José Andrés Media Partners With Lemonada Media For Podcast Distribution Deal
Lemonada Media, the award-winning podcast network that makes life suck less, today announced a new partnership with José Andrés Media (JAM) -- the multimedia platform led by world-renowned chef José Andrés -- to oversee ad sales and distribution for JAM’s audio portfolio which includes Longer Tables, a podcast hosted by Chef Andrés and the James Beard Award-winning podcast, Pressure Cooker.
“When you think of making life suck less, you think: Chef José Andrés. Chef and the JAM team work tirelessly to make the world a better place and we are so grateful to get to be a small part of their work by serving as partners to JAM for these two shows,” gushes Lemonada’s CEO and co-Founder, Jessica Cordova Kramer.
“Working with Lemonada Media is an exciting new chapter in the evolution of José Andrés Media,” shared Sam Bakhshandehpour, President of José Andrés Group. “Joining their dynamic network will allow ‘Longer Tables’ and ‘Pressure Cooker’ to reach new audiences, sharing powerful stories that explore the many ways that food connects us all.”
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In 2022, José Andrés Media launched its flagship podcast, Longer Tables, featuring Chef Andrés in conversation with notable friends from culinary and creative arts, politics, and media. Previous guests include Anderson Cooper, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Eva Longoria, Jane Goodall, Eric Ripert, and more. The company is also home to Pressure Cooker, a podcast hosted by working mothers and veteran food journalists, Jane Black and Elizabeth Dunn, who explore and explain the challenges, and solutions, of feeding families in our age of anxiety.
Longer Tables and Pressure Cooker will join Lemonada’s impressive lineup of chart-topping podcasts including Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, which recently spent 29 days straight at #1 overall on the Apple Podcast charts; Blind Plea, which launched to #1 overall on the Apple Podcast charts, Choice Words with Samantha Bee, Funny Cuz It’s True with Elyse Myers, and Gracie award-winner Last Day, among others.
About Lemonada Media
Founded in 2019 by Jessica Cordova Kramer and Stephanie Wittels Wachs, Lemonada is an award-winning, independent, audio-first podcast network, with a mission to make life suck less. In 2022, both Cordova Kramer and Wittels Wachs were named among the ‘Top 50 Most Powerful People in Podcasting’ by Podcast News Daily and Inside Radio. The company is also the creator of the audio reality™ podcast genre, and launched BEING Studios, where reality TV meets podcasting. Lemonada has created hit original series’ including Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, which spent 29 days straight at #1 overall on the Apple Podcast charts; Blind Plea, which launched to #1 overall on the Apple Podcast charts; Funny Cuz It’s True with Elyse Myers, which launched to #1 in comedy on the Apple Podcast charts; Gracie award-winners Last Day and Believe Her, Choice Words with Samantha Bee, as well as Webby award-winners In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt, Add to Cart with Kulap Vilaysack & SuChin Pak and BEING Trans. Lemonada also co-produced and distributed The Letter, which launched to #1 overall on the Apple Podcast charts. In 2023, Lemonada partnered with Apple Books to launch “The Lemonada Book Club” -- a first-of-its-kind, free-to-join digital program that unites fans of nonfiction storytelling across books and podcasts. Lemonada’s roster of guests includes an array of luminaries from across the entertainment, media, politics and science worlds.
About José Andrés Media
José Andrés Group is the creative team behind renowned dining concepts and the dynamic media company named for Chef and Founder José Andrés. Its mission is to change the world through the power of food, through its innovative restaurants and thoughtful storytelling across multi-media platforms. Formed in 2021, José Andrés Media was created to share how food connects people around the world. The production company specializes in unscripted and scripted television series, books, podcasts, and digital short- and mid-form content with a focus on food-related stories and characters, and the culture of food, including the Emmy-nominated show José Andrés and Family in Spain and James Beard Award-winning podcast Pressure Cooker.
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