August 23, 2022; Washington, D.C. —NPR has partnered with YouTube to bring over 20 of its top-performing podcasts to the streaming platform including fan favorites such as Up First, Fresh Air, and The Limits with Jay Williams, amongst many others. The relationship connects NPR’s diverse collection of podcasts with YouTube’s audience of over 2 billion monthly logged-in users and brings new viewers to these popular shows.
Speaking to the significance of this relationship, Global Head of Podcasting at YouTube, Kai Chuk notes, “Podcasters have been leveraging YouTube’s reach for quite some time. In fact, a good portion of the more than one billion hours watched per day on YouTube is podcasting content from creators, artists, and others looking to share their unique perspectives. We are very excited about partnering with NPR to continue the growth we’ve seen in this area over the last few years, and look forward