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Best Podcasting Microphones in 2020

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Podcasting is a huge and growing industry. The medium has become super popular in the last few years as access to professional equipment has become a lot easier, making starting your own professional podcast at home extremely easy to do. While you don't need to spend a lot of money to start recording, you will want to invest in a microphone that ensures your listeners can hear the passion in your voice as you discuss your favorite topics. When it comes to the best microphones for podcasting, here are our top picks.

The bottom line

A well-manufactured microphone is an essential addition to any podcaster's must-have equipment list. A microphone like the Blue Yeti USB Mic for Recording & Streaming on PC and Mac (opens in new tab) is great for beginners and professional podcasters. It is easy to use and is equipped with a ton of features to make sure your sound quality is always as flawless as can be.

If you're just starting on your podcasting journey or are looking for a microphone that is great for use in your home, the ZealSound Condenser Broadcast Microphone (opens in new tab) or the Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Studio XLR Microphone (opens in new tab) are brilliant options. The ZealSound mic is a great affordable option to try out as you learn the ropes of podcasting, while the Audio-Technica microphone is more advanced and comes equipped with features for use at home.

Camille Sanghera is a freelance writer who loves using the power of words to give individuals and objects a voice. When she is not content writing, you can find her running trails with her dogs or writing novels and e-books. Find her on Instagram at @projectpvo.