Hot Pod Summit brings podcasters and businesses together in Brooklyn

RAIN News attended the Hot Pod Summit at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn yesterday, a Covid-vaccinated gathering which, to some attendees we spoke to, signaled a hopeful return to in-person business gatherings. In a charming urban-rustic setting at the Wythe, an estimated 200 attendees mostly represented the creative community of podcasting. At the same time we saw many industry pros from the network and technology sides. Click through for details. Continue Reading

Hot Pod acquired by The Verge — Nick Quah hands off authorship, joins Vulture

Weekly podcast business newsletter Hot Pod has been acquired by digital culture publication The Verge. No financials are disclosed in the announcement sent by parent company Vox Media. Hot Pod founder and chief writer Nick Quah shifts to other Vox Media publications, and one of The Verge’s senior writers takes control of Hot Pod. Continue Reading