Midroll Shows Named in Slate’s 25 Best Podcast Episodes

As part of the publication’s “special issue” on podcasting, Slate writers David Haglund and Rebecca Onion have named “The 25 Best Podcast Episodes Ever.” There are some truly classic choices on their list, such as The Ricky Gervais Show (season 1, episode 7), 99% Invisible’s episode dedicated to “The Sound of the Artificial World,” and, not surprisingly, the first episode of Serial, which kicked off many a new podcast obsession this year. We’re so pleased…

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Congratulations to Midroll Shows on iTunes’ Best of 2014 List

iTunes Podcasts’ Best of 2014 list is out, and we’re thrilled to see so many shows from the Midroll roster recognized this year. From perennial favorites like WTF with Marc Maron and StarTalk Radio to new up-and-comers like StartUp and Brilliant Idiots, these are great shows with fantastic audiences, worthy of consideration for your next campaign. Here are all the Midroll shows honored as Best of 2014 by iTunes this year: Classics WTF with Marc…

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Recent Press for Midroll and the Business of Podcasting

The breakout success of Serial and other shows is bringing fresh attention to podcasting, especially the business of podcasting. Since Midroll exclusively represents many top podcasts–from WTF with Marc Maron and The Nerdist to StarTalk Radio and On Being–journalists reporting on how podcasters make money are talking with our CEO Adam Sachs. He was interviewed for all the following articles, along with other smart folks who are advancing the medium. At the end of October…

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Paul Scheer Discusses Wolfpop & Podcasting on Bloomberg TV

On Monday Wolfpop curator Paul Scheer was Pimm Fox’s guest on the Bloomberg TV program Taking Stock. Paul explains that podcasting works because the medium offers “all the benefits of radio” including a close, personal relationship with the hosts, but covering “an interest that is exactly yours.” He shares how the most important quality for the hosts of the new Wolfpop podcasts is their passion for the topic of the show, and tells Pimm how podcasts are monetized. Wrapping…

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Articles and Tweets from a Successful Wolfpop Launch

A little more than a week after Wolfpop launched on November 4 the network’s thirteen shows have anchored themselves in the iTunes top podcast charts and we’ve received some awesome listener response. Here’s a sampling of tweets: . @wolfpopnetwork has an incredible lineup of shows. I do not have time to listen to all these new shows! https://t.co/WEImJFbIFr — Chris P (@CSPesky) November 4, 2014 gonna need a second job so i’ll have time to…

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