Mark Asquith

CEO, Rebel Base Media

Dan Franks

CoFounder, Podcast Movement

Elsie Escobar

Community Manager, Libsyn

Rob Greenlee

VP, CONTENT & PARTNERSHIPS, LIBSYN

Todd Cochrane

CEO, Blubrry

Traci Long DeForge

Founder, Produce Your Podcast

Matty Staudt

President, Jam Street Media

Danielle Desir

Co-Founder, WOC Podcasters

Dave Jackson

CEO, School of Podcasting

Rob Walch

VP of Podcaster Relations, Libsyn

Allyson Marino

Founder, Lipstick & Vinyl

Libsyn Announces Partnership with YouTube

Today Libsyn announced a data integration partnership with YouTube for podcasters. Libsyn’s AdvertiseCast is now connected with YouTube to feed real-time, IAB-compliant data into its marketplace.

Jessi Cruickshank to Launch ‘Phone a Friend’ Podcast

Comedian Jessi Cruickshank is launching a new podcast in partnership with Acast. The show, Phone a Friend, will see Cruickshank explore trending topics with ordinary people, whom she'll call on the telephone during the program.

Podcast Ambitions Weigh on Spotify Revenue

Spotify's strong investments in the podcast space helped draw more free and paid subscribers to the service, but it wasn't enough to offset the company offset financial losses. Spotify reported a 14% increase in global paid users, and a $231 million loss for 2022.

Nielsen to Shop Edison Research Data

Nielsen will begin marketing Edison Research's Share of Ear and Podcast Metrics services to advertising agencies, the companies announced on Tuesday. Both products are based on domestic surveys of individuals who are 13 or older and are updated quarterly. 

TuneIn Forms Distribution Pact with Amazon’s Audible

Streaming audio platform TuneIn has teamed up with Amazon's Audible to distribute Audible Originals to TuneIn users. The partnership will see TuneIn distribute dozens of Audible Originals, including Hit Job, American Football, Think Like a Champion, The League and Punk in Translation.

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CEO, Blubrry

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Brian Benedik Joins Targetspot

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The former Katz Media and iHeart executive joins the audio solutions company as strategic advisor. Benedik's last position was Global Chief Revenue Officer for Spotify.

Former U.S Radio Star Joins Podcast Radio In The UK

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Gene Baxter co-hosted the Kevin and Bean morning show on KROQ in Los Angeles for thirty years. He retired at the end of 2019 and moved back to the UK, where he was born.

Audioboom Makes Interim CEO Permanent CEO

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Stuart Last is the new CEO for Audioboom. Last joined Audioboom in 2014 and launched the business in the U.S. He served as COO before being appointed the interim CEO in September. Last replaces Rob Proctor who resigned.

Megaphone Hires New CFO

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Podcast hosting company Megaphone has hired Cameron Jones as Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Jones held was CFO at REVOLT TV & Media, a cable network owned by Sean “Puffy” Combs.

Exclusive: Podsights Founder Speaks To PBJ

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Podcast attribution helps marketers understand how well their advertising dollars are working in podcast campaigns. Podsights, an advertising attribution platform, recently closed $4 million in seed money. We spoke to Podsights founder Sean Creeley about podcast attribution in an exclusive interview.

PBJ Spotlight: Dave Jones Explains Podcast 2.0

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Adam Curry and Dave Jones are hoping Podcasting 2.0 revolutionizes the podcasting industry. If you've been following along by listening to their podcast, you might find it a tad on the technical side. We know we did. So we interviewed Dave on our PBJ Spotlight podcast so he could break it down for us. LISTEN

How To Tell A Story Brilliantly

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Matt Shaer is the host of Over My Dead Body, a true story about a murder that takes place in Tallahassee. This bizarre story always leaves you wondering if the wife did it. That's because of how its told by Matt and produced by the team at Wondery.

The Story Behind Parcast

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Max Cutler grew up in a radio household loving audio content. His dad, Ron Cutler, was a radio producer. "Seeing him work had a huge impact on me and what I'm doing," says Max. He says even though podcasting is different than radio, a lot of the production is similar.

He Launched Because Life Threw Him A Curveball

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Dan Goldberg lost both his parents to rare cancers by age 25. He now interviews people who've struggled in building their dream life and discuss how those struggles have led to their greatness.

They Launched To Make You Comfortable in Your Own Skin

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In our latest edition of 'Why Did You Launch' we interview Brad Pritchett and Ryan Brockington who've been best friends for 25 years. Today they launched a new podcast called BFFU.

They Launched Because of Their Love For Sci-Fi

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The H2O Podcast is now in its seventh season with over 230 episodes. Hosts Jason Hunt and Tim Harvey have been around since 2009 and the show covers a wide variety of topics within the science fiction, fantasy, and horror space. So why did they launch?

She Launched To Help Others Build Wealth

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Helaina Jeannot launched her podcast Middle Class To Wealthy to bring awareness to a movement she started to help lower income people and the middle class strategically build wealth. 

Another True Crime Podcast Launches

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This one from Dan Abrams' Law&Crime network. Narrative podcast series Devil in the Dorm hosted by actress Elisabeth Rohm will be exclusively available ad-free on Wondery+ starting on January 30.

NEW: Shoot The Messenger

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Exile Content Studio and PRX are launching a new multi-season podcast series, Shoot the Messenger. Hosted by Exile’s Rose Reid and Nando Vila, each 10-episode season will be a serialized investigation of a high-profile, often unsolved or unresolved crime.

NEW: “Svetlana!, Svetlana!”

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iHeartPodcasts and Broadway Playwright Dan Kistrosser have launched a new scripted podcast together called Svetlana!, Svetlana!

New NBA Focused Podcast Launches

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NBA Insider for TNT and Bleacher Report Chris Haynes and NBA reporter Marc Stein have partnered to host a new iHeartPodcast, #thisleague UNCUT.

It’s Another RuPaul Podcast

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RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Shea Couleé and Sony Music Entertainment have announced the launch of It’s Giving Fashion, a weekly chat series about fashion and pop culture.