iHeartMedia teams with Group Nine Media for exclusive podcast slate

iHeartMedia announced a new addition to its extensive roster of podcasts. The media conglomerate has partnered with Group Nine Media to create an exclusive show slate for the iHeartPodcast Network. The first two podcasts, from Group Nine’s NowThis and Thrillist brands, will debut on the iHeartPodcast Network this fall. Continue Reading


Libsyn joins ranks of IAB 2.0-certified podcast companies

Libsyn, which self-identifies as the first-ever, and largest podcast hosting company, is announcing today that it has been granted IAB certification for its podcast analytics. Libsyn has been applying the IAB guidelines since 2017; the certification signals to advertisers that Libsyn’s audience measurements do officially apply the guidelines correctly. Continue Reading


HiStudios: What’s next for the original podcast business spun out from Himalaya

Himalaya is one of the podcast startups that caught eyes and ears with its $100 million in backing, and the company is already putting efforts into original show creation. The business spun out an entity called HiStudios, which will focus on programming hosted by social media influencers and sports personalities. Continue Reading