Shapiro Podcast Launches

New York Times bestselling author Dani Shapiro’s new iHeartRadio podcast, Family Secrets, launched Thursday. Shapiro shares with listeners her honest experience and perspective from finding out a life-altering secret her parents had kept from her.

“Family Ghosts” Returns May 15

Spoke Media has partnered with the Family Ghosts podcast to co-produce and distribute the show's second and third seasons.

Spotify Launching Clash Podcast

The 8-part series called This is Stay Free: The Story of The Clash will be hosted by Public Enemy's Chuck D.

iHeart Launches Podcast Recommendation Engine

iHeartRadio's new podcast recommendation engine gives listeners podcast suggestions based on their preferences and listening habits.

How Do Podcast Ads Perform Vs TV Ads?

A new study was released Tuesday that compares how podcast ads stack up against TV ads and online video ads. Westwood One tested podcast ads through a partnership with creative testing service Advertising Benchmark Index.

Wordock Takes Senior Podcast Role In NYC

Westwood One has recruited John Wordock for the newly created role of Executive Editor for Podcasting. He joins Westwood One from The Wall Street Journal, where he most recently served as Executive Producer for Podcasts.

“The Big Interview” To Reach Even More Listeners

KMG Networks is expanding its radio and podcast partnership with AXS TV’s popular series The Big Interview, hosted by Dan Rather, distributing additional episodes to radio stations across the United States.

Radio & Podcast Show Is All About “Real Talk”

Actress Kate del Castillo and television personality Jessica Maldonado will produce and launch a weekly syndicated radio and podcast show. Neteando (“Real Talk”) with Kate and Jessica is expected to launch in April 2019.

PodcastOne Gets A New CEO

Peter Morris is the new CEO at PodcastOne. He will work under Executive Chairman Norm Pattiz. Morris was most recently EVP of Barstool Sports.

ABC News Tackles The Mueller Investigation

It’s been the biggest story in America for the better part of two years. The Mueller investigation. A probe to determine whether there was Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and now the subject of a podcast from ABC News.

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