20 Best Podcast Cover Templates for 2021

Choosing the right cover for your next podcast isn’t always easy. The podcast’s cover is the first (or sometimes the only) image your audience will face. It is important for it to be not only eye-catching but also relevant to your podcast’s theme. As you know, a picture is worth a thousand words. 

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Likewise, your podcast cover is your way of telling people what they will hear, and making it interesting is crucial for your podcast to be successful. The selected color palette, fonts, and graphics will reflect the podcast’s type, and ultimately make it a source of positive feedback from your audience. 

For this reason, we have created a list of the best 20 podcast covers we could find for you. We researched and collected the most captivating free and premium covers to help you create a unique cover. Let’s dive deeper into our list. Almost all of these podcast covers you can edit and customize as you like using free online editor Canva.

Best Podcast Cover Templates


Purple and Orange Microphone Illustrative News & Politics Podcast Cover

This is an eye-catching, free Podcast cover template offered by Canva. It is a great choice for news & politics podcasts. The template is fully customizable and utilizes the BDSans and Bebas Neue Cyrillic fonts.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Green Photo Kids & Family Podcast Cover

If you are looking for a clean, adorable cover for your Kids or Family podcast, then this is one of the best you can find for free. Its earthy colors and Pluma font, offer an amazing outcome.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Blue and Green Photo Health & Wellness Podcast Cover

This is one of the most popular free podcast covers on Canva. It is suitable for Health & Wellness podcasts as it includes a blue and green palette and two relaxing fonts, Rasputin and Agrandir Wide.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Green Yellow and Orange Photo Kids & Family Podcast Cover

Some of the Kids & Family podcasts prefer a cute cover, like the one we mentioned earlier on the list. However, if you look for a hilarious, playful cover for your Kids & Family podcast, this is the right one for you.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Black and White Paper Photo Sports & Recreation Podcast Cover

Sports and Recreation podcasts are very popular nowadays. This is one of the best podcast covers we could find for this podcast niche. By including a black and white palette and two suitable fonts, this cover is both eye-catching and motivational.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Podcast Instagram Creator | CANVA PS

This package will offer you way more than just one podcast cover. Eviory has created a vast bundle of 170 templates for you to customize and combine. The pack is suitable for any type of business, bloggers, coaches, Instagram influencers, etc.

Format: Canva

Price: Premium

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Pink and Green Picnic Illustrative Kids & Family Podcast Cover

Pink and Green Picnic is an amazing cover for Kids & Family podcasts. The illustration is cute and relaxing, the color palette is vibrant and the fonts selected are the best companion for a stunning podcast cover.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Pink and Yellow Woman Portraits Comedy Podcast Cover

What could be better for a comedy podcast than a big smile and a flower. Well, this Canva cover utilizes those two beautiful graphics, with an attractive pink and yellow palette and captivating fonts.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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White Portraits Health & Wellness Podcast Cover

This is a minimalist podcast cover for numerous health & wellness episodic series. The selected colors and the vertically aligned Lovelo font make it one of the smartest choices for this type of podcast.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Podcast Theme Creator | CANVA

Studio Loire has developed an enormous Podcast theme creator template, suitable for podcasters, creators, and entrepreneurs. The bundle includes 24 fully-customizable, square Instagram / Facebook templates, free fonts, instructions, and much more for the creation of unique outcomes.

Format: Canva

Price: Premium

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Black and White Man Portraits Arts & Culture Podcast Cover

If you created an Arts & Culture podcast and don’t know how to create a suitable cover for it, we have you covered. This is a black & white cover, which includes the Arialle and Maharlika fonts for the construction of an attractive, vintage podcast cover.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Blue and Pink Typography Stories & Fiction Podcast Cover

Due to the selection of vibrant colors and eye-catching fonts, this is one of the best covers on the market for Stories & Function podcasts. The graphics are beautifully combined with the colors and fonts, making this cover a great choice for this type of podcast.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Red Woman Photo Comedy Podcast Cover

This is a free, funny podcast cover created by Canva specifically for comedy podcasts. The selection of fonts is very smart and the utilization of a red & pink palette makes this cover extremely eye-catching.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Podcast Carousel Instagram Template

Blancalab Studio offers a fully-customizable template bundle, suitable for any type of podcast. The package includes 25 templates divided into 5 carousels, and all you have to do is edit them through Photoshop or Canva to create a unique cover for your podcast.

Format: Canva & PSD

Price: Premium

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Pink and Purple Woman Illustrative Arts & Culture Podcast Cover

A smart, impressive illustration is all you need for the creation of an amazing Arts & Culture podcast cover. Well, this free Canva cover utilizes such an illustration, framed by captivating colors and fonts.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Brown Typography Stories & Fiction Podcast Cover

This vintage, eye-catching cover is perfect for stories & fiction podcasts. The brown palette is combined with two minimalist fonts, that will make your audience feel like they are hearing the podcast in a cozy coffee shop.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Purple Orange and Yellow Gradient Typography Education How Tos Podcast Cover

If you need a great cover for your education podcast, then this is one of the best ways to go. The gradient color background and the Hammersmith and Montserrat fonts, construct one of the most simple, yet beautiful, covers on our list.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Podcast Instagram Templates

Azruca has created one of the most playful, striking podcast cover collections on the market. The bandle includes 13 fully customizable PSD files, numerous layers for you to choose from and combine, and several fonts for the creation of unique designs.

Format: PSD

Price: Premium

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Colorful Handdrawn Typography Kids & Family Podcast Cover

This is one of the smartest covers for Kids & Family podcasts. Although there is no illustration, the combination of basic graphics, cute fonts, and different colors, make this cover an ideal solution.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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Orange and Blue Man Portraits Arts & Culture Podcast Cover

Arts & Culture is a broad podcast category. This is why we also included a more playful cover for this niche. The utilization of vibrant colors and plain fonts, make this free cover a perfect choice for lively culture podcasts.

Format: Canva

Price: Free

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