Amazon Buys Wondery as Podcasting Race Continues

Founded in 2016, Wondery has been bought by Amazon in a deal which is said to value the media company at around $300m.

Wondery, which produces podcasts such as Dirty John, Dr. Death and The Shrink Next Door will see it’s founder and Chief Executive Hernan Lopez stand down as a result of the deal.

Amazon called the Wondery deal a “pivotal moment to expand the Amazon Music offering beyond music as listener habits evolve.”

NY Times

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