Late night hosts launch podcast fundraising for striking staff
Five US late-night hosts are producing a limited series podcast to raise money for their out-of-work staff during the WGA strike. Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, and John Oliver are making Strike Force Five, a limited series (“at least twelve episodes”), with Spotify.Spotify
Podimo is celebrating a year in Finland. The premium podcast and audiobook subscription service has so far enabled more than 30 podcasters to turn professional.Podimo
Podcast host Libsyn has launched LibsynEDU, aimed at fostering excellence in podcasting and nurturing the next generation of podcasting talent. The company is also announcing the creation of the Libsyn Fellowship for a student enrolled in NYU’s Podcasting and Audio Reportage master’s concentration.Libsyn
Editing tool Podcastle has launched what it calls the first real-time collaborative podcasting platform. Teams of producers and editors can now work on the same project simultaneously.
Podcast app Snipd has launched Premium, which adds AI episode summaries and transcripts. The app has been rewritten to also work with private RSS feeds.
An APM podcast is going on tour. Marketplace’s Million Bazillion kids show is, this September, set to visit middle schools across the US to help more than 50,000 students with financial knowledge and empowerment.
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Podcast data for Aug 30
- #1 in Apple Podcasts: US: Strike Force Five (Strike Force Five) NZ: The Trial of Lucy Letby (Mail Metro Media)
- #1 in Spotify: US: The Joe Rogan Experience (Joe Rogan) NZ: The Joe Rogan Experience (Joe Rogan)
- Over the last week, 194,513 podcasts published at least one new episode. See more podcast data at the Podcast Business Journal.
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