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Louis Theroux announces new Spotify exclusive podcast

Iconic broadcaster becomes the latest tentpole audio deal for embattled streaming giant

She Podcasts announces first annual Sonic Bloom awards celebrating underrepresented voices

Event promises to “shine a light” on cis and trans women and non-binary creators

CBC’s hit live-radio show Q With Tom Power relaunches in podcast format

Show will now appear on-demand first every weekday before being broadcast on radio

Somethin’ Else launches new TV psychology podcast hosted by ‘Doc Brown’

New show analysing fictional characters’ behaviour will debut 31 January

Media lay-offs could be a silver lining for the podcast industry

Journalists make fantastic podcasters, and now’s the time to snap them up

Goodstuff head of audio says podcasts “need to be included” in your media mix

Execs from Bauer Media, St Luke’s and Goodstuff talk digital audio at PodPod and Campaign summit

Listeners are tuning into news podcasts for more than just information, says Global exec

“News is losing its seriousness”, says Global commercial group strategist Rich Smith

Spotify to run live shows of its hit sports podcasts at Pod Live Sport event in new partnership

The Rugby Pod, Fozcast, Wrighty’s House, Stadio, and Counter Pressed podcasts join line-up

City University launches first-ever Podcasting MA in London, starting September 2023

Former Bauer media executive Brett Spencer will run Centre of Podcasting Excellence alongside MA course

Acast CEO says US market is “incredibly immature” in terms of digital podcast advertising

UK podcast ad creative is also ahead of US market, says Ross Adams

This year’s Ambies will be hosted by comedian Larry Wilmore

Ceremony will be taking place in March, both in-person and live-streamed

We Are Black Journos founder launches true-crime podcast with BBC and CBC

Hannah Ajala hunts down the real Janessa Brazil, the face behind an online catfish scam

Triton Digital’s US podcast ranker reveals top shows for December

Stitcher Media remains as the number one sales network

Audioboom expands its creator network with new slate of podcast partnerships

Three premium creators also announce extended multi-year partnerships with Audioboom

Ex-BBC Sounds assistant commissioner joins Mags Creative team in management role

James Norman-Fyfe starts new role as head of production unit

Acast continues global expansion with new partnership in the Netherlands

Podcast company Tonny Media joins Meer Van Dit in signing with Acast

Octave becomes first digital audio business to achieve IAB’s Gold Standard 2.1 certification

The Bauer and News UK subsidiary also earns brand safety seal certification

Libsyn signs ad partnership with Lore podcast

Multi-year deal will give AdvertiseCast exclusive monetisation rights to hit show

SandStone Global hires BBC veteran to lead audio expansion

Dixi Stewart joins production company as MD

EXCLUSIVE: Children’s podcast network Fun Kids launches subscription service

Apple Podcasts and Fun Kids website subscribers can access ad-free and bonus content