Midroll Media Announces New Programming and Content Deals

NEW YORK CITY – Leading podcast company Midroll Media announced new partnerships with the NFL and Vox Media, along with its fall lineup of new podcasts, at its IAB Podcast Upfront presentation in New York City. Expanding its footprint in sports podcasting, Midroll is partnering with the NFL to represent advertising sales for its existing League podcasts, including popular shows like “Around the NFL,” “Move The Sticks,” “The Dave Dameshek Football Program” and “Fantasy Live.”…

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Lessons Learned Producing ‘Missing Richard Simmons’

“In twenty years of experience (in journalism), I had never been involved with anything that had popped like that.” “That,” is “Missing Richard Simmons,” the genre-defying podcast that became a popular culture phenomenon this past spring. The show chronicled host and creator Dan Taberski’s efforts to find the fitness star, who disappeared September 14, 2014. That’s when Simmons stopped teaching at his fitness studio Slimmons, cut himself off from his closest friends, and removed himself…

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