AdLarge Media has reorganized its digital audio team. Jay Green will continue to lead AdLarge’s digital audio content portfolio as VP of Digital Content Partnerships, reporting to AdLarge Co-Founders and Co-Chief Executive Officers Gary Schonfeld and Cathy Csukas.
The new podcast series is with Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson and will focus on faith and family along with occasional celebrity guest interviews. Robertson will also serve as a FOX News contributor. The 45-minute podcasts will be posted to FOXNewsRadio.com. The weekly podcast will cost listeners $1.99 per episode or $4.99 per month.
The Wall Street Journal has the details that comes with strict guarantees. If Spotify holds an IPO in 2017, private equity firm TPG and hedge fund Dragoneer will be able to convert the debt into equity at a 20% discount to the share price of the public offering.
Yvonne Lacey is the new VP of Digital Sales Development for at AdLarge. Lacey will be the point person for the sales team on all things digital and report to Chief Revenue Officer, Don Wachsmith.
SiriusXM announced Tuesday that Kenny Chesney will bring his No Shoes Radio channel exclusively to SiriusXM. The channel, which is curated by artist, will feature music from Chesney, his favorite artists across multiple styles of music, rare live performances, and special coverage of backstage happenings at Chesney's concerts.
The conservative news and opinion website has launched Did She Say That with host Sonnie Johnson. The show is a combination of conservative politics and hip-hop. Debuting Friday is The Milo Yiannopoulos Podcast, which will be a weekly discussion on technology, media, video games, politics, and Internet culture, hosted by technology editor Milo Yiannopoulos. Check out the first episode of Did She Say That HERE
The Academy of Podcasters has announced this year's hall of fame class, which will be inducted during the 2nd Annual Awards and Hall of Fame Ceremony. The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday, July 6 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Doors open at 5 p.m. for a red carpet ceremony, and the awards show begins 7 p.m.
The new product is called RetargetingPlus.com and Gen Media Partners says it can hyper-target ads to specific listeners by geographic area, demographics, income, interests, and more. You may have had something like this happen to you when you're surfing the Web...
Univision Communications has launched a suite of new features on the Uforia music app. New functionalities include more than 25 stations by mood curated specifically for Hispanics, plus alarm clock, sleep timer and car mode features, all of which enable listeners to discover new music and stay close to their favorite radio stations and personalities at any time. The app has nearly four million downloads.