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

John Dennis

Chief Experience Officer, PODFEST MULTIMEDIA

Danielle Desir

Co-Founder, WOC Podcasters

Dave Jackson

CEO, School of Podcasting

Rob Walch

VP of Podcaster Relations, Libsyn

Allyson Marino

Founder, Lipstick & Vinyl

When Podcasting and Activism Collide

(by Robin Kinnie) A podcast can educate. A podcast can also entertain. What I love most is that podcasting can do and be many things. But, can a podcast be a conduit for social change?

NEW: Motive

WBEZ Chicago has launched a new investigative podcast series – Motive>/i> – to take listeners inside a single, real-life story to answer the simple question: “How could this have happened?”

NEW: Same Same Different

The new podcast comes from Michigan Radio's Bryce Hoffman and focuses on how to support your transgender child. The show is five episodes and runs October 7 through November 4. Listen to the trailer HERE.

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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

PRX Adds Two Directors

Web-based platform for digital distribution, review, and licensing of radio programs, PRX, has hired Charlotte Cooper as Director of Audience Growth. In addition, Jason Saldanha has been named Content Director.  

Westwood One Beefs Up Podcast Personnel

Westwood One Podcast Network has announced the hire of four production professionals. All four individuals will report to John Wordock, Executive Editor. They are Madena Parwana, Lou Pellegrino, Rebekah Wineman, and Sarah McCrory.

Staudt Exits iHeart, Starts Jam Street Media

Matty Staudt has left his role as VP of Podcast Programming at iHeartRadio to become President of his new company, Jam Street Media, focusing on podcasts for brands, talent coaching, and consulting for businesses entering the podcast space.

How To Tell A Story Brilliantly

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.

Jaime (“Jemmy”) Legagneur

Jaime ("Jemmy") Legagneur is the CEO of the Florida Podcast Network and co-host of Florida Podcasting News and Finding Florida, which she co-hosts with Glenn "The Geek" Hebert. She will also be a keynote speaker at Podfest, which kicks off March 7 in Orlando. Here's our PBJ Spotlight podcast interview with Jaime Legagneur.

The Story Behind Parcast

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.

PBJ Spotlight: “Life After PTSD”

Life After PTSD is a weekly podcast telling the stories of clinicians using the most effective trauma treatments available and clients getting the opportunity to decide a new normal, free of trauma.

NEW: Gangster Capitalism

Cadence 13's C13Originals has launched Gangster Capitalism, the inaugural docuseries from Cadence13’s new venture. Gangster Capitalism, from Zak Levitt, takes a look at white-collar corruption in America.

Power Of The Purse

Lynn Evans is a great example of someone who found a niche, launched a show consistently in that niche, and is succeeding. With 72 episodes under her belt, Lynn has created a "tribe of rabid fans," with her focus on reducing the financial illiteracy of Baby Boomer women.

NEW: Same Same Different

The new podcast comes from Michigan Radio's Bryce Hoffman and focuses on how to support your transgender child. The show is five episodes and runs October 7 through November 4. Listen to the trailer HERE.

Cast Named For New “National Lampoon Radio Hour”

National Lampoon Radio Hour: The Podcast, the upcoming revival of the groundbreaking 1973 comedy radio show, has set its ensemble cast of writer-performers.

“Israel Story” Returns For Fourth Season

The fourth season of the Israel Story podcast will consist of 11 episodes, as well as a number of specials and bonuses, which will be released between now and the New Year. 

NEW: Business Casual

With help from ART19 Morning Brew is launching the new weekly podcast focused on business. The first episode will be available Tuesday.

NEW: Voices From The Holocaust

From Yale University, an organization called the Holocaust Survivors Film Project videotaped Holocaust survivors and witnesses. They have converted those videotapes into a series of podcasts. LISTEN