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They want what’s best for the podcasting space, they want to build open systems that everyone can use.
Moving forward, Pocket Casts will operate as a joint venture between the new owners.
Pocket Casts, widely considered to be one of the best mobile apps for podcast listening, by a collective group that includes NPR, WNYC Studios, WBEZ Chicago, and.
NPR’s apps including NPR One will remain in development.
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That team of stations and podcast producers are responsible for some of the format’s biggest hits like This American Life (duh), Serial, Radiolab, and Planet Money.
Owen Grover, a veteran of iHeartRadio / Clear Channel, has been named as Pocket Cast’s CEO.
“ This unprecedented collaboration furthers public radio’s leading role as an innovator in audio discovery and distribution, while ensuring the continued support and growth of one of the most popular listening platforms on the market, ” the companies said in a press release announcing the news.
But the people behind Pocket Casts are insistent they chose this path not because of what the buyers paid, but because of who they are.
“We turned them down because the unique thing about this opportunity is the mission driven nature of these organizations.