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New sales head for Podcast Radio

PRESS RELEASE · London England, UK ·

Podcast Radio has appointed Claire Stacey as its Head of Sales, responsible for advertising, sponsorship and branded content.

Claire brings a wealth of audio and multimedia experience having worked at Jazz FM, First Radio Sales, Kantar, Radiocentre and now joins the Podcast Radio team from Boomerang Media.

Podcast Radio is about to celebrate its first year on air. The station broadcasts on DAB+ in London, Surrey, Manchester and Glasgow and aims to help make it easier to navigate and discover the 1.5 million podcasts available by playing sample episodes 24 hours a day.

Gerry Edwards, CEO of Podcast Radio, says: “We’re pleased to welcome Claire to our team. We’re already monetising the station through our international content partnerships and we’re now ready to start offering advertising and sponsorship opportunities both on our digital radio broadcasts and online streaming.”

Claire Stacey says: “Podcast Radio represents a fantastic way for brands to be associated with high quality podcast content. The station has built a growing audience over the last year and now is the time to offer this to advertisers and sponsors.

Brands and agencies can contact Claire on LinkedIn or via email at claire @ thepodcastradio.co.uk. Claire will also be supported in sales, sponsorship and original branded content deals by Bob Fazlali.

After a successful equity crowdfunding campaign last year, Podcast Radio is planning to expand this year. Online listening has tripled in the last three months and the station is now heard in more than 120 countries.

 

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