Second virtual summit for podcasters announced
August 6, 2019 · 2.8 minutes to read
AWeber has announced its second Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit on September 18th. It’s free, and will include six podcasting experts including Captivate’s Mark Asquith, Dave Jackson and Harry Duran.
Coleman Insights have revealed that the biggest show in podcasting is The Joe Rogan Experience, which was mentioned, unaided, by 14% of 1,000 (US) podcast listeners they asked. Serial was in second place, at 6%. “The leading brand is top-of-mind with only 14% of podcast listeners, and he started his show 10 years ago”, says CEO Warren Kurtzman.
Stitcher have announced their Q3 2019 slate for Stitcher Originals and Earwolf. Expect new shows from Jameela Jamil, Aasif Mandvi, Joel Kim Oster and Mitra Jouhari; Verified investigates the potential dangers of the sharing economy; new seasons of The Dream, LeVar Burton Reads, Dead Ass with Khadeen & Devale, Science Rules! with Bill Nye, and more.
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NBC News profiles Earios, the “first all-female podcast network”.
RadioINK reports that Beasley Podcast Network, owned by a US radio network, has achieved “10m downloads in the quarter”, an increase of 15% from 2018. There are 40 shows in the network.
US radio sales company Focus360 has invested in Lipstick & Vinyl, a podcast network that focuses on delivering underrepresented voices.
Cumulus Media’s Westwood One Podcast Network has hired four new producers. Madena Parwana (ex Bloomberg) is Senior Producer, Core Content; Lou Pellegrino (Cadence13) is Senior Producer, Development; Rebekah Wineman (WSJ) is Audio Mixing Engineer/Studio Technician; and Sarah McCrory (Fox News Channel) is Associate Producer.
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