30 for 30 Podcasts

30 for 30 Podcasts, from ESPN Films and ESPN Audio, are original audio documentaries from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, featuring stories from the world of sports and beyond. The show offers captivating storytelling for sports fans and general interest listeners alike, going beyond the field to explore how sports, competition, athleticism and adventure affect our lives and our world. Individual documentaries have included stories about NBA activism, NFL video games, polar exploration, Olympic failure and more. Our two critically acclaimed serialized seasons have been devoted to the complicated world of Bikram yoga and the reckoning brought on the NBA by the leaked tape of racist remarks from former Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling.

The series has been recognized by the Gracie Awards, the NYF International Radio Awards, the Webby Awards, and the RTDNA Kaleidoscope Awards, as well as included on numerous “best-of” lists from press outlets such as The Atlantic, Vulture, TIME and Entertainment Weekly. Episodes have also been featured on NPR, 99% Invisible, CBC, Slate Podcasts and elsewhere.

ESPN Films

Brian Lockhart, Executive Producer
Marsha Cooke, Executive Producer
Catherine Sankey, Line Producer
Tara Nadolny, Associate Director of Development
Gus Navarro, Associate Producer
Trevor Gill, Associate Producer
Jennifer Thorpe, Director, Content Business Operations
Tom Picard, Director, Production Management
María Delgado, Production Manager

ESPN Audio

Megan Judge, Senior Director, ESPN Audio Marketing
Devon McGowan, Senior Manager, ESPN Audio Marketing
Ryan Granner, Senior Manager, Digital Audio Operations

Website and Design

Jarret Gabel, Sr Front End Editorial Designer, ESPN Creative Studio
Lori Higginbotham, Digital Director, ESPN Creative Studio
Eric Paul, Art Director, ESPN Creative Studio

The 30 for 30 Podcasts theme music was composed by Hrishikesh Hirway

The 30 for 30 Podcasts website was designed by Rich Orris