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

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

Apple Crowns Top Shows

The Apple podcast editorial team has chosen A Slight Change of Plans with Maya Shankar from Pushkin Industries as Best Show of the Year, and Anything for Selena with Maria Garcia from WBUR and Futuro Studios as Newcomer of the Year.

After 32 Months, ‘iHeartPodcast’ AM Replaced With Oldies

(By Adam Jacobson) In March 2019, iHeartMedia engaged in an experiment designed to expand the reach of several of its spoken-word podcasts by airing them as scheduled programming on a 5,000-watt AM radio station covering the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania.

Should You Publish During The Holidays?

It's the question podcasters ponder every year...Should I record my show or take a break over the holiday's? Will people tune out or are they counting on you to be there because they'll have more time? Between today and Christmas we'll be asking the experts what the answer is. We kick off the series with Hall of Famer Dack Jackson.

How is Podcasting Doing in The UK?

According to the just released Infinite Dial 2021 UK, 41% of UK residents over the age of 16 have listened to a podcast in the last month. That's approximately 23 million people.

Webinar on The Future of Podcasting

Radio production music library company Megatrax will host a webinar called How Will Podcasts Evolve From Here? Tuesday, December 7th at 11 AM PST/2 PM EST. PBJ Editorial Board member Matty Staudt will be one of the panelists. REGISTER

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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. 

Radio Dramas Become Podcast

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Destination Freedom Black Radio Days in association with the Broadway Podcast Network are partnering to distribute a new series produced by donnie l. betts, based on and honoring Richard Durham’s historical radio dramas.

Going After Amazon

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From iHeartPodcast Network’s Cool Zone Media comes a new original podcast called Megacorp, an investigative podcast series that goes after corporations. The first episode is Ground Floor At the Amazon Warehouse. LISTEN

NEW: Death Resulting

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Death Resulting, the latest season of New Hampshire Public Radio’s Document podcast, takes on this question: Two friends share drugs. One overdoses and dies. The other survives. Is that murder?

NEW: Murder, She Told

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Murder, She Told is a true crime podcast shedding light on the cold cases, missing persons, and crime stories that often get overlooked of Maine, New England, and small towns from away. The new show hosted by native Mainer, Kristen Seavey. LISTEN

UK Sisters Launch

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Two of the UK’s most well-known sisters, Sam and Billie Faiers, are launching a new podcast today called The Sam and Billie Show. The show is being launched by Crowd network and will take a behin-the-scenes look at the lives of the sisters. LISTEN