Posts Tagged ‘ Rocketboom ’

Traditional Media in Transition: Rocketboom

Jul 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

This episode of Traditional Media in Transition features Andrew Michael Baron of Rocketboom, one of the earliest video podcasts. Rocketboom is a daily international news program, based in New York City, covering a wide range of information and commentary from top news stories to contemporary Internet culture.



N Korea Sentences Current TV Journalists To 12 Year Prison Term

Jun 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Video

On Sunday, American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced by a North Korean court to 12 years of “reform through labour” for an unspecified “grave crime” and for allegedly entering the country illegally, according to Reporters Without Borders. The two journalists for Current TV were arrested in March, The Guardian reports, while filming […]



Nice Work If You Can Get It: Rocketboom Looking For Anchors

Jun 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Video, Video Podcasts

Rocketboom, a long-running daily video podcast, is looking for new talent to anchor the New York-based program, and its new West Coast desk. Rocketboom creator Andrew Baron posted the two job openings today on Internet classifieds site Craigslist under “tv video radio jobs.” Responsibilities for the anchor jobs include “both appearing on camera and contributing […]



Rocketboom’s Andrew Baron Launches Magma

May 12th, 2009 | By | Category: The New Media Update, Video

Andrew Baron, creator of groundbreaking video podcast Rocketboom unveiled his latest project, Magma, on Monday night at the NY Video 2.0 meeting. Magma is a video site – and a “trending topics” site – and a social community site, all in one place. Baron explains that Magma is “is an entry point for online video”. […]



Rocketboom Says Goodbye To Joanne Colan

Apr 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Andrew Baron today announced that Joanne Colan was leaving the influential video podcast, after nearly three years with the show: Today I am so sad to say farewell to Joanne from Rocketboom! Joanne was really, really excellent at what she did here, she will be missed. Keep your eyes open for announcements from Joanne on […]



Rocketboom Creator Launches Tech Spinoff

Apr 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Rocketboom creator Andrew Baron has launched a spinoff project, Rocketboom Tech: When we were speaking with Intel about some of their objectives and some of our objectives, we realized that we had a lot in common and decided to launch Rocketboom Tech, with their help. We set this up in a way where our objective […]



Rocketboom Marks Fourth Birthday

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting, Video, Video Podcasts

How long is four years? Well, if you’re a child, being four years old makes you old enough to dress yourself, make your own bed, maybe go to preschool. If you’re a Presidential term, four years brings you back to re-election time, or limps to the end of your lame duck phase, depending. If you’re […]



Exclusive: Andrew Baron On Rocketboom’s 7-Figure Deal With Sony

Aug 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Video, Video Podcasts

Rocketboom has announced a big distribution and advertising deal with Sony Pictures, giving the daily video blog exposure and promotion across all of Sony’s IP universe: via PS/3, Bravia TV and Crackle.

We talked with Rocketboom creator Andrew Michael Baron about the deal, the future of Rocketboom and more.



Rocketboom Looking For Writers

Jul 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting, Video Podcasts

Andrew Baron, creator of New York-based daily video podcast Rocketboom, sent us a note this morning, and asked that we spread the word about some job openings there: “Rocketboom is expanding its content offerings and looking to hire several writers to join a daily team of writers for the online show. We’re looking for extremely […]



Reports Of PodTech’s Demise Are Not Entirely Bull####!

Jul 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting Networks, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

Last fall, Podtech‘s then VP Robert Scoble said “Reports of PodTech’s demise are bull####!” Now, VentureBeat reports that podcasting startup PodTech has been purchased by ViewPartner, a communications technology company.  PodTech sold for under half a million dollars, a fraction of the $7.5 million invested in the company. PodTech struggled from the beginning to find […]