RADIO INDUSTRY NEWS

Data Shows Podcast Is Growing Across Metrics Ranging From Reach To CPMs.

Podcasting is growing so quickly that Stephanie Donovan, Senior VP of Publisher Development at Triton Digital, joked during Wednesday’s RAIN Podcast Business Summit that some of her numbers would probably look a lot different if she returned to next year’s conference.

Pittman: iHeart Poised For Return To 2019 Revenues By End of 2021.

While it’s difficult to predict with accuracy the pace of the COVID-19 ad recovery, senior executives at iHeartMedia said Thursday that their business is on track to return to 2019 performance levels by the end of 2021.

Spotify Expands International Footprint, Bringing Audio to 80+ New Markets

Spotify is embarking on a sweeping expansion that will introduce the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service available to more than a billion people in 80+ new markets

IHeartMedia’s Triton Digital Acquisition Will Consolidate Its Dominance Of Ad-Based Audio

iHeartMedia IHRT 0.0% yesterday announced that it is acquiring Triton Digital, a digital audio publishing, advertising, and audience measurement business, from E.W. Scripps SSP +1.2% for $230 million.

Humble and Fred announce they’re leaving terrestrial radio behind

Humble & Fred announced Thursday that they are leaving terrestrial radio behind for good, revealing that their show on Bell Media’s Funny 820 (CHAM-AM) Hamilton, was also a casualty of the company’s recent operational streamlining.