The Guardian Podcasts

Axel Kacoutié was the Creative Director of Sound for Guardian Podcasts working with the wider production team levelling up current offerings as well as developing the sonic identity of new shows.

They were also the award-winning lead Sound Designer for the Guardian’s daily news podcast, Today in Focus.


Themes and Original Music


– Lovie Awards 2019

Apps, Mobile, Podcasts & Voice: Podcasts – Best Series: SILVER (Today in Focus)

– British Podcast Awards 2020

Best Current Affairs Podcast: GOLD (Today in Focus)

Best Interview: SILVER (Today in Focus)

Best Daily Podcast: SILVER (Today in Focus)

– Lovie Awards 2020

Best News and Politics: GOLD (Today in Focus)

– The ARIAs Radio Academy 2021

Best Speech Presenter: SILVER (Today in Focus/Anushka Astana)

– British Podcast Awards 2021

Best Interview supported by Pod Bible: BRONZE (Today in Focus)

Credits: Original Music Sound Design

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