American Public Media Expands Podcast Offerings

Oct 19th, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, Educational Podcasts, Podcasting Networks

American Public Media, the nation’s second largest producer and distributor of public radio programs, has announded that it is expanding its podcast offerings.

Beginning October 17, American Public Media is making the following full programs available as podcasts: Marketplace, Marketplace Money, Word for Word and American RadioWorks documentaries. The Splendid Table will be offered as a podcast in November.

American Public Media previously had introduced a variety of its programs as podcasts, including The Writer’s Almanac, Speaking of Faith, Marketplace Morning Report, Weekend America, Future Tense, The Story (co-produced with North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC) and Sound Opinions (co-produced with Chicago Public Radio). Other podcasts that excerpt from or highlight certain features of American Public Media programs include: Marketplace Robert Reich Commentaries, Marketplace Takeout, and Weekend America Music Picks.

“We know that podcasting is a popular way audiences are extending their listening experience,” said Sarah Lutman, American Public Media’s senior vice president of content and media. “American Public Media is pleased to offer these additional podcasts as a public service. Podcasting allows listeners to enjoy our programs when and where they choose. They no longer need to plan their listening around a broadcast schedule or sit at a computer with an Internet connection.”

No Responses to “American Public Media Expands Podcast Offerings”

  1. […] On public radio, the Marketplace radio show also commemorates the anniversary.¬† Just last week, Marketplace joined a host of other American Public Media programs that have launched podcasts — which, of course, you can subscribe and listen to using said iPod. […]

Leave a Reply