The Best Rural & Regional Podcasts

A List of What to Listen To From Far and Wide

Mat Zucker and his dog Nora in front of a hay truck for the Cidiot podcast
Mat and Nora of the Cidiot podcast visiting the neighbors

With an early job writing radio ads, I became involved in podcasting during its very first wave. I always loved audio as a format—dialogue, structure, the theatre one could create with voice and sound design. As podcasting took off, I started to help companies such as Johnson & Johnson and CIT create podcasts for their brands—and then later launched two…