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  • Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal Seek Executive Producer
    The Wall Street Journal and Gimlet Media are seeking an executive producer to develop, launch, and oversee production of a daily podcast. This is a hands-on role based in New York. There aren’t too many specific details about what the new podcast will be. It does not appear to have a name yet. The job description […]
  • Blubrry Podcasting Offers Two New Features for Statistics Users
    Podcasting provider Blubrry recently updated its podcast statistics, offering to include hourly download reporting and additional regional reporting. Users will now be able to see how many downloads they are receiving within the first hour of episode release, hour-to-hour, for the first week the episode is live; a useful feature for podcasters to track popular times for […]
  • Pandora Officially Announced Podcasts on Pandora
    Pandora announced that they now have podcasts on Pandora. They have over 100,000 episodes across a wide variety of genres including News, True Crime, Sports, Comedy, Music, Business, Technology, Entertainment, Kids, Health and Science. Pandora users will have podcasts recommended to them via Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project. It can also recommend specific podcast episodes to […]
  • How did Acast get 35 Million Dollars?
    It continues to be shocking what investors fall for when it comes to investing in companies.  Acast had a Series C investment of 35 million. Yet the Acast numbers tell another story. Using feed analysis data provided by Daniel J Lewis the following tells an eye-raising story of what Acast has going on with the small […]
  • Some Shocking Statistics
    Daniel J. Lewis of The Audacity to Podcast has been doing some deep diving on numbers in the podcasting space looking specifically at shows in Apple Podcasts through their API and have come up with some stats that are absolute gold.  See more stats here. Total Feeds Almost 609K total podcasts in Apple Podcasts. 83K […]
  • Alan Alda will Host M*A*S*H Reunion on his Podcast
    Alan Alda is the host of a podcast called Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda. He became well known for his role as Captain Benjamin Franklin ‘Hawkeye’ Pierce in M*A*S*H. There will be a M*A*S*H reunion on Clear+ Vivid with Alan Alda. Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda is described on Apple Podcasts as: Learn to connect better with […]
  • Leon Neyfakh is Leaving Slate
    Leon Neyfakh announced in a thread of tweets that he will be leaving Slate “to start something new”. He is the host of Slate’s Slow Burn podcast. It appears that the “something new” will be a podcast called FIASCO. The description of Slow Burn on Apple Podcasts says: Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and […]
  • Post Reports is a New Podcast from The Washington Post
    The Washington Post is launching a new podcast called Post Reports. It is set to launch on December 3, 2018. It is a news podcast that, unlike others, will not be posted in the morning. Post Reports will publish each weekday at 5pm EDT. Each twenty-minute episode of Post Reports will be composed of multiple […]
  • ESPN Radio will Broadcast Podcasts on Thanksgiving Day
    Will you be spending many hours traveling this Thanksgiving? Need something to entertain yourself with while visiting relatives? Do you enjoy sports? If so, then ESPN Radio has something for you! ESPN will broadcast 30 for 30 podcast episodes on Thanksgiving Day. The broadcasts start at 1 p.m., on Thursday, November 22, 2018, on ESPN […]
  • iHeartMedia to Acquire Jelli
    iHeartMedia announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Jelli, Inc., the technology company that powers the SoundPoint programmatic platform. The Jelli platform is the pioneering technology foundation for programmatic buying and selling of broadcast radio, and this acquisition will enable iHeartMedia to further leverage Jelli’s assets to continue to create for brands […]