The Crime Junkie podcast has signed cabana as its exclusive ad sales partner. The new deal expands on an existing relationship between the true crime podcast and the digital audio arm of AdLarge Media. In addition to the sales development, Crime Junkie also passed the milestone of 18 million downloads.
“We’re ecstatic about Crime Junkie’s explosive growth,” stated Cathy Csukas, co-founder and co-CEO of cabana and AdLarge Media. “It’s even more extraordinary when you consider that the growth has been 100 percent organic. Driven by the strength and passion of Ashley’s storytelling, fans and advertisers have discovered Crime Junkie and spread the word about this addictive podcast. It’s one of the best true crime podcasts out there.”
“When I started the podcast as a way to bring attention to the non-profit Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana, I never dreamed that it would become so big,” said co-host Ashley Flowers, who volunteers and serves on the board of directors for that organization. “We really have the most loyal fans who are constantly sharing our show with their friends and family and on social media. The show’s success is due to our listeners, and we will always be grateful to them and to cabana for taking a chance on us a year ago when we were still growing. cabana has been a great partner with an unparalleled commitment to supporting the show and my growing business.”