Thursday, January 17, 2019

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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Is this a blip or a trend? When we compare Podtrac's download numbers, over a three-month period, the numbers have been drastically declining for the majority of the top 10 publishers. Why is that?

Let’s Get Civical is a new podcast on the More Banana Network made up of equal parts civics class and comedy show. Hosts Lizzie Stewart (a comedian) and Arden Walentowski (a campaign staffer and political strategist) unpack and repack political and government structures that led us to the cry for help that is our current political landscape.
Eddie Feeley at Discover Podcs says the success of Homecoming and other shows being adapted for TV was because they didn’t try to mimic the formula of the podcasts. They found what was the spirit of the podcast and converted that to a television format. He found 6 more shows ready for Television.
We're thinking about making this a regular series now that it's clear podcasting is in the news nearly every day now. The latest comes from The Boston Globe.
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.



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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. Hosts Lizzie Stewart (a comedian) and Arden Walentowski (a campaign staffer and political strategist) unpack and repack political and government structures that led us to the cry for help that is our current political landscape.

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.