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Podcast Academy Honors ‘Dying for Sex,’ ‘Wind of Change,’ Marc Maron at Inaugural Ambie Awards

Dying for Sex was named podcast of the year Sunday night during the Podcast Academy’s inaugural Awards for Excellence in Audio, also known as the Ambies. In addition, Wind of Change was the…

Wondery to Join Apple Podcast Subscriptions (Exclusive)

Amazon’s podcast studio Wondery and Apple will partner up as part of a new premium podcast push. Wondery, which produces podcasts like Dr. Death, Business Wars and The Shrink Next Door, will…

Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon to Co-Host New CNN Podcast (Exclusive)

CNN primetime anchors Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon are teaming up to host a new podcast. The duo will co-host The Handoff, a new weekly podcast being produced by the cable news channel. It will…

Ambies: Cameron Esposito to Host Inaugural Podcast Academy Awards (Exclusive)

Cameron Esposito is set to host the Podcast Academy’s inaugural Awards for Excellence in Audio, the 2021 Ambies. The comedian and writer, who released her memoir Save Yourself last year, hosts…

Why Hollywood Is Giving the Nod to Companion Podcasts

On the same January day that Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick locked the final episode of HBO’s recent docuseries Allen v. Farrow, a key witness surfaced. Since 2018, lead investigative producer…

Audible Unveils Scripted Series Slate With Juliette Lewis, Ethan Hawke Projects (Exclusive)

Among the greenlit projects is 'Killing Hollywood: The Cotton Club Murder' featuring Juliette Lewis, Christian Slater and Rainn Wilson.

Tribeca Festival Reveals Inaugural Podcasts Program

The audio selections include a talk between Jason Reitman and 'Radiolab's' Jad Abumard and a preview of Apple TV+'s Siegfried & Roy podcast.

Dax Shepard Explains How He Told His Children About His Relapse

The actor last September revealed he began abusing pills after 16 years of sobriety.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — H.E.R. (‘Judas and the Black Messiah’)

The four-time Grammy winner reflects on adopting a moniker that stands for “Having Everything Revealed,” helping to repopularize R&B and landing an Oscar nom for her new tune “Fight for You…

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    Jennifer Konerman

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Judith Heumann (‘Crip Camp’)

The Martin Luther King of the disability rights movement reflects on how polio shaped her childhood, why she became an activist and the legacy of the camp at the center of Netflix’s Oscar-nominated…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Pete Docter (‘Soul’)

Pixar's chief creative officer, a writer/director who is the most Oscar-nominated person in the history of the best animated feature category, reflects on the roots of his love of animation…

The Ringer, Gimlet Media Ratify First Collective Bargaining Agreements With Spotify

The agreement provides minimum salaries, sets restrictions on the use of outside contractors in bargaining unit positions and provides a minimum 2 percent annual raise for covered employees.