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Acast buys New York Times-backed podcast company RadioPublic

Growing podcast audiences have led to a trading frenzy led by music streaming providers Spotify, Apple and Amazon. Today, industry giant Acast is looking to expand its reach through a major acquisition. The company has purchased the New York Times-RadioPublic, a podcast tech startup backed for an undisclosed price. As part of the deal, Acast […]

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Lincoln Project Co-Founder Launches New Podcast Company

Ron Steslow, a political strategist who hosted the Lincoln Project podcast, is launching a new podcast company called Politicology, promising “politics without blinders.” Why is this important: His business could attract a large audience seeking to understand America’s troubled political currents. The big picture: It comes amid a transition and crisis for Lincoln Project, a […]

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Tegna acquires podcast company – Virginia Business

Home New Tegna acquires podcast company Media company Tysons acquires Locked On Podcast Network Posted January 28, 2021 through Sydney lake Tysons-based broadcast and digital media company Tegna Inc. announced Thursday that it has acquired Locked On Podcast Network, which covers local sports and the four major professional sports leagues. Financial terms of the transaction […]

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Lakewood’s Evergreen podcast company makes big strides in storytelling

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – Evergreen Podcasts, a Lakewood-based company, has made storytelling a business. The podcasting company, run by CEO Michael DeAloia, publishes its own original series and works with organizations across the country to help them produce and manage their own podcasts. And Evergreen hopes to grow even further, with the ambition of becoming a […]

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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 […]

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Spotify spends $ 235 million on podcast company Megaphone

Spotify’s latest acquisition won’t bring more podcasts to their platform, but will see them integrate with Megaphone’s platform instead. Spotify’s roots may lie in dedicated music streaming, but in recent years their exploration of podcasts has seen a new focus for the team. They’ve built a huge library of podcasts available to all of their […]

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Exclusive: Launch of subscription podcast company Quake

Quake, a subscription podcast company founded by media veterans, launched on Tuesday with $ 2.5 million in seed funding, executives told Axios. He’s making his debut with exclusive political shows and hopes to expand into religion, sports, and possibly Hispanic media. Why is this important: There is a growing trend for podcast companies to poach […]

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“Whistleblower” Producer Tenderfoot TV Partners with Scripted Podcast Company

EXCLUSIVE: Tenderfoot TV, the Podcast company behind series including the NBA cheat scandal series Alert launcher, has partnered with a scripted podcast company Curfew. The two companies are developing two original scripted audio fiction shows inspired by real life events. Lights Out was formed by veteran producer and director John Scott Dryden, whose series Passenger […]