Podtrac released its podcast publisher ranking for October 2018. The chart reflected some recent developments in the podcast space, with iHeartRadio moving up to the second spot following its acquisition of HowStuffWorks.
Guest columnist Steve Pratt is co-owner and Partner of Pacific Content, which creates original podcasts for brands including Slack, Mozilla, and Dell. This article originally appeared on the Pacific Content blog.
Sonos posted positive results for its fiscal fourth quarter, and Wall Street celebrated the news. The audio company makes wireless speakers and is quickly asserting expertise in mid-tier and high-end smart speakers.
Universal Music Group has reported its earnings for the third quarter as rumors swirl that the major label could be moving toward a sale. Revenue rose 13.5% on-year to €1.495 billion ($1.732 billion) for the period.
AdLarge’s digital audio advertising unit, cabana, announced that it has added Bear Brook to its content portfolio. The investigative podcast is from New Hampshire Public Radio, and is hosted by reporter Jason Moon.
Gimme Radio announced the launch of a paid subscription tier. The 24/7 online radio station for metal music has unveiled an option for listeners to access its past programming, exclusive content, and other perks.
2 Dope Queens, a podcast under WNYC hosted by Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, announced the end of its run. The popular comedy and storytelling show is closing with a special episode featuring former first lady Michelle Obama as the guest.