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

Chief Developement Officer, Amaze Media Labs

Danielle Desir

Co-Founder, WOC Podcasters

Dave Jackson

CEO, School of Podcasting

Rob Walch

VP of Podcaster Relations, Libsyn

Allyson Marino

Founder, Lipstick & Vinyl

Conan O’Brien Sells to SiriusXM

SiriusXM has purchased Team Coco, which included the podcast Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, and the Conan O’Brien-led podcast network and digital media business. The transaction also brings to SiriusXM Team Coco's staff, who will continue to produce the network’s slate of podcasts, as well as collaborate on content for SiriusXM. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

New Career Podcast Launches

Steer Your Career with Kadima is a podcast hosted by Alan Stein, Founder and CEO of Kadima Careers. Kadima helps underrepresented, underestimated, and underpaid professionals land high-paying jobs at the world's best tech companies. TRAILER

Reality Podcast Launching in June

Stitcher, Rococo Punch and Room Tone are launching a new reality podcast series called Welcome to Provincetown June 15. The series, co-produced by Stitcher’s Witness Docs unit, documents the lives of several residents of the two-street beach town known for its community of actors, artists, drag queens, playwrights, and authors. TRAILER

Why Alex Cooper Shifted Her Content

The Call Her Daddy host became a well-known podcast host for her sex and dating chatter while at Barstool Sports. Now, over on Spotify, the 27-year old talks about much more than her personal life and her show remains very popular. A lengthy profile in The New York Times Magazine will certainly add to that success.

Wondery, Pineapple Street Launch Original

Persona: The French Deception tells the story of innovative con artist Gilbert Chikli who invented a scam, that included impersonating Fortune 500 presidents, and made off with millions of dollars. TRAILER

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CEO, Rebel Base Media

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CoFounder, Podcast Movement

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Elsie Escobar

Community Manager, Libsyn

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Rob Greenlee

VP, CONTENT & PARTNERSHIPS, LIBSYN

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Todd Cochrane

CEO, Blubrry

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Traci Long DeForge

Founder, Produce Your Podcast

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Chief Experience Officer, PODFEST MULTIMEDIA

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Danielle Desir

Co-Founder, WOC Podcasters

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Dave Jackson

CEO, School of Podcasting

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Rob Walch

VP of Podcaster Relations, Libsyn

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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. 

New Career Podcast Launches

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Steer Your Career with Kadima is a podcast hosted by Alan Stein, Founder and CEO of Kadima Careers. Kadima helps underrepresented, underestimated, and underpaid professionals land high-paying jobs at the world's best tech companies. TRAILER

Reality Podcast Launching in June

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Stitcher, Rococo Punch and Room Tone are launching a new reality podcast series called Welcome to Provincetown June 15. The series, co-produced by Stitcher’s Witness Docs unit, documents the lives of several residents of the two-street beach town known for its community of actors, artists, drag queens, playwrights, and authors. TRAILER

Wondery, Pineapple Street Launch Original

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Persona: The French Deception tells the story of innovative con artist Gilbert Chikli who invented a scam, that included impersonating Fortune 500 presidents, and made off with millions of dollars. TRAILER

New Show About Food Launches

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A new podcast called The Dine One Six has been launched by Max Connor and Hear Me Now Studio, a podcast production studio located in Sacramento. The show features chefs, farmers, restaurateurs, servers and many others working in the food industry in Sacramento. 

NEW: Album Podcast

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The Broadway Podcast Network has launched a new show called ALBUM PODCAST, a behind-the-songs deep dive into the creative process of writer and performer Joe Iconis.