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.


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

The man that inspired the plot of Succession

Amy Poehler and Liz Cackowski

Amy Poehler to host new scripted podcast series in partnership with Audacy

Podcast is part of a partnership with Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions podcast division

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PRX network Radiotopia announces new podcast slate that will be released in the coming months

New seasons of existing shows and upcoming series to be launched

Nick Grimshaw and Annie Macmanus

Nick Grimshaw and Annie Macmanus to reunite in new BBC flagship music podcast

Podcast will be available on BBC Sounds weekly from 28 September

Colman Dominigo + The Riddler: Secrets In The Dark artwork

Colman Domingo to play Batman in upcoming Spotify and DC audio drama

The Riddler podcast to premiere exclusively on Spotify this October

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Production company Glisten+ launches inaugural scripted podcast slate

Company plans to release eight additional completed series in the coming months

Emily Ratajkowski

Sony Music cancels Emily Ratajkowski’s podcast and lays off podcast staff, Bloomberg reports

The High Low podcast host is said to be looking for a new company to produce show

Ali Kolbert

Spotify to launch new podcast with stand-up comedian Ali Kolbert

First interviewee will be Queer Eye star and fellow podcaster Jonathan Van Ness

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How the industry can support Queer podcasting

Both big players and the wider community can play a part in amplifying voices

Eerie podcast artwork

The Final Girls' Anna Bogutskaya to host new horror anthology podcast series

New podcast from Brock Media is part of the company’s upcoming genre slate

Case 63 artwork

Spotify’s hit fiction podcast Case 63 is now available on all major podcast platforms

Show to launch season two with Julianne Moore and Óscar Isaac returning

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Freakonomics to launch new membership programme

Membership offer includes bonus content and ad-free listening

Logo for AdLarge, Flightpath, and Sounder

AdLarge, Flightpath, and Sounder announce podcast adtech partnership

Companies to integrate offerings for brand-safe and targeted advertising

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Acast partners with royalty-free music platform Slip.Stream

Deal will dive podcasters access to over 70,000 tracks for content creation

Nomono sound capsule

Nomono announced as official audio partner for the British Podcast Awards

Winner of the Rising Star category to receive a free Nomono Sound Capsule

David Krulewich

Former Katz Digital exec joins Audiohook as chief revenue officer

David Krulewich to oversee company’s go-to-market strategy

Russel Brand

EXCLUSIVE: Acast removes ads on Russell Brand’s Luminary podcast following allegations

Disgraced comedian’s YouTube channel was also demonetised

Chris Long

Super Bowl champion Chris Long launches new sports podcast production company

Yote House slate will include new podcast series with NFL former stars

Imriel Morgan

International Women’s Podcast Festival founder says her first event almost led to bankruptcy

“I don't want to ever lose that much money again,” says Imriel Morgan