Are You Really Funny?

If so, check out who wants to hire you… Inc. is ramping up its investment in podcasts and other radio-style shows to expand the types of programming it offers via Audible, the audio book company it acquired in 2008.”

Audible has recruited well-known comedians, along with radio and podcast producers for the initiative, and job postings suggest a significant global push.

“”Amazon is doing to Audible what it’s done to Prime Video – – investing in original programming,” said Nick Quah, an executive at the Graham Holdings Co.’s Panoply podcast network who also writes a newsletter about the industry. “Amazon is hiring a ton of really good producers and managers out of public radio to acquire podcasts and develop shows of their own.”

Looks like everyone’s investing in “radio content” except radio companies.

You can read the full Ad Age article HERE.