Fox Sports Podcast Network Launches With Initial Slate Featuring Skip Bayless, Nick Wright And Lyman Bostock Doc Series

Vox Media Acquires Leading Podcast Creator Criminal Productions

‘Broadcast Bulletin’ TV News Podcast Launches Nov. 25

A Roundup Of Journalism Podcasts Designed To Inspire, Entertain & Inform Students

6 TV Tie-In Podcasts To Enhance Your Next Binge

Who’ll be the last one standing in Succession? Is The Good Place heaven or hell? These are the audio companions to keep the conversation going around some of your favorite shows.

Amid True Crime Boom, NBC’s ‘Dateline’ Gains New Relevancy In Streaming Era

While it began life as just another broadcast newsmagazine, the show has taken on a life of its own in recent years, leaning into the true crime genre, and riding that wave as it picked up steam across streaming and podcasts. For the newsmagazine’s 30th season, the network is planning a special podcast and a marathon on Peacock.

The ‘Locked On HBCU’ Podcast Tackles Underreported Stories

Can diversifying your sports coverage help you score with new audiences? One TV station group, Tegna, is capitalizing on the excitement generated by college sports by introducing a new podcast that will both expand the company’s digital footprint and promote diversity.

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KSL’s ‘Cold’ Podcast Taps Deep Vein

Cold, a true crime podcast produced by Salt Lake City’s KSL, has kickstarted a major content and revenue front for the broadcaster, drawing Amazon Studios as an exclusive broadcasting partner. Editor’s Note: This is the latest of TVNewsCheck’s “Newsroom Innovators” profiles, a series showcasing people and news organizations evolving the shape and substance of video reporting. These profiles examine the inception of their innovations, the tools they employ and how they’re reconciling experimental approaches to news storytelling within daily workflows. You can find the others here.

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WRAL’s Podcast Re-Examines Murder Of Michael Jordan’s Father

WRAL Raleigh, N.C., has released a new podcast that re-examines the murder of James Jordan, father of basketball star Michael Jordan. “The intimacy of audio allows us to take listeners deeply into the lives of all the central characters in this real life tragedy,” says Shelly Leslie, head of streaming and podcasting for the station’s owner Capitol Broadcasting.

An Arizona Newsroom Makes Crime Pay

An in-depth podcast series from Meredith’s KTVK-KPHO offers some clues worth following.

We Still love Lucille Ball, And Now She Has A Podcast On SiriusXM

Tegna’s ‘Locked On’ Podcast Network Expands YouTube Presence, Launches 2 New Offerings

A Locked On NBA Draft 2021 special, co-produced in partnership with Tegna’s WFAA Dallas on Thursday, July 29, and the Monday, Aug. 2, debut of Locked On HBCU, a podcast fully dedicated to HBCU sports and athletes, are the latest additions to the Tegna podcast.

My Paranormal Network To Launch With 13 Original Podcasts

Podcast Revisits How The Biggest Stories Unfolded On TV News

How TV and radio journalists handle it when history is suddenly thrust upon them is the subject of a new podcast based on Joe Garner’s 1998 book, We Interrupt This Broadcast. The 12-episode series, which MSNBC’s Brian Williams narrates, becomes available on July 20, and new seasons are already in the works.

‘Today’ Podcast Will Open NBC’s Morning Show To Round-The-Clock Audio

NBC’s Today has long been part of many an American morning ritual. Starting today, however, fans of the program can truly interact with a full version of it at almost any time they want. NBC News is launching its venerable A.M. franchise in podcast form, meaning that people who may want to know what it is going on with the show can find it at times and in ways of their own choosing, not necessarily in the 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. block it runs in each weekday on NBC.

Fox Podcast Talks Tech In 60 Seconds

B-List Stars Love Recapping Their Old Shows, But Are Any Of Their Podcasts Good?

Podcast Advertising To Surpass $1B This Year

U.S podcast advertising is poised to grow as much in the next two years as in the entire past decade, according to a podcast revenue study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers for IAB, released during the association’s Podcast Upfront on Wednesday. Podcast advertising revenue rose to $842 million in 2020, from $708 million in 2019, helped by a particularly robust, 37% year-over-year gain in the fourth quarter.

Why Your Favorite New NPR Show Might Sound A Lot Like A Podcast

DraftKings Acquires Rights To Dan Le Batard’s Podcasts In Reported $50M Deal

NFL, iHeartMedia To Launch Podcast Network

iHeart will distribute podcasts currently produced by the league’s media division. The two parties will also team up to produce and distribute podcasts currently in the works.

LA Times Enters Crowded Daily News Podcast Market With A West Coast Twist

Fox Sports Expands Original Digital Offerings With New WWE And MLB Podcasts

Fox Sports adds to its growing lineup of original digital franchises with two new podcasts launching this week: Out of Character with Ryan Satin and Flippin’ Bats with Ben Verlander. Out of Character, featuring special guest Edge, debuts Monday, March 29, and Flippin’ Bats, highlighted by a conversation with Tampa Bay Rays Opening Day starter Tyler Glasnow, premieres Tuesday, March 30. “We […]

Hank Azaria to Reprise ‘Brockmire’ Character For New Podcast

Tegna’s Vault Studios And WWL Launch ‘Beyond Bardstown: Lacombe’ Podcast

Tegna Inc’s. Vault Studios, creators of true crime podcast Bardstown, are back with a new unsolved mystery in season two of the series, titled Beyond Bardstown: Lacombe. In the new season, the Vault team partners with WWL-TV, Tegna’s CBS affiliate in New Orleans, and heads to the small community of Lacombe, La., to ask who killed […]

Crossover Media Group Sales Represents CBS Audio’s News/Talk Podcast Portfolio

Crossover Media Group Sales (CMGS), a cross-platform content-production and advertising-sales representation firm with offices in New York City and Los Angeles, and CBS Audio have expanded their relationship. CMGS adds 10 podcasts from the legendary news franchise to its burgeoning roster of news-and-information programming.  Included are shows in the news, political-analysis, health, true crime and […]

Fox News Audio Expands Podcast Lineup

Fox News Audio has added five new podcasts to its programming catalogue, with one slated to debut each week beginning Monday, March 8. The exclusive series will feature Fox News Media’s reporting, commentary and analysis available to stream for free via FoxNewsPodcasts.com.   Beginning on Monday, March 8, The Ben Domenech Podcast will feature Fox News Media […]

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How A TV Critic Turned To Podcasts During A Pandemic

TV meant to be responsive to the moment seemed distant. But podcasts, with the intimate production values, felt more immediate and relevant than ever before.

WILX Launches Weekly News 10 Sports Blitz Podcast

You can now take Mid-Michigan’s sports leader with you wherever you go thanks to Gray Television’s NBC affiliate WILX Lansing, Mich. On the new WILX News 10 Sports Blitz podcasts, hear from coaches, players and sports legend and WILX Sports Director Tim Staudt on the teams that matter to you. Joining him is the WILX […]

Entercom Sets Sales/Content Alliance With Tegna’s Locked On Podcast Network

ESPN Podcasts Set Record In 2020 With 500M Downloads – Up 28%

ESPN Podcasts reports strong growth in 2020, with downloads growing 28% to nearly 500,000,000, a new record (499.3 million). The old mark was set a year ago. The strongest month was September. ESPN set a record with 50.1 million downloads (up 45% from 2019) while the combined network of ESPN-ABC-FiveThirtyEight-National Geographic totaled more than ever with 67.3M […]

Tegna Buys Sports Podcast Network Locked On

Tegna says Locked On will expand its presence in the quickly growing podcast market, joining digital content studio Vault Studios and stations’ podcasting efforts, and build on Tegna’s overall sports footprint.

Apple Mulls Podcast Subscription Push

The iPhone giant has explored adding a paid audio product, a risky move given the proliferation of free, ad-supported programming.

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WREX Employees Get Personal in ‘Dear 2020’ Podcast

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Getting Spotify Podcasts

New Podcast Celebrates U.S. Broadcast Journalism

i4 Media Ventures’ inaugural project is a podcast series, featuring Bill Kurtis and based on the bestseller We Interrupt This Broadcast. Crossover Media Group Sales will handle ad and sponsorship support for the podcast series bearing the tag-line “Before It Was History, It Was News.

Fox News Media Podcast Catalog Now Available On Amazon Music

Fox News Audio’s catalog of more than 30 original podcasts are now available to stream on Amazon Music to its more than 55 million customers. Amazon Music customers can access podcasts in the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android, on Amazon Echo devices, and at music.amazon.com/podcasts. As a part of the new venture, Fox News […]

Amazon In Talks For Podcast Maker Wondery

Amazon.com Inc. is in exclusive talks to purchase podcast startup Wondery, according to people familiar with the matter, as the tech giant pushes further into the growing audio sector. The talks value Wondery at more than $300 million, the people said.

Ezra Klein Leaves Vox For The New York Times

Lincoln Project Is Becoming A Media Business

The Lincoln Project is looking to beef up its media business after the election, sources say. The group recently signed with the United Talent Agency to help build out Lincoln Media and is weighing offers from different television studios, podcast networks and book publishers. Lincoln’s plan is part of the new trend of activists developing massive audiences for political influence that they are then able to spin into commercial media success.