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Brennan Tapp

Brennan is the Managing Editor of Podcast Movement. As the PodMov Daily newsletter czar, she is probably reading or writing at this very moment. Her career has spanned scientific research, academia, and fashion, with clients including The Neiman Marcus Group, Belo + Company, Baylor Scott & White, and Thomson Reuters. She’s glad to have found her home in podcasting and highly recommends The Memory Palace, which is best listened to on a night drive. She lives in Dallas with her fiancé and their cats, Sushi and Simon.

Delivered Daily: An Interview with David Locke, Founder of Locked On Podcast Network

By Brennan Tapp | Wednesday October 30, 2019

In the summer of 2016, David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz, founded the Locked On Podcast Network. What began as one show, Locked On Jazz, has grown into a wide-reaching world of […]

Studio Ochenta’s Originals: More with Lory Martinez

By Brennan Tapp | Friday October 25, 2019

When I recently spoke to Lory Martinez, she called from Paris, the home of Studio Ochenta. Last Friday’s article on Mija podcast depicts just one focus of her career, which spans years of multilingual podcast […]

Mija Podcast: Lory Martinez on the Love of Language

By Brennan Tapp | Friday October 18, 2019

Lory Martinez, founder and CEO of Paris-based Studio Ochenta, is an inspiringly busy creator. Making audio stories in different languages is a clear calling for the trilingual podcaster. PM caught up with Martinez to discuss […]

Pinna CEO Maggie McGuire on Truly Ad-Free Children’s Audio

By Brennan Tapp | Wednesday September 18, 2019

Maggie McGuire, the CEO of Pinna, is all about blazing new territory. Since taking the wheel of the company in January, the former Scholastic executive has set a high bar for children’s audio. What began […]

Peak Podcast? We’re Just Getting Started

By Brennan Tapp | Tuesday July 23, 2019

A recently published piece in The New York Times entitled “Have We Hit Peak Podcast?” has been quite the topic of conversation, garnering some mixed reactions. The subtitle removes all doubt as to the editorial angle: “If past experience (cough, blogs) is any indication, a shakeout is nigh.” No matter how one fits into the podcasting ecosystem, we can all see that the sheer number of shows has become overwhelming. However, not all podcasters get into it for money, fame, or to become an “influencer.” Discounting the creative joy of podcasting is a mistake.