DeeperBlue.com has announced today that the DeeperBlue Podcast has been named a Webby Awards Honoree for Best Sports Podcast in the 25th Annual Webby Awards.
Hailed as the ‘Internet’s highest honour' by The New York Times, The Webby Awards honour excellence on the internet, including websites, video, advertising, media and PR, apps, mobile, voice, social, podcasts and games. More than 13,500 entries from 70 countries worldwide were received this year. It is one of the highest honours digital content creators can receive.
The DeeperBlue Podcast is a 30-minute weekly guide to everything happening around the world… underwater. A magazine-style podcast, it will cover all the latest underwater news, trends, equipment, and events about scuba diving, freediving, dive travel, and the oceans. The team also talk to the most-interesting people in the dive world, from world-famous underwater pioneers to fearless modern explorers.
“Honourees like the DeeperBlue Podcast are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 13,500 entries we received this year.”
Stephan Whelan, founder of DeeperBlue.com and Host of the DeeperBlue Podcast, exclaimed: “it’s an incredible privilege to have been selected as an honouree by the Webby Awards. As a small, independent publisher competing against large internally known brands, it’s truly fantastic to see our podcast honoured at this level. I’m incredibly proud of the team behind the podcast, including Jason Elias our producer and co-hosts Linden Wolbert, Mehgan Heany-Grier, Sarah Richard and Tec Clark – all of whom have made this an amazing and fun journey – as well as the community of divers and ocean lovers that have helped make the DeeperBlue Podcast such a success. We can’t wait to see where the next season takes us.”
About The DeeperBlue Podcast
The Deeper Blue Podcast covers all the latest underwater news, trends, equipment, and events happening all around the world. The hosts talk to THE most interesting people in the dive world, from world-famous underwater pioneers to fearless modern explorers.
They also discuss the latest in diving innovations from the people who created them… athletes pushing the limits of what we think humans can do underwater…. and speak to people leading the efforts to preserve and protect the oceans we love.
And finally, the team gives you their honest opinions and intelligent, unvarnished commentaries on what is important in the dive world.
It’s the best 30 minutes about getting underwater.
You can subscribe now via Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcast, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can check out more details about the podcast at www.deeperblue.com/podcast