“Food, We Need to Talk” joins PRX for distro, sponsors, production

Co-hosted by Juna Gjata and Dr. Eddie Phillips, Food, We Need To Talk is a podcast about eating, body, weight loss, and health. The show launches its second season with a new business infrastructure provided by PRX. The public media and podcast group will provide distribution, monetization, and production support. Continue Reading

Vox’s news podcast “Today, Explained” extends to public radio in rare crossover

Media giant Vox has notified us that Today, Explained, the company’s flagship daily news podcast hosted by Sean Rameswaram and Noel King, is now carried by over 50 public radio stations across the country. The arrangement is made via WNYC Studios. Each host has a public radio background. Continue Reading

French podcast companies choose Megaphone for publishing and advertising

Two French podcast publishers, Bababam and Choses a Savoir, have chosen Spotify subsidiary Megaphone for creation, monetization, and metrics analysis. As part of joining Megaphone, these two publishers will be early testers of the Spotify Audience Network in France. The announcement includes metrics from Chartable, acquired by Spotify to bundle into Megaphone. Continue Reading

NPR’s “How I Built This” moves to Wondery / Amazon in exclusive licensing deal

Apple top-10 charter and NPR hit How I Built This with Guy Roz has been licensed by Amazon Music subsidiary Wondery for semi-exclusive distribution. Wondery and Amazon get the show exclusively for a week, and also enjoy exclusive ad-repping. NPR continues to underwrite. Click for details. Continue Reading

PRX gets distro/sponsorship agreements with Magnificent Noise, WaitWhat, and Skeptoid Media

PRX has evidently been busy making deals, and today released three of them. The public media organization is partnering with Magnificent Noise, WaitWhat, and Skeptoid Media to distribute selected podcasts, and provide sponsorship and promotional support. Click for details. Continue Reading