Radio CEO Launches First Podcast Episode

Beasley has been promoting the fact that it will be unveiling a new company-wide podcast strategy later this year. On Thursday Beasley’s CEO jumped into the podcasting arena herself.

Erica Mandy’s “theNewsWorthy”

Erica Mandy loves the news. Mandy spent ten years as a broadcast journalist sharpening her skills like every other young broadcaster, starting in a small market paying her dues. She eventually worked her way up to Los Angeles, the second largest market in the country. Then, she quit.

NEW: The Class of RBG

From Slate comes this new podcast about the stories of the nine other women in the Harvard Law class of ’59—as told by them, their families, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who remembers them all.

Spotify In Talks To Purchase Gimlet

And this is great news for the podcasting world. It's just another indication that companies are taking podcasting seriously.

NEW: Viewscapes     

From Washington State Magazine, these 15-minute podcasts are stories about Washington State University. Cougars from all over discuss everything from new ideas and memories to books and food. LISTEN

It’s Season Five For Future Hindsight

Future Hindsight returns for its fifth season on February 16. The podcast, hosted and executive produced by columnist Mila Atmos, features interviews with activists, advocates, policy experts and politicians about civic engagement.

NEW: Sleep Success

Dr. Michael Breus, PhD (The Sleep Doctor) and Acast have launched Sleep Success, a podcast helping people get better sleep by educating them on the latest science, guidance, and best practices. LISTEN

Panoply Media Partners With Veritonic

With Veritonic, Panoply will supplement its experience in the podcasting space to develop best practices for producing impactful audio advertising content.

NEW: SheRatesDogs

Entercom's Cadence13 has launched SheRatesDogs, a new weekly podcast based on the popular @SheRatesDogs account where women share their experiences in the dating world. The show is hosted by founder Michaela Okland and Mat George. LISTEN

Fletcher New APM Podcasts Editor

American Public Media has hired an editor for their APM Podcasts. Phyllis Fletcher comes from NPR where she has been the Northwest Bureau Chief. She will officially start with APM on March 11 and will continue to be based in Seattle.