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Westwood One Brings Delaney, Pitch Pod, and More to Podcast Movement

Suzanne Grimes, EVP, Marketing, CUMULUS MEDIA and President, Westwood One; Delacey; and John Kilgo, VP Label Relations, CUMULUS MEDIA

Westwood One Podcast Network is in the thick of all the action this week at Podcast Movement 2019 in Orlando.

Last night, Hitco recording artist Delacey performed at the Podcast Movement Kick-Off Party, sponsored by Himalaya, with live music courtesy of Westwood One.

The Pitch Pod is back! For the second straight year, Podcast Movement attendees can step into the Westwood One Pitch Pod and tell their story for a chance to win consultative services from Westwood One Podcast Network. This mini-studio can be found in the main hallway of the conference. All are welcome to stop by the Westwood One activation area to network, pitch a pod, or record a sharable social video.

Westwood One is leading exciting panel discussions

  • Launching a Legacy: Lemonada Media & Westwood One 

Time: Thursday, 8/15; 1:30 pm – 2 pm

Location: Keynote/Live Stage (Gatlin B)

              **This panel will be live-streamed at PodcastMovement.com/live

Stephanie Wittels-Wachs, well known voice actor, author, Lemonada Media Co-Founder and Last Day podcast host, joins Westwood One President Suzanne Grimes on stage to offer a revealing look into what it’s like to build a new podcast network from the ground up while creating a new genre of content, and the importance of aligning with partners that take you to the next level.

  • How to Be Signed By a Hollywood Talent Scout

                 Presented by Westwood One Podcast Network

                 Time: Friday, 8/16; 11 am – 11:45 am

                 Location: Gatlin A3/A4

This not-to-be-missed session offers a rare look into what you need to know to be signed by a Hollywood talent scout. A.J. Leone, a Digital Media Agent at leading talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency (UTA), will share insider info on what he looks for in podcast talent, insights about the talent he’s repping, the networks he works with, and why it’s important to align with partners that have scale.


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