Jong-Fast joins Vanity Fair as special correspondent

Vanity Fair has appointed Molly Jong-Fast as a special correspondent. Jong-Fast was a podcast host at iHeartMedia. Jong-Fast, the daughter of “Fear of Flying” author Erica Jong, contributed to The Atlantic and served as editor at large at The Daily Beast. Jong-Fast graduated from Bennington College in Vermont. You can congratulate Jong-Fast via Twitter.

NFL, iHeartMedia partnering to launch podcast network

NFL and iHeartMedia are teaming up to launch a new podcast network with podcasts being produced by the league’s media division and distributed by iHeartMedia. The two will also collaborate on producing and distributing podcasts currently in the works with each also producing their own podcasts. “This really gets us into the podcasts space, where […]

Scripps finalizes sale of Triton

The E.W. Scripps Company has closed its sale of Triton to iHeartMedia for $230 million, as per reports. Triton, a global tech and services leader for the digital audio and podcast industry was bought by Scripps for $150 million in 2018. The sale marks Scripps’ exit from podcasting and digital audio, as previously the company […]

iHeartMedia set to acquire Triton Digital

iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America and the number 1 podcast publisher globally has entered into an agreement with The E.W. Scripps Company to acquire Triton Digital®, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry. With the buyout, iHeartMedia will be able to offer audio content to producers and […]

iHeartMedia Indianapolis debuts biz news radio station

iHeartMedia Indianapolis is partnering with Bloomberg Radio to launch Business News 97.5 FM, which will broadcast 24 hours of business radio news featuring experts and journalists in economics, politics and investment banking. “As small businesses across the city work to rebuild after COVID-19, we are here with a station dedicated to rebuilding the American dream. […]