iHeart, Westwood, ESPN to Participate in Podcast Upfronts

The Interactive Advertising Bureau unveiled the roster for the fourth annual IAB Podcast Upfront which will be held in New York City September 6. The full-day event helps brands and media buyers learn about the latest podcast advertising opportunities from content creators. Here's the roster of companies that will attend...

New Podcast Network Launches

POD Digital Media is the first podcast network targeting the multicultural audience. The network includes over 100 shows, including podcasts form The Breakfast Club's Angela Yee, Ed Lover and Julius Erving. It was launched by former agency executive Gary Coichy.

New Podcasting Research To Be Presented By Edison

Edison Research will unveil the results of a new study on podcasting in a keynote address July 24 at Podcast Movement in Philadelphia. Edison says the new information will "provide a research-based road map for the podcasting industry to grow audience and increase exposure to podcasts." Radio Ink will also be covering Podcast Movement, with reports posted to our Facebook and Twitter feeds, as well as our daily morning headlines.

Francesa App One Month Away

The WFAN afternoon drive host returned, in part, because he was launching his own app and would be able to use the show as a way to promote it. The Twitter newbie posted a message to his 83,000 followers that the launch is still on track for next month. "The Mike’s On app is right on schedule. It will debut the last week in August. Get ready!"

Eight New Shows For PodcastOne

The shows have staggered release dates throughout the summer. All are available on PodcastOne.com, the PodcastOne app, and Apple Podcasts. Here are the shows and launch dates...

Plenty Of Streaming Tips At The NAB Show

Here’s one for all the stations out there wanting to get the most out of their online presence. The Streaming Summit, a two-day program that focuses on best practices for packaging, distributing, and monetizing online video, has been added to the NAB Show New York conference.

AARP Podcast Broaches Vital Issues For Its Older Audience

The retiree organization’s new podcast is called An AARP Take on Today and is hosted by Bob Edwards, the original and longtime host of NPR’s flagship program Morning Edition. Each new episode will feature in-depth news interviews on timely topics with guest experts .

Congratulations Mark Ramsey

Inside JAWS is a tale of a modest thriller that became an ordeal and then a disaster and then a phenomenon and then a classic. Steven Spielberg, a fresh-faced, inexperienced director nearly wrecked his promising career, but became the most important filmmaker of our era. On Tuesday, day one of the series’ release, Inside JAWS hit the Apple Podcast chart at #2.

Trials, Tricks, And Tips Of The Newsmakers

Westwood One has launched another podcast series. My Side of the Story With Judith Regan, hosted by the publisher and media maven, features today’s newsmakers, trendsetters, cultural influencers, and troublemakers telling their side of the story.

Zolciak-Biermann Strikes Deal With PodcastOne

Don’t Be Tardy reality star Kim Zolciak-Biermann now has her own podcast in partnership with PodcastOne. In addition to real-time updates on life, family, and music every week, Kim invites fans to join her in achieving their dreams

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