Midroll Media Announces Leadership Transition To Prepare for Next Stage Growth

Responding to tremendous success since its founding, Midroll Media, the leading provider of production and monetization services to the podcasting industry, announces both a leadership reorganization and plans to add creative and business staff. Founding CEO Jeff Ullrich is stepping into the role of non-executive Chairman and Adam Sachs has been named the company’s new CEO. Sachs joined Midroll Media in October 2013 as COO and Head of Product and has overseen rapid development in…

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Podcast Advertising Is Part of an Overall Surge in Internet Ads

Internet advertising revenues hit an all-time high for a first quarter this year, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau. Those revenues were $11.6 billion, 19% more than the same quarter in 2013. Podcast ads are a growing part of this picture. The report emphasizes the growth of mobile, where podcasts are very much at home. But the numbers for podcasting reflect this trend, too. Midroll Media saw a 3x increase in revenue during that same…

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Kevin Smith: I’ve Done Way More Podcasts Than Films

Kevin Smith says he’ll always be called, “director Kevin Smith,” even though he’s “done way more podcasts than [he’s] done films.” On episode 59 of The Wolf Den he tells Jeff Ullrich that what he likes now is when people say, “he’s Kevin Smith for a living.” Kevin says he grew his Smodcast network from 1 to 25 shows because of his “sheer desire to keep talking.” But he also says that his first show–and…

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New Tech Podcasts include Let’s Talk iOS, Android Central, and More

We’ve been busy adding a bunch of great tech podcasts to the Midroll roster. The latest two are from the editors of iDownloadBlog, focusing on two facets of Apple’s iOS devices. We also recently welcomed the Mobile Nations network of podcasts. These seven shows target developers, designers and other really smart tech-savvy listeners. Keep in mind that tech shows like all of these have particularly focused and dedicated listeners. Learn more about them below, then…

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