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From the 15th Annual Shorty Awards

Unsung Science with David Pogue - CBS News

Finalist in Science & Technology Podcast


In a time where science can feel inaccessible, UNSUNG SCIENCE WITH DAVID POGUE seeks to educate listeners on the world’s greatest creations and scientific breakthroughs with clarity, concision, and emotion – it is science with a twist.

In his podcast, six-time Emmy winner and CBS SUNDAY MORNING correspondent, David Pogue, explores untold stories and mind-blowing achievements in science and technology, covering topics from food to health to space and more. UNSUNG SCIENCE WITH DAVID POGUE is the go-to podcast for listeners who want the inside story on the unlikely success of a Mars helicopter or desire to go deeper into the business of shipping containers, as told by the characters behind the breakthroughs. For the science nerd, the lifelong learner and the intellectual in us all, Unsung Science will leave you wanting more. 

Strategy and Execution

As a long-time correspondent for CBS SUNDAY MORNING, David Pogue saw the unique opportunity and perspective he could bring to science and technology podcasts. Through UNSUNG SCIENCE WITH DAVID POGUE, Pogue brings his outstanding storytelling capabilities and unparalleled knowledge that television fans know and love to the audio landscape in distinct and digestible episodes. Combining publishing with news and audio, this podcast has been brought to life in partnership with Simon & Schuster, CBS News, and PRX Productions.

The innovative series tackles scientific and tech-based topics otherwise untold in audio, featuring revealing, first-person narration from the inventors themselves, as they share their greatest inspirations to most challenging roadblocks. In the ever-evolving field of science and technology, there are countless stories from which to choose; however, as science and technology experts, Pogue and team select the most surprising, mind-blowing, and impact driven tales of trials and tribulations to translate to the audio space.  


Unsung Science is a 2022 W3 Gold Winner and Platinum Dot Comm award winner. The podcast reached #1 on the Apple Podcast charts for Science podcasts during its premiere week. 


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