reVOLVER is an online destination for multicultural, on-demand audio, and it will now be the home for Radio Hall of Famer Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo. Daily episodes of his El Show de Piolín podcast will be available at www.revolverpodcasts.com, as well as iTunes and Google Play.
LiveRamp is a company that provides data onboarding services to brands, enabling them to upload offline customer records such as CRM and point-of-purchase data for use in digital marketing campaigns. TargetSpot targets ads to streaming audio listeners.
NPR’s award-winning Code Switch team will launch a podcast this month exploring how race and culture collide with everything else in people’s lives. With a rotating cast of Code Switch reporters, editors and guest contributors, the podcast will invite listeners to re-examine their perspectives about race and identity.
Second City Works and WGN Radio are excited to announce the launch of Getting to Yes, And, an all-new weekly podcast hosted by Kelly Leonard. Episodes are now available on iTunes and WGNPlus.com and a new episode will be posted every Tuesday at 7 a.m. The podcast features interviews with visionaries, authors, and leaders who operate at the intersection of creativity and commerce.
MediaDC, publisher of The Weekly Standard and Washington Examiner, and PodcastOne announced Thursday the launch of two new podcasts: Examining Politics by The Washington Examiner, and The Weekly Standard Confab.
PodcastOne announced Tuesday that Dr. Drew is teaming up again with Adam Carolla five days a week, this time with the daily Adam & Drew podcast. In each episode Adam and Drew take uncensored, nothing-off-limits, calls about sex, drug, medical and relationship issues. Dr. Drew brings the medicine while Adam's comedy and rants are the spoonful of sugar to make it go down.
iHeartMedia announced that it now has 85 million iHeartRadio registered users. The company hit 80 million this past January, adding five million users in a little over three months. Also, the the iHeartRadio app has now been downloaded more than 900 million times. iHeartRadio is available on 80 unique platforms.
Greater Media has renewed its partnership with Triton Digital. Greater Media will continue to use Triton’s streaming technology across their 21 stations in Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Philadelphia, and New Jersey.
It's a purchase Spotify says will help build out the tools it provides to artists who use Spotify to grow their listeners and overall business. The company is called CrowdAlbum.
TuneIn is launching a new advertising campaign created by its first-ever agency, Durham, NC-based McKinney. The campaign will launch in radio, digital and social and be followed with out-of-home in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Boston and Los Angeles. The campaign is called "Listen Like You Mean It," and it begins Thursday in Chicago and Boston.