Spotify To Acquire Pop Culture And Sports Content Company The Ringer

IPG Mediabrands Is First Agency To Subscribe To Nielsen Podcast Listener Buying Power Service

Effective today, IPG Mediabrands is now a subscriber to the Nielsen Podcast Listener Buying Power service, with eight agencies using the service under the IPG license. This is the first agency to subscribe to this service. The umbrella IPG agencies include Universal McCann, Initiative, ID Media, Cadreon, Brand Programming Network, Orion, Magna and Healix. IPG […]

Vox Media Aims For $20M+ Podcast Business In 2020

Would Acquiring The Ringer Move Spotify To The Top Of The Podcast Pyramid?

Investigative Podcasts Are Exploding. Here Are Six Great Ones

‘National Lampoon Radio Hour’ Relaunches As Podcast

Stitcher Strikes $10M Deal With ‘My Favorite Murder’ Hosts

Graham’s WDIV Goes All Things Hoffa For Podcast

Washington Post Launches First Spanish-Language News Podcast

Facebook Working On Podcasts, Travel Apps

The social network is exploring new product areas through a team dedicated to building the company’s future.

Podcast Industry Grapples With Prospect Of Automated Ads

KGW, Vault To Launch True Crime Podcast ‘Urge To Kill’

He had an “urge to kill.” That’s the only explanation given by the murderer of 23-year-old Kaylee Sawyer. Her rape, murder, and her killer’s subsequent crime spree are the subject of the new true crime podcast, Urge to Kill, launching Tuesday, Nov. 5, by KGW and vault Studios, the digital content studio launched by KGW’s parent […]

Tegna’s Vault Studios Debuts ‘Amy Should Be Forty’ Podcast

Tegna Inc. today announced the launch of Amy Should Be Forty, a five-episode podcast series by Tegna’s Vault Studios that chronicles the kidnapping and murder of Amy Mihaljevic, a case that continues to draw national attention 30 years later. On Oct. 27, 1989, in the suburban Cleveland town of Bay Village, 10-year-old Amy Mihaljevic disappeared after […]

Mina Kimes Helps ESPN Kick Off ‘Daily’ Podcast

Shonda Rhimes Signs 3-Year Podcast Deal With iHeartMedia

‘Law & Order: SVU’ Launches Companion Podcast

‘We Hear: A Page Six Podcast’ Launches Today

Earlier this month, the New York Post and ad sales partner Cabana announced the upcoming launch of We Hear: A Page Six Podcast. The first episode drops today with hosts Maggie Coughlan and Ian Mohr, Page Six editors who bring insider stories and knowledge straight from the newsroom to life every week. We Hear: A Page Six Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and […]

Podcast Rev Fuels NPR’s Financial Growth

Podcasts have been a “huge return on investment for us and a major growth engine for our business,” says NPR CFO Deborah Cowan.

Jenna Fischer And Angela Kinsey Team Up For ‘The Office’ Podcast

NAB Show New York To Debut Podcast Series, Sessions

NAB Show is launching a podcast series featuring prominent speakers and highlighting NAB Show New York-related themes leading up to the 2019 event, Oct. 16-17 at the Javits Convention Center. MediaVillage head of content strategy and marketing, E.B. Moss, will host the series. Episodes will be released periodically beginning the week of Sept. 16 on the NAB […]

Covers Media Adds To Its Sports Betting Podcasts

Tribune Media-owned Covers Media Group, a player in the sports betting space for almost 25 years, and operator of Covers.com and ProSportsDaily.com, has expanded its Covers.com podcast content library in time for the start of the NFL and NCAAF seasons. This launch includes the addition of a new host for the existing The Sharp 600 podcast while adding three new […]

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WPLG Podcast Investigates Miami Preacher And Murders

Court TV Launching True-Crime Podcast

Court TV is launching a weekly podcast that will dive into the real-life deceptions, betrayals and murders that lead to justice in the courtroom. The Court TV Podcast will be hosted by network anchors Vinnie Politan and Seema Iyer and debuted this week, with new installments available every Thursday. Each podcast will take listeners behind-the-scenes of Court […]

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Double Murder, Kidnapping Subject Of KARE Podcast

NY Post to Launch ‘Page Six’ Podcast

The New York Post said Monday that it will launch Sources Say: A Page Six Podcast and has chosen Cabana as its exclusive ad sales partner. The New York Post’s Page Six is famous for breaking celebrity news and has evolved into its own iconic and powerful brand. The column delivers in-the-know gossip and news from entertainment, culture, the media, fashion, real […]

Has Podcast’s Peak Moment Arrived?

Nielsen Launches Podcast Listener Buying Power Service

Today, Nielsen launched the Nielsen Podcast Listener Buying Power Service from Nielsen Scarborough, with charter clients that include iHeartMedia, Cadence13, Midroll-Stitcher’s advertising arm, Westwood One and Cabana. Clients will be able to profile shows using program titles collected from Nielsen subscribers to connect specific types of listeners with particular advertisers and specific program-level insights. Nielsen […]

Vizio Co-Founder William Wang Talks To KTLA’s Frank Buckley

Tegna’s Vault Studios Premieres ‘True Crime Chronicles’ Podcast

The first two episodes of the True Crime Chronicles podcast by Tegna’s Vault Studios dropped Monday. This is Vault Studios’ second offering, after its March debut of Bomber, which investigated the Austin serial bombings of 2018 and the manhunt that ensued. True Crime Chronicles is a weekly true crime podcast hosted by Emmy Award-winning Tegna […]

Tegna’s Vault Studios Sets Two New Podcasts

True Crime Chronicles to premiere June 24, followed by Bardstown later this summer.

Obamas To Produce Exclusive Podcasts For Spotify

Under the Higher Ground partnership announced Thursday, the former president and first lady will develop and lend their voices to select podcasts.

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Two Former WFAA Anchors Team For Podcast

TVN FOCUS ON PODCASTS

Stations Finding Sound Reasons To Podcast

Tegna, Tribune, Scripps, Fox and Graham are among a growing number of TV broadcasters who are exploring adding audio content and advertising platforms. A study from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers puts podcast ad revenues at $313.9 million in 2017, and projects that it will more than double, to $659 million, by next year.

Slate Expects Nearly Half Of Its Revenue Will Come From Podcasts This Year

NBC News Gears Up For Podcast Push

Chuck Rosenberg is charting an unusual course for a TV news outlet. NBC News will be ecstatic in coming days if Rosenberg’s conversations with newsmakers are heard but not seen. There are new efforts ahead, says Steve Lickteig, executive producer of podcasts and audio for NBC News and MSNBC. Chuck Todd’s weekly podcast related to Meet the Press was recently revamped. The company plans to launch several new podcasts throughout 2019, including one that will eventually become a daily one focused on the 2020 election.

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WNYW New York Mines Its Archives To Turn Cold Cases Into Podcasts

A trip to WNYW’s Tape Room, where the station keeps its archives, sparked an idea for reporter Dan Bowens. In the Tape Room, Bowens found old reports of crimes from the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut area that have remained unsolved to this day. Bowens has produced 13 audio-only podcasts so far. Of those, four were made into TV stories and then those four were stitched together for a 22-minute special called The Tape Room.

Podcasts Pivot To Paid Models

Nielsen: How Podcast Advertising Measures Up

Nielsen says its branded content testing suite has the ability to evaluate the advertising effectiveness of brand sponsorships in podcasts, focusing on three key areas.

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WDIV Podcasts Reaching New Audiences

Zak Rosen, Graham Media’s podcast director, says the podcasts use archival content already generated by WDIV’s TV news coverage of the stories, updated and enlarged with new interviews in the writing of the podcasts.

Spotify To Buy Third Podcast Company Parcast