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We’re City Cast.

We make podcasts that connect you with the city you love.

Welcome to City Cast—smart, daily local news podcasts and newsletters that make you a better and more curious citizen.

So…what exactly is City Cast?

We’re a network of one-of-a-kind, daily local news podcasts in cities around the country, accompanied by a daily email newsletter that keeps you in the know about what’s happening in your community. Currently available in Chicago and Denver – and in other cities soon, City Cast is the smartest, easiest way to connect with the place you live and love.
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Our Cities



City Cast Chicago is Chicago’s daily news podcast, fresh every weekday at 6 a.m. Host Jacoby Cochran brings you timely conversations with news and culture makers; activists and artists; bus drivers and students; those who love and hate this place—all in 15 minutes a day. It’s a smart and delightful new way to connect with the city we share.

Sign up for the City Cast Chicago newsletter!



Join Host Bree Davies and the City Cast Denver crew every weekday morning as we celebrate, explore, and challenge an ever-changing Denver. It’s the daily news podcast for all Denverites — whether you’ve been here for six months or six generations. We’ll break down the news you need (and want) to know with journalists and culture makers; activists and artists; neighbors and ne’er-do-wells — and John Elway, if he ever returns our calls.

Sign up for the City Cast Denver daily newsletter!

Coming soon: Houston

The City Cast Houston newsletter launches Oct. 5, and the podcast soon after!

City Cast Houston’s newsletter and podcast are hosted by Lisa Gray, a former Houston Chronicle reporter, columnist, and podcaster who knows the city from Alief to Zaza. Lisa and the crew will bring the intimacy of podcasting and email to this ginormous mess of a city. Join them to discuss the newsy issues that matter most — as well as where to go, what to eat, who to follow, and more. 

Get the City Cast Houston daily newsletter when it goes live!

City Cast is growing!

Big news: we’re expanding! After successfully launching daily podcasts and newsletters in Chicago and Denver, we’ve decided to add 8 new cities, chosen for their pride of place, appetite for news and podcasts, and other handsome qualities. Sign up below to be the first to know when your local City Cast launches. Aaaaaaand we’re hiring everywhere, so check out our jobs page!

  • Boise, ID
  • Houston, TX
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Nashville, TN
  • Oakland, CA
  • Omaha, NE
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Work with us!

You know what we love more than podcasts? People who love podcasts. Are you a curious person, passionate about your community, and interested in interviewing, editing, project managing, or otherwise galvanizing an audience about what’s going on in your city? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

Check out our jobs page for current openings.