Don’t Miss Midroll’s IAB Upfront Presentation September 9th

IAB Podcast Upfront 2020 has gone virtual! And Midroll is excited to be presenting on September 9th, the first day of the event. Join us on Wednesday, September 9th, 1:55pm – 2:15pm ET—you won’t want to miss this. In this presentation, you’ll hear from some of Midroll/Stitcher’s household names like Rob Lowe, Samantha Bee and Oprah Winfrey on why they love podcasting. Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark of “My Favorite Murder” will tell you all about the network they’ve curated, Exactly Right. You’ll also get the first look…

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‘Unfinished: Short Creek’ Bridges The Divide

From Witness Docs and Critical Frequency, hosts Ash Sanders and Sarah Ventre invite their highly-educated, millennial audience to join them as they delve into a very American story⁠ about the battle between freedom of religion and freedom from religion. Short Creek is a community on the Utah/Arizona border divided by much more than a state line. On one side are fundamentalist, polygamous Mormons who believe the town should be run by God and his prophet.…

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‘Hidden Brain’ Uncovers the Why Behind Human Behavior

“Hidden Brain” is a podcast chart success, notching number one on the Apple U.S. Science chart and number three on Stitcher’s Science & Medicine list. In each episode, longtime NPR social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships. “As in his NPR segments, on the podcast, Vedantam makes complex scientific ideas understandable and even relatable,” says The Guardian.…

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‘Driving the Green Book’ Takes Listeners On An Immersive Road Trip

Award-winning BBC broadcaster Alvin Hall hits the road alongside attorney and activist Janée Woods-Weber for a road trip unlike any other. On the drive from Detroit to New Orleans, they collect powerful, personal testimony about how Black Americans used the historic travel guide, “The Negro Motorist’s Green Book,” during the height of segregation as a vital resource to quell fears, find safe havens and travel with dignity. What makes this podcast different? It’s launching with…

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