Friday, January 18, 2019

Editorial Board

Alex Exum

Podcaster, The Exum Experience

COLUMNS

Dan Franks

CoFounder, Podcast Movement

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Elsie Escobar

Community Manager, Libsyn

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Rob Greenlee

VP Podcaster Relations, Voxnest

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Todd Cochrane

CEO, Blubrry

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Traci Long DeForge

Founder, Produce Your Podcast

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John Dennis

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

COLUMNS

Eric Zane was once flying high as part of the Free Beer & Hot Wings syndicated radio show. After 15 years, he wore out his welcome and they let him go. Then in 2016, Cumulus hired him to host mornings in Grand Rapids. Earlier this year, he lost that job.

(By Richard Davies) I come to each podcast recording prepared, but ready to pivot; always aware that no matter how much research has been done, or how many questions are written on a briefing sheet, the conversation could fly off in a completely unexpected, wonderful new direction.
(By Danielle Desir) Online podcasting communities have made a big impact on my podcasting journey. Podcasting communities are my go-to when I have a question, crazy idea, need a shoulder to cry on, or when I’m celebrating a win like getting invited to the 2019 Facebook Communities Summit. 
This is the 14th annual Podcast Awards organized by Todd Cochrane and his team. The awards are open to podcasters worldwide. There are some new rules to check out this year and an official timeline...
The first annual iHeartRadio iHeartRadio Podcast Awards are being held tonight at the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles beginning at 8 p.m. PT.



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Editorial Board

Alex Exum

Podcaster, The Exum Experience

COLUMNS

Dan Franks

CoFounder, Podcast Movement

COLUMNS

Elsie Escobar

Community Manager, Libsyn

COLUMNS

Rob Greenlee

VP Podcaster Relations, Voxnest

COLUMNS

Todd Cochrane

CEO, Blubrry

COLUMNS

Traci Long DeForge

Founder, Produce Your Podcast

COLUMNS

Danielle Desir

Co-Founder, WOC Podcasters

COLUMNS

Dave Jackson

CEO, School of Podcasting

COLUMNS

Brendan Monaghan

CEO, Panoply Media

COLUMNS

Rob Walch

VP of Podcaster Relations, Libsyn

COLUMNS

Julia Morizawa Joins Greater Boston

Voice actress Julia Morizawa is joining the regular cast of Greater Boston. Greater Boston is a full-cast cast audio drama podcast set in Boston, blending factual history with a fantastical alternate reality. It's the third season for the show.

Kudos To Danielle Desir

WOC Podcasters co-founder, and Podcast Business Journal editorial board member Danielle Desir, along with Zudiah Sarhan, have been invited to attend the 2019 Facebook Communities Summit at the Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, California, February 7-8.

Dan Franks Under The Spotlight

Morgan DeLisle at Podchaser does a nice profile on Podcast Movement co-founder and PBJ editorial board member Dan Franks. In the piece we find out that Dan's first love was radio. Who knew?

He’s A Pastor And A Podcaster

For 20 years now, Carey Green has been a pastor. Now he's a successful podcaster and a pastor. He has a podcast company called Podcastfasttrack.com and a podcast about podcasting called Podcastification. Carey Green's story, about how he turned his love for podcasting into a successful business, is truly a great one.

Why You Should Launch? Because You Just Never Know!

John Goforth is now the VP of Podcast Sales for the Central Region of iHeartMedia (following the purchase of HowStuffWorks). On the side John and Brent Hand were podcasting a show called Hysteria 51, about their passion: UFOs.

In The PBJ Spotlight: Jacob Bozarth

Jacob Bozarth is the co-founder of Resonate Recordings, a comprehensive podcast editing service and production company.

Beware: Here Comes The Zodiac Killer

iHeartMedia tells PBJ that season two of true crime podcast Atlanta Monster has launched "Monster: The Zodiac Killer."

PROFILE: Sensible People

Taylor Wagener, Raw Dog Ryan Church and Mandi B started their podcast for several reasons. They were told they had great comedic chemistry and a crazy sense of humor when they got together. Podcasting enables them to put it all there and entertain the masses. In the PBJ spotlight today, Sensible People.

PBJ Spotlight: Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick host Stuff To Blow Your Mind. To date, the show has over 900 episodes and more than 100 million downloads. Yeah, that's pretty good.

Political Relief For These Crazy Times

Let’s Get Civical is a new podcast on the More Banana Network made up of equal parts civics class and comedy show. It's hosted by Lizzie Stewart and Arden Walentowski.

Storytelling Network Announces New Shows

Parcast, which focuses on scripted audio entertainment, has announced a slate of new weekly shows which will launch during the first four months of 2019.

Cadence13 Launches Maria Shriver Podcast

“Meaningful Conversations with Maria Shriver,” is the name of the show which will focus on life, love, faith, family, gratitude, grief, health, and wellness.

 “Mobituaries” Is No Dead Zone

Ready for something (more than a bit) different? CBS News and Simon & Schuster have joined forces for a podcast/book project by popular CBS Sunday Morning correspondent, humorist, and history buff Mo Rocca.

Podcast Goes Live On The Radio

A radio edition of the poetry podcast The Slowdown is now available to public radio listeners in several regions across the country.