Podcasts Similar to Up First

Up First

If you love Up First by NPR, you should definitely also check out these podcasts below:

The Daily

The Daily

By: The New York Times

Rating:

5.0 (2926 ratings)

This moment demands an explanation. This show is on a mission to find it. Only what you want to know, none of what you don’t. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Powered by New York Times journalism. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

NPR Politics Podcast

NPR Politics Podcast

By: NPR

Rating:

4.5 (5142 ratings)

The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

By: NPR

Rating:

4.5 (2911 ratings)

Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.

Pod Save America

Pod Save America

By: Crooked Media

Rating:

5.0 (15716 ratings)

Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.

Pod Save the World

Pod Save the World

By: Crooked Media

Rating:

5.0 (3666 ratings)

“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. His new show “Pod Save the World” will bring you behind the scenes into White House Situation Room meetings and secret negotiations through a series of conversations with people who were there.

Democracy Now! Audio

Democracy Now! Audio

By: Democracy Now!

Rating:

4.5 (1026 ratings)

Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

With Friends Like These

With Friends Like These

By: Crooked Media

Rating:

4.5 (1777 ratings)

Ana Marie Cox, political columnist and culture critic, sits down with liberals and conservatives, pastors, writers, activists, and other people you should know for an open, funny, in-depth conversation about what divides us - a show about listening instead of arguing.

Embedded

Embedded

By: NPR

Rating:

5.0 (2149 ratings)

Hosted by Kelly McEvers, Embedded takes a story from the news and goes deep. What does it feel like for a father in El Salvador to lie to his daughter about the bodies he saw in the street that day? What does it feel like for a nurse from rural Indiana to shoot up a powerful prescription opioid? Embedded (EMBD) takes you to where they're happening.

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

By: NPR

Rating:

5.0 (1093 ratings)

It's been a minute' is another way of saying 'let's catch up.' Host Sam Sanders does just that every Friday with two guests in a conversation about the news, culture, and everything. Not just what happened each week, but how it felt. Plus, Tuesday deep dives — conversations with one guest, or on one topic. The world is complicated and people are, too — and sometimes you just need to talk it out.

The Bernie Sanders Show

The Bernie Sanders Show

By: US Senator Bernie Sanders

Rating:

4.5 (1197 ratings)

Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with leading activists, journalists, policymakers, artists, visionaries and revolutionaries, talk about the resistance, the political revolution and moving forward on a progressive agenda.