Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Cal Calipari Launches ‘Cal Cast’

John Calipari, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach and head coach of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, is launching a new weekly podcast in partnership with Midroll. Cal Cast will feature a variety of topics and high-profile guests from the world of sports, leadership, business and entertainment. “This podcast is a new way for me to connect with people and to talk honestly with high profile guests who all have very interesting…

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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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Midroll Contributes Research to IAB Digital Audio Buyer’s Guide

The Interactive Advertising Bureau just released version 2.0 of the Digital Audio Buyer’s Guide, led by Jennifer Lane, Industry Initiatives Lead for Audio. It’s a valuable reference for digital ad buyers, documenting in one place many of podcasting’s unique advantages. As a member of the IAB’s Digital Audio Committee, we at Midroll are happy to contribute our research on podcast ad effectiveness to the guide. Highlights from the guide include: Audio is on when screens…

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“Stranglers” podcast on Earwolf uncovers new evidence in infamous Boston Strangler crimes

Inspired by Investigation Discovery’s critically acclaimed documentary: Confessions of the Boston Strangler Nov. 16, 2016   NEW YORK – “Stranglers,” the new podcast from Earwolf, investigates the heinous crime spree that gripped Boston and the nation in the 1960s. With a fresh look at the evidence, “Stranglers” asks new questions about the evidence in the drama-infused 12-part podcast for a new generation of Americans. With innovative storytelling that introduces listeners to the victims, brings them…

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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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