RAIN Notes: Thursday, June 29

Jottings of note:

Stepping Down

Beth Appleton has stepped down from her two-year role as CEO of Jaxsta, the Australia-based music credit database company. Earlier leadership roles included executive stints at Warner Music in Australia and England. Before that: UMG UK. In her place, Jaxsta appoints Josh Simons, who elevates from Chief Strategy Officer. READ



James Cridland’s Podnews offers a outstanding history of Stitcher, the epochal podcast listening app which (it was announced yesterday; coverage HERE) will be discontinued by parent company irius XM. Lots of images, screen shots, and a ton of historical notes. Take the time-travel trip HERE.


New Role

Colin Byrne, who spent six years working accounts at Pandora and Sirius XM, has announced his new position: Measurement Account Manager at InMarket, a 360-degree marketing intelligence company with thousands of brand clients. Byrne has also worked stints at General Assembly and Common Agency.



June 29, 2023

Brad Hill