Posts Tagged ‘ Amanda Congdon ’

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 […]

Amanda Congdon Going Mobile, Nationwide

Apr 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Mobile Podcasting, Video

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 […]

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.

Bogus Buzz! Joanne Colan Reportedly Leaving Rocketboom

May 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Rocketboom host Joanne Colan is leaving the show, according to a report in Valleywag: According to a source at the Creative Artists Agency, host Joanne Colan is leaving Rocketboom, one of the Internet’s first prominent news videoblogs. During her tenure, Colan never managed to transform the show (directed by creator Andrew Baron) from a quirky […]

NYT On Amanda Congdon’s Reboot

May 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

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 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video Podcasts

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 Vlogs Across America

Sep 18th, 2006 | By | Category: General

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

Is Rocketboom Better Off Without Amanda Congdon?

Jul 27th, 2006 | By | Category: Podcasting Research, Video Podcasts

Alexa traffic reports suggest that Rocketboom could be better off without Amanda Congdon, or at least that the controversy over Congdon leaving gave the show a kick in the seat: Alexa charts traffic to Internet sites based on the activity of users of the Alexa toolbar.

Joanne Colan: Not Booming, but Blogging

Jul 10th, 2006 | By | Category: Video Podcasts, Vlogs

While Rocketboom fans wait to see the debut of Joanne Colan, the former MTV host has introduced a new blog site, signs her introduction Joanne C., Host of Colan was originally scheduled to debut today, but a note at the site says to expect new episodes starting Tuesday, July 11th.

Amanda Congdon Leaves Rocketboom

Jul 5th, 2006 | By | Category: Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Amanda Congdon today announced that she is leaving Rocketboom, the wildly popular videoblog, because ‚Äúapparently my partner, Andrew Baron, is no longer interested in being my partner.‚Äù‚ÄúI have just learned of this myself from watching Amanda‚Äôs video,‚Äù said co-creator Andrews Baron when he heard the news. ‚ÄúI guess it is in fact over.‚Äù Rocketboom, R.I.P.?Though […]