Podfather speaks at Podcast Movement
Adam Curry, the “podfather”, spoke with Dave Jones at Podcast Movement 2022, explaining the history of open podcasting, the Podcast Index and the features available with the new podcast namespace.
At Podcast Movement, Evergreen Podcasts and Big Whig Media have launched Big Whig Podcasts, a distribution channel to enable a seamless process for DC-based corporate and advocacy organizations to produce and distribute podcasts. The partnership was first announced in June.
Australian TikTok star Maddy MacRae has launched a podcast with DM Podcasts. Sometimes Funny, Always Awkward will discuss the real serious topics of growing up with an air of fun.
Got SiriusXM in your car? You might now have access to Stitcher Premium too: it now comes bundled into the SiriusXM Platinum Plan.
Amazon has launched a number of new programming strands for AMP, the company’s US-based live radio service. Fast and Loose is a new Formula 1 show, which will also be released as a podcast with Wondery.
Game studio founder Hideo Kojima is to produce a global podcast for Spotify in both Japanese and English. Brain Structure will launch next month. Meanwhile, NPR and Futuro Studios are to partner on an upcoming dual-language podcast in Spanish and English about the FIFA World Cup.
Of US adults, the population aged between 18-44 is 41% of the total, said Edison Research in a blog post today; but it makes up 58% of all podcast listeners. This makes it an efficient advertising medium, the company says.
Moves and hires
Bo Carper has joined Sounder as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales & Client Success. He was with Spotify.
Javier Piñol is now Global Head of Markets, Talk Studios at Spotify. Javier will be responsible for setting strategy for Spotify’s international talk content business.
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