Finley to host BuzzFeed’s new culture and entertainment podcast

The following was sent out from BuzzFeed is partnering with podcast company Acast to debut a new weekly series titled I Know That’s Right. The new podcast is hosted by HuffPost’s senior culture reporter Taryn Finley, and is presented by HuffPost. Each week, Finley will explore conversations on culture and entertainment that have hit the […]

NY Times quietly cuts The Athletic’s local podcasts

The New York Times’ The Athletic is quietly cutting back on its local podcasts. The Athletic’s Detroit Pistons beat writer James Edwards III said: “The Athletic is not doing local podcasts anymore. Don’t worry — I’m still covering the Pistons for The Athletic. This is strictly an audio thing.” With this new change, The Athletic has said […]

Veteran journo McClafferty launches ‘Sport Matters’ podcast

The following was sent out from Sports commentator Donagh McClafferty has announced the launch of his new podcast series, “Sport Matters,” which can be streamed for free on both Spotify and BandCamp. McClafferty, who is based in the Republic of Ireland and has more than 30 years of experience in sports journalism and commentary, […]

UK’s Prospect Magazine launches new podcast

The following excerpt was sent out from Prospect Magazine’s editor Alan Rusbridger: Today I’m delighted to announce we are launching a brand new weekly podcast called Media Confidential, which adds to Prospect’s growing digital repertoire. A new episode will be released every Thursday morning (UK time), hosted by myself and Lionel Barber, former editor of the […]

Former Fox News analyst Rodriguez named co-host of Bloomberg podcast

The following was sent out from The Hollywood Reporter: Former MLB all-star and Fox Sports analyst Alex Rodriguez is adding Bloomberg to his media résumé. Rodriguez (often referred to by his nickname “A-Rod”) will co-host a new podcast and video series for Bloomberg Originals, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Called The Deal, Rodriguez will co-host the program with Bloomberg Originals […]

Silverman inks deal with Lemonada Media for new podcast

The following excerpt was sent out from The Hollywood Reporter: Sarah Silverman has inked a deal with Lemonada Media for a new season of her podcast, The Sarah Silverman Podcast. The latest podcast will premiere on the banner on Oct. 19, with new episodes available weekly. Silverman’s comedy podcast debuted in 2020 via Kast Media and has […]

The Economist to introduce paid podcasts

The Economist plans to introduce a new subscription tier this Thursday called Economist Podcasts+ for $4.90 monthly, the Economist president Bob Cohn told Axios reporter Sara Fischer. Fischer reports, “Audio has become the Economist’s fastest-growing platform for audience growth. Executives believe that momentum can be harnessed to bolster subscriptions, which serve as the company’s main source of […]

Crypto journalist Shin’s “Unchained Podcast” comes to CoinDesk

The following was sent out from CoinDesk is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking addition to its podcast network as renowned crypto journalist Laura Shin brings her highly acclaimed Unchained Podcast to CoinDesk’s platform. Beginning today, listeners can tune in to Unchained on, with new episodes airing twice each week at 7AM ET Wed & 2 PM ET Friday. Laura Shin is one of the most […]

FT launches markets podcast “Unhedged”

The Financial Times has launched Unhedged, a new podcast that will dissect market trends and discuss how Wall Street’s best minds respond to them. The podcast will drop every Tuesday and Thursday. “Unhedged” will be hosted by FT financial reporter Ethan Wu, who will be joined on Tuesdays by FT markets editor Katie Martin. The […]

Bloomberg hires Shavin to be senior podcast producer

Bloomberg has hired Noami Shavin to be a senior podcast producer. She has been at Axios for more than four years and was involved in the development and launch of “Axios Today” and “How it Happened” and the relaunch of “Axios Re:Cap.” Shavin also worked at as an assistant editor and at Smithsonian Magazine as an […]