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Moves and hires

  • Annie-Rose Strasser has joined the New York Times as Executive Producer of Opinion Audio. She was with Buzzfeed and Gimlet, and ran The Journal.

  • Mia Lobel has been promoted to Head of Content at Pushkin Industries. She is a founding member of the company and has helmed Pushkin’s flagship show, Revisionist History, since its inception in 2016.

  • Peter Clowney has joined Pushkin Industries as VP, Content. He will executive produce and edit Revisionist History while developing new episode formats, envisioning live experience extensions, and formulating strategy to usher the show into a new era. He joins from Stitcher.

Tips and tricks

Podcast News - with Lemonada Media

Funny Cuz It's True with Elyse Myers
From Lemonada Media: On Funny Cuz It’s True Elyse Myers interviews well-known individuals about their most awkward moments. Relentlessly unfiltered and relatable, we’ll laugh at and learn from the moments that keep us up at night.
This Week in Photo (TWiP)
Photo website Smugmug, which purchased Flickr in 2018, has acquired popular photo podcast This Week in Photo (TWiP). The podcast, which is not part of Leo Laporte’s TWiT, started in 2018. The host, Frederick Van Johnson, is also joining the company.
Foul Play: Crime Series
Foul Play: Crime Series is one of 31 crime podcasters who have collaborated on a two-part, five hour, podcast called A Nightmare Before Halloween - each crime podcaster shares an average of an 8 minute spooky tale. The special show is on all the podcasters’ feeds.
No Agenda
Happy birthday to No Agenda, which posted its first episode on October 26, 2007. The show is currently on episode 1,497, and is hosted by John C Dvorak and Adam Curry, widely credited as one of the inventors of podcasting.

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Podcast ads in the wild

Inner West Icons

Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney
Spotted by James Atkinson, the local podcast Inner West Icons is marketing itself on supermarket noticeboards in Sydney’s inner west.

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