Editorial Board

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

CEO, 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

What Websites Are Using to Push Out Audio, Video

Website analytics and research company BuiltWith has released a cool list of the top media players that the one million most popular websites use to push out audio and video. Of the top 1 million sites, over 580,000 include video and audio content of some kind. Here are the media services those top sites are using.

Afros And Audio Festival

It's the third year for the festival with a mission to sustain and increase active podcasts by Black creatives and professionals in the podcast space. This year Libsyn, Squadcast and HubSpot are title sponsors of the November 13th and 14th event. REGISTER

Evergreen Launches KillerPodcasts.com

The site is filled with a curated collection of 'killer' podcasts. The catalog includes ParaTruth, The Mad Scientist Podcast, Crime Capsule and Who Killed…? These shows range from the macabre to the bizarre.

Amazon Music Launches Football Podcast

Starting October 25th Joe Thomas and Andrew Hawkins will host the twice weekly The Thom & Hawk Football Show on Amazon Music. Thomas and Hawkins are former NFL players and long-time best friends. TRAILER

Lemonada Launches First True Crime Show

It's called Believe Her, and follows Nikki Addimando's story of survival. Author and journalist Justine van der Leun hosts the six-part series, which aims to shine a light on domestic violence victims in the criminal justice system. LISTEN

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Editorial Board

Mark Asquith

CEO, Rebel Base Media

COLUMNS

Dan Franks

CoFounder, Podcast Movement

COLUMNS

Elsie Escobar

Community Manager, Libsyn

COLUMNS

Rob Greenlee

VP, CONTENT & PARTNERSHIPS, LIBSYN

COLUMNS

Todd Cochrane

CEO, Blubrry

COLUMNS

Traci Long DeForge

Founder, Produce Your Podcast

COLUMNS

John Dennis

Chief Experience Officer, PODFEST MULTIMEDIA

COLUMNS

Danielle Desir

Co-Founder, WOC Podcasters

COLUMNS

Dave Jackson

CEO, School of Podcasting

COLUMNS

Rob Walch

VP of Podcaster Relations, Libsyn

COLUMNS

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. 

Amazon Music Launches Football Podcast

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Starting October 25th Joe Thomas and Andrew Hawkins will host the twice weekly The Thom & Hawk Football Show on Amazon Music. Thomas and Hawkins are former NFL players and long-time best friends. TRAILER

NEW: Tug of War

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The first episode of Tug of War is now out, hosted by CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward. Ward travels to some of the most volatile corners of the world to document the greatest power struggles of our time. LISTEN

Mixtape Launches Today

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Radiolab from WNYC Studios presents the first episode of MIXTAPE, a special five- part series that explores the power of a seemingly humble piece of technology that transformed our relationship to media forever: the cassette tape. TRAILER

Mic Check One Two

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Spotify has launched a new podcast series called Spotify: Mic Check - a series aimed at connecting listeners and fans. The show features conversations with musicians and podcast creators from around the world and includes exclusive recordings and personal stories. LISTEN

NEW: People Over Plastic

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People Over Plastic, a BIPOC storytelling podcast working towards an anti-racist and plastic-free future, launches today.  It uses pop culture and storytelling to illuminate the plastics crisis, the climate crisis in which plastics are a major factor, and emerging solutions to them.  LISTEN