20 Best Young People Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about young people ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best young people podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Young People Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Jacob Hawley: On Love

  • Publisher: BBC Radio
  • Total Episodes: 42

Comedian Jacob Hawley explores the issues that matter to young people today.


  • Publisher: triple j
  • Total Episodes: 1554

Hack brings you the stories that matter to young people. Every weekday host Avani Dias and the triple j Hack team cover the latest news, politics and culture from all around Australia.

The Gathering Podcast

  • Publisher: North Cleveland Church of God
  • Total Episodes: 63

The Gathering is a Young Adult ministry at North Cleveland Church of God led by Pastor Jared Waldrop, in Cleveland Tennessee. Young People Passionate about Pursuing Jesus now. Podcast episodes are messages recorded at our weekly Thursday evening Gatherings.

Little Stories for Tiny People: Anytime and bedtime stories for kids

  • Publisher: Rhea Pechter
  • Total Episodes: 97

Little Stories for Tiny People is a kids’ podcast featuring original kids’ stories that will delight the tiny people in your life. Perfect for bleary-eyed parents, innovative teachers, and at-wits’-end babysitters looking for an alternative, non-annoying way to engage the toddlers and young kids they love at bedtime or anytime! Each story for children is lovingly written and performed with attention to the whimsical senses of humor children often possess. Visit www.littlestoriestinypeople.com to learn more, to purchase the first LSFTP picture book, and to shop for merch!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn

  • Publisher: NPR
  • Total Episodes: 697

Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney’s, which called it “the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world.” (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)

The Eternal Warrior Podcast

  • Publisher: Wes & Spence
  • Total Episodes: 72

Welcome to the Eternal Warrior Podcast- Helping young people in their quest of self-mastery, sharing their stories from the battlefield in the war against Satan and pornography.

Everything Happens with Kate Bowler

  • Publisher: Duke University
  • Total Episodes: 79

Life isn’t always bright and shiny, as Kate Bowler knows. Kate is a young mother, writer and professor who, at age 35, was suddenly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. In, warm, insightful, often funny conversations, Kate talks with people about what they’ve learned in dark times. Kate teaches at Duke Divinity School and is author of “Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I’ve Loved).” Find her online at @katecbowler.

Life After with Theo Silberston

  • Publisher: Theo Silberston
  • Total Episodes: 6

A podcast where young people can share and discuss their experiences with grief.

Capital University

  • Publisher: Bryce Hall and Anthony Pompliano
  • Total Episodes: 35

Where wealth meets influence — a podcast dedicated to helping creators get and stay wealthy. Welcome to Capital University 🎓 Bryce Hall is one of the most influential people in America. In this podcast, well-known investor Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano mentors Bryce and teaches him the basics of investing. The two co-hosts break down various investment strategies, explore ways to build generational wealth, and discuss the challenges that arise from being young, rich, and famous.

Daily Reformation

  • Publisher: Jason Barefoot
  • Total Episodes: 184

Discussing theology and the daily Christian life from a reformed biblical perspective. Your host Jason is not a scholar or pastor, but simply a young believer seeking to provide helpful, biblical resources for God’s people. Enjoy!

The Bibliovert Podcast

  • Publisher: Biblioverts- Jacklyn, Alli, LB, and AK
  • Total Episodes: 36

Bibliovert (n): A person who recharges through reading or being surrounded by books. A podcast for people who really love to read and talk about Young Adult Fiction

Time to ReBuild

  • Publisher: YMCA ReBuild
  • Total Episodes: 9

These are the stories of young people who are breaking the mold after prison. Join The YMCA ReBuild’s Mick Cronin and Mark Wilson as they interview young people about the realities of life after prison. They’ll also be joined by the Change Makers creating lasting opportunities.

Youth Bible in One Year

  • Publisher: Nicky & Pippa Gumbel
  • Total Episodes: 527

The ‘Youth Bible in One Year’ is a condensed Bible plan for young people created by Nicky and Pippa Gumbel.

Engaging People Pod

  • Publisher: Sam Sloma
  • Total Episodes: 106

This podcast interviews professional sports people and young entrepreneurs on the challenges they’ve faced on the rise to their success. Chartered Financial Planner and Engage FS Managing Director Sam Sloma hosts the show.

The Next Stage

  • Publisher: TNS
  • Total Episodes: 80

For young people, by young people. The Next Stage is The Naked Student reborn, discussing the big questions that face us all during our formative years. We hope to inspire curiosity into the topics we cover and help those facing times of adversity. Make sure to check out the TNS blog where we write small articles leading on from episodes, also featuring work from guests on the show: https://tnsblog.com/. Any enquiries or general feedback can be sent to [email protected]. We hope you find our podcast insightful!

Makeup Your Mind Podcast

  • Publisher: Bethany Agustin
  • Total Episodes: 36

In her Makeup Your Mind Podcast, Bethany Agustin addresses students and young adult ladies about makeup, but more importantly about making up their minds on their identity, calling, and faith. Being a youth pastor and leader of young adult ministries, Bethany has a passion to see young people discover their true identities as well as creating places for young people to have hard, honest discussions about the tough circumstances in life. Topics will span from life skills to decision making, biblical framework, and even mental health.

Battleground with Amanda Litman and Faiz Shakir

  • Publisher: iHeartRadio & The Recount
  • Total Episodes: 39

Battleground is a podcast for people who want answers to questions about politics they didn’t even realize they should be asking. Faiz Shakir ran Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, and Amanda Litman founded Run for Something, an organization that recruits and trains young progressives to run for state and local offices. But even after spending their entire professional careers working in politics, the hosts of Battleground still have questions about the ways our political system complicates itself — like, “who decides what the cable news narrative will be on a given topic?”, or “if everyone hates political consultants, why do they always run campaigns?” Listen every Thursday, as Amanda and Faiz try to answer questions like these by speaking to (or debating with) some of the most knowledgeable people in politics.

Young Wild & Rich Podcast

  • Publisher: Young Wild & Rich
  • Total Episodes: 98

The Young Wild & Rich Podcast brings together young professionals from all walks of life to talk about careers, stories and how to find purpose, passion, and fulfillment in your life now while working towards a bigger future. Your host Dayne Kamela will interview young professionals to understand their career path, what skills were needed, how to get a job in their industry and the challenges they faced. Dayne hopes to give young people the opportunity to learn from other young professionals in hopes of helping more young people find and build a meaningful life. The show will also cover many topics related to young professionals from habits, money, fitness, health, books and all things that can help young people get an edge early in life and truly make a difference.

Is It Just Me?

  • Publisher: @coupleofmitches
  • Total Episodes: 286

The rude shocks of young adulthood 🙃 ‘Is It Just Me?’ is like an on-demand radio show for young people with old souls. Catch the weekly FULL episode, or squeeze in a mini episode if you’ve got a short attention span (cos same) Hosts Mitch Churi (KIIS-FM) and Mitchell Coombs (TikTok comedian) celebrate what it means to be odd while navigating the hurdles of life in your 20’s, like dating, mental health, study struggles, moving out and so on… If you’ve got a dumb sense of humour and aren’t ready to grow up, this ‘Couple of Mitches’ will surely make you feel less alone with their absurd commentary and confessions. Follow @coupleofmitches 🏳️‍🌈

Awaken Campuses Podcast

  • Publisher: Marcus DePeal
  • Total Episodes: 34

Transformed. Connected. Sent. The Awaken Campuses Podcast is an extension of the young adult movement known as Awaken based out of Trinity Church in Indianapolis, IN. With multiple ministries happening at once, it’s important to us to have one central place where we can continue the conversation we’re having with young adults in the midwest. Tune in each week to an ongoing discussion about how young people can live out their unashamed faith in Jesus in today’s cultural climate.

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