Gene Baxter co-hosted the Kevin and Bean morning show on KROQ in Los Angeles for thirty years. He retired at the end of 2019 and moved back to the UK, where he was born.
Stuart Last is the new CEO for Audioboom. Last joined Audioboom in 2014 and launched the business in the U.S. He served as COO before being appointed the interim CEO in September. Last replaces Rob Proctor who resigned.
Podcast hosting company Megaphone has hired Cameron Jones as Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Jones held was CFO at REVOLT TV & Media, a cable network owned by Sean “Puffy” Combs.
iHeartMedia has recruited multi-talented member of The Roots, Questlove, to bring his podcast Questlove Supreme over to the iHeart Network for its third season.
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 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.
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 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.
Sue McNamara has joined PodcastOne as an Executive Vice President and will lead the company's Eastern U.S. sales efforts.
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.