Warner Music launches new podcasting division
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By Chris Cooke | Posted on Wednesday April 27th, 2022
If you’re a podcast fan but think what your life is currently missing is good old fashioned, multi-format audio content at the intersection of music, pop culture and impact social, well we have some good news for you.
Warner Music has announced a new podcast division called Interval Presents that will produce, well, “multi-format, cutting-edge audio content at the intersection of music, pop culture and social impact.” What a time to live!
Not only that, but Warner’s new podcasting venture “will create a platform for artists and cultural makers to unpack trending conversations, amplify underrepresented voices, and explore the impact of musical art from diverse angles.” “. This is exactly what I would expect from my multi-format, cutting-edge audio content at the intersection of music, pop culture and social impact.
“Interval Presents allows us to develop and share podcast content that propels new and engaging conversations about hot topics and issues that matter to diverse communities — all from a cultural perspective,” says Allan Coye, vice-president. senior president of digital strategy and business development at Warner Music, who will also serve as general manager of the new podcasting unit. “This is just the beginning and as we grow, we hope to stay true to our roots in music while using audio art as a vehicle to explore new storytelling grounds and ultimately connect deeply with our audience”.
“Interval Presents is a natural progression in Warner Music Group’s long history of producing generation-defining music, supporting creatives and driving culture,” adds Oana Ruxandra, Chief Digital Officer & EVP Of Business Development at the major. “There is a thirst for more inclusive and authentic podcast content and, with Allan in the lead, we are excited to launch an audio platform that will connect with this growing audience and shine a light on a wide range of voices and perspectives. “.