Edison: Podcast Listening Sees Big Jump

Edison Research is reporting that for the first time since its Share of Ear study began tracking audio consumption in 2014, podcasting’s share of all audio listening is now 6% of consumption. This marks an all-time high for podcasting.

iHeart and Vice Release New Podcast

VICE News Reports, is a new weekly investigative podcast covering critical news subjects from around the world, co-produced by iHeart and VICE. The first episode goes inside the NBA bubble. LISTEN

Pittman Interview Saatchi & Saatchi CFO

In the latest episode of Math & Magic, iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman talks to Sir Martin Sorrell. The Saatchi & Saatchi CFO also worked at advertising giant WPP. He tells Pittman on the podcast why you need employee dissenters. LISTEN

Podfront Virtual Now On-Demand

Seven podcast networks took part in Podfront Virtual 2020. The presentation on the podcasting industry and advertising strategies is now available on-demand.

ESPN Says Podcasts Breaking Records

The combined podcast network of ESPN / ABC / FiveThirtyEight / National Geographic posted a new high audience of 9.3 million unique listeners. In September ESPN was home to 13 of the top 30 podcasts for unique audience, including seven of the top 15 and two of the top three.

Rock Radio Friends Look At Legends

Radio producer and rock historian Denny Somach has launched a new podcast. Ultimate Rock Podcast will draw on Somach's extensive archive of rock interviews.

NEW: Anything For Selena

Boston's NPR Station WBUR and Futuro Media present Anything for Selena, an intimate journey by host Maria Garcia to understand what the legacy of slain Mexican American pop star Selena Quintanilla shows us about identity and belonging.

Kevin & Bean Mates Reunite

Former KROQ Kevin and Bean teammates Gene Baxter and Allie Mac Kay have launched a new podcast called A Cup of Tea and a Chat with Allie & Bean. Baxter is in London working for Podcast Radio and Kay is in L.A. after Kevin in the Morning with Allie and Jensen, was yanked off the air.

Radio Network Launches Podcast

The Texas Farm Bureau has launched a new daily podcast focusing on Texas agriculture. Texas Ag Today is a product of the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network. The podcast is hosted by Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network Manager Carey Martin.

Virtual Comedy Storytelling Event

On Something, a podcast from Colorado Public Radio, will host a live, virtual storytelling event on October 15. Audio from the event, "My Family, On Something", will be used to create a bonus episode of the podcast.

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