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Amanda Congdon Going Mobile, Nationwide

April 23rd, 2009

Amanda Congdon and mobile television company Flo TV have announced a deal to distribute her Sometimes Daily videoblog via Flo TV’s network. The deal will make Congdon’s show available to 150 million cell phones users throughout America. Sometimes Daily is a four-time-a-week light news video podcast, hosted by videoblogging golden girl Amanda Congdon. Congdon’s best […]

NYT On Amanda Congdon’s Reboot

May 19th, 2008

Former Rocketboom host Amanda Congdon gets profiled in the New York Times, and somehow the NYT doesn’t even cough up a link to her new video blog, Sometimes Daily. “It’s weird,” says Congdon. The Times article also seems fairly dismissive of everything that Congdon has done: Ms. Congdon, 26, became the closest thing to an […]

Amanda Congdon’s New Gig: SometimesDaily

May 2nd, 2008

Former Rocketboomer and ABC onliner Amanda Congdon‘ has a new gig – SometimesDaily: The teaser proves Congdon’s still got a pair of fans – but will more tune in after her long  absence from podcasting? And is Jason Calacanis still ready to fight for her like a rabid dog? We’ll see when SometimesDaily kicks off […]

Amanda Congdon & ABC To Part Ways?

September 21st, 2007

Gawker is reporting that pioneering video blogger Amanda Congdon and ABC will be parting ways: We hear that ABC News vlogger Amanda Congdon’s contract won’t be renewed. Congdon, who came to fame at RocketBoom, started contributing to their website late last year. She has been quite productive recently taking tours of homes in Santa Barbara […]

Top Tech Screwup of 2006: Rocketboom Losing Amanda Congdon

December 28th, 2006

PC World has released its list of The Top 21 Tech Screwups of 2006. Rocketboom made the list for its controversial handling of Amanda Congdon’s exit: She was the first star of the video blogging revolution. But last July,’s quirky-yet-perky Amanda Congdon parted ways with co-boomer Andrew Baron. The reasons behind the breakup were […]

Start The Holidays Right With Amanda Congdon, Body Oil & Live Video Chat

December 22nd, 2006

What do you get when you mix Amanda Condgon, body oil and video chat? Starring Amanda Congdon, a new video blog, featuring the video blogger and former Rocketboom host scheduled, to debut today on The show is one of the first video blogs to debut with the support of major sponsors, Dove Cream Oil […]

Rocketboom Founder Trashes ABC’s New Amanda Congdon Vlog

December 16th, 2006

Rocketboom founder Andrew Baron has a few choice words about ABC’s new video blog featuring former Rocketboom host Amanda Congdon. He’s also got some interesting points to make about mainstream media’s attempts to clone the success of indie vlogs: “I’m going to set aside all of the technical problems everyone has already mentioned with the […]

Amanda Congdon Moves To ABC, Feeds On The Way

December 14th, 2006

Former Rocketboom host Amanda Congdon has made the move to ABC, where she “dishes” the news with the same irreverence that made her a video podcasting star. ABC calls her work a videoblog. There’s no RSS feeds currently, and you have to sit through ads and you have to watch it through a pop-up interface. […]

Amanda Congdon Plans Multiplatform HBO Show

November 11th, 2006

Amanda Congdon, co-founder and former host of Rocketboom, is developing a comedy program for HBO. ‚ÄúHBO is exactly the place where I want to be,‚Äù Congdon said. ‚ÄúI‚Äôm most interested in playing in that new dimension with two parallel levels of programming, online and on TV.‚Äù According to Congdon, she‚Äôs aiming for a multiplatform property […]

Amanda Congdon Vlogs Across America

September 18th, 2006

Former Rocketboom anchor Amanda Congdon has announced plans to vlog her way across America at a new site, Amanda Across America.