AUDIOBOOM EXPANDS ADVERTISING SALES TEAM FOLLOWING RECORD GROWTH IN REVENUE
NEW YORK — JUNE 6th, 2019 — Audioboom has hired Jessica Landman as Sales Director and promoted Jordan Imsho to Junior Sales Director to lead brand direct and digital agency partnerships. Landman comes to Audioboom after three years with New York Public Radio where she served as an Inside Sales Manager selling both network radio and podcasts including 2 Dope Queens, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics, Radiolab, Snap Judgement, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway.
“Jessica is a creative sales leader who can curate our top content offerings to build highly targeted, personalized campaigns,” said Thomas Mancusi, Audioboom’s SVP of Sales and Development. “She has a proven ability to build partnerships and connect brands with the right podcast advertising opportunities and we are excited to welcome her to the team.”
The expansion of Audioboom’s advertising sales team comes after record revenues in Q1 2019 where the company earned U.S. $4.6-million, up 180% year-on-year. The company’s podcast network recently added ten new shows from across the UK and US including Chatty Broads, Evidence Locker True Crime Podcast, Genius Brain, Oh, Honey, Out to Lunch with Jay Rayner, Small Town Dicks, Sunday Vibes: Extra Time, Waveform with Marques Brownlee, What’s Good with Rudolph and Minister and You Can Sip With Us along with a line wide collaboration with Main Event Media that will see the launch its first show, Never Thought I’d Say This with Jodie Sweetin this summer.
“Audioboom’s roster of top talent is exactly what marketers are looking for to engage targeted consumers,” Landman said. “I’m excited to join Audioboom and help advertisers tap into this diverse and compelling network of shows.”
This expansion of Audioboom’s advertising sales team also sees the creation of a new Sales Ops Manager position for which the company is currently seeking applicants and the promotion of Jordan Imsho from Sales Manager to Junior Sales Director.
“As we bring new talent to our team we are also excited to see our existing team members step up and excel,” said Mancusi. “ Since being hired two years ago Jordan has taken initiative at every opportunity and shown real leadership in managing our partnerships with both agencies and top podcasters.”
Audioboom works with well-known personalities and top podcasting talent from around the world matching them with advertising agencies and brands to help them take advantage of the unique benefits offered by podcast ads. Whether it’s host read endorsements, dynamically inserted ads, sponsorships or branded content, our ad sales team manages the process from beginning to end.
We also partner with leading distribution platforms and streaming services — Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher — so that listeners can access and discover podcasts on the devices and platforms of their choosing. Our sleek embeddable player allows podcasters to share content on their own websites and via social media.
In addition to hosting, distributing and monetizing content, our studios in London, Los Angeles, Mumbai and New York City produce original content for our Audioboom Originals Network and as part of bespoke production deals with well-known personalities and brands.
Key partners include A+E Networks (US), An Acquired Taste US), Associated Press (US), Astonishing Legends (US), Casefile True Crime (AUS), Chrisley Confessions (US), Edith Bowman (UK), Evidence Locker (AUS) F1:Beyond The Grid (UK), George Ezra & Friends (UK), Heston Blumenthal (UK), Jonathan Ross (UK), Moneycontrol Podcast (India), No Such Thing As A Fish (UK), Red FM (India), The Cycling Podcast (UK), The Totally Football Show (UK), The True Geordie Podcast (UK) True Crime Obsessed (US) and Undisclosed (US).
Original content produced by Audioboom includes And That’s Why We Drink, Blank Check, Covert, Dead Man Talking, Deliberations, InBox, It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey, Mafia, Night Call, The 45th and The Narrow Caves.
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