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Podcasts have been a game-changer for the news industry, giving audiences the chance to sit down and enjoy a conversation at home or on the commute.

Typically these come out periodically, perhaps part of a weekly podcast, but others like The Washington Post's 'Post Reports' are a daily dive into the news. What goes into producing these quick turnaround listens? On Spotify for Podcasters, the minds behind some daily news podcasts opened up about their process.

Executive producer of Post Reports, Madhulika Sikka, said that selecting less stories with a wider range of topics grants them the flexibility to respond to breaking news events.

"Everyone's been a bit news fatigued, particularly with politics the last few years, and I think people are craving variety," said Sikka.

Find out how to use live podcasts to drive audience engagement at Newsrewired on 27 November at Reuters, London. Head to for the full agenda and tickets

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