Dr Mumbo

The future of podcasts: Dressage

And so to the ABC’s inaugural OzPod conference in Sydney, bringing together hundreds of the best and brightest in the world of Australian podcasting.

Dr Mumbo was particularly impressed with the honesty of ABC Radio’s head of content, Linda Bracken, when asked what the “niche” passion podcast she’d like to do was.whooshkaa-dressage-abc

“Dressage,” she replied much to the surprise of the audience.

“And even though I’m commissioning editor for ABC Radio I don’t seem to be able to get traction with it,” she admitted.

Which begs the question:  is there a massive untapped niche of dancing horse enthusiasts crying out for in-depth discussion and commentary?

Kudos to podcast platform Whooshkaa for this tweet immediately after that admission:



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