A deal was announced Thursday between Wynn Resorts and sports podcasting network Blue Wire. Wynn is investing $3.5 million in the network and that will include a podcast studio in the lobby of the hotel.
Entercom has named Brian Swarth to the newly created position of Head of Marketing, Podcasts. Swarth is the former Showtime Networks SVP/ Digital Media & Marketing.
The LA Based Sound That Brands podcasting studio has formed a partnership with Comcast’s FreeWheel. The agreement will give FreeWheel’s Strata agencies access to Sound That Brands production services.
Novel, a UK based independent podcast company, is partnering with iHeartMedia to co-produce a series of programs. The partnership calls for eleven new, original podcast series over the next three years.
That decision was announced Tuesday after the management at Podcast Movement sent around an e-mail that said, after the first month, the University has not grown very much.
The radio company with 47 stations in 9 states announced Tuesday it was investing in L.A. based podcast network CurtCo Media. While many other radio companies have been trying to make money podcasting for years this is the first alliance in the space for Summit.
ABC News will kick off Women’s History Month with a new podcast In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson. Best Case Studios is co-producing the program hosted by author Julia Sweig.
WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios are launching La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience, a seven-part podcast series created by a team of Puerto Rican journalists, producers, musicians, and artists about life, politics, history, and “the hustle” on the island