Caroline Crampton

Caroline Crampton is a UK based journalist who has been writing about podcasts since 2014. Her journalism has appeared in publications including the Guardian, Lenny, the New Statesman and the Millions. She is a regular speaker and media commentator on the state of the podcast industry.

Consider This

In late June, NPR launched another daily news podcast. But instead of a fresh product push, this new project is actually a pivot from something that already exists. Coronavirus Daily, the daily podcast NPR launched on 18 March to cover the pandemic, is being rebranded as Consider This, an afternoon counterpart to its morning news […]

June 30, 2020

Insider: June 26, 2020

– “Movies” for your “Ears”

– New BBC Podcast Unit

– Freelancer Pay… and more!

June 26, 2020

The Case of Another Round’s Archives

Negotiations between creators and corporations around intellectual property usually happen behind closed doors, and it isn’t too much of a stretch to argue that the structural inequities of any creative industry typically thrives on that opacity. But over the past week, the former hosts of BuzzFeed’s Another Round, Tracy Clayton and Heben Nigatu, brought that […]

June 23, 2020

Insider: June 19, 2020

– Apple Podcast and Personalization

– IP ownership

– Twitter Audio… and more!

June 19, 2020

How To Wind Down a Pandemic Podcast

When lockdown orders started coming into effect around the world back in March, everyone I spoke with in podcast-land articulated their need to do something to meet this unprecedented moment. In the following weeks, numerous spin off projects were launched, and listeners started to find podcasts of all kinds catering to different aspects of the […]

June 16, 2020

Insider: June 12, 2020

– Hernan Lopez appears on Recode Media

– WNYC’s new Editor in Chief

– Right Wing Radio Host removed… and more!

June 12, 2020

How the Equality in Audio Pact Came Together, by Renay Richardson

This article is written in an “As Told To” format, based on an interview with Broccoli Content’s Renay Richardson. When it comes to the audio industry, I, like many black people in the industry, have been ignored when speaking of our treatment. Many of us are shut down, and many are fearful of the repercussions […]

June 9, 2020

Insider: June 5, 2020

– View from the UK

– New BBC Director General

– Infinite Dial Canada… and more!

June 5, 2020

Insider: May 29, 2020

  • Podfund x Atypical Artists
  • Podcast Academy Governors
  • Bon Appetit Podcasts… and more!
May 29, 2020

Insider: May 22, 2020

May 26, 2020