Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Editorial Board

Alex Exum

Podcaster, The Exum Experience

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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

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On Tuesday, NPR made the big announcement that Remote Audio Data, better known as RAD, is rolling out. RAD could be a game-changer for podcast measurement...that is, if everyone gets onboard.

How much longer will podcasters worry about how many downloads they're getting? Many hosting companies have been working with National Public Radio on a new podcast measurement system called RAD. Today, NPR announced the technology is ready to be deployed. 
One of the biggest complaints we hear podcasters talk about when it comes to Apple is having their show rejected and not being told why. Apparently the big dog has heard you loud and clear.
(By Amy Woods) Do you know what Vincent Van Gogh, Eva Cassidy, and Karl Marx have in common? They were all dead before their talents were recognized to their full extent. In fact, only 11 people turned up at Karl Marx’s funeral! The point I want to make is I’m sure we’d all like our talents and our message to be heard now, not in years to come or after our lifetime (or worse, never).
The graphic that represents your podcast in a sea of other podcast graphics is probably more important than you realize. Certainly, there are a lot of folks out there making the same mistakes and missing the opportunity to draw in listeners. Here are my four cardinal sins when it comes your cover art.



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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

Zenti Joins Voxnest as Head of Content

Voxnest has hired podcast producer and host Jonathan Zenti as Head of Content. Zenti is the founder of the Meeting of Independent Radio Producers and host and producer of the Meat podcast.

Anchor Hires Head of Content Partnerships

Armand Wilson is Anchor’s new Head of Content Partnerships. Armand joins Anchor after recently serving as the Product Marketing Manager for Kit, and spending six years with Royal Bank of Scotland before that. He’ll be working on getting new voices on the Anchor platform.

Stitcher Bulks Up

Drew Welborn is the new Vice President of Content Partnerships for the company. Welborn will oversee Stitcher’s partnership team and the process of working with its podcast partners, ranging from content publishers to talent. 

Jack Rhysider

If you were thinking about starting a storytelling type podcast take a lesson from Jack Rhysider. Jack hosts Darknet Diaries where he researches true stories from the dark side of the Internet.

Andrew Allemann

Do you need a guest for your podcast? You may want to consider logging onto podcastguests.com.

Steve Stewart

Our 30-minute podcast today is with Steve Stewart. Steve has an amazing success story to tell about his podcasting life.

PROFILE: FBI Retired Case File Review

Jerri Williams is a retired special agent who served 26 years with the FBI. She's been podcasting since 2016. Her podcast began as a marketing tool to introduce her to potential readers of her crime fiction.

The Black (Un)Conscious

Raquel Martin is a Ph.D. candidate in Medical and Clinical Psychology. Justin Hopkins, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist. Together they host The Black (Un)conscious podcast.

“Stretch”

No this is not a fitness podcast. Alison Kuhlow is the host of Stretch, a podcast launched in September that focuses on the journey people have taken that has lead to their lives changing in a positive way. Here's our interview with Alison.

Two Big Wins For WNYC

WNYC has been honored with two duPont-Columbia Awards for its Trump, Inc. and Caught podcasts.

iHeartRadio Launches “Invention”

It's hosted by journalist Robert Lamb and Stuff to Blow Your Mind host Joe McCormick, who we'll be featuring in our PBJ Spotlight Podcast next week.

Gimlet Teams With Wall Street Journal

Nicholas Quah has the details about The Journal and Gimlet teaming up for a daily news podcast.

New Podcast Takes on MLM

The Dream is a new podcast hosted by Jane Marie who delves into the world of pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing, and all the other businesses that require their members to recruit their nearest and dearest in hopes of a commission.

A-Rod Gets A Podcast With Barstool

The Barstool Sports website is launching “The Corp,” co-hosted by former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez and Barstool's Dan Katz. The entire 7-episode series drops Thursday and will cover business success and failure.