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Co-host template

A guide to co-hosting an episode

Why use co-hosting as a format?

Introducing a co-host is a great way to engage others on your team with your podcast. This format allows you to grab a co-worker, get creative, and share the fun of recording.

Use this template as a general guideline for your next episode, or in addition to any of our other scripts.

Co-host template


Hi there and thanks for joining. We are your hosts, [name] and [name], and this is another episode of [podcast name]. 

Today, we're excited to talk about [topic].

Introduction boosts
  • Recap of the last episode—here’s what you missed
  • Encourage commenting—ask for feedback from your listeners

First section: Set the stage

Offer 2-3 talking points to get the conversation rolling

Examples of talking points

  • An important company milestone
  • Feedback from your customers
  • A big win or a shared accomplishment

Second section: Dig into your topic

Examples of talking points

  • Ask your co-host how they feel about the topic
  • Share any feedback that you've heard from others on your team

Third section: Takeaways and parting thoughts

Examples of talking points

  • Ask your co-host to share the takeaways from your conversation
  • Tell listeners how they can learn more about the topic

[Optional] Plug for future content

We’ll be back with our next episode [next week, in two weeks, etc.].

In the meantime, we love getting feedback from our listeners right here on Storyboard. To share a newsworthy item we should consider for a future topic, make sure to leave us a comment below.


Thank you for joining us for another episode of [Podcast Name]. You can find our episodes right here on Storyboard by accessing the mobile app or the website.

To get the latest updates, make sure to turn on Push Notifications in the Storyboard mobile app so you can stay in the loop when new episodes come out. Thanks so much for tuning in. Until next time!  

Wrap-up boosts
  • Ask others to create their own series
  • Encourage users to share this episode
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