Nicholas Quah

I run this thing.

Reprocessing the Limited-Run Podcast Documentary

Here’s a weird one for the holiday week. I’ve been mulling over this topic for a while, as it’s something I’ve encountered fairly frequently in conversations for some years now, and I don’t have any particularly conclusive takeaways, so please bear with me as I process this out loud. Let’s say you found a great […]

November 20, 2018

Tracking: November 20, 2018

ICYMI: Jacob Weisberg and Malcolm Gladwell’s new audio venture, Pushkin Industries, stepped into the open last week, and the company also announced a new Chief Marketing Officer: Heather Fain, a book publishing veteran. Here’s an interesting personnel move: Jonathan Zenti, the creator of Meat (a finalist for Radiotopia’s PodQuest competition back in 2016), joins the […]

November 20, 2018

More on Pushkin Industries’ Unveiling

The venture brings together its starting team.

November 16, 2018

Laura Ingraham dropping radio show for podcasting

The Fox News host cites family reasons.

November 16, 2018

Panoply signs the Vox Media Podcast Network onto the Megaphone platform

It’s Panoply’s first major move as a post-content company.

November 15, 2018

“Pushkin Industries,” Jacob Weisberg and Malcolm Gladwell’s audio venture, steps into the open

The Hair Returns.

November 15, 2018

Anchor publishes new terms of service

Clarifying the whole thing about content ownership on the platform.

November 15, 2018

Miscellaneous Bites: November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018

Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project Enters the Wild

Sydney Pollack had a great line in Michael Clayton where he wags his finger at George Clooney’s down-in-the-dumps fixer protagonist saying: “Fer chrissakes, Michael, you’ve got something everybody wants. You have a niche!” That line popped into my head when I initially heard Pandora was planning to graft its famed Music Genome Project onto the […]

November 13, 2018

Tracking: November 13, 2018

Conan O’Brien’s podcast, Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, launches next Monday, and the production has circulated a star-studded guest list preview. Stitcher (née Midroll Media) is handling advertising sales, and there’s an interesting connection there: Adam Sachs, the former CEO of Midroll, is now the COO of Team Coco, O’Brien’s production company. ICYMI: “Some podcasters […]

November 13, 2018