Nielsen, Acast Release Interesting Podcast Data

Acast has released details of new podcast listener research conducted with Nielsen. The study of 2,002 UK and Irish adults who consume podcasts at least monthly found that 45% of listeners started listening to podcasts in the past year.

Obama’s Sign With Audible

After parting ways with Spotify back in April, a new audio home has been found for the former President and First Lady. They are taking their talents to Audible. 

Podcast On Latinx Experience

The latest Colorado Public Radio Podcast ¿Quién Are We?, which focuses on “what it means to be Latinx, Latino, Hispanic, Chicana — or however you identify.” CPR's May Ortega will host the program that will feature stories about the wide-ranging identities and experiences of members of Latino community.

Podcast Hosted By NFTs

Prop Culture is a first-of-its-kind podcast hosted by iHeartMedia’s Non-Fun Squad NFTs. Top comedians and celebrities appear on the podcasts, and the voices for the NFTs are provided by the show writers.

New Comedic Talent Podcast

“Clown Parade: An Anthological Character Piece Carefully Curated by Las Culturistas”, is the latest collaboration from iHeartMedia and Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Network. Each month, the show will feature four episodes by a different up-and-coming comedic talent, hosted by an original character of their own creation.

PodcastOne Expands Lineup

PodcastOne has expanded with a slate of 14 new and recently acquired podcasts. The programs span across multiple top podcasting genres, including Society and Culture, Self-Help and Motivation, True Crime, Technology and Fitness

Ad Execs Launch Podcast

Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal Chairman of Global Advertising & Partnerships; and Laura Correnti Giant Spoon Partner Laura Correnti are hosting a new podcast, "Sunday Supper". The pair will have candid conversations with icons and influencers talking about the moments they broke from tradition and blazed a trail for themselves.

Novel Hires Executive Creative Director

UK-based independent podcast producer Novel has hired Julie Shapiro as the new Creative Director. She joins Novel from Radiotopia where she was Executive Producer.

New Sports Podcast Network Launching

Ronnie Wright, former writer for the Bleacher Report, is launching a new sports podcast network called The BOAT, which stands for Best of All Time. The network will include sports-talk podcasts that will be co-produced by Wright and Amblacks Media.

BetMGM Partnership With BetQL

BetMGM will become the exclusive sportsbook of Audacy's BetQL Network. The BetQL Network presented by BetMGM is an exclusive multi-year agreement that significantly expands the current relationship between BetMGM and Audacy.

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