Audacy To Cut 25% Of Staff In Pineapple Podcast Division

CBC News Launches Seven Local Podcasts Across Canada

CBC has launched seven new podcasts from CBC News, spotlighting and celebrating diverse local communities from P.E.I. to Vancouver Island, and answering listeners’ questions from across the country. Audiences are invited to […]

‘SmartLess’ Podcast Moves To SiriusXM In $100M Multiyear Deal

The deal will see SiriusXM gain early access and certain distribution and ad sales rights to the popular podcast, which had been part of Amazon’s Wondery.

How NBC’s ‘Dateline’ Took Back Its True-Crime Throne

When the 32-year-old TV newsmagazine moved into podcasting, a few key assets helped it catapult beyond the tough competition.

True-Crime Podcasts About Trump Are Everywhere

MSNBC, NPR, Vox Media and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution are all aiming to capitalize on interest in the criminal cases against President Donald J. Trump with the shows.

Bannon, Patel Say Trump ‘Dead Serious’ About Revenge On Media

Steve Bannon and Kash Patel claimed that former President Trump is “dead serious” about exacting revenge on his political enemies if he wins a second term as president, and they warned members of the media to take the threats seriously, saying Tuesday: “We’re going to come after you.”

Apple Names Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ ‘Wiser Than Me’ Its Podcast Of The Year

Amy Robach And T.J. Holmes Break Silence On Exit From ‘GMA3’ And ABC News

The duo launched their new podcast Tuesday by discussing their high-profile exit from ABC News: “We’re the folks who lost the jobs we love because we love each other.”

NPR Names Collin Campbell New Podcast Chief

Fox News, Dateline NBC Launch New Podcasts

Helmets Off, Mics Up: NFL Players Discover The Power Of Podcasts

StreamGuys Updates SGreports Analytics & Monitoring Software

Streaming and podcast solutions provider StreamGuys has launched its second-generation SGreports solution, a robust log processing and content analytics toolset for live streams and podcasts. The updated solution, part of StreamGuys’ growing SaaS suite […]

WISH Indianapolis Launches All-Indiana Politics Podcast

Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis is launching the All INdiana Politics Podcast with Phil Sanchez: UnPhiltered. The nonpartisan podcast will be hosted by WISH anchor Phil Sanchez and include candid […]

‘Extra’ Adds Podcasts To Mix In Season 30

Extra, as it enters its 30th season in syndication, is dropping two podcasts into the mix: weekly entry Extra: The Podcast and twice-weekly True Crime Daily, drawn from the syndicated strip of the same name. They will be produced in partnership with Audacy.

Latenight Hosts Switch To Podcasting To Fund Out-Of-Work Staff

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, and John Oliver are launching a limited podcast series about their experiences navigating the writers and actors strike. The group, who were some of the first to down tools when the WGA called its strike in early May, are launching Strike Force Five on Spotify. The proceeds from the show, which launches on Aug. 30 and is sponsored by Mint Mobile and Diageo, will go to out-of-work latenight staff from their shows.

SiriusXM Is Shutting Down Its Stitcher Podcast App To Emphasize Its Flagship App

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Satellite-radio provider SiriusXM said it will shut down its Stitcher podcast app at the end of August in favor of its own SiriusXM app, part of […]

Joe Buck & Oliver Hudson Podcast ‘Daddy Issues’ In The Works At Fox As Animated Series

LiveOne To Launch PodcastOne TV, Video FAST Channel For Podcast Content

Telemundo & NBC Owned Stations’ Bilingual Podcast ‘My New Favorite Futbolista’ Showcases FIFA Women’s World Cup Stars

Beginning June 14, Telemundo and NBC Owned Stations will present a new season of the bilingual podcast My New Favorite Futbolista / Mi Mundialista Favorita profiling the most-inspiring FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 […]

A New Era Of Podcast Mergers Is Just Beginning

The era of consolidation in podcasting seemed like it might have effectively started and ended when Spotify, Amazon, SiriusXM and others gobbled up major names in the space in an effort to diversify their audio lineups. But now, four years after Spotify got into podcasting by buying Anchor and Gimlet Media, we’re witnessing the dawn of a second wave. This time around, the companies up for sale are smaller production studios and networks.

Rachel Maddow’s World War II Era-Themed Podcast Wins Hillman Prize For Broadcast Journalism

NPR Cancels 4 Podcasts In Biggest Wave Of Layoffs In Decades

Fox News Audio Expands True Crime Content

Fox News Audio has launched a new weekly podcast as well as a True Crime Minute for smart speakers. Adding to Fox News Audio’s existing true crime catalog which includes podcasts such […]

Fox News’ ‘Outnumbered’ Co-Host Emily Compagno Debuts True Crime Podcast

TMZ To Debut TMZ Audio Network

‘Survivor’ To Launch First Official Podcast With Jeff Probst As Host

NBC News Studios Launches First Original Podcast Series

Law&Crime Releases New Podcast Series About Alleged Sex Cult At Sarah Lawrence College

Law&Crime, the live trial and true-crime network, has launched a narrative podcast series, Devil in the Dorm, hosted by actress Elisabeth Rohm, which is now exclusively available ad-free on Wondery+ […]

LX News’ ‘My New Favorite Olympian’ Podcast Wins 2 Signal Awards

LX News’ multiplatform podcast My New Favorite Olympian earned gold in two categories of the inaugural Signal Awards, presented by the organizers of the Webby Awards. The series’ seven-part second season covering the Beijing […]

StreamGuys Expands SGcontrol Content Access Suite With API Functionality

Streaming and podcast solutions provider StreamGuys says it has diversified the SGcontrol customer experience through a new API that lets users create rules and customize functionality for a variety of stream management and content […]

Jerry Sullivan Fired By WIVB Buffalo And 2 Newspapers For Sexist Podcast Comments

Talking TV: How True Crime Podcasts Can Work For Local TV

True crime podcasts tap a deep line into audiences’ psyches and have great potential for local TV news in both audio and video forms, says Scott Weinberger, co-host and creator of the Anatomy of a Murder podcast and executive producer/creator of Discovery ID’s On the Case with Paula Zahn. He talks with TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp about how to do them right. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Fired KTVI St. Louis Anchor Starts ‘Cancel This’ Podcast

Anderson Cooper Explores Grief And Loss In Deeply Personal Podcast

MundoNow Hires Digital Media Producer/On-Air Talent Dafnne Wejebe

MundoNow, a U.S. bilingual and bicultural digital media platform, today appointed Dafnne Wejebe director of audio content. She will anchor the lineup for the recently launched Óyenos Audio podcast network […]

Krista Smith Promoted To Head Of Publishing At Netflix As Michelle Lee Exits

Paramount Expands Podcast Editorial Operations With Megan Marcus Appointment

Bret Baier Searches For ‘Common Ground’ In New Fox News Podcast

LX News & Telemundo Owned Stations’ Bilingual Podcast ‘My New Favorite Futbolista’ Showcases Stars Of World Cup Qatar

Beginning Nov. 1, LX News – NBCUniversal Local’s TV and streaming network for adults 18-45 – and Telemundo owned stations will present a new English and Spanish-language podcast, My New Favorite […]

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Exposing Local TV’s Darker Side In ‘Broken News’

In this repeat of the Talking TV episode from Aug. 19, 2022, TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Erin Kennedy and Megan Glaros, who followed their layoffs as an anchor and meteorologist, respectively, at Chicago’s WBBM with the video podcast Broken News. Their show pulls back the curtain on local TV to reveal the sexism, punishing schedules and career unsustainability they encountered and its aftershocks in their lives. A full transcript of the conversation is included.