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  • And That's That On That returns for third season
    on July 19, 2024 at 9:57 am

    After a two-year hiatus, the acclaimed podcast And That's That On That hosted by Gavyn Bailey and Haley Chapman, is set to return for its highly anticipated third season. Chapman, hailing from a music business background, gained experience as a publicist for prominent live music award shows such as the American Music Awards and Billboard Music […]

  • Spotify and early Canva staff join “Canva for Audio”
    on July 19, 2024 at 9:32 am

    Early employees at tech unicorns Canva and Spotify are joining the team at AI-powered “Canva for Audio” platform Wondercraft, just a few months after it came out of Beta. Didier Sibellas - Canva’s first full-time Product Designer and Head of Digital Design - has joined Wondercraft as founding Head of Design. He joins Wondercraft’s global […]

  • Tink Media celebrates five year anniversary with webinar
    on July 19, 2024 at 4:27 am

    Tink Media, the award-winning podcast growth and discovery company, is excited to announce their five year anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, they’re offering a $50 discount on Podcast Therapy sessions and hosting a free webinar about one of their favorite podcast marketing strategies - making podcast friends! The webinar will cover how […]

  • Bistec: faith, patriotic fanaticism and surveillance in Cuba
    on July 18, 2024 at 11:12 am

    Español Nuestro Studios, a division of Nuestro Stories, announced today the worldwide debut of the historical fiction podcast series Bistec, a universal, cautionary story of faith, patriotic fanaticism, and surveillance in Dystopian Cuba. The eight-part limited series is launching with two episodes per week on Mondays in English and Spanish and […]

  • Podfest announces strategic investment and partnership
    on July 18, 2024 at 5:20 am

    Chris Krimitsos, founder of Cutting Edge Events, LLC, which hosts several events including the global podcasting and multimedia conference known as Podfest®, is pleased to announce the receipt of a substantial strategic investment by and partnership with two strategic partners. Coming from humble beginnings more than ten years ago, Podfest has […]

  • Ben Haywood wins the Find and Tell podcast competition
    on July 17, 2024 at 6:58 am

    ARN’s iHeart and BlakCast are thrilled to announce Ben Haywood as the winner of the Find and Tell podcast series. Ben emerged victorious in a competition that saw hundreds of entries whittled down to a final four, showcasing diverse and compelling storytelling from Australians of various cultural backgrounds. Ben went head to head with runner […]

  • iHeart is Australia's #1 podcast publisher for 50th time
    on July 17, 2024 at 6:46 am

    ARN’s iHeart has achieved a monumental milestone once again securing the top spot as Australia’s #1 podcast publisher, marking an incredible 50 consecutive #1’s according to the Australian Podcast Ranker for June 2024. This golden achievement reinforces iHeart’s excellence and audience engagement in Australian podcasting. With an […]

  • LiSTNR is Australia's no.1 sales network for 22nd time
    on July 17, 2024 at 6:42 am

    LiSTNR is Australia’s no. 1 sales representation podcast network nationally for the 22nd time, reaching more monthly listeners than its competitors in June as per the Australian Podcast Ranker, with Hamish & Andy remaining in first place as Australia’s favourite podcast. One of Australia’s most prominent podcasters, Abbie Chatfield […]

  • In Australia, the ABC sets new podcast record in June
    on July 17, 2024 at 6:40 am

    The ABC has a record number of podcasts in the latest Australian podcast ranker, featuring more titles in the top 200 than any other publisher. ​ ABC News Top Stories is the No.3 podcast in Australia based on results from the Triton Podcast ranker for June, while Conversations with Richard Fidler and Sarah Kanowski climbed two spots into the […]

  • Introducing Your Mom is a Podcast, a dive into parenting
    on July 17, 2024 at 6:21 am

    Prepare for laughter, insights, and a whole lot of heart as comedians Sandeep Parikh and Milana Vayntrub unveil their newest venture, Your Mom is a Podcast. Set to unpack life lessons about parenting through a Newlywed Show style game with inspiring guests and their moms for a comedic and poignant exploration of how to raise better people and […]

  • Podcards launch: revolutionising data-driven podcast growth
    on July 17, 2024 at 5:26 am

    Ex-Pippa co-founder and former Acaster Timothy Voice announces the launch of Podcards, a new platform designed to empower podcasters and emerging networks to grow their listenership through a data-first approach to audience development. By combining user-friendly marketing tools with an advanced analytics engine, Podcards gives podcasters […]

  • Audacy Podcasts partners with Office Ladies
    on July 17, 2024 at 5:16 am

    Leading premium podcast network Audacy Podcasts today announced a strategic partnership with Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey to handle sales, distribution, and production for their award-winning, critically acclaimed hit series Office Ladies. The show had previously been with SiriusXM since its launch in October 2019. “Office Ladies” will move […]

  • ADWEEK: Lava for Good is 2024 Podcast Network of the Year
    on July 17, 2024 at 3:57 am

    ADWEEK announced today that Lava for Good is the recipient of two prestigious honors from the 2024 ADWEEK Audio Awards. Lava was chosen as Podcast Network of the Year, while the network’s The War on Drugs series won the award for Best Audience Growth Strategy. The ADWEEK Audio Awards celebrate the best in the podcasting industry, honoring […]

  • Stephen Perlstein Tapped to Lead Libsyn Ads Publishing Team
    on July 17, 2024 at 12:03 am

    Libsyn Ads is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Stephen Perlstein as Senior Vice President of Publishing. Perlstein joins Libsyn from Viral Nation, where he pioneered a creator-friendly podcast business model as Head of Podcasts. His previous leadership roles include positions at Studio71, Skybound Entertainment, and Feral […]

  • Acast Strikes Deal with Pionaire Network
    on July 16, 2024 at 10:00 am

    Acast, the world’s leading independent podcast company, today announced a new partnership with the Pionaire Network. As part of the deal, Acast will be responsible for the hosting, distribution, and monetization of all Pionaire Network podcasts, including the top ranking comedy podcast The Bert Show. “Since The Bert Show first launched as a […]

  • Charlotte Dawson's Naughty Corner is new from Audio Always
    on July 16, 2024 at 6:47 am

    Charlotte Dawson, known as @charlottedawsy, is launching her first podcast with leading production company Audio Always from its Media City base. Ever since appearing on ‘Celebs Go Dating’, Charlotte Dawson has become a stalwart of reality TV, appearing on ‘Ex on the Beach’, ‘Celebs on the farm’ and hosted MTV dating show ‘Love […]

  • Sony adds international translations of This Is History
    on July 16, 2024 at 4:53 am

    Sony Music’s Global Podcast Division today announced that it will join forces with Podster to bring the renowned history podcast This is History: A Dynasty to Die For into new territories and five new languages, including Danish, Swedish, Finnish and more. The adaptation will help the show reach new audiences across Denmark, Sweden, Finland, […]

  • Radioplayer Launches App for Apple Vision Pro
    on July 16, 2024 at 4:39 am

    Users of Apple Vision Pro can now enjoy a revolutionary radio experience, seamlessly blending digital content with the physical world. "At Radiodays Europe in Munich this March, we unveiled our new technology and product platform for cars and connected devices," said OJ Torvmark, Head of Product at Radioplayer. "Launching our app today alongside […]

  • Women in Podcasting Awards: time is running out to register
    on July 16, 2024 at 4:30 am

    The deadline to register your podcast as a nominee in the Women in Podcasting Awards is fast approaching. Women podcasters are encouraged to submit their entries by July 31st to be considered for recognition. The Women in Podcasting Awards celebrates the outstanding achievements of women in the podcasting industry. It aims to elevate female […]

  • Alejandra Santamaria named CEO of LAist and SCPR
    on July 16, 2024 at 4:09 am

    Alejandra Santamaria, who most recently served as interim President, General Manager and VP, Director of Sales for Univision Los Angeles, has been selected as new President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) by the SCPR Board of Trustees. Santamaria will join SCPR and LAist in July and succeeds CEO Herb […]

  • SPECai Creators Launch Voice Cloning Feature for Spec Spots
    on July 16, 2024 at 3:54 am

    ENCO Systems, Inc., Benztown, and Compass Media Networks introduce a new voice cloning feature for their award-winning SPECai spec spot creation product for radio. The first-of-its-kind feature gives SPECai users even more customization, diversity, and choice in creating high quality, high impact spec spots for clients. SPECai uses advanced AI […]

  • Barometer and SoundStack partner to enhance audio ad market
    on July 16, 2024 at 3:49 am

    SoundStack, the independent audio-as-a-service (AaaS) company, today announced a partnership with Barometer, the only independent brand suitability and contextual targeting solution for podcast advertising. The agreement enables buy-side partners to leverage curated “supply packs” in SoundStack Marketplace, ensuring their advertisers buy shows […]

  • Mini Pods educational podcasts drive funding for classrooms
    on July 16, 2024 at 3:33 am

    ABF Creative, the award-winning producer of Kids & Family podcasts, is proud to announce its innovative 'Mini Pods' initiative in partnership with education technology company SonarCloud. This initiative replaces traditional school bells with 60-second educational podcasts, currently in over 120 New York City public schools, with plans to […]

  • PodcastOne signs a multi-year deal for Idiotically Speaking
    on July 16, 2024 at 3:24 am

    PodcastOne (NASDAQ: PODC), a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveOne (NASDAQ: LVO), announced today that it has signed comedian and actor Chris Kattan to a multi-year contract for the exclusive sales and distribution rights for Kattan’s debut podcast, Idiotically Speaking with Chris Kattan. The weekly comedy variety show podcast is […]

  • Rhapsody Voices: Two New Shows from Well-Known Creators
    on July 15, 2024 at 8:41 am

    Creator-first podcast network, Rhapsody Voices, announced the launch of brand new podcasts from two top creators in the field – The Mystery Hour with Rabia Chaudry and Around the World with Geoff from YouTube sensation, Geography by Geoff. With hundreds of millions of downloads, Rabia Chaudry is well known for making a splash in the podcast […]