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.
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.
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.
Drew Welborn is the new Vice President of Content Partnerships for the company. Welborn will oversee Stitcher’s partnership team and the process of working with its podcast partners, ranging from content publishers to talent.
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.
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.
Armand Wilson is Anchor’s new Head of Content Partnerships. Armand joins Anchor after recently serving as the Product Marketing Manager for Kit, and spending six years with Royal Bank of Scotland before that. He’ll be working on getting new voices on the Anchor platform.
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.
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.
Voxnest has hired podcast producer and host Jonathan Zenti as Head of Content. Zenti is the founder of the Meeting of Independent Radio Producers and host and producer of the Meat podcast.