Stephen J. Dubner brings ‘Freakonomics Radio’ podcast to the Stitcher network

NEW YORK CITY – Podcast network and listening platform Stitcher has signed a deal with journalist and best-selling author Stephen J. Dubner to co-produce his long-running and popular “Freakonomics Radio” podcast and to bring the show to the Stitcher network this summer. Stitcher also will work with Dubner to expand the “Freakonomics Radio” brand through existing and new content. “Stitcher has proven itself best-in-class in the podcasting world,” said Dubner. “And they are absolutely packed with…

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Stitcher brings Marvel, Katie Couric to SXSW

NEW YORK CITY – Stitcher, one of the world’s leading podcast platforms, is making a major play at South by Southwest (SXSW) next month as it showcases some of its top podcast stars and sponsors the festival’s Next Stage series of programming. Festivalgoers will enjoy an exclusive first listen of “Wolverine: The Long Night,” the long-awaited podcast collaboration between Stitcher and Marvel, ahead of the series’ premiere during a panel that answers the question, “What does a superhero…

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Daymond John, Seth Godin, Cal Fussman debut podcasts with Midroll Brand Studio

Brand advertisers continue to rush to podcast advertising; ZipRecruiter, Squarespace and Carbonite sign on for exclusive sponsorship deals  Jan. 24, 2018 NEW YORK CITY – Midroll, the leader in the fast-growing podcast industry, is launching four new podcasts hosted by some of the biggest names in business and entrepreneurship through its branded content division, Midroll Brand Studio. Midroll will launch shows from entrepreneur and author Seth Godin, “Shark Tank” investor and businessman Daymond John, renowned interviewer…

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Make-A-Wish Launches Podcast Miniseries

NEW YORK CITY – Make-A-Wish® – the global organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – has launched a new podcast miniseries, “The Power of a Wish.” The two-episode series highlights the impact of these wishes and the stories of the people who work to make a child’s wish a reality. Produced by podcast industry leader Midroll Media in partnership with Make-A-Wish, the miniseries features candid interviews with families of “wish kids.”…

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Marvel partners with Stitcher to launch its first scripted podcast, ‘Wolverine: The Long Night’

Actors Richard Armitage, Scott Adsit, Bob Balaban and Brian Stokes Mitchell cast in key roles for spring 2018 series NEW YORK CITY – December 5, 2017 – Marvel New Media and top podcast listening service and content network Stitcher (“Heaven’s Gate,” “Katie Couric,” “The Paris Review”) today announced “Wolverine: The Long Night,” the first-ever Marvel scripted podcast, launching in spring 2018. The 10-episode series will be available exclusively on Stitcher Premium until fall 2018, when…

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