Wheeler Morris was named Manager of Corporate Podcasting Strategy at Hubbard Radio, according to Radio Online. Morris’s LinkedIn page lists the position as starting last October. Radio Online notes that Hubbard produces over 150 podcasts with a reach of 500,000 listeners per month.
Hubbard generated headlines when it stepped into podcasting through its investment in PodcastOne in 2015, giving the radio company a 30% stake in the Norm Pattiz-founded podcast network.
“Since Hubbard’s 2015 investment in PodcastOne the personnel within Hubbard’s markets have put a lot of great work into growing within this space,” said Morris. “I am very excited to help this initiative continue to grow from both an audience and monetization standpoint, working with all of our markets, PodcastOne and podcasters outside of Hubbard.”
“Wheeler has been very involved in original podcast launches over the past few years in the Hubbard Radio Minneapolis-St. Paul studios, and recruitment of new outside opportunities for Hubbard Radio,” noted Greg Strassell, Hubbard Radio Senior/VP Programming. “It is time to recognize his leadership to focus on the growing on-demand focus at a corporate level.”