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ESPN’s Pin Kings is the company’s first episodic podcast story

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ESPN announced a new addition to its programming with a multimedia documentary called Pin Kings. The story will be told across television, print, and digital outlets in addition to the 16 episodes of podcasting. The audio segment is ESPN’s first foray into episodic podcasting where a long-form story is told over a single season. It is a production style popularized by 'Serial'.

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Former ESPN podcaster Bill Simmons will return to air in the fall

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Earlier this week, Bill Simmons announced on Twitter that he will be launching a new podcast in the fall. He has a new contract with HBO that begins in October. Simmons’ tweet only promised a “new name, new sponsors” for the upcoming show, and HBO has not provided any other details about what his return to podcasting will sound like.

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ESPN Audio, Pandora share 2012 “Best Overall” RAIN Award

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ESPN Audio and Pandora were named dual winners of the "Best Overal Online Radio Service" in the 2012 RAIN Internet Radio Awards, announced today in Dallas. The awards, presented by a tuxedo-ed RAIN publisher Kurt Hanson, capped yesterday's successful RAIN Summit event.

Both services received perfect

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