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Amazon to buy podcast company Wondery

Amazon announced its intention to acquire Wondery on Wednesday. The startup will be part of Amazon’s subscription music service, Amazon Music. Why is this important: The move reaffirms Amazon’s growing ambitions to enter the podcasting space. Podcasts are a natural fit for the company, which already has a subscription music business, an audiobook business and […]

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Amazon to buy podcast company Wondery

Amazon announced Wednesday its intention to acquire Wondery. The startup will be part of Amazon’s subscription music service, Amazon Music. Why is this important: The move reaffirms Amazon’s growing ambitions to enter the podcasting space. Podcasts are a natural fit for the company, which already has a subscription music business, an audiobook business and has […]

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Sports podcast company Blue Wire raises $5M Series A

Blue Wire, a sports podcast company, has raised $5 million in its Series A, founder Kevin Jones told Axios. Why is this important: The company, which focuses on long-form sports narrative podcasts and conversational podcasts, now hosts more than 140 podcasts with more than 20 million downloads for the year. It has $1.5 million in […]

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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and their new podcast company ‘Archewell Audio’ sign exclusive deal with Spotify

Just months after signing a multi-million dollar video deal with Netflix, Meghan markle and Prince harry pacified with Spotify to produce podcasts that “shine a light on powerful and diverse voices and perspectives,” the streamer noted today. The exclusive multi-year deal will see Gimlet, the podcast studio that Spotify acquired in 2018, produce shows with […]

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STRYPER Start the Patreon page; New episode of the official podcast streaming

Christian rockers Stryper recently launched a Patreon page here. They registered with the following update: “Thank you to everyone who has joined or will join in the next few days our Patreon page! Your support through this new platform where we share important information about the group and the group members is helping the group […]

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CAA signs crowd network for European podcast company – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Crowd Network, the UK podcast network and producer established by a group of former BBC Radio executives, has signed with CAA. The Hollywood talent agency has signed the company and will work with it to create opportunities, including brand partnerships and the development of new intellectual properties, as well as initiatives in live events, […]

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Pharrell launches new podcast company, ‘OTHERtone’ series

Pharrell Williams Launches New Podcast Company, OTHERtoneMedia, and will be the spearhead of the network’s first program, OTHERton with Pharrell, Scott and Fam-Lay, which is slated for release on December 7, with new episodes available every Monday. OTHERton is derived from Pharrell’s Beats 1 radio show, which he co-hosted with Scott Vener – a music […]