FOX News Audio branches out with SiriusXM and Pandora

FOX News Audio is announcing that its daily news digest has started playing on SiriusXM, and that all of FOX’s podcasts are now on Pandora (a Sirius subsidiary). The reach expansion is pegged at 100-million listeners.

The FOX News Rundown is a one-hour show featuring multiple network anchors and reporters, and is the flagship program of FOX News Audio. It ppears on SiriusXM patriot Channel 125.

On the podcast side, over 20 shows are included in the FOX network, including FOX News Radio Newscast, the FOX Business Hourly Report and I’ll Tell You What. Pandora was already carrying other audio programs derived from FOX television, featuring well-known hosts Bret Baier, Tucker Carlson, and others.

FOX News Podcasts appears in the Top Publisher monthly ranker from Podtrac, and in April 2020 the platform experienced a 60 percent increase in total downloads from the previous year according to a press release from FOX.

On the radio side, FOX News Audio reaches 36-million listeners across 1,500 affiliated stations.

Brad Hill