NEW PODCAST: Media Insultant

InTown Media has launched a new podcast called Media Insultant. The 15-minute twice weekly show, hosted by Jackson Weaver and Keith Samuels, offers up their opinions about issues and the people in media, including radio, TV, digital, streaming, and print.

A Neo-Noir-Esque Podcast

'The Lower Bottoms' is a new scripted podcast series from iHeartMedia and Will Packer Media narrated by Kelsey Grammer. The ten-episode neo-noir-esque mystery is the first from the partnership.

The Boutique Struggle

Borrell's Local Marketing Trends takes a look at how media companies can bust the boutique stage. Almost half of the 5,500 digital agencies in the U.S. are run by media companies, but they're struggling to grow beyond being boutique shops.

Closer Look At Drug Policy

Protozoa Pictures is joining with iHeartMedia to take a look at psychedelic drug research. Ethan Nadelmann, founder of the Drug Policy Alliance, will host 'Psychoactive'.

Radio Geeks Hosting D&D Podcast

Dungeons and Dragons has been around for decades and Guaranty Media has enlisted the aid of two radio show hosts and a DJ for a new podcast. The Night Shift is a real-play Dungeons and Dragons podcast that can change at the roll of multi-sided dice.

Fighting Drug Cartels

Fox News Audio is out with its latest long form podcast series. Alchemy of Violence: Narcos, Reapers and Survival is being offered on the new subscription-based platform Fox News Podcasts+.

iHeart Launches True Crime Original

iHeartMedia has dropped a new true-crime podcast called Murder in Illinois. Hosted by hosted by Lauren Bright, the podcast investigates Chris Vaughn, a man convicted in 2007 for the murder of his wife and three children.

Netflix Hires Apple Exec For Podcasts

Netflix has hired N’Jeri Eaton as Director of Podcast Programming. Eaton moves to Netflix from Apple where she was head of content for Apple Podcasts. So far Netflix's podcasts have mostly been promos for original TV shows and movies.

WUCF Orlando Launches ‘Side Players” Podcast

Side Player Stories is a new weekly podcast produced by WUCF-FM in Orlando. Musician and WUCF-FM producer Jesse Morgado takes an in-depth look inside the lives of professional musicians.

Jamie Lee Curtis Hosts New Podcast

'Good Friend,' is a new weekly podcast exploring friendship through unscripted conversations with new and old friends of the host. The iHeartRadio Original Podcast premieres July 15.

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