Who Owns Who In Podcasting?

Are you getting lost trying to figure out which huge company  owns which show or service in podcasting? I feel your pain. This page will help, because things move quickly in podcasting!

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The story of how this came to be follows, but for those here just for the meat, I'll not delay your gratification any longer. Behold! The Definitive Resource On Who Owns Who In Podcasting! (Maintained by me and Anne Baird)

Grouped by Owner:

Listed by Company

So... How Did All This Happen?

In early 2021, after hearing of yet another multi-million dollar acquisition in the podosphere, I sent out this tweet:

The very next day, another acquisition was announced, so I again took to Twitter, this time with:

Luckily for me, Anne Baird was quick to respond with, “No worries, old man. I got this!” Well… that’s how I remember it. In fact, they said:

If you know anything about me, you should know that I rarely turn down an opportunity to collaborate, especially with people who have skills I lack and are even more enthusiastic about a project than I am!

So Anne and I (well, mostly Anne) went to work, fleshing out how such a table might look, how it might be viewed by all interested parties, and how we’d keep it updated.

Did we miss anything? If so, drop me a note and we’ll get it added in. It’s in Airtable, so making a change is easy and the embedded view above will change.

Mad props to you, Anne. You rock! And to the rest of you, spread it!

- Evo

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