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.

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.

Dan Franks Under The Spotlight

Morgan DeLisle at Podchaser does a nice profile on Podcast Movement co-founder and PBJ editorial board member Dan Franks. In the piece we find out that Dan's first love was radio. Who knew?

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.

Kudos To Danielle Desir

WOC Podcasters co-founder, and Podcast Business Journal editorial board member Danielle Desir, along with Zudiah Sarhan, have been invited to attend the 2019 Facebook Communities Summit at the Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, California, February 7-8.

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.

Julia Morizawa Joins Greater Boston

Voice actress Julia Morizawa is joining the regular cast of Greater Boston. Greater Boston is a full-cast cast audio drama podcast set in Boston, blending factual history with a fantastical alternate reality. It's the third season for the show.

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.

PodcastOne Gets A New CEO

Peter Morris is the new CEO at PodcastOne. He will work under Executive Chairman Norm Pattiz. Morris was most recently EVP of Barstool Sports

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.