ABC Radio Produces Unsolved Murder Docu-Series As Podcast

ABC News Nightline examines the twists and turns of an intriguing unsolved murder in the new multiplatform docu-series A Murder on Orchard Street. The seven-parter is available across all ABC News digital platforms, select streaming platforms, and has been adapted into a podcast produced by ABC Radio.

Blake Shelton To Headline “Sounds Like You: Country”

On November 3, Pandora will hold their second Sounds Like You: Country concert in Nashville, this time featuring Blake Shelton. It’s also a homecoming for Emmy-winning country-pop phenomenon Maggie Rose, who will open the show.

AudioHQ & TuneIn Announce Partnership

The multi-year deal will see AudioHQ become the exclusive re-seller – in the United States – of the streaming service’s audio advertising inventory. TuneIn serves more than 75 million active monthly users.

Forcht Chooses SoCast For its 25 Websites

Forcht Broadcasting owns 25 stations in Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois. The company has chosen SoCast to build out new websites for all the stations. Forcht VP Amy Stroud said, "Socast has provided us with the platform to build our group’s radio websites with relevant, up-to-date, interactive, and engaging modules that allow listeners to have a radio website experience."

Teresa Rodríguez Takes Listeners Behind The Headlines

The 13-time Emmy Award-winning journalist has a new podcast, Stories Beyond the Headlines, on reVolver Podcasts.  Rodríguez is familiar to many as the co-anchor of the award-winning weekly newsmagazine program, Aquí y Ahora, (Here and Now), and as a best-selling author.

Special Audio Blog Now Available Free For Stations

A special audio blog is now available to stations from Dr. Lewis Jassey as a public service. Jassey tells Radio Ink he'd like stations to consider running the information he's providing in light of the recent tragic events in Las Vegas.

Get the FiveThirtyEight On The NBA

Statistical analysis site FiveThirtyEight has debuted the first episode of The Lab, a new weekly NBA podcast hosted by Neil Paine (general editor and senior sportswriter), Kyle Wagner (senior sportswriter), and Chris Herring (senior sportswriter), available now on The Lab’s podcast feed.

Two New Execs At PodcastOne

PodcastOne has added two media executives to the leadership team, while expanding the company’s focus on Scripted Programming and the recently announced PodcastOne Sports Network. Casey Jacobs has been named Vice President of Sports and Development, and Allyson Marino will serve as Director of Special Programs.

Elvis Now A Facebook Star

The show is called iHeartNOW with Elvis Duran and each afternoon on Facebook’s Watch the program will feature music news updates and interviews with celebrities and artists who join Elvis to discuss the latest in pop culture, celebrity news, and the hottest trends.

XAPPmedia Launches Alexa Product For Radio

The company has launched a new product called Voice Radio, which is a self-service product that allows stations to build Amazon Alexa skills online in five minutes. XAPP then reviews and tests the skills and submits them to Amazon for certification. XAPP says the process takes about one week until the skill is live. You can check out pricing on the product HERE.

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In This Issue: October 9, 2017
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