ARN’s iHeartRadio Australia expands content offering with NPR’s podcast slate

ARN’s iHeartRadio Australia has boosted its already extensive content offering by adding NPR’s podcast slate to the app.


The announcement:

NPR is America’s leading independent, non-profit media organisation founded on a mission to create a more informed public. NPR’s content connects with millions of listeners by making local and global stories personal as it explores news, ideas, and what it means to be human.

Podcasts that have been added to iHeartRadio Australia include TED Radio Hour, Planet Money and How I Built This, as well as news, health, and finance titles.

ARN’s iHeartRadio content director, Brett ‘Nozz’ Nossiter, said: “We are excited to add NPR’s podcasts to iHeartRadio Australia and New Zealand, as we continue to provide listeners with access to the best local and global content. NPR is a well-respected source of entertaining and educational podcast content that’s much loved by Australians.”

NPR’s senior manager, business partnerships, Christina de Quadros, said: “We’re thrilled to share NPR’s incredible slate of podcast content to new listeners in Australia and New Zealand.”

ARN is one of Australia’s broadcast and on-demand audio companies. ARN has ownership or investments in 12 radio stations nationwide in addition to digital entertainment platform, iHeartRadio. ARN’s vision is to deliver the most complete audio offering for audiences and advertisers across its brands – KIIS, Pure Gold, The Edge and iHeartRadio which entertain and influence over five million listeners each week across Australia.

Its KIIS network consists of Sydney’s KIIS 1065 with Kyle & Jackie O, Melbourne’s KIIS 101.1 with Jase & Lauren, Adelaide’s Mix102.3 with Erin Phillips & Soda, Brisbane’s 97.3FM with Robin, Terry & Bob and Perth’s 96FM with The Bunch with Clairsy & Lisa. The National Drive Show across all stations is Will & Woody.

Source: The Comms Department


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