ESPN Podcasts Flying High

The big word for podcasting is definitely “growth” -- "explosive growth" might be more apt. And ESPN Podcasts is certainly on that ride. For the second straight month and third time in 2018, ESPN Podcasts set a record for any month in its history with 43.6 million IAB compliant downloads in October, as measured by RawVoice.

Mike Valenti “Unfiltered” In New Podcast

If the name is anything to go by, this one should be interesting. Always Aggravated is a new podcast hosted by 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT-FM) sports broadcaster Mike Valenti. New episodes will be posted weekly to RADIO.COM. 

Amy Brown’s New Podcast Could Change Your Life

Amy Brown -- co-host of The Bobby Bones Show -- now has her own podcast called 4 Things With Amy Brown.

Spreaker Studio Adds Siri Shortcuts

Podcasting solution provider Voxnest has announced the integration of Siri shortcuts in the company’s Spreaker Studio App, enabling podcasters to create custom voice commands for predefined actions.

Faris Questions Celebrities About Their Faith

Journeys of Faith with Paula Faris is a new podcast featuring conversations with newsmakers and celebrities examining how faith has helped guide them through their best and worst of times. The first three episodes are available now, with new episodes each Wednesday.

Ingraham Switches From Radio To Podcasting

After 17 years as a talk radio host, Laura Ingraham has decided to transition from radio to podcasting. The Laura Ingraham Show will debut in January on PodcastOne.

Pandora Rolls Out Beta Version Of Podcast Platform

The streaming company expects the finished product to be available to all Pandora users in a few weeks. The new platform is powered by Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project, a cataloging system and discovery algorithm.

NPR Wins iHeart Podcast Pioneer Award

NPR will be honored with the first-ever iHeartRadio Podcast Pioneer Award at the inaugural iHeartRadio Podcast Awards on January 18, at the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles.

Edge & Christian Ready To Tag Team Again

Ending their hiatus, Adam “Edge” Copeland and Jay “Christian” Reso are back as their podcast returns with a new home — Westwood One Podcast Network. New episodes of Pod of Awesomeness begin Friday, November 16.

Panoply, Vox Teaming Up

Vox Media has selected Panoply as a partner for podcast distribution and monetization. Vox will use Panoply’s podcast platform, Megaphone, to host and distribute its entire lineup of podcasts across the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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