The Wolf Den
About This Show
The Wolf Den, hosted by Midroll's Lex Friedman and Chris Bannon, focuses on the business side of podcasting. Tune in for interviews with other influencers in the industry, and some insider info behind what's happening at Earwolf, Howl, and Midroll.
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119 Lauren Ober, Host of NPR's The Big Listen
Lauren Ober hosts the only nationally syndicated public radio program about podcasts, “The Big Listen.” She joins Chris Bannon and Lex Friedman on The Wolf Den to tell how the show got started at WAMU and what it was like to get picked up by NPR. Lauren explains how she balances serving the different audiences which listen to the broadcast version of the show, compared to the podcast version. She also discusses the influence and growth of podcasting on public radio stations across the market, detailing the advantages the medium offers these stations. As an experienced journalist and producer who listens to many podcasts with a critical ear, Lauren offers her thoughts on what makes for a consistently engaging show, and how “The Big Listen” team selects the podcasts to feature on the program.
Rated 5 out of
I wish it were more regular!
If this were a regularly scheduled show, I would totally listen to it.
Date published: 2013-11-28