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  • Canadaland announces 2024 slate featuring a packed lineup of new and returning shows
    on February 26, 2024 at 7:40 am

    In the summer of 2023, Canadaland opened its first call for submissions, receiving more than 275 pitches from journalists and audio makers from around the world. “We were overwhelmed by the number of amazing concepts we received. The shows we are set to release are the ones that we were most wild about and had to bring into the world,” said […]

  • ‘Half-Arsed History’ Podcast Joins Acast Creator Network, Hits Six Million Listens
    on February 26, 2024 at 1:59 am

    Acast, the world’s leading independent podcast company, has signed the popular history podcast Half-Arsed History to its growing Acast Creator Network. Boasting six million all-time listens, 90,000 weekly listens and huge audiences in Australia, the UK, US and New Zealand, ‘Half-Arsed History’ takes listeners on a journey through the ages, […]

  • Environmental broadcaster Liz Bonnin launches Dead River
    on February 26, 2024 at 1:44 am

    Dead River is a compelling new six-part podcast series which delves deep into the heart of the worst environmental tragedy in Brazilian history – the Mariana Dam disaster of 2015. On the 5th of November 2015, the Mariana Dam collapsed, unleashing over 50 million cubic metres of arsenic-laced waste into the ancient Doce River. Toxic mudflows […]

  • Lemonada Media Adds Hit Podcasts “Podcrushed” and “Threedom” to Its Award-Winning Lineup
    on February 26, 2024 at 12:57 am

    Lemonada Media, the award-winning podcast network that makes life suck less, today announced the addition of popular comedy and pop-culture podcasts Podcrushed and Threedom to its original podcast lineup.The network will oversee ad sales and distribution for both shows. “Podcrushed,” hosted by Penn Badgley (“Gossip Girl,” “YOU”), Nava […]

  • Entries are now open for the 2024 International Women’s Podcast Awards
    on February 26, 2024 at 12:53 am

    Entries open today for the 2024 International Women's Podcast Awards. Now in its 4th year, the awards will take place on Wednesday 19th June at the IET London: Savoy Place with an accompanying global livestream, bringing together podcasters, audio professionals, and podcast enthusiasts to celebrate the remarkable achievements of women in […]

  • The Podcast Broker announces the sale of several popular podcasts
    on February 26, 2024 at 12:48 am

    The Podcast Broker, a premier peer-to-peer podcast buying platform, announces the sale of several fan-favorite podcasts, including Disturbed: True Horror Stories, The RR Show | Reddit Stories Narrated, and Bridechilla - Wedding Planning Podcast. Led by True Native Media’s Heather Osgood, The Podcast Broker eliminates third-party interference by […]

  • ARN's iHeart celebrates four years of growth
    on February 26, 2024 at 12:44 am

    ARN’s iHeart has celebrated its fourth birthday, marking a remarkable journey of dominance and growth in the country's podcasting landscape since its launch on February 25, 2020. Over the past four years, ARN’s iHeart has firmly established itself as Australia’s leading podcast publisher. The platform has seen an incredible 150% growth in […]

  • NZME announces appointment of James Butcher as Chief Commercial Officer
    on February 25, 2024 at 11:40 pm

    New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has today announced the appointment of James Butcher to the role of Chief Commercial Officer. Butcher has been with NZME since 2021 as Head of Digital Audio, with responsibility for the company’s content and commercialisation strategy across its digital audio portfolio, which includes iHeartRadio and […]

  • Heroes & Humans: Simon Kuper and Mehreen Khan to host new football podcast
    on February 22, 2024 at 2:10 am

    A transformative approach to football podcasting arrives with Financial Times columnist and football writer, Simon Kuper, and Mehreen Khan, Economics Editor at The Times of London. The duo's new podcast, Heroes & Humans, brought to life by the newly created media venture studio Immaterial, will provide in-depth audio-biographies of football's […]

  • Audily Team Welcomes The Pop Ups - Leaning into Live Events and Children’s Content
    on February 22, 2024 at 1:56 am

    Independent content production companies Audily and The Pop Ups today announced that they have joined forces in a business combination to bring first-class children’s musical and podcast content as well as live event services to the market from the Audily media collective. Led by co-founders and three-time GRAMMY nominees Jason Rabinowitz and […]

  • mowPod continues to grow, adding two experienced audio veterans to its team
    on February 22, 2024 at 12:22 am

    mowPod, a leading innovator in audience development technology for podcasts, proudly announces the strategic additions of Jesse Kinney and Holly Garrard to its growing sales team. Jesse Kinney, former Account Executive at iHeartMedia and SMB Account Executive at SoundHound, brings invaluable expertise as the newly appointed Business Development […]

  • From Foster to Forever features real stories of nontraditional families born through foster-to-adopt
    on February 21, 2024 at 8:44 am

    From Foster to Forever, a new podcast dedicated to educating and inspiring people about the foster-to-adopt journey, is proud to announce the launch of its first season, which highlights eight foster-to-adopt success stories. With a mission to shed light on the challenges and triumphs within the foster care and adoption process, the podcast aims […]

  • Romain Roy lance "Feuille de Route" : un podcast engagé à la rencontre des acteurs du changement
    on February 21, 2024 at 8:11 am

    Romain Roy, fondateur et PDG de Greenweez, place de marché leader sur la consommation responsable et entreprise à mission, annonce avec enthousiasme le lancement de son nouveau podcast, Feuille de Route. Fort de son expérience en tant que leader de Greenweez, Romain Roy souhaite partager ses connaissances et explorer, avec ses invités, les […]

  • The Independent Podcast Awards To Return In 2024
    on February 21, 2024 at 8:05 am

    The Independent Podcast Awards team is delighted to confirm that the event will return in 2024, with entries opening in Spring. The awards will take place at Kings Place in Kings Cross on Wednesday 23rd October. Launched by whynow and Verbal Diorama in 2023 to great success, the awards celebrate the truly independent podcasts in the community. […]

  • Spreaker Introduces the Supporters Club, a Monthly Subscription Tool
    on February 20, 2024 at 11:26 am

    Today, Spreaker, the trailblazing podcast platform, proudly unveils an additional revenue stream to empower podcasters – the Supporters Club. This feature which is available to all podcasts hosted on the Spreaker platform allows listeners to directly support their favorite creators through a monthly subscription model, where an unprecedented […]

  • Podeo and imo Partnership Connects Podcasts with 200+ Million Listeners
    on February 20, 2024 at 9:02 am

    Podeo, the dominant podcast platform in the MENA region, joins forces with global messaging giant imo, reaching over 200 million users in 170 countries and 62 languages. This game-changing partnership enables seamless distribution of Podeo-hosted podcasts directly to imo’s booming Voice section, instantly connecting podcasters with a massive […]

  • Veritonic Partners with Realeyes to Unveil the First-Ever Audio Attention Report
    on February 20, 2024 at 9:00 am

    Veritonic, the industry’s comprehensive audio analytics and research platform, announced today the Veritonic Audio Attention Report, a new gold-standard tool enabling advertisers to create more effective audio advertising. The report was created in partnership with Realeyes, the leading computer vision and attention AI company. The audio […]

  • Introducing Creature Preacher: Rococo Punch Unleashes the Secret World of Animal Psychics
    on February 20, 2024 at 8:52 am

    Rococo Punch introduces an unprecedented journey into the animal kingdom with the launch of its latest podcast, Creature Preacher, hosted by the renowned animal psychic, Nancy Mello. Premiering on February 20th, Nancy brings her extraordinary gift to the forefront, offering listeners a unique window into the minds and hearts of their beloved […]

  • Avant Haüs Media Launches The Women’s Podcast Industry Network
    on February 20, 2024 at 2:56 am

    Today, Avant Haüs Media proudly announces the launch of The Women’s Podcast Industry Network, a groundbreaking initiative designed to create a supportive and empowering space for women and non-binary individuals in the world of podcasting. With a keen awareness of the pressing need to balance ambition with self-care, the networking membership […]

  • Did Katherine Ryan just make media planning sexy? Comedian stars in new campaign for podcast company Acast
    on February 19, 2024 at 8:50 am

    Acast, the world’s largest independent podcast company and home to the most valuable podcast marketplace has worked with subculture specialists Weirdo to launch “Get Closer To Your Audience”, its biggest ever B2B brand campaign aimed at brands, marketers and advertisers. Rejecting the corporate conventions of B2B marketing, this […]

  • Wondery+ and Law&Crime Close Exclusive Content Distribution Deal
    on February 19, 2024 at 1:05 am

    Today, Wondery+, the premium podcast subscription service, unveils a multi-title content distribution deal with Law&Crime Productions, a pioneer in legal and true crime audio content. Wondery+ will serve as the exclusive launch destination for a slate of six upcoming new Law&Crime originals. Each podcast will feature unprecedented […]

  • “How I Became” Podcast Announces First Headline Partnership with Uber
    on February 19, 2024 at 1:01 am

    The acclaimed podcast How I Became is excited to announce its first headline sponsorship with Uber’s ads division. This collaboration, starting from now will span six months, featuring a 30-second Uber spot within the first two minutes of each episode released every Wednesday. This partnership aligns perfectly with the podcast's theme of […]

  • PodcastOne Acquires the Exclusive Rights to Camp Counselors with Zachariah Porter and Jonathon Carson
    on February 19, 2024 at 12:34 am

    PodcastOne (NASDAQ: PODC), a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveOne (NASDAQ: LVO), which owns ~73% of the PODC outstanding common stock, announced today that it has acquired the exclusive sales and distribution rights to Camp Counselors with Zachariah Porter and Jonathan Carson. The podcast first launched in 2022 and has released […]

  • Podworks.io Turns 2: The Podcast Matchmaker Celebrates Connecting Creators and Businesses
    on February 19, 2024 at 12:32 am

    Podworks.io, formerly known as Podcast Freelancer Hub, marks its second anniversary , solidifying its position as the premier platform connecting podcast freelancers with businesses and creators worldwide. Launched in 2022 with a mission to bridge the gap between talented individuals and podcast projects, Podworks.io has grown into a thriving […]

  • BIPOC-owned podcast agency The Peers Project gains investment to launch into US market
    on February 18, 2024 at 11:54 pm

    Australia’s first and only BIPOC-led, women-owned podcast agency, The Peers Project has raised investment from venture firm, S&P Ventures, to launch into the U.S. market in 2024. Founded in 2018 by Forbes 30 Under 30 Lister, Michelle Akhidenor, The Peers Project is an award-winning branded podcast agency producing podcasts for progressive […]