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  • Riveter launches to showcase experience in offering podcast production and marketing
    on February 6, 2023 at 11:53 am

    Premium podcast studio Frequency Machine and leading podcast marketing agency Tink Media have joined forces to create Riveter, a podcast production and marketing joint venture company that has identified a more effective way to grow a podcast audience. Finding and growing the right audience is often the most challenging part of making a successful […]

  • The second annual Ondas World Podcast Awards garner 1,178 submissions
    on February 6, 2023 at 10:52 am

    This release is in Spanish here The second edition of the Ondas World Podcast Awards, organized by PRISA Audio and Cadena SER, has garnered a total of 1,178 official submissions from 18 countries. That’s a 25% increase in the number of those vying for the prizes – just one year after the inception of these awards. The final 65 nominees for the […]

  • Los 65 nominados de los II Premios Ondas Globales del Podcast DEF
    on February 6, 2023 at 9:51 am

    This release is in English here Hoy se han dado a conocer en Málaga los nominados de la segunda edición de los Premios Ondas Globales del Podcast. La firma de Dios, Blum, Canción Exploder, _Los últimos días de Maradona, _AdolesZentes, Los papeles, _Chapapote: _la mancha del Prestige, Cada capa de _l’atmosfera, y Artxipelagoa son algunos de […]

  • Nicole Lapin Launches “Money News Network,” Podcast-Driven Network Created to Champion Financial Literacy
    on February 6, 2023 at 8:50 am

    Nicole Lapin, prolific New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and former CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg news anchor, announced today her first-of-its-kind business- and finance-focused podcast network, Money News Network (MNN). MNN will be the home of the premiere business podcasts and personalities. “We are still in the beginning […]

  • The Sandton Times Hour marks its 100th show
    on February 6, 2023 at 6:49 am

    Reaching a significant milestone, The Sandton Times Hour, a radio show and podcast that brings the webpages of The Sandton Times to life, marked its 100th show this week. To celebrate this major achievement, the show was presented from a cruise ship off the coast of South Africa, bringing together local and international travel media voices in an […]

  • Libsyn's AdvertiseCast Signs Exclusive Advertising Partnerships with 604 Podcast Network & The Suspendables
    on February 3, 2023 at 9:28 am

    Building on its expansion into Canada, Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn”), the leading all-in-one podcasting platform for creators and advertisers, today announced two separate exclusive advertising partnerships between Libsyn’s AdvertiseCast, the industry’s premier podcast advertising marketplace that connects advertisers with […]

  • Amnesty International Canada’s debut podcast tackles anti-Black racism, surveillance, and policing
    on February 2, 2023 at 11:20 am

    Amnesty International Canada’s first-ever podcast, Rights Back At You, launched yesterday, introducing listeners to frontline activists creating unstoppable, lasting change in Canada and beyond. Season 1 is an unflinching look at anti-Black racism in the post-2020 era. In each episode of the five-part series, host Daniella Barreto examines a […]

  • Free Turn Entertainment snaps up “Hunting Ghislaine” Executive from Dentsu’s The Story Lab
    on February 2, 2023 at 5:16 am

    Free Turn Entertainment has announced the arrival of Robbie Ashcroft as Managing Partner, formerly International Development Partner at Dentsu’s The Story Lab, Robbie will join the leadership team and focus on continuing to grow Free Turn’s original audio slate, drive their entertainment innovation pipeline across emerging platforms, as well […]

  • Soundstack adds executives from Veritonic, Adswizz and Libsyn
    on February 2, 2023 at 4:15 am

    SoundStack, the audio-as-a-service (AaaS) company, today announces the appointment of three executive hires to round out its marketing, finance, and product groups. Scott Klass, Chief Marketing Officer; Bill Feichtmann, Vice President, Finance; and Tony Licon, Head of Product, will expand on the foundations established by their respective teams to […]

  • Libsyn’s Julep Expands into Spain
    on February 2, 2023 at 3:14 am

    Julep Media GmbH (“Julep”), Germany’s largest independent platform for podcast advertising – a Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn”) company, today announced its expansion into Spain with a localized version of its podcast platform and the appointment of two audio and sales experts to drive growth for the region. Based in Madrid, […]

  • Libsyn unveils January 2023 Podcast Advertising Rates
    on February 2, 2023 at 2:13 am

    Today, Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn”), the leading all-in-one podcasting platform for creators and advertisers, announced its January 2023 Podcast Advertising Rates, including the highest and most accessible CPM categories. “We saw a slightly lower average CPM rate in January due to the typical seasonality which follows the holiday […]

  • This Valentine’s Day commiserate with Songs My Ex Ruined, a podcast from Nevermind Media
    on February 1, 2023 at 10:05 am

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a podcast has come along to share the crappiest love stories of all time. Songs My Ex Ruined is a podcast about songs people can never listen to again, because their terrible exes destroyed them forever. Whether you got dumped, broke up, had a soundtrack to a sweet memory or a bitter argument, or were merely […]

  • UK’s fast-growing independent podcast company Novel secures £5 million from capital investor VGC Partners
    on February 1, 2023 at 9:04 am

    Multi award-winning premium podcast production company Novel has closed its Series A round, securing a £5 million investment from growth capital investor VGC Partners. Founded in 2019 by Sean Glynn (CEO, pictured above) and co-owned with Max O'Brien (Chief Content Officer) and Matt O'Mara (Managing Director), Novel has grown rapidly to become the […]

  • LA public radio station KPCC will be branded LAist 89.3, aligning terrestrial and digital media efforts
    on February 1, 2023 at 7:04 am

    Southern California Public Radio today announced that it will align all of the organization’s award-winning local news and information resources under a unified brand: LAist. As part of this change, radio station KPCC will now be branded LAist 89.3. Coordinating all efforts under one LAist brand - including radio (LAist 89.3), online […]

  • AdLarge Adds “Crime Analyst” True Crime Podcast to Ad Sales Portfolio
    on February 1, 2023 at 4:03 am

    AdLarge announced today that the Crime Analyst podcast has joined the company’s podcast portfolio. Crime Analyst is hosted by world-renowned former New Scotland Yard criminal behavioral analyst, Laura Richards, who delves deep into each case carefully examining the critical facets of the “who” and “why” in modern day crimes - […]

  • Nielsen to market Edison Research’s Share of Ear® and Edison Podcast Metrics™ to ad agencies
    on February 1, 2023 at 3:02 am

    Nielsen, a global leader in audience measurement, data and analytics, announced today that it will market Edison Research’s Share of Ear® and Edison Podcast Metrics™ services to advertising agencies. Edison’s Share of Ear is a highly regarded and widely cited service that provides deep insights about the complete audio landscape, including […]

  • CNN Audio Names Steve Lickteig As New Executive Producer
    on February 1, 2023 at 12:01 am

    CNN Audio announced today that Steve Lickteig has joined the network as the Executive Producer of podcast and audio content, managing production and strategy. Lickteig will report into Katie Hinman, CNN’s Vice President of Development, whose portfolio includes overseeing the CNN Audio brand, with marquee programming such as All There is with […]

  • Ausha Reports a 17% Audience Increase for Brand Podcasts in 2022
    on January 31, 2023 at 9:53 am

    Pulling data from the 200+ brand podcasts hosted on its platform, Ausha reports a 17% audience increase for the category in 2022. The data pool is a diverse one: 32% of those podcasts are by CAC 40 companies, i.e. companies ranking in the Top 40 of the French stock market such as BNP Paribas, Orange, Renault, the LVMH group or even EDF, while the […]

  • Marketers Predict Programmatic Advertising Spend in Podcasts to Triple by 2027, Acast Study Finds
    on January 31, 2023 at 9:32 am

    Acast, the world’s largest independent podcast company, today released the results of a first-of-its kind industry study which surveyed the knowledge and feelings of US marketers about programmatic advertising in podcasting. According to the research, only 42% of US marketers said they have a detailed understanding of programmatic advertising, […]

  • Libsyn Announces Partnership with YouTube to Deliver Real-Time Metrics for Podcast Advertisers
    on January 31, 2023 at 5:52 am

    Today, Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn”), the leading all-in-one podcasting platform for creators and advertisers, announced a data integration partnership with YouTube for podcasters. Specifically, Libsyn’s AdvertiseCast, the industry’s premier podcast advertising marketplace that connects advertisers with podcasters, is now connected […]

  • Podimo Strengthens Its Product and Growth Teams with Two Key Hires
    on January 31, 2023 at 4:51 am

    Europe’s fastest-growing podcast and audiobook subscription service Podimo welcomes Malvina Goldfeld to the company as Chief Product Officer, as well as Johann Querné, who has joined as VP of Growth. Goldfeld is a product and business leader with over 15 years of experience crafting strategy and building products, programs and teams at Meta […]

  • Boomer and Gen Z Podcast Listener Studies Announced
    on January 30, 2023 at 9:17 am

    Edison Research, the leader in podcast audience research in the U.S., today announces two major podcast thought leadership studies to be presented in first quarter of 2023. Hit Play, Boomer: Podcasting’s 55+ Opportunity from NPR and Edison Research will focus on podcast listeners age 55 and older. The study will explore this oft-overlooked but […]

  • Mamamia launches self-discovery, sex, and relationships podcast, HER with Sophie Cachia
    on January 30, 2023 at 8:16 am

    Mamamia has teamed up with entrepreneur and author Sophie Cachia to kickstart 2023 with a brand new podcast, HER with Sophie Cachia. The limited series shares the raw, unfiltered stories of women in same-sex relationships and how they explored their sexuality. Sophie’s life was upended unexpectedly after meeting... Her. Now she’s sharing that […]

  • Pulitzer Prize winner Jake Halpern investigates Ivy League identity thief in third season of Deep Cover
    on January 30, 2023 at 7:15 am

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jake Halpern returns with season three of his hit investigative podcast series Deep Cover – the show about people with secret identities, double lives, and how far people are willing to go in the pursuit of a greater cause. This season starts with the story of Brooke Henson, who disappeared from her home in […]

  • CBC Launches “Q With Tom Power” As a Podcast-First Format, Reveals Upcoming Lineup of Guests
    on January 30, 2023 at 6:14 am

    CBC, Canada’s public broadcaster and #1 Canadian podcaster, today shared details about the launch of its popular Q with Tom Power show in a podcast-first format. Starting on January 30th, the show - which releases new episodes five days a week– will feature acclaimed interviewer Tom Power sitting down to chat with the artists, writers, actors […]