IPA Podcasts

Our collection of shows covers the key issues affecting the world of advertising and its practitioners.

Whatever your role in adland, we’ve got you covered with our range of IPA podcasts.

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Most recent episodes

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: Ros Atkins

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: Ros Atkins

The nation's 'Explainer in Chief' BBC journalist Ros Atkins talks about what the advertising industry can learn about communicating in a clear and consumable way.

IPA On... Family related leave and returning to work

IPA On... Family related leave and returning to work

A discussion between Serhat Ekinci and Simone Marquis to reflect on the value we place on bringing up children, and how this is mirrored in parental leave.

New Business Diaries: Oli Richards and Nick Elliott

New Business Diaries: Oli Richards and Nick Elliott

Oli Richards, CMO at The Beyond Collective is joined by Founder of Booster Consulting, Nick Elliott to discuss pitching.

IPA On... Representation Matters: Yelena Gaufman, Laura Pirkis, Jessica Tamsedge

IPA On... Representation Matters: Yelena Gaufman, Laura Pirkis, Jessica Tamsedge

Why is authentic representation in media and advertising so important?

EffWorks Global 2023

Highlights from the industry's biggest celebration of marketing effectiveness, EffWorks Global 2023.

Mark Read and Claire Beale

Mark Read and Claire Beale

Mark Read, CEO of WPP is interviewed by Claire Beale, Co-founder of Creative Salon on the challenges at the world’s biggest marketing services group.

The long and the short of it, 10 years on

The long and the short of it, 10 years on

Les Binet and Peter Field talk to Alison Hoad, CSO at Publicis Poke about their seminal publication, ten years on.

Retail media and social commerce

Retail media and social commerce

An expert panel discussion about the predicted growth in retail media advertising spend.

Econometrics and the c-suite

Econometrics and the c-suite

This session brings together key thinkers who share how everyone can use econometrics and how with it, marketing’s voice is heard loud and clear.

AI - Brand destroyer or brand builder?

AI - Brand destroyer or brand builder?

IPA President Josh Krichefksi hosts a debate on AI – is it a brand builder or a brand destroyer?

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair

From dissecting world trends, to understanding how consumers make choices, to unpicking how agencies build brands… leading experts join Paul Bainsfair to discuss the key issues affecting the world of advertising.

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: IPA President Josh Krichefski

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: IPA President Josh Krichefski

IPA President Josh Krichefski joins Paul Bainsfair to discuss the inspiration behind his People First agenda.

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: Mark Denton

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: Mark Denton

One of the most awarded creatives in the world, Mark Denton joins Paul Bainsfair to talk about his decision to become an intern in his 60s.

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: Remembering Jeremy Bullmore

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: Remembering Jeremy Bullmore

IPA Director General Paul Bainsfair talks to Caroline Marshall, William Eccelshare and Amelia Torode about Jeremy's lasting legacy.

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: Archive

AdTalk with Paul Bainsfair: Archive

Listen to the full back catalogue of IPA AdTalk episodes.

New Business Diaries

A podcast series brought to you by the IPA New Business and Marketing Group. In this series we speak to some of the biggest names in our industry on the hot topics within the new business world.

New Business Diaries: Ishan Chatterjee and Anna Vogt

New Business Diaries: Ishan Chatterjee and Anna Vogt

How to turn setbacks into comebacks in the world of new business, learning from the experience and using it as a building block for future success.

New Business Diaries: Nagmeh Taheri and Fergus Waddell

New Business Diaries: Nagmeh Taheri and Fergus Waddell

Nagmeh Taheri talks to Fergus Waddell about his move from account management into new business and the Pitch Positive Pledge.

New Business Diaries: Pedro Martins and Richard Huntington

New Business Diaries: Pedro Martins and Richard Huntington

IPA New Business Group co-Chair Pedro Martins is joined by Richard Huntington for a discussion about his route into advertising.

New Business Diaries: Laura Vipond and Julian Douglas

New Business Diaries: Laura Vipond and Julian Douglas

Laura Vipond and Julian Douglas talk about all things new business, including last year’s launch of the Pitch Positive Pledge.

New Business Diaries: Oli Richards and Jane Austin

New Business Diaries: Oli Richards and Jane Austin

Oli Richards and Jane Austin discuss her career, why the industry should rethink how they view PR and agencies should be devoting time to it.

New Business Diaries: Archive

New Business Diaries: Archive

Listen to the full back catalogue of IPA New Business Diaries episodes.

IPA Business Growth Conference 2023

Highlights from the IPA Business Growth Conference, spotlighting new opportunities for growth and giving guidance on how to positively manage the ongoing change and disruption.

Shift Happens

Shift Happens

An in-depth discussion about a new report into how in-housing has evolved and where the opportunities lie for agencies.

ESG as a driver of growth

ESG as a driver of growth

How should agency leaders navigate the risks and opportunities of ESG? What steps do agencies need to take in the short, medium and long term?

The killer robots are onto us

The killer robots are onto us

Agencies that use AI effectively will have a competitive edge over those that don’t. But what actually is AI? What can and can’t it do?

IPA On… Industry Matters

This podcast tackles big talent issues in our industry, through interviews with specialists, and offers tangible insights and takeaways for agency staff to implement in their own organisations.

IPA On... The iList

IPA On... The iList

Michael Brown talks about his experience being named on the inaugural iList in 2020, judging in 2022 and why you should nominate yourself or anyone striving to make adland a better place for 2024.

IPA On… Breaking taboos: Kit Altin and Vicky Janaway

IPA On… Breaking taboos: Kit Altin and Vicky Janaway

Looking at how adverts can help break taboos and normalise the conversations surrounding perceived shameful or embarrassing topics.

IPA On... Body Positivity And Representation: Hannah March and Yelena Gaufman

IPA On... Body Positivity And Representation: Hannah March and Yelena Gaufman

A special IPA On episode for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October on the need for body positivity in advertising.

IPA On... Reframing Entry Level Talent: Lara Poole & Jess Gibb

IPA On... Reframing Entry Level Talent: Lara Poole & Jess Gibb

Head of People Strategy Lara Poole and CMO Jess Gibb at St Luke’s, join the podcast to discuss how to attract new talent into our industry.

IPA On... Ageism: Kate Bruges and Ayesha Walawalkar

IPA On... Ageism: Kate Bruges and Ayesha Walawalkar

An in-depth look at the representation of over 50s in advertising, from the perspective of employees within agencies.

IPA On... Tokenism: Matthew Chew and Matt Foster

IPA On... Tokenism: Matthew Chew and Matt Foster

Matthew and Matt explore the complex issue of tokenism in advertising and how we can create inclusive and impactful change on and off-screen.

IPA On... Classism: Lee Mabey and Lisa Thompson

IPA On... Classism: Lee Mabey and Lisa Thompson

Wavemaker’s Lisa Thompson and dentsu X’s Lee Mabey join the IPA On podcast to discuss social mobility and classism in advertising.

IPA On...The 4 Day Week: Charlotte Lockhart

IPA On...The 4 Day Week: Charlotte Lockhart

Charlotte Lockhart, CEO and Founder of the 4 Day Week Campaign promotes the benefits of a productivity-focused and reduced-hour workplace.

IPA On...Menopause: Heather Jackson and Kelly Knight

IPA On...Menopause: Heather Jackson and Kelly Knight

Heather Jackson is Co-founder at GenM, an organisation that empowers brands to take menopause seriously and to normalise the conversation.