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‘9/12’ Wins Podcast of the Year – The Hollywood Reporter

9/12 — the podcast created by Pineapple Street Studios, Amazon Music and Wondery — took home the top prize at this year’s Ambie Awards ceremony.

The podcast, which examines the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, best competition from A Slight Change of Plans, Alligator Candy, Believe Her, Bill Simmons Podcast, Earth Eclipsed, False Idol, Have You Heard George’s Podcast?, Hooked and The Imperfection.

9/12 also picked up the awards for best reporting and best original score.

The 2022 Ambies are presented by Wondery, with co-sponsors including The Hollywood Reporter, Audible, Audacy, PRX, Tenderfoot TV, Apollo, Loeb & Loeb and IMDb. The ceremony took place at The Mayan in Los Angeles.

See the full list of winners below.

Podcast of The Year (Sponsored by Audacy)

9/12 – WINNER

A Slight Change of Plans

Alligator Candy

Believe Her

Bill Simmons Podcast

Earth Eclipsed

fake idol

Have You Heard George’s Podcast?


The Imperfection

Best Business Podcast

An Arm and a Leg

Business Wars – WINNER

Masters of Scale

Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin


The Indicator from Planet Money

The McKinsey Podcast

Best Comedy Podcast

Best Friends

How Did This Get Made? – WINNER

Nosy Neighbors

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

The Sarah Silverman Podcast

Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me

Why Won’t You Date Me With Nicole Byer

Best Documentary Podcast

AMERICAN VETERAN: Unforgettable Stories

CBC Podcasts: Life Jolt


Fiasco: Benghazi

On Our Watch

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Stay Away From Matthew MaGill – WINNER

Best Entertainment Podcast

Back Issue – WINNER

Even the Rich

New Rory & MAL

song explorer

The Boys: The Official Podcast

The Friendship Onion

The Plot Thickens

Best Fiction Podcast (Sponsored by Apollo)

black box

Orphan Black: The Next Chapter

Princess of South Beach

Texan – WINNER

The Miseducation of John Mark

The Zip Code Plays: Los Angeles


Best History Podcast

Black Cowboys

Recursos humanos

Making Gay History — The Podcast | Season 9: “Coming of Age During the AIDS Crisis”


Slow Burn: The LA Riots – WINNER

Telling Our Twisted Histories

through line

Best Indie Podcast (Sponsored by TenderfootTV)


An Arm and a Leg – WINNER

Because I Said So!

Earth Eclipsed


Walzon Prime

What Happened in Skinner

Best Interview Podcast

70 over 70 – WINNER

Billie Was a Black Woman


Jemele Hill is Unbothered

Deeply Pointless

The Problem With Jon Stewart

Trafficked With Mariana van Zeller

Best Knowledge, Science or Tech Podcast


Music Blocks

Overheard at National Geographic – WINNER

Road to Resilience

Ted Radio Hour

The Extortion Economy

Twenty Thousand Hertz

Best News Podcast

60 minutes

Consider This

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Start Here


The Times

Up First – WINNER

Best Original Score and Music Supervision

Have You Heard George’s Podcast?

The Duolingo French Podcast

Operation Midnight Climax


Great Grief


9/12 – WINNER

Best Performer in Audio Fiction (Sponsored by Audible)

Aftershock – David Harbor

Date With Daddy – Marisa Grant

Edith! – Rosamund Pike – WINNER

Melon’s House Party – Parvesh Cheena & Jessica McKenna

Passenger List – Kelly Marie Tran

Radio Rental – Rainn Wilson

We Stay Looking – Full Cast Including: Terri J. Vaughn, Karrueche Tran, Marsai Martin, Kandi Burruss, Amin Joseph, Desi Banks, Kyla Pratt, Jason Weaver, Kev On Stage, Kway, Karlous Miller, Tristen Winger, Max Greenfield and more.

Best Personal Growth/Spirituality Podcast

Great Grief

Life Kit – WINNER

Making Space With Hoda Kotb

Meditative Story

Money Moves With Toni Tone

SOL Affirmations With Karega and Felicia

The Happiness Lab

Best Podcast for Kids

African Folktales With Miss Jo Jo

Imagine This

Music Blocks – WINNER

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Operation Ouch! The Podcast of Everything

The Big Fib

The Vivo Songbook

Best Podcast Host

crime-show – Emma Courtland

Recursos humanos – Moya Lothian-McLean

It’s Been a Minute With Sam Sanders – Sam Sanders – WINNER

Jemele Hill Is Unbothered – Jemele Hill

King of the World: An American Muslim Story – Shahjehan Khan

Revisionist History – Malcolm Gladwell

Why Won’t You Date Me With Nicole Byer – Nicole Byer

Best Politics or Opinion Podcast

Billie Was a Black Woman – WINNER

Can He Do That?

Pod Save the World

post reports


Stay Tuned With Preet


Best Production and Sound Design (Sponsored by PRX)

Iowa Chapman and the Last Dog

King of the World: An American Muslim Story

Not Past It

The 11th: Time Machine—The Score

The Berings

The Turning: The Sisters Who Left

Twenty Thousand Hertz – WINNER

best reporting

Stolen: The Search for Jermain


The Turning: The Sisters Who Left

544 Days

Believe Her

post reports

9/12 – WINNER

Best Scriptwriting, Fiction

Edith! – Gonzalo Cordova, Travis Helwig

Hit Job – Broadway Video

soft-voice – James Bloor – WINNER

The Burned Photo – Nicole Exposito, Jeremy Novick, Kwynn Perry

The Imperfection – Alexander Kemp

The Lamb – Tad Safran

We Stay Looking – Kindsey Young, Chris Sanford, Phylicia Mpasi

Best Scriptwriting, Nonfiction

Death at the Wing – Brian Steele, Adam Mckay, Raghu Manavalan, Jody Avigan

Have You Heard George’s Podcast? – George the Poet – WINNER

HiberNation – Mallika Rao

Radiotopia Presents: S***hole Country – Afia Kaakyire

South Lake – Antonia Hylton, Mike Hixenbaugh, Frannie Kelley, Reid Cherlin, Julie Shapiro, Michelle Garcia

Storytime with Seth Rogen – Seth Rogen, Richard Parks III, Frida Perez

through line – Rund Abdelfatah, Ramtin Arablouei, Julie Caine, Laine Kaplan-Levenson

Best Society and Culture Podcast

Billie Was a Black Woman – WINNER


Ear Hustle


Higher Learning With Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay

Into America

Storytime With Seth Rogen

Best Sports Podcast


fake idol

Goats: On the Bump by Ross Stripling


The Greatness with Kareem Maddox

The Lead – WINNER

The Long Game

Best True Crime Podcast (Sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter)

Believe Her

Confronting: Columbine


Do You Know Mordechai?

fire bug

Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake

Suspect – WINNER

Best Wellness or Relationships Podcast

Call Your Grandmother

Lovers and Friends With Shan Boodram

Making Space With Hoda Kotb

My Body, My Podcast

On Purpose With Jay Shetty – WINNER

Really Good Shares

We Can Do Hard Things

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