A deal was announced today between Wynn Resorts and sports podcasting network Blue Wire. Wynn is investing $3.5 million in the network and that will include a podcast studio in the lobby of the hotel.
Syndicated radio host Colin Cowherd and iHeartRadio are partnering to launch a new podcast network called The Volume. The agreement includes a slate of sports-talk podcasts that will be co-produced by Cowherd and iHeartRadio.
And that's because Peter Green's Yowawa Media Services is located in the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center and protesters allege Green is allowing white supremacists use his studio to spread hate.
With today being the first, Apple says new Spotlight creators will be announced each month and represent a diverse range of podcast genres, formats and locations — with a focus on independent and often underrepresented voices.
The IAB Tech Lab has released its Podcast Measurement Technical Guidelines 2.1 for a 30-day public comment period. Podcast Measurement Technical Guidelines are standard metrics for both podcast content and podcast ads to provide marketplace clarity through a common language for measurement.
Media Monitors conducted a listener survey September 14th-30th asking participants whether they had listened to a podcast in the last 7 days. They then asked particpants to list specific podcasts.
Steve Garrett owns a 2014 C7 Corvette, he's the President of the Corvette Club of Kansas City and he's the MC and DJ at one of the largest Corvette weekends in the country called Corvette FunFest in Illinois. When he realized there were no podcasts about the hot rod he loved, he went for it.
The Podcast Academy has announced the first Awards For Excellence in Audio, The Ambies. Nominations will be accepted October 19 through December 15 at Ambies.com. Winners will be announced on March 28 in Los Angeles.
The new launch covers the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Japan without any additional cost to users. Customers will be able to stream familiar shows and originals produced exclusively for Amazon Music.