Triton: Active Sessions On The Rise

The January 2016 Triton Digital January ranker is out and it shows the month had 4.5 million active average sessions, which is slightly up from December, (M-F 6A-8P). When compared to January 2015, average active sessions grew 14% (M-F 6A-8P) and 11.3% (M-Sun 6A-Mid).

New NPR Podcast Digs Deep Into News Coverage

The name of the new podcast is "Embedded," and it's hosted by "All Things Considered" co-host Kelly McEvers. In each episode, McEvers and other NPR reporters are embedded newsmakers around the world, including Texas biker gangs, police on Skid Row, the makers of a negative political ad, and the people most affected by El Salvador's gang war.

Podcaster Stapleton Signs With Westwood One

Westwood One has announced a new partnership with podcaster Jason Stapleton, host of the top-rated podcast, The Jason Stapleton Program. The show is one of the largest liberty-minded podcasts in the world.

Taz Takes To Bodyslamming

CBS RADIO announced Wednesday a special edition of The Taz Show: Bodyslams & Beyond airing on Sunday, Apr. 3, 11:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., EDT.

NAB Webcast To Address Cybersecurity

The March 23 webcast is called “Broadcast Cybersecurity: The Essentials,” and it will focus on the growing threat of cyberattacks and how stations can best implement cybersecurity precautions. The panel will be moderated by NAB’s Associate General Counsel, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Larry Walke. Chief of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC, Admiral David Simpson will give opening remarks.

New Pandora Product Connects Artists And Fans

It's called AMPcast and Pandora founder Tim Westergren says, “AMPcast has the potential to change the odds for musicians. This powerful tool, combined with the scale and reach of Pandora, gives every talented and hard-working artist a real shot to build a career in music. Marketing and promotion for artists will never be the same.”

One In Five Now Listen To Podcasts

That's according to research from the soon-to-be-released Infinite Dial 2016 study from Edison Research and Triton Digital. Edison reports that the percentage of Americans 12+ who say they have listened to a podcast in the last month is now 21%, up from 17% last year. That number represents about 57 million Americans. Edison and Triton will be hosting a webinar on the study this Thursday at 2 p.m. Eastern.

TuneIn Partners With NBA

TuneIn and the NBA have inked a multiyear partnership that will allow the streamer to carry all NBA games in the United States beginning with the 2016-17 season on TuneIn Premium. A TuneIn Premium subscription is $7.99 per month.

WTOP Launches Podcast With PodcastOne

The name of the new podcast from WTOP is Target USA and it focuses on the threats facing America. The podcast is reported and produced by WTOP National Security Correspondent JJ Green.

Chong Podcast Premieres On

Seems fitting. Tommy Chong, best known as one-half of the pot-smoking comedy duo “Cheech and Chong,” is now hosting a podcast called The Tommy Chong Podcast on New episodes of podcast air every Wednesday at 9 p.m. Eastern Time.

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