PRX's Podcast Garage, Up First vs The Daily, and Next Radio
July 27, 2017 · 0.9 minutes to read
Valley Public Radio, California USA, wins an award for their Outdoorsy podcast.
Rolling Stone cover Abbi Jackson's (Broad City) new podcast, A Piece of Work, which is a podcast about modern art.
Podtrac released their top podcast rankings the other day - US-only. Of interest: NPR's Up First at #6, the NYT's Daily at #10. NPR's promotion heft is clearly paying off. S-Town has slipped to 18, but is still there - the power of the archive.
Next Radio, the UK-based conference, confirmed more speakers yesterday, including Megan Lazovick from Edison Research and Alex Adey from AudioBoom. Alex will be talking about the rise of unofficial, fan-based podcasting; Megan will cover Edison Research's podcast consumer research. Also speaking, Valerie Geller who is currently working on an LA-based podcast, and Liz Jaynes from BBC Radio, talking about artwork's ability to generate clicks. Tickets are £149; it's on September 18th in central London.
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