Multicultural podcast agency Pod Digital Media has added five new shows to its network. Podcasts include “Neat & Unfiltered,” “Call to the Booth,” “Aaron Gordon’s Quest For Enlightenment,” “Behind the Mask,” and “Ebro in the Morning Podcast.”
CEO Gary Coichy announced the slate which includes show hosted by current and former NBA and NFL players including Aaron Gordon, Kenyon Martin, Aqib Talib, Tutan Reyes & Takeo Spikes. “COVID-19 created a challenging environment for advertisers to reach sports audiences and the addition of new top sports programs allows us to introduce their listeners to leading advertisers, build brand affinity and drive key metrics.”
Here’s how the the company describes the five new shows:
- “Neat & Unfiltered Podcast”
New and exclusive to Pod Digital Media, former NBA player Kenyon Martin launches his podcast November 5, 2020. The power forward-turned-podcast host played 15 seasons in the league between New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA, and the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of China.
- “Call to the Booth”
Call to the Booth is a multi-platform podcast with five-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl Champion Aqib Talib and co-hosted by Harrison Sanford of “Inside the Green Room with Danny Green.” Throughout the season, the duo discuss major NFL news, breakdown match-ups for DFS and season-long fantasy football and conduct exclusive interviews.
- “Behind The Mask”
NFL legend Takeo Spikes expands upon the success of his book “Takeo Spikes presents Behind The Mask” in a podcast series providing listeners and viewers with post-game analysis each week throughout the NFL regular and post season. The show features many other pro-athletes and celebrities discussing a wide-range of topics including fatherhood, relationships, business, social issues and untold personal stories.
- “Aaron Gordon’s Quest For Enlightenment”
New and exclusive to Pod Digital Media, talented Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon takes on his first podcast show discussing mental health, Eastern philosophy and the NBA. The professional basketball player made his acting debut in “Uncle Drew,” released his debut single “Pull Up,” on April 7, 2020, serves as president of athlete acquisition for sports psychology app, Lucid, and is now taking on the mic as a podcast host.
- “Ebro in the Morning Podcast”
Hosts of New York City’s Hot 97 morning show, Ebro, Laura Stylez and Rosenberg, share their thoughts on everything from music, relationships, politics and more.