iHeartMedia announced they will be launching a standalone podcast network called ‘My Cultura’ with a focus on telling Latinx voices and stories. Lin Manuel Miranda will be sneak previewing their offerings with a companion podcast to the movie In the Heights on June 2.
Audacy and Osiris Media announced a joint venture to create music podcasts starting with Breaking Waves: Seattle, an oral history of the emergence and growth of grunge and alternative music in the city in the 80s and 90s.
Colorado Public Radio announced a four-part audio documentary that looks at people working to reform policing from inside and outside the system. The first episode of Systemic, hosted and reported by CPR podcast producer Jo Erickson, will launch on May 19
Alabama News reports that the Alabama State Tourism board has launched a podcast called The Alabama Civil Rights Trail that tells real stories of civil rights that happened in Alabama like the famous Selma to Montgomery March, from people who lived it.
NPR reports on the eighth-grade winners of their middle-school contest as part of the Student Podcast Challenge for their podcast Whodunnit? from Sayre Middle School. Congratulations to Braeden Collett, Bo Porter, Brennan Williams, And Dominique Jannat for their fine work.
Deseret News from Utah reports on a podcast about the Utah Jazz from their reporter Sarah Todd called Unsalveagable: A Utah Jazz Podcast. She hosts the show as part of the Blue Wire Podcast Network.
C13Originals, an Audacy company, is partnering with actress Elle Fanning and journalist Jessica Wapner on One Click, a documentary podcast about how a single click on the internet can change someone's life permanently.
Musician Aloe Blacc and Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben and Jerry's, have combined for a podcast that discusses the urgent need for an end to qualified immunity among police. Unaccountable will highlight stories of police abuse where they were not held accountable.
CNN en Español and CNN Audio have added the new podcast GloboEconomía to their roster of shows. The podcast is based on the existing television program of the same name hosted by José Antonio Montenegro that looks at current issues in the news.
Marvel Entertainment announced the launch of their first original scripted podcast series with SiriusXM, Marvel's Wastelanders: Old Man Star-Lord. The first two episodes will be available on June 1 and the 10-episode series will be released weekly.