Reem Makari

Editorial assistant

Reem Makari is an editorial assistant at PodPod whose work includes writing news articles and long-form features for the website, reporting from podcasting events and conferences, booking guests and conducting research for the main show, and appearing on the podcast as a regular contributor.

Reem launched award-winning identity-focused magazine Kindred. in 2021 as Editor-in-Chief. Diversity and inclusivity is a main drive in all of Reem’s journalistic work and she will continue pushing towards giving a platform for people from underrepresented backgrounds to have their voices heard.

She has previously worked as a marketing coordinator for TotalEnergies and a freelance multimedia journalist. Reem is also a current postgraduate Magazine Journalism student of Kingston University and has been awarded Postgraduate Student of The Year by the university’s journalism department.

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YouTube Studio rolls out podcast creation and management tools in the US

New features include uploading podcast playlists and tracking performance data

Earworms: What the industry’s been listening to this week

Earworms: What the industry’s been listening to this week

From Serial’s latest true-crime hit to NYT’s classic Modern Love

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Jeremy Hunt says The News Agents gave him “very important ammunition” for building budget

Podcast episode on childcare impacted Hunt’s budget decision making

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Acast releases annual Red Nose Day podcast mash-up to raise money for Comic Relief

Podcast line-up includes Off Menu, Films To Be Buried With, Drunk Women Solving Crime, and more

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Company plans to distribute over 120 original and partner scripted podcasts in less than a year

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Adam Buxton and The News Agents amongst newest speakers for The Podcast Show

New partners and first line-up of live podcast shows also announced ahead of festival

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The Rest is Politics marks 20th anniversary of Iraq War with controversial episode

Heated discussion between co-hosts Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart causes online debate

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Audacia expands AdsWizz marketplace for podcasts across Asia as part of new partnership

Audio ad marketplace will leverage AdsWizz tools to sell inventory across JAPAC region

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New deal enables partners to leverage Automatic Ads tool

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Award-winning podcast to turn into weekly “always-on” show after three years at Spotify

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LinkedIn to launch podcast academy accelerator to support business creators

The six-month pilot season will connect new business podcasts with exclusive coaching and branded tools

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No Such Thing As A Fish hosts keep a database with every fact they've ever used

The nearly 30,000-row spreadsheet is the show's "secret weapon"

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PodBean SVP quits to launch podcast consulting business

Rob Greenlee says he wants to remove podcast platform bias to help other media creators

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Spotify is the most popular podcast app in the US - but Apple users listen more

Amazon Music also more than doubled its podcast audience, according to Podtrac data

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City University to hold free panel discussion on building a podcast career

Industry experts from Unedited, Mags Creative and Acast to join panel

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BBC launches paid subscription channel on Apple Podcasts Australia

Subscribers will have access to ad-free episodes across BBC Studios portfolio

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Tony Robinson to launch new culture and entertainment podcast

Blackadder actor to interview guests including Stephen Fry and Miriam Margolyes

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CBS launches news round-up podcast as part of radio show’s 85th anniversary

Show combines broadcasts from Weekend Roundup, World News Roundup and late edition, and Kaleidoscope

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Doctor Who: Redacted creator says she is “heartbroken” after being dropped by BBC

Senior producer James Goss takes over role for newest season

Earworms: What the industry’s been listening to this week

Earworms: What the industry’s been listening to this week

From a tennis podcaster recommending a golf series to Dua Lipa’s impressive interview skills