NPR, WBEZ, WNYC To Hold 'Podcast Upfront' Today
April 29, 2015 at 7:17 AM (PT)
NPR, CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA News-Talk WBEZ/CHICAGO, and NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK are holding an upfront presentation for their podcasts this afternoon in NEW YORK.
The event will showcase the companies' podcasts to advertisers, including "SERIAL." "THIS AMERICAN LIFE," "RADIOLAB," "WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME." "INVISIBILIA," "FREAKONOMICS RADIO," and more. "SNAP JUDGMENT" host GLYNN WASHINGTON and "RADIOLAB" co-host JAD ABUMRAD will host the upfront with appearances by "THIS AMERICAN LIFE"'s IRA GLASS, "SERIAL" Executive Producer JULIE SNYDER, and "TED RADIO HOUR" host GUY RAZ.
The upfront comes as WNYC prepares a new national radio show and podcast with THE NEW YORKER, according to a report at CAPITAL NEW YORK. The show, which has no name or launch date set, is likely to debut in the FALL.