Section: People

Section: People
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NYT Audio promotes Theo Balcomb

Balcomb is being elevated to Executive Producer of The Daily and News.

February 21, 2019
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Jason Hoch leaves Stuff Media

Jason Hoch, the head of new initiatives at Stuff Media, is leaving the organization (and parent company iHeartMedia) to join Imperative Entertainment, where he will lead the expansion of its new podcast division. Part of the Friedkin Group, Imperative is a Santa Monica-based entertainment studio that’s produced Ridley Scott’s All The Money In the World […]

February 21, 2019
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WNYC Has A New Chief Content Officer

He’s 34.

February 7, 2019
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Guest Comic: A Fan Letter, in Four Panels

December 18, 2018
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NPR CEO Jarl Mohn stepping down next summer

He leaves the organization with a significant legacy — overseeing strong Post-Trump broadcast ratings and an enviable podcast operation — that will also likely be marred by the Michael Oreskes sexual harassment crisis.

December 6, 2018
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Song Exploder switching hosts

After five years, Hrishikesh Hirway is stepping away from the mic.

December 6, 2018
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Leon Neyfakh is leaving Slate

Leon Neyfakh, the writer and narrator of Slate’s Slow Burn, one of the best narrative podcasts to come out this year, is leaving the company to start a new venture. We still don’t know much about his new situation: through a Twitter thread, he noted that more details will be shared in the coming months. […]

November 27, 2018
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Ear Hustle Co-Host’s Sentence Commuted

Earlonne Woods, who has served 20 years of a 31 year-to-life sentence for attempted robbery, will be released from San Quentin State Prison in California next week after receiving a commutation of sentence by Governor Jerry Brown.

November 25, 2018
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Laura Ingraham dropping radio show for podcasting

The Fox News host cites family reasons.

November 16, 2018
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The Washington Post hires five for Post Report

Brings the team size up to… eight, maybe?

November 8, 2018