Realm partners with IGN to adapt videogames into scripted audio series

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Deal includes adaptation of Rick and Morty co-creator’s game High on Life

Goalhanger launches The Rest is Entertainment with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde

Richard Osman and Marina Hyde

First episode out now on all major podcast platforms

Joe Lycett confirms ‘Turdcast’ was a stunt to promote new documentary

Joe Lycett with the Turdis at Liverpool Albert Docks

The comedian is launching a new documentary on the UK sewage crisis

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


The end of awards season and the start of the holidays

Big fish, small sea: Irish podcasting within the wider anglo-phonic market

Creative Voicebox - Dee Reddy

Why we should take a ‘digital native’ approach to Irish stories and voices

What We Do In The Shadows spinoff to get its own companion podcast

Wellington Paranormal costars

Wellington Paranormal The Podcast will be hosted by TV show’s co-stars

Audio Production Awards names Overcoat Media Production Company of the Year

APA 2023 Production Company of the Year

Winners crowned in annual industry ceremony

BBC Studios launches official Doctor Who companion podcast

Doctor Who TARDIS

Show will feature exclusive insights from returning showrunner Russel T Davies

Acast Australia group business director steps down from role to join SCA’s LiSTNR team

Bryce Crosswell

Bryce Crosswell to start new role in February as head of sales in Melbourne

High Performance Podcast launches official app for listeners

Jake Humphreys

App contains exclusive content and deeper lessons from the creators

The best royalty-free podcast music databases

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Find music for your podcast - and keep it legal

Wondery and Amazon Music sign ad sales and distribution deal with The Sam & Billie Show

Sam and Billie Faiers

New episodes are available ad-free to Amazon Music subscribers from this week

Talking Bollox wins Listeners’ Choice at Irish Podcast Awards for second consecutive year

Talking Bollox

The Troubles crowned Podcast of the Year at Dublin ceremony

Tenderfoot TV and Campside Media to launch new investigative podcast as part of multi-show deal

Radical podcast artwork

First podcast with iHeartMedia tells the story of Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin

Oprah announces companion podcast series following book launch

Oprah Winfrey And Arthur C. Brooks

Podcast is co-hosted by author of the book, Arthur C. Brooks

Barometer aims to continue expanding into global markets through language translation

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Platform currently runs beta version in Spanish, French, German, and Arabic

The Lawyer, the Sniper & the NSW Police takes top prize at Australian Podcast Awards

Australian Poscast Awards - Podcast Of The Year

Seventh-annual ceremony crowns winners at Sydney event

Spotify announced as headline partner for next year’s Podcast Advertising Summit

Spotify logo

Goalhanger to record exclusive live podcast during the event

Light, camera, inaction: Resisting the lure of video podcasts

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Video is a hot trend, but that doesn’t mean that everyone should be doing it

Podcast company Listen launches new strategy division for creators and brands

Listen Labs

Labs division will provide exclusive insights into case studies from top clients

Wife of late comedian Bob Saget launches new podcast on how to deal with grief

Kelly Rizzo

Podcast will feature Kelly Rizzo in conversation with Saget’s Full House co-star John Stamos

TikToker Maddie Grace Jepson hosts new One Direction podcast for BBC

One Direction

BBC Sounds launches slate of One Direction programming with Matt Edmondson, Tyler Oakley, and more

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


The rise of film companion podcasts

Veritonic’s insights study encourages brands to add audio to their media mix

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Creative testing can lead to better and more effective audio advertising campaigns, report says

Cannes Lions restructures Audio & Radio awards category to reflect evolution of medium

Cannes Lions

AI disclaimer is now mandatory for entrants who use it in their work

BBC World Service and BBC Studios launch new daily news podcast

The Global Story BBC

Series is hosted by BBC Europe editor Katya Adler starting 27 November

Spotify Audience Network expands to five new global markets

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New brand safety and suitability tools are now available to advertisers

How to hit the mark with Gen Z podcast listeners

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Why authenticity is key for tapping into this young and engaged demographic

Descript launches new AI-powered scripting tools for creators

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Podcasters can now turn their audio and video episodes into blog posts

Tinpot Productions announced as a sponsor for this year’s Irish Podcast Awards

The TinPod

Company will record and produce a special episode from the event

New Podchaser tool identifies best podcasts for direct response campaigns

Acast Performace+

Performance+ tool relies on proprietary modelling to profile podcasts

EXCLUSIVE: FREENOW renews sponsorship of Time Out London podcast

Love Thy Neighbor artwork

Second season of Love Thy Neighborhood will include two Christmas specials

Lack of representation in ads causes disengagement in majority of UK audience


The across-the-board figure of 57% was even higher for those in typically underrepresented communities.

Producer Download: Bea Duncan

Producer Download: Bea Duncan

The importance of providing learning opportunities for young team members

Black Mirror producer partners with Campside Media to launch true crime podcast

Jessica Rhoades and Charlie Brooker attend the BFI Screening of Black Mirror

Series will cover the story of Kelly Michaels and the Wee Care Nursery School abuse trial

Election podcasts will be part of existing shows, not new launches, says news expert

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“I don’t think we’re going to see special election podcasts”, says Reuters researcher Nic Newman

Talking Ted podcast announces live show for December

Talking Ted hosts Joe Rooney and Patrick McDonnell

Sitcom Christmas special will be screened for audience before the live show

Nic Newman: Why news podcasts are on the rise

PodPod - Nic Newman

Media researcher explains the truth behind the headlines

The Escapist’s implosion shows that creators have the power

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Calandra and his colleagues have rightly recognised that it’s the voice that matters

Campside Media and Tenderfoot TV partner for documentary and companion podcast

Stop Cop City

Podcast companies will co-produce investigative project around Atlanta’s ‘Cop City’

Guesting is second most effective podcast marketing tool, report says

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Social media still top growth tool, according to Podcast Marketing Academy survey

Third Sector launches new UK knife crime podcast

The Diff artwork

Pilot series is hosted by PodPod’s very own Rhianna Dhillon

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


Trevor Noah is back to his interviewing roots

Podcasting now takes up over one third of time spent with spoken word audio in the US

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Edison and NPR’s new research shows continuous growth in podcasting

Spotify’s revamped TV app makes it easier to tune into podcasts

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New home page now mirrors the experience and ease of smartphones

New iHeartMedia podcast claims to reveal the real culprits behind JFK’s assassination

John and Jackie Kennedy with John Connally in Automobile

Co-hosts, director Rob Reiner and journalist Soledad O’Brien, lead investigation

Host-reads on podcasts are more brand-safe and effective for advertisers

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Audacy study says brands shouldn’t be afraid of advertising on controversial podcasts

Acast expands self-serve podcast advertising platform with real-time campaign planning tools

Acast self-serve platform

New feature allows advertisers to see up-to-date host-read sponsorship inventory

Irish Podcast Awards reveals shortlist for Spotlight and Specialist awards

Irish Podcast Awards

Nominees include My Therapist Ghosted me, The Cinemile, and more

Global to monetise The Athletic’s podcast portfolio in the UK and Ireland

Miami Heat fan

Brands can advertise on podcasts through custom reads and sponsorships

EXCLUSIVE: Spotify survey reveals best time to promote content

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Video podcasts are more likely to be consumed during the evenings, report says

Can AI translation unlock podcast opportunities?

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Experiments in voice cloning yield promising results, but the technology is not yet foolproof

BBC Studios bags Wondery boss to lead audio expansion

Richard Knight

Richard Knight returns to BBC content after a year at Amazon subsidiary

Goalhanger and Wondery announce new podcast in first collaboration

Legacy artwork

Legacy reexamines the reputations of historical figures, starting with Napoleon

HeadStuff taps social stars to lead new comedy podcast

Young Hot Guys

Shane Daniel Byrne, Tony Cantwell and Killian Sundermann will host Young Hot Guys

James Corden signs exclusive podcast deal with SiriusXM

James Corden

Celebrity interview series expected to launch in early 2024

How Tortoise reinvented its app for audio-first content

Tortoise app

Curation, data and visual presentation take centre stage in the publisher’s new platform

Third-annual International Women’s Podcast Awards see entries from 27 countries

International Women's Podcast Awards 2023

Guilty Feminist’s Deborah Frances-White hosts ceremony for second year running

Acast’s US bet pays off with 55% net sales growth in North America

Acast CEO Ross Adams

Average revenue per listen grows despite overall decline in listens

AudioUK warns of unfair competition over planned BBC restructure

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Creatives should be allowed to compete for more of BBC’s audio output, trade body says

Successful podcast campaigns need clear briefs, say Lloyds and Spotify ad leaders

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Defined objectives allow brands and agencies to identify the right partners

IAB UK champions power of podcasts for brand-building campaigns

Joy of Digital - IAB UK

New campaign aims to emphasise creative potential of digital ads

PwC collaborates with The Nowhere Office for podcast miniseries on AI in the workplace

PwC logo

Branded miniseries coincides with this month’s UK AI Safety Summit

Team behind Oh God, What Now? launches new science and technology podcast

Why? Podcast artwork

First three episodes released today on all podcast platforms

Why should actual-play podcasts stop at DnD?

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Wizards Of The Coast doesn’t have a monopoly on podcast-friendly game formats

Acast to launch new culture and entertainment podcast in partnership with BuzzFeed

I Know That's Right artwork

HuffPost’s senior culture reporter Taryn Finley to act as host

Voiceworks Sport partners with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC to launch official podcast

The Football Gods

Guests include former professional football player David Seaman

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

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Tales of horror for podcasters only

Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling to launch new BBC true crime podcast

Murder They Wrote artwork

New weekly series launches 6 November

Change Africa Podcast returns for fifth season

Change Africa Podcast artwork

Grammy award-winner Mr Eazi features in episode one

Robert Peston’s podcast mission is to make the complex understandable

Robert Peston

The ITV political editor talks about the message behind The Rest is Money

Sounds Profitable launches branded podcast directory in partnership with Lower Street

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Eventual goal is to generate more insights and data for branded audio

Podcast ad platform Ossa launches program for underrepresented podcasters

Ossa Times Square

Podcaster in Residence program connects brands with promising creators

Tenderfoot TV acquires production company behind hit series Up and Vanished

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Studio now has complete ownership over Resonate’s original podcasts

T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach announce new podcast with iHeartMedia

T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach

Former Good Morning America hosts speak publicly for the first time since their affair was exposed

BBC factual podcast lead bags senior role in Documentary Unit

Georgia Moseley

Replacement for Georgia Moseley has not yet been announced

Ballen Studios lands horror podcast from Rodney Barnes

MrBallen and Rodney Barnes

At Will Media and Campside Media founders to serve as exec producers

Listen launches second season of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust’s business podcast

Invest in Progress podcast artwork

Guests for new series include HelloFresh CEO, Moderna, and more

Independent Podcast Awards crowns inaugural winners

Independent Podcast Awards

Media Storm, Aunt Nell and Folk on Foot among honourees

Broccoli launches Anthems spinoff looking at Trans issues

Anthems podcast artwork

Guests include Sex Education’s Felix Mufti, Pink Lemonade’s Mika Onyx Johnson, and more

New show uncovers the stories of ‘forgotten podcasts’

Podcast Graveyard artwork

Podcast Graveyard aims to educate creators about the “do's and don'ts of podcasting”

Any radio broadcaster can make the switch to podcasting, says Shaun Keaveny

Shaun Keaveny

As long as you nail the communication skills, switching to another format is easy, according to host

Video app Detail launches multi-camera podcast recordings for iOS

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New feature includes automatic syncing for audio and video

Shaun Keaveny: Bringing radio flavour to podcasting

Shaun Keaveny: Bringing radio flavour to podcasting

The breakfast stalwart talks Komodo dragons, drivetime and the perils of pedantry

Comedian Grace Campbell to host dating podcast for iHeart and Novel

28 Dates Later artwork

Podcast will be available across all major podcast platforms from November

Betches’ Oversharing podcast releases limited series on parenthood with BetterHelp

Betches podcast artwork

Podcast network continues to expand offering with new series launches

Two ads per break is the optimal ad load for podcasts, new study reveals

Podcast mic

Advertisers should beware of podcast ad overload, with no more than four ads per break

Spotify releases 2023 Wrapped checklist for podcasters

Spotify logo

Podcasters are advised to customise and update their show pages in advance

How to make the most out of podcasting events

A Beginner's Guide to Podcasting

What to do when it’s time for you to network your little butt off

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


Leadership, learning and LSD

Why your podcast doesn’t need social media

Creative Voicebox - Amelia Hruby

Forget viral posts - your energy is better spent on building direct relationships

Sapphic scripted podcast series The Walker Mysteries to return for third series

The Walker Mysteries

Eight-episode season will run from late December

Nearly 90% of parents are willing to pay for podcast subscriptions

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Ad-free listening is a key incentive, according to UTA study

Solving the challenges of podcast growth

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Unlock the secrets of scaling your show at the Podcast Growth Summit

Radio Academy opens applications for annual mentoring scheme

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Former radio producer Natasha Maw announced as new programme lead

BBC Sounds hits 226 million plays across podcasts and on-demand radio


Newscast continues to be most popular podcast amongst listeners

One-third of UK adults are monthly podcast listeners, according to RAJAR survey

Live radio mic

AM/FM radio still accounts for the largest share of listening in the US

The Saturdays’ Mollie King to host new BBC podcast on the history of girl bands

Mollie King

Podcast to include contributions from TLC, Little Mix, Sugababes, and more

Spotify returns to profitability as operating losses decrease by 154%

Spotify phone

Company celebrates second largest Q3 as revenue continues to climb

B7 Media announces new digital platform for independent audio dramas

Podcast mic

Listeners can select which titles to purchase instead of paying a monthly subscription

Creator Download: Michael Spicer

Creator Download: Michael Spicer

The man from the room next door takes to the silver screen

Wondery’s Dr. Death returns for new season this December

Dr Death podcast

New series will tell the story of biotech founder Serhat Gumrukcu

A24 to adapt true crime podcast The Girlfriends into a TV series

Michael Showalter

The Dropout writer and director Michael Showalter signs on to project

Acast expands German sales team with appointment of group business director

Maik Lenze

Former Julep DACH country director Maik Lenze brings over 20 years of experience to new role

Entry Level Audio Network to host pre-ceremony mixer for Audio Production Awards newcomers


Podcasters still have time to apply to ELAN’s peer to peer mentor scheme

Sponsorship is about more than money, says Mark Steadman


Bramble founder says commercial deals can provide validation as well as revenue

Mark Steadman: How to build a podcast platform

Bramble founder Mark Steadman

The Podiant and Bramble founder lays out his plan for an indie-focused hosting provider

Wondery launches podcast channels on Freevee

TV streaming

Podcast company expands revenue stream through ad inventory on FAST channels

Nominees for Audio Production Awards 2023 announced

 comedian Nish Kumar and journalist Coco Khan

Pod Save the UK’s Nish Kumar and Coco Khan to host this year’s ceremony

Crooked Media co-founders to publish first book next year

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor

Proceeds will go to Vote Save America and other organisations involved in 2024 election

Why podcasts are good for brains and for business

Business Voicebox - Visha Kudhail

Marketers should look to podcasting for examples of how content can inspire as well as engage

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


From the Magic Kingdom to mysterious and spooky

Princess Eugenie launches second series of anti-slavery podcast

Floodlight artwork

Former PM Theresa May joins as first guest on ten-episode season

Serial Productions to launch new podcast on illegal child detentions

The Kids Of Rutherford County

Four-part series is co-produced with ProPublica and WPLN Nashville Public Radio

Authenticity is a key driver for podcast advertising success


IAB UK Podcast Upfronts highlights the importance of podcasters as influencers

Creator Download: Matt Dearsley and Liam Preston

Creator Download: Matt Dearsley and Liam Preston

Navigating the dark and difficult world of bereavement

Winners of Elevate for Podcasters grant programme announced

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Spotify-funded programme awards $12,500 grants to disabled podcasters

Amaze Media Labs introduces new advertising solution to drive growth for podcasters

Amaze Media Labs

Podcasts are promoted with ads on websites and contextually relevant articles

Audioboom reports ‘strong progress’ in Q3 despite $1.7 million loss

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New record for podcast downloads, up 18% year on year

Spotify's original podcast with Trevor Noah coming next month

What Now? with Trevor Noah

Podcast will feature deep conversations with special guests

Creator Download: Pauline Moore

Creator Download: Pauline Moore

Inside the world of the real-life Derry Girls

Podcasts are the most trusted medium, according to study

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Over 70% of listeners have acted on a product endorsement from podcasters

Descript introduces upgraded AI voice tool

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New capabilities include improved text-to-speech and faster authorisation

Sony Music adds How To Fail with Elizabeth Day to podcast slate

Elizabeth Day

Subscription offer will be introduced on Apple Podcasts in January 2024

Acast launches global promotional campaign with Black History podcast

Black History Unveiled

Swedish journalist and author Amat Levin to connect with new audiences across seven markets

Veritonic introduces new measurement solution for baked-in audio ads

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Advertisers will gain access to brand lift measurement insights like reach, impressions, etc.

The BBC needs to have a more open podcast pitching policy, The Log Books co-creator says


Former Audio Lab cohort member Adam Zmith claims the BBC has a pitch “shopping list” of ideas

Former Disney theme park employees reveal workplace secrets in new podcast

Disney Theme Park cast members

Docuseries guests include comedians Taran Killam, Scott Aukerman, Jeff B. Davis, and more

The Log Books: Using archived material to create a podcast

PodPod Episode 51: The Log Books

How the award-winning LGBTQ+ history podcast spawned a successful brand and independent production company

Prison Radio Association launches new podcast with Life After Prison co-host Zak Addae-Kodua

Money Mondays Artwork

Quids In magazine’s head of programmes Emma Kernahan to co-host financial podcast

Media company Talkhouse extends podcast advertising partnership with Backyard Ventures

Solicited Advice with Alison Roman

Solicited Advice with Alison Roman podcast joins Backyard Venture’s ad sales portfolio

City University announces speaker line-up for free BPA winners’ event in partnership with PodPod

A Positive Life winners at the 2023 British Podcast Awards

Podcast of The Year and Best Factual Podcast winner to host a session

History Hit launches new true crime podcast looking at the dark history behind real unusual stories

After Dark: Myths, Misdeeds & the Paranormal artwork

Podcast features two hosts instead of one for the first time within the network

Don’t overlook the different types of podcast listener

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Looking beyond demographics can yield valuable insights

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

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Building new projects off a popular franchise

Acast partners with Amazon Music to improve discoverability for Indie podcasters in Canada

Acast x Amazon Music Indie Podcast Amplifier

Podcasters can submit forms for chance to be promoted across social channels

The Radio Academy to host audio training session in Leeds next month

Radio Academy Foot In The Door

Programme will include speed-networking session to meet audio professionals

Goalhanger expands into fiction with new Sherlock Holmes podcast

Sherlock Holmes

Series is written by the creators of Boom, Jackie The Ripper, and The Offensive

Spotify signs ad sales partnership with Alex Cooper’s podcast network Unwell

Alex Cooper

Unwell podcasts will also be hosted and distributed through Megaphone

IAB releases Podcasting Buyer-Seller Checklist to improve campaign effectiveness

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Trade body urges brands to communicate objectives and expectations clearly

Business podcasts need to be stand-out, not standard

Creative Voicebox - Gareth Evans

Corporate podcasts shouldn't sound like eavesdropping on a conference call

Bible John podcast leads to reopening of cold case on Glasgow serial killer

Bible John artwork

Information from BBC series triggered a new line of inquiry in decades-old case

Podchaser launches real-time campaign tracking tool


New solution aims to drive more efficient campaigns by identifying keywords and trends

90s pop group Take That to launch new six-part podcast series

Take That

Band members Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald to host

Spotify for Podcasters rolls out new creator tools

Spotify for Podcasters

Monetisation, discoverability, and tracking tools will give creators better control

How BrewDog and Peter Crouch brewed up the perfect partnership


Creative collaboration can mutually benefit both brands and podcasts

Olympic medallist Cassie Campbell-Pascall to host new sports podcast for BBC World Service

Amazing Sport Stories

Show is an audio adaptation of BBC’s Sport Insight articles

Jen Zamparelli and Lottie Ryan move to Acast

Jen and Lottie do parenting podcast

Season two of parenting podcast joins the Acast Creator Network

LGBTQ+ history podcast The Log Books to be adapted into book

Tash Walker and Adam Zmith

Book will be written by the podcast’s hosts and co-creators, Tash Walker and Adam Zmith

Audible wins podcast company of the year at the second-annual Signal Awards


Amazon-owned company wins 32 awards across multiple categories

ABC appoints former Triple J presenter Jen Oldershaw to lead ABC Listen

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Responsibilities include expanding ABC’s podcast audience globally

Radio legend Shaun Keaveny to host new podcast series under Global

Shaun Keaveny

Broadcaster returns to roots with breakfast radio-style format

Tickets for the 2023 International Women’s Podcast Awards on sale now

Photograph of Deborah Frances White, Mathilda Mallison and Helena Wadia

Global livestream tickets are also now available to purchase

Irish podcasting industry is “booming”, says This Paranormal Life host

Irish Podcast Awards

Market hasn’t yet seen “gold rush of huge talent”

Wondery announces new limited supernatural podcast series in partnership with Audacy

Ghost Story podcast artwork + Hugh Dancy

Actor Hugh Dancy to discuss his great-grandmother’s murder

This Paranormal Life: Building a global brand

This Paranormal Life: Building a global brand

The comedy co-hosts talk scepticism, stagecraft and subscriptions

YouTube Music launches enhanced podcast features in the UK

YouTube Music

Users will be able to listen to podcasts in the background without paid membership

How do you define a podcast?

On Air with Adam Shepherd

As technology evolves, the boundaries have become blurred

New York Public Radio lays off several members of staff within podcasting division

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Organisation cuts two podcasts to reduce costs and prioritise news

Crooked Media expands leadership team ahead of 2024 election cycle

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Pod Save The UK creators to focus on breaking news stories as part of new strategy

Sonnant and Podder partner to create more targeted podcast advertising campaigns

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Sonnant’s content data will be integrated with Podder’s analytics tools

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


The most disturbing true-crime podcast yet

Food columnist Alison Roman launches new advice podcast

Alison Roman

Future guests include Tinx, Cat Cohen, Raven Smith, and more

Wondery to bring true crime podcasts to life with upcoming Halloween showcase

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Talent from Dr. Death, Scamfluencers, MrBallen Podcast, and more will participate in New York event

Investing in Latino podcasts is a “smart business decision”, says Edison senior director

Latino Podcast Listener Report 2023

New report shows that Latino podcast listeners are highly engaged with ads

Patreon rolls out new monetisation and engagement tools


New features offer creators more ways to interact directly with their fanbase

How challenger brands can build audiences through podcasting

Business Voicebox - Mark Pollard

Growing an audience for your business through podcasting is as tough as it is rewarding

Is programmatic advertising easier than partnership?

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New buying tools are transforming podcast advertising, but they’re not a silver bullet

Former Podfront UK managing director joins Voiceworks Sport as head of international

Ruth Fitzsimons

Voiceworks further expands team with new account director and podcast relationship manager

Content is Queen relaunches Micro Grants programme

Content is Queen 2023 micro grants programme

Applications now welcome from independent podcast creators worldwide

HeadStuff launches new podcast competition with prize worth €50,000 in production costs

Join The Cast competition

Winner will have a chance to launch full season on Headstuff’s network

Diary of A CEO’s Steven Bartlett to launch podcast network next year

Steven Bartlett

Network is looking to sign potential partners and hire CEO

Spotify unveils second class of RADAR podcast winners

Spotify's RADAR programme

Winners will be promoted as part of a new global brand campaign

Schwarzkopf podcast advertising campaign results in 43% lift in purchase intent

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Advertising on Spanish-language podcasts resonates with Hispanic listeners

Barometer and Forever Dog partner to prevent demonetisation of drag podcasters

Former Rupaul’s Drag Race contestants Alaska Thunderf*ck and Willam Belli

Brand safety solutions aim to fight “tremendous amount of misinformation”

Spotify launches free audiobooks to attract subscribers

The Future of Audiobooks Event with Spotify 2023

Audio giant continues to pull back on podcast exclusivity strategy

British Podcast Awards 2023: Views from the judges

Jamie Laing and Elizabeth Day at the British Podcast Awards 2023

What this year’s winners say about the state of the podcast industry

Former Desert Island Discs presenter Kirsty Young launches new BBC podcast

Young Again artwork

Guests include Linda Evangelista, Daniel Kaluuya, and Jamie Oliver

YouTube Music starts rolling out podcast auto-download feature

Google/YouTube Music logo

Users will be able to listen to latest episodes of podcasts offline

Spotify Studios’ Heavyweight podcast returns for season 8 this week

Heavyweight podcast

Podcast will no longer be exclusive to the Spotify platform

Have You Heard George’s Podcast? returns for fourth season on BBC Sounds

George The Poet

New season’s launch date coincides with Black History Month

BPAs 2023: The biggest party in podcasting

PodPod at the British Podcast Awards

Behind the scenes at this year's British Podcast Awards

Passion is still the main driver for podcasting, say BPA nominees

British Podcast Awards cushion wall

One in four journalist-podcasters have shifted careers due to economic uncertainty

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New data from Muck Rack’s State of Journalism report show industry instability

Warner Bros. and Acast sign exclusive ad deal

Warner Bros. Discovery X Acast

Acast expands on partnership with Investigation Discovery

Personal development podcasts top of mind for Nigerian listeners

Nigerian flag

Under-35s lead podcast listening, according to new data

Lewis Goodall launches new investigative spinoff from The News Agents

The News Agents Investigates - podcast artwork

Podcast is the latest extension of Global and Persephonica’s award-winning current affairs show

Pushkin Industries lays off one-third of employees

Journalist Malcolm Gladwell

Founder Malcolm Gladwell to be replaced as company president by Gretta Cohn

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

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

Celebrating excellence in the podcasting industry

Amazon Music launches Podcast Previews in several global markets

Amazon Music

Listeners in the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand can now access personalised soundbites

Spotify to bring video ads to streaming service Roku

Roku app

Video podcasts will soon be included as part of Spotify’s video ad experience

Acast key account director Mike Thomas joins senior sales leadership team

Mike Thomas

Sales team shakeup also includes multiple promotions

British Podcast Awards 2023 winners revealed

British Podcast Awards Podcast Of The Year

BBC and Overcoat Media's A Positive Life wins Podcast of The Year

Creator Download: Joe Sugg

Creator Download: Joe Sugg

When a YouTuber ventures into the world of podcasting

Radio Times launches new gaming culture podcast

One More Life podcast artwork

Guests on One More Lifewill include streamers, developers and CEOs

Podchaser announces predictive demographic tool for podcast advertisers


New offering supplies data from more than five million podcasts worldwide

Evergreen podcast network partners with Sounder for enhanced audio advertising

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Sounder to use AI and contextual targeting to implement brand safety and suitability

Football pundit Gary Neville to host new podcast as part of continued partnership with Sky Bet

Gary Neville

Stick To Football launches as an extension of The Overlap

Apple Podcasts third-party subscription integration feature goes live

Apple Podcasts iOS 17 updates

Several Apple Music shows will also be available as podcasts

AdLarge partners with Barometer to increase brand suitability across podcast portfolio

Adlarge x Barometer

Barometer will use AI to detect harmful or sensitive content

Creator Download: Erika and Kristen

Creator Download: Erica and Kristen

Creating a safe space for people to share what they believe in

Bauer Media Group CFO and COO promoted to president of audio division

Vivian Mohr

Vivian Mohr to lead group’s audio strategy for broadcast and digital

Google Podcasts will officially shut down in 2024

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YouTube Music to become the main focus of podcast investment for company

Sony Music’s Out To Lunch to return with new host Ade Edmondson

Ade Edmondson

The comedian and actor replaces Jay Rayner after a near 10-month hiatus

Stand-up comedian Russell Howard to launch new podcast

Russell Howard

Special guests to feature include John Oliver, Jimmy Carr and Taylor Tomlinson

Podcasting allows you not to rely on others for jobs, stand-up Zoe Lyons says

Zoe Lyons

Co-hosts of the BPAs talk about how podcasting has helped their comedy careers

Spotify tests AI to translate podcasts into multiple languages using the host’s voice

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek

Voice-translated test episodes are now available worldwide in Spanish

Zoe Lyons and Stephen Bailey: Co-hosting the British Podcast Awards

Zoe Lyons and Stephen Bailey: Co-hosting the British Podcast Awards

The Let’s Talk About The Husband comedic duo on how they’re preparing for this year’s ceremony

WGA strike set to end after union reaches tentative agreement with AMPTP

WGA strike

Podcast writers will be able to option their scripts for TV soon

Megan Markle’s Archetypes will not continue after the Duchess withdraws trademark bid

Meghan Markle

Podcast is officially cancelled after Spotify ends contract with the Royals

Joe Rogan’s podcast tops the charts in the UK

The Joe Rogan Experience podcast

Research from Edison lists the UK’s biggest podcasts based on audience reach for the first time

Team behind BBC Radio 4’s Today programme is launching a weekly podcast

Nick Robinson and Amol Rajan

New series will be hosted by veteran journalists Nick Robinson and Amol Rajan

Editing a podcast trailer isn’t as easy as it looks

A Beginner's Guide To Podcasting Column Artwork

If I have to look at one more transcript, I’m going to have a breakdown

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The man that inspired the plot of Succession

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

Amy Poehler and Liz Cackowski

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

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

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New seasons of existing shows and upcoming series to be launched

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

Nick Grimshaw and Annie Macmanus

Podcast will be available on BBC Sounds weekly from 28 September

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

Colman Dominigo + The Riddler: Secrets In The Dark artwork

The Riddler podcast to premiere exclusively on Spotify this October

Why podcasting is the charity sector’s secret weapon

Creative Voicebox - Roger Gowdy

Amid growing funding instability, the third sector should embrace audio

Blanchard House signs multi-platform deal with Waterside Studios and Curiouscast to adapt podcast slate into TV

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Company to help produce and develop four podcasts into TV adaptations

Production company Glisten+ launches inaugural scripted podcast slate

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

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

Emily Ratajkowski

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

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

Ali Kolbert

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

Creator Download: Angela Sauvé

Creator Download: Angela Sauvé

How podcasting helps Moët Hennessy reach trade partners and brand enthusiasts

How the industry can support Queer podcasting

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

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

Eerie podcast artwork

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

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

Case 63 artwork

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

Freakonomics to launch new membership programme

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Membership offer includes bonus content and ad-free listening

AdLarge, Flightpath, and Sounder announce podcast adtech partnership

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Companies to integrate offerings for brand-safe and targeted advertising

Acast partners with royalty-free music platform Slip.Stream

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

Nomono announced as official audio partner for the British Podcast Awards

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

Super Bowl champion Chris Long launches new sports podcast production company

Chris Long

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

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

Imriel Morgan

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

Imriel Morgan: Opening up podcast accessibility

Imriel Morgan: Opening up podcast accessibility

Content Is Queen founder on how far the podcast industry still has to go

NASA to release first full season of Spanish-language podcast

NASA logo

Podcast will feature interviews with NASA experts including scientists and astronauts

Snooker champion Stephen Hendry and comedian Mark Watson to host new podcast

Stephen Hendry and Mark Watson

Show will recap latest news from the World Snooker Tour throughout season

Audible Studios original content chief announces departure

Zola Mashariki

Zola Mashariki to remain in transitional role through the middle of October

Are micropayments the future of podcasting?

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Audiences need more flexibility in how they consume content

Goalhanger to launch new entertainment podcast with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde

Richard Osman and Marina Hyde

Show will launch this autumn and “lift the lid on Hollywood’s juiciest gossip”

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The podcasts that are reaching younger listeners

Murky data erodes trust in podcasting

Business Voicebox - Christopher Phin

How can I tell our clients to trust podcast stats when I don’t?

Actress Gemma Atkinson to launch podcast with “no topics off-limits”

The Overshare artwork

New series launches later this month under Bauer Media

The Economist to implement paywall for podcast portfolio

The Economist app

Majority of audio content will be subscriber-only from 17 October

TikTok star Alix Earle announces podcast under Alex Cooper’s network

Alix Earle

New weekly series will feature Earle recapping her life

Football Weekly podcast announces second live tour across five cities

Football Weekly artwork

The Guardian’s sports podcast will also be releasing its first-ever book

Creator Download: Jeremy Enns

Creator Download: Jeremy Enns

The Summer Camp creator talks pranks, promotion and podcasting

CBS News announces new podcast slate produced by Paramount Audio for autumn

CBS News podcast slate

Lineup includes both new and returning podcasts

Coleman Insights launches personalised brand lift study service for audio advertisers

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Studies can give advertisers insights on brand awareness, purchase intent, and more

Former child star Jeannette McCurdy to launch intimate weekly podcast about dealing with feelings

Jeannette McCurdy

Podcast will be produced by podcast network Lemonada Media

Video and programmatic dominated Podcast Movements 2023

Image of two people recording a podcast

New formats and monetisation models were the key focuses for this year's event

Sport Social adds The Anfield Wrap to network

The Anfield Wrap recording

Network will help Liverpool FC fan podcast expand its audience and monetise content

Ad attribution company ArtsAI acquired by martech group Claritas

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Both companies have made significant investments in podcast ad measurement

Persephonica announces Gen Z news podcast

Noted podcast artwork

New show produced in partnership with The News Movement

Radio Academy awards four fellowships at 2023 festival

Radio Academy Fellowship Winners

Highest honour from the Academy recognises outstanding work and achievements

Focusing on pre-launch promotion is “big mistake”, says BBC Sounds exec

Graphic illustration of people shouting into megaphones

Emma Conneely and Danni Haughan talk podcast discoverability at Radio Academy Festival

Matt Forde wants to cover David Icke on British Scandal

Matt Forde

Co-host has “at least a hundred ideas” - but none have been approved

The Tommy, Hector & Laurita Podcast returns for new series this week

Three Pints Please with Tommy, Hector and Laurita artwork

Smash-hit Irish podcast will also launch new subscriber-only series

Doctor Who: Redacted celebrates show’s 60th anniversary with second season return

Doctor Who Redacted season two

Yound adult author Juno Dawson returns as lead writer

Matt Forde: Notes On a Scandal

British Scandal co-host Matt Forde

The British Scandal co-host talks ideologies, impressions and intrigue

Wondery announces new podcast on dolphin indecency case

Hooked On Freddie artwork

Co-production with Blanchard House follows story of animal rights campaigner Alan Cooper

Video podcasting is harder than you think

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Don’t be fooled by social media appearances - the learning curve is steep

Manchester launches publicly-funded podcast to tackle gender-based violence

Sarah Everard Vigil in London

Local government produces podcast discussing acceptable behaviours towards women

Royals make surprise appearance on The Good, The Bad & The Rugby

Special Episode of The Good, The Bad and The Rugby Podcast Recorded at Windsor Castle

Prince and Princess of Wales join Mike Tindall and co-hosts ahead of Rugby World Cup

Former sportsmen launch podcast on male vulnerability

Luke Sutton and Fraser Franks

Podcast will see Luke Sutton and Fraser Franks having challenging conversations

Political Currency podcast with Ed Balls and George Osborne launches this week

Political Currency podcast artwork

Persephonica’s new economics show will be available in video and audio format

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Would you join your favourite podcaster on an extreme adventure challenge?

Adventure podcast Deep Roots returns for fourth season

Deep Roots artwork

Immersive podcast includes participation from podcast subscribers

BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing companion podcast to return for new season

Strictly Come Dancing: The Official Podcast artwork

Former contestant Joe Sugg and producer Kim Winston to return as co-hosts

How Gwyneth Paltrow launched my podcast and changed my life

Creative Voicebox - Jennie Becker

A 1998 rom-com opened doors for me that I could never have imagined

Over half of business owners are daily podcast listeners, study shows

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Majority of executives would buy from brands promoted on podcasts

Ryan Cameron to host new Warner Music podcast highlighting the history of Black radio

Ryan Cameron + Amplify Color artwork

New series under Interval Presents will also spotlight modern trailblazers

Luminary partners with Acast to broaden audience reach and monetisation

Acast partners with Luminary

Podcast subscription platform reverses stance on advertising with new deal

Listeners in Asia focus more on podcasts than any other medium, study shows

Sound Smart Asia

Acast’s latest report highlights growth and engagement across the region

How to change microphone input volume on a PC or Mac

Microphone illustration

This easy fix can help improve your remote recordings

Pow PR to launch podcast promotion and guest list service

Fiona Fraser

Platform aims to connect members with talent across the UK podcasting industry

British Podcast Awards reveals final shortlist for Listener’s Choice Award

Redhanded wins Listener's Choice Awards at the 2022 British Podcast Awards

Fans have less than one week to submit their votes

Twitch star Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins launches interview podcast

Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins at Twitchcon

Celebrity guest stars include Matthew McConaughey and DJ Steve Aoki

Libsyn signs exclusive multi-year partnership with ABC Audio

abc logo

Company will represent broadcaster for sales of host-read and programmatic advertising

Acast awards activewear brand with ad campaign worth over $10,000

Pod Power-Up Campaign/ Acast

Winner of Pod Power-Up competition receives ad credits and creative production support

Creator Download: Ashley Ray

Creator Download: Ashley Ray

How the TV critic and writer is flipping the script on TV discussion

Children’s podcasting presents big growth opportunity, study shows

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70% of parents feel need for more kids audio content, according to ABF Creative

Hot Docs announces line-up for eighth-annual podcast festival

Hot Docs Podcast Festival

Schedule includes writer Margaret Atwood, fashion designer Aurora James and more

Slavery podcast Human Resources returns for season three

Human Resources artwork and host Moya Lothian McLean

New series to focus on abolition of slavery in the UK

The Osbournes Podcast to relaunch this month after five-year break

The Osbournes family

Podcast will be available in both audio and video format

Robbie Knox replaces John Robins as Moon Under Water host

Robbie Knox

YouTuber to take over hosting duties for new season

Jimmy’s Jobs Of The Future eyes move into live events

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Host Jimmy McLoughlin says hosting a job fair would be “really interesting”

Jimmy McLoughlin: Hiring a podcast team

Jimmy McLoughlin: Hiring a podcast team

How the careers counsellor and former SpAd built a recruitment strategy around his podcast

Don’t fall victim to the tyranny of SEO

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Heed my warning - for those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it

More than half of listeners that use podcasts to sleep remember ads the next day

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Acast survey shows sleep podcast listeners are still highly engaged

The View companion podcast expands to daily episodes for newest season

TV show host Alyssa Farah Griffin

TV show host Alyssa Farah Griffin features in pre-launch episode

More people listening to podcasts during commute, Nielsen says

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Report also highlights increase in average listening time

BBC taps former Sun editor to host upcoming crisis comms podcast

When It Hits The Fan artwork

David Yelland to co-host show alongside PR veteran Simon Lewis

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An all-in-one destination for your fave late night TV hosts

How audio adtech can help brands connect with diverse communities

Business Voicebox - Justine Ortiz-Benjamin

Contextual targeting can help advertisers deliver timely and authentic messages to listeners

Helen Mirren joins season two of Audible’s Sherlock Holmes podcast

Helen Mirren

Anya Chalotra, Ross McCall and Arielle Goldman also join returning cast

Acast promotes Lizzy Pollott to newly-created chief communications and brand officer role

Lizzy Pollott

Pollott to oversee company’s global communications and marketing strategy

Tenderfoot TV and Sonoro to launch podcast on 1973 Virgilio murder case

The Estate artwork and picture of Alex Estrada as a baby with his dad

Host Alex Estrada to investigate father’s involvement in Stockton case

Podimo appoints former Taxfix and PayPal exec as Germany country manager

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Friedhelm Tauber replaces outgoing country chief Sebastian Romanus

Creator Download: Andy Gaffney

Creator Download - Andy Gaffney

Creating the world’s saddest podcast

PBS Kids expands podcast slate with new shows

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The Arthur Podcast returns with new season in November

Sounder joins Prebid Audio Taskforce to support open source header bidding

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Platform to work with Prebid on solutions to meet needs of audio advertisers

Word of mouth is still the best podcast promotion tool, study shows

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Sounds Profitable report highlights need to enhance podcast discoverability

Leeds Teaching Hospitals launches four-part podcast miniseries

NHS logo

Show will deep-dive into key areas of hospital’s work

Are audio logos the next stage of podcast branding?

Graphic illustration of sound waves

Podcasters could be missing a trick by overlooking their sonic identity

Newscast to release episodes seven days a week from September

Laura Kuenssberg and Paddy O’Connell

Presenters Laura Kuenssberg and Paddy O’Connell to host weekend episodes

Libsyn launches podcast education program for students

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Academic partners will gain discounted access to Libsyn hosting and monetisation tools

Obamas' first show with Acast is now available across all podcast platforms

Michelle Obama and Michele Norris

Your Mama’s Kitchen will be monetised and distributed through Acast

Late night TV hosts unite for podcast on Hollywood strikes

Stephen Colbert at the WGA strike

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, and John Oliver to co-host limited series for Spotify

Queensland and The Peers Project launch travel podcast for people with disabilities


Podcast is hosted by comedian Oliver Hunter and paralympic swimmer Karni Liddell

Hollywood talent management firm Elevate launches podcast division

Hollywood sign

Initial slate of four unscripted podcasts will centre around A-list talent

Jason Derulo to star in upcoming podcast thriller alongside Alexandra Shipp

Jason Derulo and Alexandra Shipp

New Warner Music Group series will also feature original music from the singer

Wondery to bring Dr. Seuss' works to life through new podcasts

Dr Seuss Holds 'The Cat In The Hat'

The Cat in the Hat Cast will lead slate with September premiere

Matt Rouse: Selling the story of podcast advertising

Matt Rouse: Selling the story of podcast advertising

How Octave Audio's podcast lead brings new advertisers into the industry

Agencies need to be upfront about podcast success metrics, Octave podcast lead says

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Matt Rouse says clients need to be in it for the long-term to see audience growth

Trying to understand the business side of podcasting

A beginners' guide to podcasting

Why independent podcasters should be seeking knowledge about the ad industry

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The gift of stand up comedians turning to podcasts

LiveRead launches new podcast ad management platform

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Startup aims to streamline order management process for creators

The art of subtle sound

Creative Voicebox - Lochlainn Harte

Enhancing the podcast experience by avoiding audio distractions

Audible partners with Nickelodeon to launch Are You Afraid of the Dark? companion podcast

Cast of Nickelodeon's "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" at premiere

Series will be exclusive to Audible subscribers

The Rest is Money with Steph McGovern and Robert Peston to launch next Wednesday

The Rest is Money podcast artwork

Podcast to cover topics on economics, business, and finance

Creator Download: Alexandra Legouix

Creator Download: Alexandra Legouix

Mastering the art of interviewing

Wondery taps Waka Flocka Flame and Desi Banks to host new video podcast

Waka Flocka Flame and Desi Banks

Hosts will take on celebrity guests in trick-taking card game

Audio-only podcasts still beat video for popularity

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New trends reports shows more than half of US listeners prefer no visuals

Spotify announces new features for podcasters

Spotify logo

New capabilities for monetisation, customisation and measurement to be introduced

Sound investments: Why economics podcasts are the next big trend

Stock photo of dollar bills and line graphs

Listeners seeking financial guidance present a key opportunity for brands and publishers

Sports podcast company Blue Wire launches community fundraising round

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Company aims to raise $1m to support portfolio expansion and software development

Disney to launch Frozen 2 sequel as a podcast

Frozen 2 premiere

Podcast will be released later this year in time for Frozen’s 10-year anniversary

Podcast hosting platform Disctopia partners with Semrush to leverage SEO tools

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New feature allows podcasters to detect and extract episode-level keywords

Triton and YouTube announce analytics partnership

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YouTube podcast episode views to be integrated into Triton’s Podcast metrics

Broccoli Productions announces new podcasting grant

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Five podcasters will receive £1,000 each to expand skills and develop projects

RedHanded hosts call out "disingenuous" true crime podcasters

RedHanded podcast team

“Let's not pretend we're not fascinated by why these killers did what they did,” says co-host Suruthi Bala

RedHanded: Solving the co-host chemistry conundrum

REdHanded hosts Suruthi Bala and Hannah Maguire

How the true-crime duo found the perfect partnership

History podcast Blowback returns for fourth season

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New series to focus on on US’s involvement in Afghanistan crisis

Evergreen Podcasts acquires music podcast network Sound Talent Media

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Company to grow slate of original music podcasts as part of acquisition

Veritonic appoints former Spotify global director as strategic advisor

Jon Gibs

Data expert to guide platform’s audio research and attribution measurement capabilities

Apple Podcasts launches subscriptions analytics tool

Apple Podcasts subscriber analytics dashboard

Five new podcast hosts add support for Delegated Delivery

MENA-based podcast network Kerning Cultures lays off several members of staff

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Company suspends operations due to lack of financing

EXCLUSIVE: Nearly 90% of comedy podcast listeners have a parasocial relationship with their hosts

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New whitepaper from Global highlights wide appeal of comedy shows

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Can your star sign tell you who’s your perfect match?

Creators need to get more creative with advertisers

Business Voicebox - Simon Hunter

Closer collaboration between brands and podcasters can bring benefits for both

NFL sports agent C. Lamont Smith launches new podcast

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Smith to co-host alongside USA Today’s Jarrett Bell and Chicago Sun Times’ Robert Jackson

Sonnant launches podcast directory for advertisers in partnership with Podcast Db

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Directory to provide advertisers with brand-safe podcast content

RedHanded breaks into top 100 US podcasts for the first time

Redhanded co-hosts Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala

Triton Digital publishes its US podcast ranker for July

EXCLUSIVE: SXM Media partners with The Trade Desk and HUMAN

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Partnerships will bring enhanced third-party measurement and brand safety tools for audio ads

Libsyn unveils new contextual targeting offering for advertisers


Keyword-based solution enables podcast advertisers to target with increased precision at scale

Fleur East to host new podcast series for fashion brand Simply Be

Simply Be podcast recording studio

Branded podcast will talk to leading UK women in various fields

Comedians Tig Notaro, Fortune Feimster, and Mae Martin to launch new podcast

Comedians Tig Notaro, Fortune Feimster, and Mae Martin

Ad sales will be managed exclusively by podcast network Gumball

Ncuti Gatwa to star in Audible’s new David Copperfield

Ncuti Gatwa

Helena Boham Carter, Theo James, and Richard Armitage also join all-star cast

Sounder partners with Flightpath to improve availability forecasting for podcast ads

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Partnership will provide real-time view of ad inventory across all platforms

Descript acquires remote recording platform SquadCast

Screenshot of SquadCast and Descript

Software will be free to use as part of Descript subscription

BBC to launch astrology-based Black queer dating podcast

Co-hosts of Swipe Your Sign podcast

Two Twos podcast’s Ro Frimpong and Geordie Shore’s Nathan Henry to co-host Swipe Your Sign

Amazon was the top Australian podcast advertiser last quarter

Amazon logo on building

Podcast advertising in the region jumps up 64% year-on-year

Acast’s US leadership team adds former iHeartMedia and Spotify heads

Headshot of Acast new hires

Company also promotes Acast Creator Network director to interim MD

Diary of A CEO trailers take two to three days to create, editor says

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Head of trailers Anthony Smith talks about streamlining the process to save time on editing

Diary Of A CEO: The art of the perfect trailer

Ant Smith, Diary of a CEO head of trailers

DOAC’s head of trailers explains how to hook your audience in less than two minutes

Why aren’t there more podcasters on TV?

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Podcast hosts have more to offer TV producers than just IP

Audio Production Awards launches ‘Pay What You Can’ scheme

Pay What You Can scheme

Amazon Music and Wondery supporting scheme to provide discounted entry fees and tickets

The Rest is History co-host Tom Holland says he's not a fan of podcasts

Historian Tom Holland

Historian tells The Telegraph that he never listened to podcasts before doing one

New true crime podcast uses AI cloning tools to recreate deleted social media videos

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Podshape leverages AI to tell story of The Ordinary founder Brandon Truaxe

Australian Museum launches official podcast in partnership with Audiocraft

The Powerful Oil in Australia

Nature podcast will explore three iconic Australian animals

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The mystery of the cat that stole the bag

Cat food brand Temptations launches new ‘true-crime’ podcast with Crime Junkie co-host

Brit Prawat

Brit Prawat investigates ‘mystery’ behind delivery truck ambush

The power of podcast trailers

Creative Voicebox - Arielle Nissenblatt

Trailers give you a great way to promote your show - and not just pre-launch

Mail Sport launches new podcast to coincide with Premier League season

Chris Sutton and Ian Ladyman

Co-hosted by Premier League winner Chris Sutton and football editor Ian Ladyman

Libsyn appoints Chuck Cargile as new CFO

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Responsibilities to include focus on driving company’s financial growth

Drunk Women Solving Crime podcast will continue running alongside TV adaptation

Drunk Women Solving Crime cohosts

Producer says aim of TV adaptation is to find new audiences

CoHost launches Advanced Audience Demographics for enhanced listener data

Photograph of man wearing headphones

Data includes age, gender, household income, interests & hobbies, and more

How Mags Creative doubled Puffin’s podcast downloads

Small child with book

A PR and cross-promotion strategy brought in new audiences for the children’s brand

Spotify announces winners of Spelman College NextGen scholarship

Spelman College

Winners will receive $10,000 during sophomore, junior, and senior years

West Ham United launches official podcast with Chris Scull and James Collins

James Collins of West Ham United

Podcast to feature behind-the-scenes exclusives and big-name guests

iHeartMedia increases podcast revenue by 13% year-on-year

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Company predicts a strong start to 2024

BBC Newscast team uses Discord to shape coverage

Discord logo

Newscast will also be “central to the BBC’s general election coverage”

Producer Download: Sam Cocker

Producer Download: Sam Cocker

S:E Creative Studio’s client and talent director on creating a smash-hit branded podcast

BRIT Awards launches season two of The Red Carpet Treatment with Mastercard

Host Jordan Stephens and guest Nicola Roberts

Podcast is hosted by Jordan Stephens, one half of hip hop duo Rizzle Kicks

Call Her Daddy’s Alex Cooper launches new content network

Alex Cooper

The Unwell Network signs TikTok stars Alix Earle and Madeline Argy as first partners

Spotify and Patreon’s integration is officially live for all global creators and users

Patreon x Spotify partnership

New and existing Patreon podcasters can now distribute content to Spotify

Reality star Kristin Cavallari to launch relationship podcast in September

Kristin Cavallari

Podcast will be part of Dear Media’s female-focused podcast network

Mamamia launches season two of LEGO Group branded podcast


How To Build A Human season two will be accompanied by co-branded multichannel campaign

Acast launches AdCollab to simplify host-read sponsorship buying process

Acast has launched AdCollab

New feature allows podcasters and advertisers to collaborate on host-reads in real time

Boom: Breaking into fiction podcasts

Boom writers Adam Jarell and Joel Emery

The writers of Stak’s sci-fi series on crafting audio drama

Fiction podcast Boom has been optioned for adaptation, creators confirm

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Holy Smokes confirm third option deal, alongside Jackie The Ripper and The Offensive

Metallica launches weekly news podcast giving fans an inside look on the M72 tour

Metallica lead singer James Hetfield playing guitar onstage

Podcast to feature interviews with members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo

Parenting podcast Two Doting Dads joins iHeartPodcast Network Australia

Matty J and his daughter

Podcast to gain access to monetisation and distribution tools through iHeart

The makers of One Minute Remaining launch new true-crime podcast

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Creator Jack Laurence to also host the new podcast, Wanted

BBC to launch podcast on 20th anniversary of da Vinci art heist

Leanardo da Vinci’s painting of The Madonna of the Yarnwinder

The Missing Madonna will feature never-before-heard secret recordings

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If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s really like being famous…

iHeartMedia launches sports podcast network with Micheal Smith

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Inflection Network to feature pre-existing titles and new slate of originals

Libsyn signs exclusive ad partnership with Multitude and Upfire Digital

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Podcast companies to monetise portfolio through Libsyn’s AdvertiseCast

National Theatre and Audible launch original podcast showcasing new plays

National Theatre

Podcast will feature ten works from the New Views programme

Spotify and WPP announce platform integration partnership

WPP logo

WPP teams and clients to benefit from Spotify’s first-party insights

Alan Shearer and Micah Richards announced as co-hosts for The Rest is Football

Alan Shearer, Micah Richards, and Gary Lineker

Shearer and Richards to co-host alongside Gary Lineker in latest Goalhanger production

How Auto Trader sees podcasting as a brand engagement vehicle

Graphic illustration representing in-car podcasts

The online car marketplace sees its podcast on a par with TV ads

Wondery announces four new original sports podcasts

Michelle Beadle

New titles will be launched every month starting from August

Realm acquires podcast companies Pinna and Lipstick & Vinyl

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Podcast network also announces two more ad alliances with Rebel Girls and GoKidGo

Sport Social Podcast Network partners with Blue Wire and ARN

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Company boosts its advertising offering in US and Australian markets

Acast celebrates successful second quarter with 15% increase in net sales since Q1

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Year-on-year operating loss decreases by over half, according to latest financial results

Creator Download: Natasha Miller

Creator Download: Natasha Miller

How your personal network can help shape your podcast

Inaccurate brand safety measures can under-monetise diverse podcast content, research says

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Report by Sounder and Urban One highlights inaccuracies in keyword-based brand safety measures

Tenderfoot TV to release Dear Alana podcast mid-August

Dear Alana artwork + host Simon Kent Fung

Subscribers will be able to binge the entire series ad-free

Average CPM rate for podcast ads decreased in July, according to Libsyn

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CPM rate per 60-second ad spot continues to fall year on year

BBC Studios partners with Podster to adapt Killing Victoria podcast into new languages

Killing Victoria artwork

Podster to focus on territories like the Nordics, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain

Audible sponsors Fleur East and Tyler West Monday shows on Bauer

Bauer: Fleur East and Tyler West will be speaking about their audiobook and podcast picks

Eight-month campaign was brokered by Wavemaker

Spotify’s The Ringer to launch podcast with reality TV couple Heidi and Spencer Pratt

Heidi and Spencer Pratt

Podcast will be non-exclusive to Spotify and available on all major platforms

Birthday Girls House Party: Transitioning into a guest-less format

Birthday Girls House Party: Transitioning into a guest-less format

Two of the co-hosts, Rose Johnson and Beattie Edmondson, speak on their decision to get rid of guests in latest season

Historian Dr. Eleanor Janega to co-host Gone Medieval podcast with Matt Lewis

Dr. Eleanor Janega

Janega to take over Tuesday episodes while Lewis will continue to present Friday’s edition

Nearly 50% of kids in the US have listened to a podcast, according to new study

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Edison Research’s Kids Podcast Listener Report highlights listening habits of kids aged 6-12

Global renews exclusive ad sales contract with ITV podcasts

ITV and Global podcast portfolio

Company to continue representing ITV’s podcast portfolio via DAX

Apple Podcasts spotlights British Podcast Awards nominees in app

British Podcast Awards collection on Apple Podcasts

New collection on app features categorised list of nominees’ podcasts

The writer's strike is a golden opportunity for podcast producers

On Air With Adam Shepherd column header

With TV and film work halted, a lot of world-class talent may be up for grabs

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Reality dating shows take on a new format with podcasting

Why we’re not interested in making your brand’s 10-part lifestyle podcast

Creative Voicebox - Ben Kerr

The team behind Waitrose’s chart-topping show Dish on how brands can engage with audio

Full House rewatch podcast pauses amidst SAG-AFTRA strike

Dave Coulier

Pre-recorded episodes will be put on hold until the “the second the strike comes to an end”

Motability Lifestyle magazine to launch podcast on transport accessibility

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Podcast will include video, captions, transcripts and BSL signing

AMA partners with Sounder to enhance contextual ad targeting

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Partnership to integrate Sounder’s brand suitability data into AMA Studio

Octave Audio signs exclusive sales deal with AdsWizz

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Deal will make Octave the exclusive UK sales rep for SiriusXM podcast network

Wondery’s Over My Dead Body returns for new season in August

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Fourth season of hit true-crime podcast will focus on mysterious death of hunter Mike Williams

The Ezra Klein Show to become a one-hour public radio programme

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Radio show to be distributed by PRX from November

The Amplify Project launches second season, supported by Arts Council England

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Podcast aims to amplify the voices of Black British writers within the literary community

Single voices most popular for programmatic ads, research finds

Close up of a recording microphone in a music studio.

Veritonic and Acast study compares programmatic ad trends around the world

Luke Moore: Taking a risk on the Ramble

Luke Moore: Taking a risk on the Ramble

How the Stak co-founder went from kitchen table to running his own studio

Stak co-founder says he doesn’t understand where video fits into podcasting

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Luke Moore says podcast companies aren’t considering listeners enough

Full British Podcast Awards shortlist announced

The British Podcast Awards 2022

Zoe Lyons and Stephen Bailey to host ceremony on 28 September

Fad Camp podcast to host first-ever live show at Dublin Fringe Festival 2023

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Tickets for show at The Lir Academy now available

The parasocial relationship between me and my favourite podcast hosts

A beginner's guide to podcasting

I’m not crazy, but I do consider them some of my nearest and dearest

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

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

Recapping the 2023 Women’s World Cup

CBC Podcasts launches new YouTube channel

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Video podcasts to be added to streaming platform in the coming months

The future of podcast analytics goes beyond the download

Business Voicebox - Annie Langston

As podcast content transcends format, platforms must create more holistic analytics

LinkedIn partners with iHeartMedia to expand podcast offering

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Partnership includes collaboration with leading industry shows and enhanced resources for podcasters

Creator Download: Visha Kudhail

Creator Download: Visha Kudhail

Inspiring young people through the power of podcasts

DMG Media appoints podcast veteran Jamie East as head of podcasts

Jamie East

East hands over hosting duties for The Smart 7 to Irish edition host Ciara Revins

Libsyn to monetise Big IP Media’s podcast portfolio with exclusive ad sales deal

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Portfolio includes The John Campea Show, Star Wars Explained, Dan Murrell Podcast, and more

Acast announces winners for Irish edition of Amplifier accelerator programme

Acast Amplifier 2023

Winners include shows on Queer history, Irish culture, and literature

BBC targets young listeners with new daily news podcast

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Short-form podcast aims to capture global Gen-Z listeners

Producer Download: Lucy Hunt

Producer Download: Lucy Hunt

The Listen senior producer on juggling multiple shows

Happy Mondays bassist Paul Ryder tells life story in new podcast, one year after death

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Podcast finished recording in July 2022, 12 days before Ryder passed away

Former Acast executives launch podcast performance marketing consultancy

Georgie Holt and Christiana Brenton

Georgie Holt and Christiana Brenton return to the UK for new joint venture

Tenderfoot TV announces new slate of podcasts for 2023

Tenderfoot TV new slate

Lineup includes spinoffs of franchises like Up and Vanished and To Live and Die in LA

Goalhanger Podcasts: Scoring a chart hat-trick

Goalhanger Podcasts: Scoring a chart hat-trick

How co-founder Jack Davenport puts chemistry at the heart of the company’s strategy

Study: podcast advertising is 30% more trustworthy than social media ads

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ARN’s Neurolab research highlights the intimacy of podcast advertising

Gary Lineker’s co-host on The Rest is Football will be an “A-list ex-footballer”

Gary Lineker

Goalhanger co-founder teases big-name co-host for forthcoming show

New BBC Banksy podcast includes unheard accounts from former employee


The Banksy Story will also feature supposed recording of the artist himself

Why is launching a subscription programme so scary?

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Paid membership can be a goldmine for podcasters, but it’s a daunting prospect

YouTube Music starts rolling out podcast features outside the US

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Users in Brazil and Canada report seeing podcasts appear in app, according to 9to5Google

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


A new podcast made for media people, by media people

Descript will no longer support new Classic projects after 1 October

Descript Storyboard

All new projects will have to move to the new Descript, AKA Storyboard

Libsyn renews exclusivity deal with comedy podcast The Commercial Break

The Commercial Break

Podcast to continue monetising through AdvertiseCast’s full-service advertising platform

Calm partners with Spotify to release meditative sessions as podcast episodes

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Includes Camilla Cabello’s Breathe Into It sessions

IAB Podcast Upfronts returns for its fifth-annual year this October

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Partners for this year’s event include Global, Audioboom, Fresh Air, Wondery, and more

Producer Download: Zayna Shaikh

Producer Download: Zayna Shaikh

Why authenticity is the key to producing a hit podcast

Red Bull launches branded cycling podcast with Crowd Network

Qualifications For The Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championship In Lisbon

Professional mountain bikers Rob Warner and Eliot Jackson host Just Ride podcast

PodcastOne signs exclusive distribution and ad sales rights to Some More News podcast

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Deal also includes rights over spin-off series Even More News with Katy Stoll

New BBC true-crime podcast explores mystery behind crossbow murder victim

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The Nobody Zone’s Tim Hinman narrates BBC Sounds' latest series

Acast expands Creator Network with new podcast from HIV/AIDS activist Myles Sexton

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Creator Download: Connor Goldsmith

Creator Download: Connor Goldsmith

The host of the Cerebro podcast on how talking about comics provides a window into LGBTQ issues

Libsyn signs exclusive multi-year advertising deal with Knock ‘Em Dead podcast

Christopher Titus and Rachel Bradley

Podcast will be monetised through Libsyn’s AdvertiseCast tools

Colleen Ballinger’s podcast Oversharing is ending after three episodes

Miranda Sings

Co-host Trisha Paytas says she’s “never wanted a chapter in my life to be over faster than this”

Lemonada Media partners with Michelin star chef José Andrés’ podcast portfolio

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Network to oversee podcasts’ ad sales and distribution as part of deal

Audible promotes podcast veteran Rachel Ghiazza to chief content officer


Former Spotify head to oversee and grow Audible’s podcast and audiobook portfolio

Mike Muncer: Turning your podcast into your job

Evolution of Horror host Mike Muncer

How the Evolution of Horror host made a career out of podcasting

EXCLUSIVE: Evolution of Horror podcast is working on a tie-in card game

Mike Muncer

How the podcast plans to extend its brand beyond the audio format

iHeartPodcasts signs multi-year audio deal with Bradley Cooper’s production company

Bradley Cooper

New slate of podcasts from Lea Pictures “will feature real people telling real stories”

The sincerest form of flattery

On Air with Adam Shepherd

Inspiration and imitation in the world of podcasting

Goalhanger to launch The Rest is Football during Premier League season

Photograph of Gary Lineker

Co-founder and former professional footballer Gary Lineker to co-host podcast

Tinder Swindler creators to produce two documentary podcasts for Audible

 Felicity Morris, winner of the Director: Factual Award for "The Tinder Swindler"

TV presenter and journalist Femi Oke to present series on international human trafficking investigation

Why walled gardens (almost) never work

Creative Voicebox - Brett Spencer

Platforms keep trying to box podcasts in, but the BBC has a chance to succeed for everyone

The Podcast Studios expands team with Dan Wilcox as producer and editor

 Dan Wilcox

Responsibilities include working across The HeadStuff Podcast Network’s portfolio

101 Part Time Jobs to debut first-ever live show with special guest Hak Baker

Hak Baker

Podcast will also interview indie pop-duo Prima Queen at 2000 Trees festival

The Fellas receive £1.5m investment for video podcast studio

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YouTubers Callum Airey and Joshua Larkin backed by fellow YouTubers KSI and The Sidemen

Daisy Ridley to host new season of Spyscape’s True Spies podcast

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Special guest Edward Norton to voice the role of Lee Harvey Oswald

Enron audio drama Boom returning for second series next week

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Returning cast includes It’s A Sin and A Little Life actor Omari Douglas

mowPod enhances self-serve ad platform with AI and contextual targeting tools

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Podcasters can target demographics and track campaign performance

How BBC Sounds Audio Lab turned a podcast dream into reality

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Tommy Dixon on how he shifted his career to become an award-winning podcaster

RTÉ commissions second season of adventure series Nero’s Class

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Second series of the kids podcast expected to air in early 2024

Robert Peston and Steph McGovern to host Goalhanger's new economics podcast

Robert Peston and Steph McGovern

The Rest Is Money will assess cost of living crisis in third extension of wider brand

Irish criminology experts join Acast Creator Network

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Real Lives Untold tells the stories of true crime victims, from domestic abuse survivors to wrongfully convicted prisoners

Novel partners with sexual violence nonprofit No More to launch true-crime podcast

The Girlfriends

Podcast to raise awareness about justice for domestic abuse survivors

Felicia Day to launch new Audible original sci-fi series

Felicia Day

Sandman author Neil Gaiman will narrate forthcoming fiction series

SNL’s Bowen Yang taking break from podcasting to prioritise mental health

Bowen Yang

Las Culturistas co-host tells Instagram he’s dealing with “bad bouts of depersonalisation”

Paul Rayment: How Footballco finds partners through podcasting

Paul Rayment: How Footballco finds partners through podcasting

Podcasts can be an excellent brand marketing and sales outreach tool

LinkedIn reach doesn’t really impact podcast listens, says Footballco PR manager


Social media can be used as another way to get value out of the product that already exists instead

Bendigo Bank launches branded podcast on First Nation Elders

NAIDOC March In Melbourne

Podcast launched as part of Australia’s NAIDOC week

New BBC Formula One podcast tells the history of Silverstone circuit

Silverstone circuit

Podcast premiers ahead of 2023 British Grand Prix

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

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

The extraordinary life and magical world of Walt Disney

Hit Australian podcast Basically Besties joins the Acast Creator Network

Kat Clark

Platform to gain hosting, distribution, and monetisation rights as part of deal

65% of US podcast listeners support advertisers using AI, says Acast study

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Artificial intelligence can be used to make ads as relevant as possible for listeners

Spotify hits new milestone with over 100,000 video podcasts on platform

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Video podcasts most popular in the US, UK, Brazil, Mexico, and Germany

Advertisers need to give control back to podcasters

Business voicebox - Patrick Hill

Contextual and host-reads ads are the way forward for the industry

How Media Storm used grants to build its video strategy

Photograph of Media Storm co-hosts Helena Wadia and Mathilda Mallinson

Co-founders lay out their video masterplan for social growth

Ed Balls and George Osborne to launch new economics podcast

A photograph of George Osborne and Ed Balls talking in front of microphones

Currently untitled show comes from creators of The News Agents

First Dates spin-off podcast to launch this summer

First Dates The Podcast hosts

New show will be co-hosted by waitress from Channel 4 programme

The Tennis Podcast to live-stream Wimbledon coverage

Photograph of The Tennis Podcast hosts at Wimbledon

Hosts will broadcast commentary live on YouTube for the first time

AdLarge launches accelerator programme for podcasters

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AdLarge Labs will help creators grow and monetise their podcasts

Dope Black Dads founder says he doesn’t want a strategy for growing the network

Marvyn Harrison - Dope Black Dads

Marvyn Harrison says he doesn’t want to “dehumanise” the network’s content

Marvyn Harrison: Crafting partnerships with purpose

Marvyn Harrison - Dope Black Dads

Dope Black Dads founder on how to put your platform to good use

Acast launches self-serve host-read ads

Acast self-serve host-read booking portal

Platform aims to speed up buying journey with new discovery tools

New Tortoise podcast to investigate corporate espionage

Into The Dirt

Into The Dirt follows story of “misunderstood whistleblower” Rob Moore

Votes are now open for the British Podcast Awards Listeners' Choice category

William Hanson, Poppy Jay and Jordan North present The British Podcast Awards 2021

Podcast fans have until 5 September to submit entries for their favourite podcasts

Don't sleep On Apple Subscriptions

Creative Voicebox - Kobi Omenaka

Even if you’re already on Patreon, diversification can bring big benefits

New podcast app for children launched

Screenshots of the KidsPod mobile app

KidsPod mobile app is free to use, with extra features via subscription

Vox Media launches subscription for Criminal podcast

Podcast artwork for Criminal

Criminal Plus offers bonus content, merchandise and ad-free listening