PRX Adds Two Directors

Web-based platform for digital distribution, review, and licensing of radio programs, PRX, has hired Charlotte Cooper as Director of Audience Growth. In addition, Jason Saldanha has been named Content Director.  

Westwood One Beefs Up Podcast Personnel

Westwood One Podcast Network has announced the hire of four production professionals. All four individuals will report to John Wordock, Executive Editor. They are Madena Parwana, Lou Pellegrino, Rebekah Wineman, and Sarah McCrory.

Staudt Exits iHeart, Starts Jam Street Media

Matty Staudt has left his role as VP of Podcast Programming at iHeartRadio to become President of his new company, Jam Street Media, focusing on podcasts for brands, talent coaching, and consulting for businesses entering the podcast space.

Stitcher Fills Two Senior Roles

Stitcher has added two industry veterans to its leadership. Sarah van Mosel (pictured) will join Stitcher as Chief Revenue Officer, and Daisy Rosario will join the content team as Executive Producer.

From Radio Sales To Podcasting Sales

Sue McNamara has joined PodcastOne as an Executive Vice President and will lead the company's Eastern U.S. sales efforts.

Liz Nelson Joins Vox as Editorial Director

Nelson joins Vox Media from Gannett where she was VP of Content Development. Nelson will oversee all Vox and Recode podcasts with the exception of Vox's daily news show Today, Explained, which will continue to be led by executive producer Irene Noguchi.

Radio Host Goes Ninja, Starts Podcast

Cumulus Dallas morning man Scotty K has been chosen to compete on Season 11 of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. He also hosts a new podcast with current and former Ninja Warrior contestants.

Dr. Peterson Joins Westwood One Podcast Network

Westwood One has added best-selling author, psychologist, professor, and lecturer Dr. Jordan B. Peterson to the Westwood One Podcast Network. Peterson co-hosts the show with his daughter.

Morris To Lead Hubbard’s Podcasting Charge

The radio company has named Wheeler Morris to the position of Manager of Corporate Podcasting Strategy, signaling the company’s doubling down in the booming podcasting space.

Kristy Scott Joins Podcast Movement

Kristy Scott is the new head of sales for Podcast Movement. Scott joins the podcast conference from RTK Media, which published the trade publication Tom Taylor NOW. She also spent 17 years at Radio & Records.