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Podnews launches series of live events

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  • Podnews is to launch a series of local day-long conferences, starting with Podnews Live - North, an event on June 13 at the Lowry Centre (above) in Salford, Gtr Manchester, UK. Among the speakers will be Sophie Hind from Voiceworks, Ian Forrester from BBC R&D, Kate Cocker from Everyday Positivity, and our Editor, James Cridland. Built to help those in the business of podcasting effectively network, tickets are now on sale (at an early-bird price); and a further event is planned in London the day before the British Podcast Awards.

  • In Australia, the IAB has revealed that podcast advertising spend in the country was AUD$82mn (US$55mn) in 2022. Overall, the online ad market saw a growth of 15% in the first six months, and 4% growth in the second half of the year.

  • Headliner has a fancy new website.

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