‘The Longest Shortest Time’ Creator Has Unconventional Advice for Aspiring Podcasters

One might say that Hillary Frank took an unusual route in becoming a radio producer. The host and creator of the leading parenting podcast, “The Longest Shortest Time,” actually got her start using a cassette boombox and an answering machine. On episode 103 of “The Wolf Den,” Hillary told the story to host and Midroll CEO Adam Sachs. After sending a series of rejected pitches to “This American Life,” she sent an email directly to…

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Podcaster Profile: John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire

It’s hard not to be on fire when talking with John Lee Dumas. His enthusiasm for his craft (and life in general!) is so genuine and infectious that only the saddest sad sack in the world could resist. That’s why his EOFire has attracted a huge audience in the business category (he calls that audience the “Fire Nation”), racking up over 7.6 million downloads since launching in September 2012. On each daily episode, he interviews…

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