Brian Benedik Joins Targetspot
The former Katz Media and iHeart executive joins the audio solutions company as strategic advisor. Benedik's last position was Global Chief Revenue Officer for Spotify.
Former U.S Radio Star Joins Podcast Radio In The UK
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.
Audioboom Makes Interim CEO Permanent CEO
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.
Megaphone Hires New CFO
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.
iHeart Snaps Up “Questlove Supreme” For Season 3
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.
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.