen: contributeyourverse.com/podcast, SoundCloud, iTunes, Stitcher
  • Dan and Brent Live Forever
    • "Dan Glaser and Brent Smith discuss the mysteries of the universe. They talk ghosts, monsters and the unknown. The discussion also runs off the rails into comedy, video games, movies and assorted other distractions."
    • Hosted by: Dan Glaser and Brent Smith
    • How to listen: iTunes, Their Website, Stitcher
  • Do Work Media Podcast Network
    • "A podcast network crafted in Charleston. With topics ranging from politics to Hip Hop, you are sure to find a favorite among our wide selection of podcasts."
    • How to listen: iTunes, Soundcloud, their website
  • Effin B Radio
    • "Charleston-based comedy podcast taking a ridiculous look at the food and beverage community"
    • Hosted by: Lindsay Collins
    • Won "Best Local Podcast" in the Charleston City Paper's 2018 "Best of" issue
    • How to listen: iTunes, their website
  • Emcees & Esquires
    • "This is a political podcast and blog made by creatives. Which makes it about beliefs, culture, and ideas. It’s recorded in Charleston SC, so it’s about that too."
    • Hosted by: Benny Starr and Elliott A. Smith
    • How to listen: Website, Soundcloud
  • Enough About Me with Shep Rose
    • Currently on hiatus
    • "This is a podcast that defies description. Mainly because it’s too difficult for me to put into words. I’ll be talking to athletes, teachers, soldiers, stunt men, myself, and circus clowns (ok, maybe not clowns) about their lives and mine. Of course, I’ll also happily discuss this little show called SOUTHERN CHARM and have lots of fun with the fans. I want to dig into life and the world and basically get weird."
    • Hosted by: Shep Rose
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • Flower Couch Sessions
    • "A live music series broadcasted directly from a couch located somewhere in Charleston, SC as well as Chapel Hill, NC"
    • Hosted by: The Mobros
    • How to listen: Facebook
  • Free Cookies
    • "Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig provide delicious takeaways and inquisitive moments around sports, lifestyle, wellness and their relationship."
    • Hosted by: Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig
    • How to listen: iTunes, Website, Soundcloud
  • Free Scotty J
    • "Free Scotty J is the first Documentary Podcast Series from The Charleston Activist Network exploring a community's experience with the criminal justice system.
    • Hosted by: Mika Gadsden
    • How to listen: SoundCloud
  • Golden Nuggets
    • "These are inspiring conversations with Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Change Makers and amazing human beings about what it really looks like to chase your dreams. We’re gonna peel back the curtain, get vulnerable and honest about how these individuals have created success on their terms. Ash and her guests will share spiritual practices, daily action steps and strategies to help you create more fulfillment, health, happiness and success in all areas of your life."
    • Hosted by: Ash Cebulka
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • Gym Class Hero Podcast
    • "The Gym Class Hero Podcast Investigative Team takes a closer look at moments in the sports universe and daily life, that from afar, looking like the handy work of top notch Gym Class Heroes."
    • Hosted by: Thomas Basch
    • AnchorFM, Spotify
  • Healthy Charleston
    • "Our mission to show you the bodies strength and resilience through movement"
    • Hosted by: Wes Hendricks + Yves Gege
    • How to listen: PlayerFM
  • Healthy Habits That Don't Suck by The Kale Whale
    • "Giving you tips for a healthy habit overhaul in an easy, manageable way! It's not possible to do a complete lifestyle overhaul overnight. It's not practical to deprive yourself of behaviors & foods you've been used to for so long. Life's too short to not have fun & it's too short to be unhealthy!"
    • Hosted by: The Kale Whale - Schanen Smith and Erin Whalen
    • How to listen: iTunes, Anchor
  • Hidden F&B

    • "Hidden F&B is a monthly podcast spotlighting the hidden heroes of Charleston's Food and Beverage scene"
    • Hosted by: Helen Mitternight
    • How to listen: iTunes and Their website
  • Holy City Hoops
    • "A CofC basketball podcast and blog for students, alumni and fans of the Cougars."
    • Hosted by: Tommy Glasgow
    • How to listen: iTunes and Their Website
  • I Love This Buzz
    • "Monday through Friday you can hear my raspy voice from 5a-10a on the 2 Girls and a Guy Show on Mix96 in Charleston...or at a local bar drinking a glass of wine, requesting a Britney Spears song, with a microphone in hand. Pop Culture, Relationships, Dating, & any television show on Bravo are usually my favorite topics to discuss!"
    • Hosted by: Brooke Ryan
    • How to listen: Soundcloud, their website
  • InfoSec ICU
  • Keep it Juicy
    • "A half-hour weekly podcast for those who are bold, passionate, and ready to squeeze every drop of juice out of life. We feature national experts on how to live a juicy life."
    • Hosted by: Helen Mitternight
    • How to listen: iTunes and Their website
  • The Leagues: World Soccer Podcast
    • "American soccer fanatic Del Shaffer covers all the major topics in the world of the beautiful game! Join Del, his guests, players, coaches and pundits as they cover the World Cup, Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, MLS, USL and the US Men's National Team"
    • Hosted by: Del Shaffer
    • How to listen: iTunes, Stitcher
  • Live with 9 to 5
    • 9 to 5 Magazine and Ohm Radio have teamed up for a new radio show/podcast that will feature interviews and live performances with local bands.
    • The show airs on Ohm Radio from 4 pm to 5 pm every Tuesday. They will then be posted online
    • How to listen: Website
  • Lowcountry Lowlifes
    • "Maybe the greatest mediocre podcast you've never heard. Listen to Charleston comedians Josh and Dan Sweeney talk about something and nothing all at once"
    • Hosted by: Josh Bates and Dan Sweeney
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • Meeting Charleston
    • "Join us as we sit down with the leaders, movers and shakers of the Lowcountry. Each week they will inspire, educate and shock you as they reveal their path to greatness."
    • Hosted by: Nicole Gordon and Mark Gordon
    • How to listen: Their website
  • Metal4Metal
    • "Each week we'll bring you the best in heavy metal news, reviews, and interviews.  Our goal is to create a community of individuals who share a passion for heavy metal music."
    • Hosted by: PJ Steven and Dennis Parker
    • How to listen: Their website
  • Mic'd Up
    • Podcast from the Charleston Activist Network
    • Hosted by: Mika Gadsden
    • How to listen: Soundcloud
  • The Mike Bills Podcast
    • "Get inside the mind of one of Charleston's top wedding DJs. The Mike Bills Podcast."
    • Hosted by: Mike Bills
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • The Petty Couch Podcast
    • "Charleston comics Hagan Ragland and Jon Antoine take on and dissect each other, guests, and the world from the comfort of their living room couch."
    • Hosted by: Hagan Ragland and Jon Antoine
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • PinkMoon After Dark
    • "PinkMoon After Dark is a fresh and conscious, bi-monthly, live interview platform. Guests are those we read about - humbly bold and courageous individuals"
    • Hosted by: Thetyka Robinson
    • How to listen: SoundCloud
  • Pleasing Terrors
    • "Join acclaimed ghost storyteller Mike Brown for a bi-weekly tour through the shadows of history. The Pleasing Terrors Podcast features stories about haunted places, creepy history, and forgotten folklore."
    • Hosted by: Mike Brown
    • How to listen: iTunes, Stitcher
  • Pocket Liquor
    • "Booze-inspired conversation"
    • Hosted by: Brandon Plyler and Jayce McConnell
    • How to listen: iTunes, their website
  • Rhapsody Radio
    • "An executive producer for Broadway shows and his headliner husband leave the Big Apple to open a CrossFit gym in Charleston. And scene! Tune in for stories, stitches and somethings of significance from the collection of characters this pair have gathered along the way."
    • Hosted by: Trinity Wheeler and Alan Shaw
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • The Second Sticks Podcast
    • "A podcast about Filmmakers and their personal journey"
    • Hosted by: Nick Brown
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • Scandal Sheets
    • "Scandal Sheets is a weekly podcast devoted to exposing the scandals of history…and the sites where they took place. Every week we venture into the past to discover a new tale"
    • Hosted by: Caroline and Adrienne
    • How to listen: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadioStitcher, and TuneIn
  • Silicon Harbor Radio
    • "The Tech Life with host Rich Conte together with Silicon Harbor Magazine bring you Silicon Harbor Radio; news and interviews from the Technology, Creative and Entrepreneur communities in Charleston, SC."
    • How to listen: their website
  • Something ELSE About Food
    • "Every city across the country is full of restaurants, farms, fishing companies and chefs who have made a name for themselves, the difference between being known and being: NOTEWORTHY…is in the details of their work, life and existence. It can be seen in the sweat, tears, joy, passion and the intention by which they live….everyday. My job is to help share those stories through pictures, stories and content. Award winning restaurants and chefs are able to create exceptional dishes when they source from quality & conscious growers and producers. Sharing their stories is my mission"
    • Hosted by: Candice Herriott
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • T. Basch & The Fellas

    • "A show for the typical every day sports fan, created by a few every day sports fans! The only difference between YOU and US, is we got a microphone"
    • Hosted by: Thomas Basch
    • How to listen: Soundcloud
  • Talk Murder To Me
    • "A weekly comedy podcast where this guy named Jon tells his two friends Nicole and Jen a true-crime story."
    • Hosted by: Jon Perry, Jen Collins, Nicole LaPorte
    • How to listen: iTunes, Spotify, PlayerFM
  • Tasting Notes
    • "Tasting Notes is a podcast that celebrates the people behind the food we eat and shares the stories of the culinary community from Charleston and beyond."
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • The Southern Fork
    • "Here is your access to some of the South's most interesting culinary stories; they are too good not to share! Listen and join the conversation."
    • Hosted by: Stephanie Burt
    • How to listen: iTunes and Stitcher
  • The Thread
    • "Two months and 13 days separate two shootings that changed South Carolina forever. This first season of The Thread will explore larger issues that connect these two murder trials and the conversations that they have unearthed and reignited."
    • Hosted by: Caitlin Byrd
    • How to listen: iTunes and Soundcloud
  • This Tech Life with Rich Conte
    • "Exploring and connecting with the emerging Tech Startup success stories in Charleston SC led to the idea of sharing those stories and increasing awareness of the exciting growth of “Silicon Harbor."
    • Hosted by: Rich Conte
    • iTunes
  • Ticking Each Other Off
    • A Podcast About Watches. "Your hosts take you on a horological journey through the world of watches. From MVMT to Rolex, smartwatches to pocket watches, no topic is off-limits."
    • Hosted by: Brent Curtis and Logan Richard of Curtis + Richard
    • How to listen: iTunes, Spotify, and their Website
  • We're Just the Messengers
    • Society & Culture
    • Hosted by: Mike Huguenin and Moe Spann
    • How to listen: iTunes and Soundcloud
  • We're Working On It
    • "Podcasting experiment by the Charleston City Paper" featuring "spoken word audio editions" of some CCP stories
    • Hosted by: Sam Spence
    • How to listen: iTunes, and Google Play,
  • The Winnow
    • "The Post and Courier's food editor Hanna Raskin and Southern Living's contributing barbecue editor Robert Moss in 2016 teamed up to launch The Winnow, a podcast devoted to what's happening in the Southern food world. "
    • Hosted by: Hanna Raskin and Robert Moss
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • You're Welcome

    • "I'm a rock radio DJ who has a broadcasting obsession and I am here to continue the legacy and ideals of my late friend and mentor Box and his podcast 'Box in The Morning.' He loved the local scene here in Charleston and these podcasts will continue the interviews with bands, how the music scene is going and also shows with guest hosts with topics that are pure nonsense. Its going to be a good time."
    • Hosted by: Wesley Castelhano
    • How to listen: iTunes

Defunct Podcasts

  • Art of Doing
    • "I’m endlessly fascinated by stories of average humans doing epic stuff. Often it’s not what they’re doing that’s so alluring, but rather HOW they’re doing it. If we all wake up with the same number of hours in the day, how is it that what we create, experience, and accomplish in a day, a month, or a year, can be so different? On Art of Doing, I explore this question through interviews with inspiring people and the occasional Jam Session"
    • Hosted by Hilary Johnson
    • How to listen: iTunes
  • The Fringe
    • "Bringing all new music to your earholes! We only play music from the past 7 days, so get ready to enjoy the best variety of the latest tracks"
    • Hosted by: Kalyn Oyer and DJ Edwards
    • How to listen: Soundcloud
  • The Joseph Coker Podcast

    • "Interviewing some of the most interesting people coming in and out of Charleston, SC"
    • Hosted by: Joseph Coker
    • How to listen: iTunes, their website
  • This Should Be A Podcast

    • "Your humorous look at Charleston, South Carolina area business and culture"
    • Hosted by: Andrew Sprague, Liz Segrist, and Ryan Wilcox
    • How to listen: iTunes, their website
  • To The Echo Radio Show
    • "Entertainment News, Music, Funny"
    • Hosted by: Nicholas O'Kelley and Derek Daisey
    • How to listen: iTunes and Website

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