Public media organization PRX has announced Julie Shapiro and Audrey Mardavich will serve in newly-created strategic roles on the company’s content team. Shapiro will serve as Vice President of Editorial at PRX and Radiotopia and Mardavich will serve as Senior Director of Content of the Radiotopia.
A new survey of managers shows how tough it is to recruit new sales and marketing talent. The latest Borrell's Local Marketing Trends looks at hurdles and explores solutions on how to attract new talent.
iHeartRadio and Blumhouse Television have launched the second season of Aaron Mahnke’s 13 Days of Halloween, an original scripted horror podcast.
ESPN Podcasts will debut a new, signature series, 'Swagu & Perk', on October 25th. The weekly podcast will be hosted by former NFL veteran and analyst Marcus Spears (Swagu) and NBA champion and analyst Kendrick Perkins.
FreeWheel has signed a deal with Cumulus and Triton Digital to bring Cumulus Podcast Network’s podcast inventory into the Strata media platform. The partnership gives 1,100 agencies using Strata’s platform the ability to automate the podcast buying process within their existing platform workflow.
In June Facebook entered the podcast space by allowing podcasters to use the platform to share their show. On The New Media Show Wednesday Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee interviewed Chelsea White and Irena Lam from Facebook to discuss what they are hoping to achieve by getting into the podcast space. Here's what Rob and Todd took away from that interview...
Paris Hilton, London Audio and iHeartMedia are working on a podcast series focusing on what has become known as "the troubled teen industry". Hilton has been at the forefront of creating legislation that regulates treatment centers for troubled teens in Utah.
Audiochuck and its founder Ashley Flowers have signed a new deal with SiriusXM giving the Satellite company exclusivity to ad sales for Crime Junkie, Anatomy of a Murder, CounterClock, and Park Predators. AdLarge will continue to rep Audiochuck through the end of the year.
'Bonaparte' is a ten-part, true crime series about a woman trying to solve the mysterious death of a childhood friend. Anne Champion believes that there are to many unresolved questions about the death of Laura Van Wyhe.