XpoNorth Podcast #015 - Stories of Scotland

In a series of posts on the topic of podcasting, there is nothing to beat a case study. And so here we have an award-winning case study no less! Stories of Scotland is exactly that, an award-winning podcast, create and hosted by Annie MacDonald and Jenny Johnstone who try to unravel the rich tapestry of Scotland’s culture, nature and heritage. Prepared to climb into caves, cairns and chaos, Annie and Jenny travel around Scotland and investigate how stories of the past can help us make sense of modern life.

Although only set up in 2019 it already has thousands of downloads, fans across the world and wins awards. Hear about what inspired them, how they met on the Scottish Stand-up scene, how they approach production and content and what to expect from them in the next series.

Show Highlights:

The origins of Storied of Scotland

Production and distribution

Projects in the pipeline

What next for Stories of Scotland

Other podcasts worth a listen

Date Recorded: December 2020

Date Published: March 2021


Interviewee: Annie MacDonald and Jenny Johnstone

Host: Tim Wright: Tim Wright is co-founder of twintangibles a Scottish based management consultancy and an advisor at XpoNorth Digital

References in the Podcast

Stories of Scotland

The Harrowing by Storyglass.

Unearthed by Ryan Latto

Scotland: A Scottish History Podcast by Be Quiet Media

Under the Tartan Sky by Glen Moyer

Podcart by Halina Rifai,

Highland Objects


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