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Luminary releases six new premium podcasts, including new shows from female powerhouse creators

PRESS RELEASE — May 7, 2019

New York NY, USA—Luminary, a podcast technology and content company, announced 6 new podcasts launching this week on its premium content network. Luminary is a free podcast app and premium subscription content network, where Luminary Premium subscribers will have access to more than 40 podcasts from some of the most recognizable voices in podcasting, legendary entertainers, and diverse and emerging voices. The week’s newest podcasts include content from four female creators who are driving conversations around race and gender and who are helping listeners explore the world around us.

New shows launching this week on Luminary include:

In addition, consumers can listen this week to more than 25 new episodes from recently released shows ranging from leadership, to news and politics, scripted storytelling and female empowerment. Several shows have released new episodes, including On Second Thought with Trevor Noah, musical podcast Anthem: Homunculus from John Cameron Mitchell and Bryan Weller, _Guys We F**d_ from Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson, Stoop Talks with Leila Day and Hana Baba, Karamo, Note to Self with Manoush Zomorodi and Bill Simmons latest pop-culture hit, The Rewatchables 1999**.

New episodes featured on Luminary this week include:

Luminary offers all listeners a one-month free trial of Luminary Premium, with a monthly subscription of $7.99 following the first month for U.S. subscribers. The free Luminary app is also available to download for listeners in Canada (CA$8.49/month), the U.K. (£6.99/month) and Australia (AU$7.99/month), also with a one-month free trial.

Podcast fans can listen on Luminary for free at or by downloading the free app on Apple and Android devices.

About Luminary

Luminary is a podcast technology and content company offering a free podcast app with simple user interface and smart content discovery, and a premium subscription network of top quality and premium podcasts available only on Luminary. Driven by the singular mission to improve the podcasting experience for both listeners and creators, Luminary is making it easier for podcast listeners to find great content and for podcast creators to do their best work. Luminary Premium will have more than 40 shows and more than 1,000 hours of premium originals available only on Luminary, featuring some of the most recognizable voices in podcasting, legendary entertainers, and diverse and emerging voices. The free Luminary app -- where listeners can listen to Luminary Premium shows and their favorites among hundreds of thousands of publicly available podcasts -- is available for free on iOS, Android, and web.

For more information, visit or follow @hearluminary.

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