GIMLET MEDIA's latest podcast is a branded content effort with dating app TINDER.
"DTR," the title of which stands for "define the relationship," is a six-episode series hosted by JANE MARIE and looking at dating-related topics. The show is being produced by GIMLET CREATIVE and branded by TINDER. The show's description says, "There’s no denying it: technology has changed the rules of the game. DTR is a show about everything from ope more »
Three new executives have joined the C-suite at SCRIPPS' podcast network and sales rep firm MIDROLL MEDIA, reports HOT POD's NICK QUAH.
The new adds include KORRI KOLESA, joining MIDROLL as Head of Sales from the Project Director post at SPARK NO. 9 and filling the gap left by LEX FRIEDMAN's move to Chief Revenue Officer; attorney and video producer ERIC SPIEGELMAN as VP/Business Affairs, filling the slot formerly held by now-CEO ERIK DIEHN; and former GIMLET MEDIA Head Editor and AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA Managing Director PETER CLOWNEY as Executive Editor.
PODTRAC's eighth monthly ranking of podcast publishers, for NOVEMBER 2016, show all of the top 10 networks dipping in audience from OCTOBER but still over SEPTEMBER's levels. In addition, PODTRAC notes that the top 10 saw 203 million total Global Unique Streams and Downloads for the month, down by 3 million from OCTOBER. In the top 10, NERDIST INDUSTRIES made a re-appearance in the 10th slot while AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA dropped out. The rankings, which only include shows opting ... more »
Former CBS RADIO Sports WSCR-A (670 THE SCORE)/CHICAGO and FOX SPORTS RADIO host MIKE NORTH has launched a daily podcast.
CHICAGOLAND RADIO AND MEDIA reports that "MIKE NORTH: STICKS AND STONES" will post weekdays at about 9:30a (CT) on GOW MEDIA's PODCAST ARENA network, NORTH's website, and via AUDIOBOOM and iTUNES.
The PODOMATIC podcasting platform is partnering with the ADVERTISECAST online advertising marketplace to have the latter represent independent podcasts for advertising sales. The partnership allows podcasters to create a profile with ADVERTISECAST for advertisers to peruse and to place spots on the shows, with 80% of the revenue to go to the podcaster. PODOMATIC Head of Partnerships and Customer Success SLOAN WILSON said, “PODOMATIC’s new partnership with ADVERTISECAST ... more »
iHEARTRADIO is partnering with ARIANNA HUFFINGTON's new THRIVE GLOBAL company to produce a podcast on well-being. HUFFINGTON will host "THE THRIVE GLOBAL PODCAST WITH iHEARTRADIO," posting bi-weekly starting in JANUARY; on the show, she will interview celebrities about "how they thrive by prioritizing their well-being."
"We are at an inflection point in history where technology has granted us powers that accelerate the speed of life beyond our capacity ... more »
Former NBA star and current TNT NBA analyst CHRIS WEBBER has started his own podcast, "FEARLESS OR INSANE," via PODCASTONE. New episodes will post TUESDAYS, starting TODAY (11/29). “I am excited about my new podcast FEARLESS OR INSANE, where we will discuss sports, athletes and their impact on society,” said WEBBER. “It is my hope that this show will both inform and inspire by going beyond the court and the field, and tapping into real life where ... more »
Now On iHeartRadio
Shows from the reVOLVER podcast network have joined the lineup at iHEARTRADIO and are now available to users of the app and site.
“iHEARTMEDIA reaches 91 percent of the U.S. Hispanic population on a monthly basis, and continues to command the top talent and programs in the industry such as, EL SHOW DE PIOLÍN and WRONGFUL CONVICTION WITH JASON FLOM,” said reVOLVER President JACK HOBBS. “Our line-up of podcasts fit seamlessly with the iHEARTRADIO brand.” more »
PODCASTONE is partnering with SOUTHERN CROSS AUSTEREO to launch PODCASTONE AUSTRALIA, which will develop, distribute and sell podcasts in AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND and being the content to PODCASTONE's U.S. platform as well. The new Australian platform will launch early in 2017, with SCA Head of Strategic Partnerships GRANT TOTHILL named SCA Head of Podcasting.
SOUTHERN CROSS AUSTEREO CEO GRANT BLACKLEY said, “I am thrilled that SCA has this opportunity to be ... more »
Eighteen years after debuting as an online radio station, current-podcaster PULSE 22.5/OKLAHOMA CITY freshens its look and sound, with a new logo courtesy of PETER NGUYEN and new imaging featuring the voice of GRANT GEORGE and production from STEVEN REINES.
In addition to the previous "Best Of The '10s Vol. 3," the webcaster continues to post replays of old shows, where the old logo and imaging (by MIKE CARTA) continue to reign.
All remain available through PODOMATIC, iTUNES, GOOGLE PLAY and STITCHER.
CBS RADIO’s PLAY.IT podcast network is adding a new bilingual podcast, “AMBER ROSE PRESENTS: RISQUÉ WITH RAQC AND RUBI.” The new weekly show, produced by ROSE and hosted by former radio host RAQUEL "RaqC" CORDOVA and TELEMUNDO "AL ROJO VIVO" entertainment reporter RUBI MOLINA, is being posted WEDNESDAYS. CBS RADIO EVP/Digital J.D. CROWLEY said, “AMBER ROSE has an authentic and powerful voice that young people connect with and ... more »
Anaheim In '17
PODCAST MOVEMENT will be back in 2017, and registration will open on FRIDAY (11/25) at midnight (ET). The convention for podcasters, previously held in DALLAS, FORT WORTH, and CHICAGO, will be held at the ANAHEIM MARRIOTT AUGUST 23rd-25th.
Registration at all levels -- standard, standard plus (includes on-demand recordings of every session), and pro pass (adds reserved seating at all keynote and featured speaker talks and access to the Pro Networking Lounge with snacks and drinks) will be discounted from FRIDAY through NOVEMBER 29th, and those registering by NOVEMBER 28th will receive a T-shirt with registration. Find out more and register starting FRIDAY by clicking here.
FIRST LOOK MEDIA is launching a new podcast with Irish comedian MAEVE HIGGINS, now based in NEW YORK. "MAEVE IN AMERICA," featuring HIGGINS' observations as a new arrival to AMERICA, debuts TODAY and is being distributed by PANOPLY. “We are incredibly excited to be working with MAEVE on this podcast,” said FIRST LOOK SVP/Programming LISA LEINGANG. “Not only is she a delightful performer and a wonderful storyteller, but MAEVE has experienced ... more »
PODTRAC's OCTOBER 2016 ranking of the Top 20 podcasts, ranked by unique U.S. monthly audience, shows predictable action for political podcasts, with NPR POLITICS jumping from 13th to seventh and FIVE THIRTY EIGHT's politics podcast appearing for the first time. The show listed as "Publisher declined to list show" fell off the chart this month, but the leaders remained the same The complete OCTOBER list:
THIS AMERICAN LIFE (last month #1) RADIOLAB ... more »
Podcast network WONDERY has added another scripted show, the politicak thriller "TERMS," produced by DALLAS-based SPOKE MEDIA. The show, about a controversial President-elect and actions by the outgoing President to head off catastrophe, debuted in the feed of another WONDERY scripted show, "SECRETS, CRIMES & AUDIOTAPE."
A cast of local DALLAS stage actors, including JEFFREY SCHMIDT, LYDIA MACKAY, BRANDON POTTER, CHRISTIE VELA, and TONY RAMIREZ, stars in ... more »