Spotify has refreshed its podcast page design and added show trailers at the top of the episode list.
The last time independent podcasters tried to organize was back in 2019 when the International Podcasters Association was announced at Podcast Movement in Orlando.
On June 1, True Crime Obsessed will become the first podcast performed live on Broadway. The show is co-hosted by Patrick Hinds and Gillian Pensavalle. The podcast is a mix of true crime and comedy, recapping true crime documentaries with humor.
(By Tim O'Brien) In my last blog post, I raised the notion that you could opt for a series approach to your podcast, as opposed to an episodic one. I mentioned that this decision deserves its own conversation, which brings us to now.
Media monitoring research company Media Monitors has released a list of the Top 25 Podcasts it says is based on listener recall. The company says while companies like NPR and iHeart have helped podcasting go “mainstream,” this new survey proves just how wide of a reach many podcasts now have.
This American Life Host Ira Glass will receive the first-ever On Air Fest Audio Vanguard Award. On Air Fest is a gathering of audio creators, industry leaders and fans come together to explore storytelling and creativity in sound.
A good number of people in the podcasting industry were quite surprised last week when, at Podcast Movement's Evolutions, a new organization called The Podcast Academy was announced.
(By Joe Stone) If you're interested in having someone invest in your podcast, metrics matter. That's according to Erica Mandy, host of "The Newsworthy" podcast. Mandy was a presenter at Podcast Movement's Evolutions last week.