Section: The UK

Section: The UK
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On Pay Scales (in the UK, at least)

The results of a pay survey among UK audio producers has been published. A summary of the findings can be viewed now on the UK Audio Network’s resources page (UKAN, in case you’re not familiar, is the main UK audio email listserv started by Lily Ames to “promote transparency, industry growth and community building” and […]

May 7, 2019
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Making Money: Part III

This week, I’m wrapping up — for now, anyway — my multi-part look into the different ways podcasters make money from their shows with this profile on Muddy Knees, which largely tells the story of how a group of creators who first built an audience at a publication they did not own fared after they […]

May 7, 2019
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Acast Acquires Pippa

Acast, the Swedish podcast hosting and content company that recently raised $35 million in series C funding, has acquired Pippa, a smaller podcast hosting and analytics startup, for an undisclosed sum. Pippa, which vaguely resembles Anchor as a DIY hosting solution, has four employees who will now join the Acast team as the two platforms’ […]

April 30, 2019
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The BBC Staffs Up

The BBC seems to be restructuring the way its digital platforms in the internal hierarchy.

April 26, 2019
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BBC Radio 6 Music to Test Personalized Promo Trails?

Interestingly, this isn’t coming directly from the Sounds team.

April 15, 2019
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Tracking: April 5, 2019

April 5, 2019
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Unpacking the BBC’s Annual Plan

In the midst of the Google-BBC kerfuffle last week — in which the BBC pulled their shows from parts of the Google podcast ecosystem citing competition issues, catch up here — the corporation also released its annual plan, which sets out “intentions and future priorities for the year.” The plan has three intended audiences: firstly, […]

April 2, 2019
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Fighting Talk

On the BBC’s “Annual Plan”

March 29, 2019
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Going Global

The BBC World Service looks to follow up Death in Ice Valley and My Indian Life.

March 3, 2019
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Going Global

The BBC’s World Service, having found some momentum in podcasts, hoping to build on these successes with their next big launch: Parentland, a “global parenting podcast.”

February 22, 2019