Podcast Guest Release (with Compensation)

The Podcast Guest Release with Compensation is a quick and simple, but very important document to get signed by all your guests.

It sets out the terms for their appearance, the date, compensation, and release date as well as secures appearance rights including, voice, and likeness rights to actually air and promote the episode.

It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:

  • Date of Recording
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Name of Podcast
  • Compensation
  • Use Rights of Recording
  • And More!

The Podcast Guest Release is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between a Podcast Owner, Podcast Production Company, or Podcast Producer and a Podcast Guest who is appearing for compensation.

This release is for compensated guests.

All Podcasts need guest release forms.  You want a written release from your guests to ensure no future problems.

Make sure you secure all the rights you need with the Podcast Guest Release form!

Creating a contract ensures that the parties making the agreement will have all the proper terms and conditions laid out in advance of the engagement.

Other names for this Document:

Podcast Guest Release, Podcast Guest Release Contract, Podcast Guest Release Agreement, Podcast Guest Agreement, Podcast Guest Contract, Guest Release for Podcast, Podcast Appearance Release, Appearance Release for Podcast Guest.

Approximate time to complete contract:  6-7 Minutes

Single-Use Contract Unless Purchased with a Subscription


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What Is It?

The Podcast Guest Release with Compensation covers the essential contract terms between a Podcast Producer and a Podcast Guest appearing without compensation:

This standard Podcast legal contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The name of the Podcast
  • The Date of the Appearance of the Podcast Guest
  • The Release of Rights by the Podcast Guest.
  • The Use Rights of the Recording, including promotion and advertising rights
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  • The transfer of intellectual property rights to the Podcast Recording
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between the Podcast Producer and the Podcast Guest.

Some things needed to build your custom Podcast Guest Release with Compensation:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Name of the Podcast Production
  • Dates of Recording
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Podcast Guest Release, you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.

Other Agreements You May Need:

Podcast Voice Over Agreement


Podcast Audio Engineer Contract


Podcast Host Agreement


Podcast Composer Agreement


Podcast Editor Agreement


Podcast Collaboration Agreement


Sponsorship Agreement


Packages You May Need:

Professional Podcast Package
The Podcast Package is designed to cover your podcast's unique needs. It includes all the most common agreements needed to run a steady podcast as well as some unique ones like the Podcast Sound Engineer Agreement and Guest Release Agreement. This package will make sure your business stays protected while giving you peace of mind! All Contracts in Podcast Package are Single-Use.

Price $39.00

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