John Kean, Consultant - Washington DC, USA
Malik Abdullah, NPR Digital Media - Washington, DC, USA
Dan Jeselsohn, New York Public Radio - New York, NY, USA
Angelo Mandatto, blubrry
Samuel Sousa, Triton Digital - Montreal, QC, Canada
Podcasting, a system for packaging and distributing audio shows to listeners via the Internet, is growing exponentially. Currently, it is estimated that more than 40 million Americans listen to podcasts weekly - five times more than attend movies, and the numbers have risen more than 10% since 2016. The panel includes Angelo Mandatto of blubrry, whick specializes in business and demographic data on the industry. To cover podcast technology, audio metrics and workflows, panelists are Samuel Sousa, Senior Solutions Specialist at Triton Digital - providing technology services for the online audio industry, Dan Jeselsohn of New York Public Radio, and Chris Berry of National Public Radio's Digital Media - the largest global publisher of podcasts.