Casper Presents Earwolf’s New “In Your Dreams with Chris Gethard”

Comedian Chris Gethard explores the sometimes twisted minds of his listeners and unravels the mysteries of their dreams in a brand new, eight-episode Earwolf podcast, “In Your Dreams with Chris Gethard,” presented exclusively by mattress company Casper. Gethard has already proven himself adept at engaging listeners in deep and funny long-form conversation in his popular Earwolf podcast, “Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People.” With “In Your Dreams,” he sharpens his focus on the unconscious lives of…

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Now Hear This podcast festival announces full lineup by day, adds single-day ticket options

LOS ANGELES – The industry’s newest festival and celebration of podcasting, Now Hear This, is unveiling its full daily schedule of live stage performances, including new additions from NPR’s slate of hit podcasts, for the Oct. 28-30 event in Anaheim, California. With more than 30 performers on six stages over three days, Now Hear This offers fans the opportunity to meet their favorite top-tier podcast personalities within the comedy, pop culture, in-depth journalism and fictional…

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Midroll Media announces new programming, sponsorship opportunities at Podcast Upfront

NEW YORK CITY – Midroll Media, the leader in podcast creation, advertising and distribution, today unveiled a new slate of podcasts to agency and brand executives at the IAB Podcast Upfront event. Midroll is now the advertising rep firm for nearly 300 top-rated podcasts, presenting the largest reach for advertisers that want to tap into the podcast industry’s valuable demographics. Midroll represents 20 percent of the iTunes Top 100, more than its next three competitors combined,…

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Midroll Media Elevates Two Top Leaders, Naming Erik Diehn CEO and Lex Friedman CRO

CINCINNATI – Erik Diehn has been named chief executive officer of Midroll Media, the leader in podcast production, advertising and distribution. Midroll also has named Lex Friedman to the new post of chief revenue officer, broadening his role from executive vice president of sales and development. As CEO, Diehn will have wide-ranging responsibility over the company’s strategy and operations for all areas of the podcast ecosystem, including content development, advertising and distribution. Diehn had most…

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Midroll Media Acquires Pioneering Podcast Platform Stitcher

It’s an exciting day for Midroll Media. Today, we announced the acquisition of the pioneering and popular podcast listening platform Stitcher, which offers free streaming of more than 65,000 podcast and talk-radio shows, and boasts more than 8 million registered users. By combining our portfolio of advertising products and technology, our advertising partners will benefit by having access to more options than ever before to reach their target audiences through audio. Through Midroll’s expertise in…

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