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Chicago Manual of Style

Videos, Podcasts, and Other Online Multimedia (Sec. 14.267)

  • When citing a podcast, set the podcast title in italics, and the episode title (and number, if it is included in the title of the episode) in roman with quotation marks. The date of publication should be included after the episode title rather than before the medium, as shown below.
  • Note: Inclusion of the word “podcast” follows the same guidelines as inclusion of the word “blog” above. “Podcast, MP3 audio” is used below, then, as an example placeholder and would not necessarily be required for this specific example.
General Format 
Full Note: 

1. First Name Surname of presenter/author, "Title of Work in Quotations," date filmed or date posted, Sponsoring Body, length of video, URL.


1. Naomi Klein, "Addicted to Risk," posted December 2010, TED video, 19:49,

2. Melvin Bragg et al., "Iris Murdoch," filmed October 21, 2021, in In Our Time: Philosophy, produced by Simon Tillotson, podcast, MP3 audio, 54:26,

3. Philosophy Classroom, "Plato's Apology of Socrates: 10 Key Points," posted September 24, 2017, YouTube video, 7:03.

Subsequent Note: 

4. Author Surname, "Title of Work."


4. Klein, "Addicted to Risk."

5. Bragg et al., "Iris Murdoch."

6. Philosophy Classroom, "Plato's Apology of Socrates."


Presenter/Author Surname, First Name. "Title of Work in Quotations." Date filmed/posted. Sponsoring Body, length of video.  URL.


Bragg, Melvin, Anil Gomes, Anne Rowe, and Miles Leeson. "Iris Murdoch." Produced by Simon Tillotson. In Our Time: Philosophy. Posted October 21, 2021. Podcast, MP3 audio, 54:26,

Klein, Naomi. "Addicted to Risk." Posted December 2010. TED video, 19:49. 

Philosophy Classroom. "Plato's Apology of Socrates: 10 Key Points." Posted September 24, 2017. YouTube video, 7:03.