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April 2018

The Unfiltered Gentlemen Welcome Eagle Rock Brewery’s Erick Garcia Head Brewer Erick Garcia Joins The Unfiltered Gentlemen to Discuss the First Brewery in Los Angeles in Over 60 Years (The Unfiltered Gentlemen)
18 April
Eagle Rock Brewery was the first microbrewery to open in the City of Los Angeles in over 60 years.

Westwood One Podcast Network and American Public Media Join Forces to Maximize Exposure and Revenue for the Highly Anticipated Second Season of 'In the Dark' (WestwoodOne)
17 April
Westwood One Podcast Network is the Exclusive Sales Partner for APM’s 'In the Dark' Podcast

Millions vanish as The End of Time approaches (Sean Howard)
16 April
Podcast from Hamilton combines improv, fantasy, and gaming for unique blend of hilarity and adventure

Cadence13 and The Players' Tribune launch David Ortiz: The Big Papi Story (Cadence13)
13 April
Four-Part Documentary Event, Narrated by Award-Winning Actor and Producer Michael Chiklis, Examines the Life of Red Sox Three-Time World Series Champion David Ortiz

Gimlet Media launches three new original podcasts (The Lippin Group)
12 April
Scripted Series Starring Kristen Wiig and Alia Shawkat, Simulated Mars Mission Docudrama, and Gimlet’s First Sports Docuseries Recounting World Cup’s Greatest Moments to Premiere this April

Macmillan Podcasts add transcripts for But That's Another Story on LitHub (Macmillan Podcasts)
6 April
The move potentially brings help for those who are hearing impaired

AdsWizz Technology Powers Tokyo FM’s Programmatic Radio App “Wiz Radio” in Japan (Just Drive Media)
6 April
The app, a simulcast radio app in Japan, offers targeted audio advertising

New Time invites you to experience the future of audio storytelling with a groundbreaking new podcast drama (New Time Productions Ltd)
3 April
Calais 2037 has a star-studded cast, and is recorded in binaural sound

Stephen Fry’s Great Leap Years – the stories behind inventions, launches on April 9 with Acast (Acast)
3 April
Stephen Fry’s Great Leap Years launches on April 9 with Acast

Don't be a wine novice: let comedian Ben Schwartz be one for you in new podcast (IMG)
2 April
E. & J. Gallo Winery Launches ‘The Wine Down’ Podcast to Teach You Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Wine

March 2018

AdsWizz and EmpireStreaming Partner to Expand Access to Dynamic Ad Insertion for Growing Podcast Community (Media Creek)
28 March
Turn-key Integrated Solution Includes Managed Ad Operations and Targets Small to Mid Size Publishers

NextRegie Selects AdsWizz to Enable Programmatic Buying For Its Podcast Inventory (Media Creek)
28 March
First Podcast Publisher To Offer Programmatic Buying for French Market Uses AdsWizz Audio-centric SSP AudioMax as Platform for its Marketplace

The New York Times and APM launch The Daily, April 2, on 16 stations (American Public Media)
28 March
Stations are in places like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and smaller markets

Audioburst and Samsung Join Forces to Change the Way Millions Will Consume Audio Content Around the World (Lewis)
28 March
Collaboration Expands Reach of Audio Search Engine Platform to Samsung Devices, including Smart TVs; Adds Funding from Samsung Venture Investment; Extends Series A to $11.3M

Jalopnik Shares True American Car Stories in New ‘Tempest’ Podcast Series (Fusion Media Group)
27 March
First of Seven Episodes Drops March 27

In The Dark's second season launching in May (APM)
27 March

ART19 to Host Over 100 Podcasts from NBC Sports, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Entertainment, Bravo, Oxygen and SYFY (ART19)
20 March
ART19’s technology will provide aggregate measurement and monetization.

AV Resilience Offers UK Podcasters One-Stop Shop for Live Recordings (AV Resilience)
20 March
Service allows podcasters to focus on the audio rather than the tech

Audio-On-Demand Leader Acast Adopts AdsWizz Ad Serving Solution, Strengthening Its Offering for Advertisers (Acast)
20 March
Acast enhances Advertising offering with demographic targeting capabilities through AdsWizz Technology Solution

Panoply Media and HowStuffWorks Announce Podcast Distribution and Monetization Partnership (Panoply)
19 March
HowStuffWorks has joined Panoply’s Megaphone technology platform for its 20+ podcast brands, totaling 50+ million monthly downloads

Lagardère Publicité selects AdsWizz platform for French market (Just Drive Media)
14 March
Lagardère Publicité Enhances Podcast Offering with AdsWizz Dynamic Ad Insertion and Insights Engine

Reality TV Stars and INDYCAR Drivers, James Hinchcliffe and Alexander Rossi, Launch New Podcast as a CastBox Original Series (Castbox)
9 March
Off Track with Hinch and Rossi explores the INDYCAR drivers' lives off the track with celebrity interviews and unscripted segments

Beasley Media Group Expands Relationship with Triton Digital® to Bolster their Digital Audio and Podcast Strategy (Triton Digital)
7 March
US broadcaster re-signs with Triton Digital for live streaming, and adds Omny Studio for a podcasting platform

Audiocraft launches 2018 Festival program (Audiocraft)
6 March
The first announcement of the speaking program at Audiocraft in Sydney in June.

AdLarge’s cabana adds “Parents On Demand” - The Podcast Network for Parents and Families (RC Communications Marketing)
1 March

February 2018

CBC Original Podcasts announces new project with Kaitlin Prest (CBC/Radio-Canada)
27 February
Kaitlin Prest to release a podcast project with the CBC in September 2018.

The New York Times brings The Daily to radio with American Public Media (American Public Media)
14 February
The podcast will be produced in a 'radio edition' for 20m listeners across US public radio

RAIN to Produce 2nd Annual RAIN Podcast Business Summit (RAIN)
14 February
Edison Research will present 'The Infinite Dial 2018' and more new research

Industry insiders launch 'The Podcast Exchange' (The Podcast Exchange)
13 February
Canadian company plans to link advertisers with podcasters

Macmillan launches 'But that's another story' and 'One true pairing' podcasts (Macmillan Podcasts)
7 February
Global book publisher launches two additional podcasts, represented by Midroll.

Marvel and Stitcher release trailer for 'Wolverine: the long night' (Blake Zidell & Associates, LLC)
7 February
The trailer for Marvel's first scripted podcast is now available

One Part Podcast with Jessica Murnane Joins cabana, AdLarge Media’s Digital Audio Division (Cabana/RC Communications Marketing)
6 February
Cabana Continues to Expand Its Female-Focused Content Roster

British Podcast Awards return: Nish Kumar to chair (British Podcast Awards)
6 February
The British Podcast Awards is returning for a second year and has announced comedian and podcaster Nish Kumar will chair the prestigious judging panel

The Big Travel Podcast: exploring life-stories through travel (Lisa Francesca Nand)
5 February
A new travel podcast launches this week

January 2018

American Public Media to Launch Podcast, Order 9066, Chronicling Japanese American Incarceration (American Public Media)
30 January
American Public Media (APM) is collaborating with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to produce a landmark podcast series on the Japanese American Incarceration during WWII and its legacy in America

BBC launches boring podcast (BBC Radio and Education)
30 January
The UK broadcaster launches a number of new podcasts

Radioplayer UK adds podcasts and catch-up to their Amazon Echo skill (Radioplayer/Reputation Communications)
30 January
Podcasts from UK radio stations are now available to owners of Amazon's smart speaker.

Collisions Launches Royal Wedding Podcast With Rob Shuter (Collisions)
25 January
Gossip columnist launches a podcast especially for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

Futuri Media Launches Futuri Ad Network and a New Suite of Ad Insertion Services (Futuri Media via Moxie Coalition)
25 January
New capabilities provide flexible, turnkey options for broadcasters to monetize their digital content in streaming and podcasts

Australian Podcast Awards Announced, Entries Open 1 Feb (Australian Podcast Awards)
23 January
The awards this year will be held in Melbourne

Acast Appoints Chris Wistow as Global Head of Audio Product & Partner Sales (Acast/Deliberate PR)
23 January
Wistow moves from Adswizz to join the podcasting and on-demand technology platform

Too Beautiful to Live celebrates 10 years with 24-hour party bus podcast (American Public Media)
18 January
The podcast hosts plan to broadcast live from a party bus driving around the state of Washington.

Global GoalsCast launches, profiling sustainable development goals (Global GoalsCast)
17 January
New podcast profiles bold individuals taking on the world’s most pressing challenges, including migration, gender equality, education, climate change

Edison Research and Triton Digital Expand The Infinite Dial Study to Canada (Edison Research)
17 January
The Renowned Study Will Provide Comprehensive Insight into Canadian Digital Consumers for the First Time

One in Six Americans Now Owns a Voice-Activated Smart Speaker (NPR)
11 January
There's been continued and rapid increases in ownership of smart speakers, report NPR and Edison Research.

New podcast 'The Ripple Effect' goes beyond good intentions (The Ripple Effect)
10 January
Doc, a 10-year veteran of the social good sector, is the host of a new podcast that unites narrative and insight to tell the sector's stories like never before.

The Europeans (The Europeans)
10 January
A semi-serious, semi-fun, weekly podcast about Europe

American Public Media and Putney Student Travel offer first-ever summer podcast immersion for high school students (American Public Media)
9 January
A two-week learning experience to be held in Minnesota

BBC Radio 5 live starts 2018 with three new shows and three new podcasts (BBC Press Office)
9 January
Some of the biggest names in broadcasting start the New Year with new shows and new podcasts from BBC Radio 5 live

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