While every other media is experiencing steep declines in revenue, it appears podcasting is doing quite well. According to a report in eMarketer today, podcast ad spending will reach $1.1 billion in 2021 and $1.3 billion in 2022.
Straight Fire with Jason McIntyre will hit the iHeartPodcast Network, August 10. McIntyre is a weekend host on FOX Sports Radio.
iHeartRadio, FlynnPictureCo., Psychopia Pictures and UpperRoom Productions have announced There Be Monsters, an original ten-part narrative sci-fi podcast.
The Next Great Podcast from iHeartRadio and content creation platform Tongal is looking for talent to create new original programming. The contest runs through the end of August 27.
NBA star JJ Redick and his new podcast company ThreeFourTwo Productions is teaming up with Cadence13 for a weekly podcast produced inside the Orlando Bubble. The first two episodes will be ready August 5.
CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent has debuted a new podcast. The Debrief with Major Garrett will be offered weekly.
Former WGN 720-AM Morning Host Steve Cochran is expanding his Live From My Office conversation series into a full-fledged podcast. The 59 year old radio vet has been off the air since late last year.
Between June 8 and July 5, NPR averaged over 43 million weekly podcast downloads from its 52 shows, crushing the competition. Stitcher, which Triton ranked 2nd, had 23.3 weekly downloads and that was from 277 shows. Entercom dropped to third with 23 million downloads from its 375 shows.
Entercom's Cadence13 is creating a new podcast called Zack to the Future, a weekly podcast hosted by Saved by the Bell's Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Zack Morris is Trash creator Dashiell Driscoll.