TED Radio Hour

Sponsor Ted Radio Hour

TED Radio Hour brings leading voices and “ideas worth spreading” to NPR listeners and users through dynamic talks, commentary and storytelling. Hosted by award-winning reporter Guy Raz, TED Radio Hour is a co-production of NPR and TED that tackles astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems and new ways to think and create. Each radio show, heard on 590 public radio stations, is based on talks given by riveting speakers on the renowned TED stage, bound together by a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections.

TED Radio Hour podcast is among the most popular NPR podcasts and was selected by the iTunes Editorial team for inclusion in “iTunes Best of 2014.” TED Radio Hour podcast reaches a young and engaged audience: 61% of listeners are under age 35 and 73% hold a more positive opinion of a company when they find out it supports NPR.

Rave Reviews

It is a great podcast to listen to when you need some motivation in your life or simply want to learn more about the world around you.

The Daily Campus

With multiple speakers talking about love, memory, courage and other grand topics, you may find yourself questioning your place in the world.

Enstars

...this show brings you the best of TED talks from some of the world's most inspirational speakers.

Inc.com

It left us feeling that creativity isn't the preserve of the self-indulgent few, but that it is in us all.

Independent

Cross-Platform Sponsorship

Podcast: :15 pre-roll and :30 host-read mid-roll placements deliver custom sponsor messages

NPR.org: NPR.org delivers scale and engagement. Reach smart, young and curious news consumers with targeted, multimedia creative and audio units such as Brand Soundscapes and NPR One

On Air: Sponsor receives :15 credits in weekly program broadcast

The TED Radio Hour Audience

Reach active & engaged users

61%

under the age of 35

$86.8K

median HHI of podcast user

86%

are college graduates

61%

under the age of 35

$86.8K

median HHI of podcast user

86%

are college graduates

Source: Knight Podcast User Survey, Edison Research , June 2017.

Spotlight on Guy Raz

Guy Raz, host of TED Radio Hour, is also host of How I Built This.

Previously, Raz was weekend host of NPR News’ signature afternoon newsmagazine All Things Considered and then named host in July 2009. Raz joined NPR in 1997 as an intern for All Things Considered and has worked virtually every job in the newsroom from temporary production assistant to breaking news anchor. As a host and correspondent, Raz has interviewed and profiled more than 6,000 people.

Raz was awarded both the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Daniel Schorr Journalism prize. His reporting has contributed to two duPont awards and one Peabody awarded to NPR. He’s been a finalist for the Livingston Award four times. He’s won the National Headliner Award and an NABJ award in addition to many others.

Discover more about Guy Raz on NPR.org.

Listen to TED Radio Hour Episodes