According to People the country star has signed on as a cast member and executive producer of a scripted, country-musical podcast Make It Up as We Go. The podcast focuses on a young female songwriter trying to make it in the music industry. Read more at People.com.
ABF Creative, a Black-owned New Jersey-based multicultural podcast platform announced a new partnership with Ubongo, a Pan-African social enterprise that creates edutainment for kids in Africa, and around the world to bring the Akili and Me podcast to U.S. audiences.
While every other media is experiencing steep declines in revenue, it appears podcasting is doing quite well. According to a report in eMarketer today, podcast ad spending will reach $1.1 billion in 2021 and $1.3 billion in 2022.
Straight Fire with Jason McIntyre will hit the iHeartPodcast Network, August 10. McIntyre is a weekend host on FOX Sports Radio.
Stitcher and veteran journalist and podcast host, Shankar Vedantam, announced that Stitcher’s advertising arm, Midroll, will become the Hidden Brain podcast’s new and exclusive advertising sales partner.
A partnership with writer Alex Dolan and Audiohm Media has launched a new fiction podcast, The Patron Saint of Suicides. This 14-episode audio drama will include a cast of 40 actors, an original score, and sophisticated sound.
Em Schulz and Christine Schiefer, hosts of And That’s Why We Drink, podcast are hosting a virtual live show on August 22. The show has over 80 million downloads.