Podcast Radio hires new Head of Sales

Podcast Radio has appointed Claire Stacey as its Head of Sales, responsible for advertising, sponsorship and branded content.

Claire, who has previously worked at Jazz FM, First Radio Sales, Kantar and Radiocentre, now joins the Podcast Radio team from Boomerang Media.

Podcast Radio is about to celebrate its first year on air. The station broadcasts on DAB+ in London, Surrey, Manchester and Glasgow and aims to help make it easier to navigate and discover the 1.5 million podcasts available by playing sample episodes 24 hours a day.

Gerry Edwards, CEO of Podcast Radio, says: “We’re pleased to welcome Claire to our team. We’re already monetising the station through our international content partnerships and we’re now ready to start offering advertising and sponsorship opportunities both on our digital radio broadcasts and online streaming.”

Claire Stacey says: “Podcast Radio represents a fantastic way for brands to be associated with high quality podcast content. The station has built a growing audience over the last year and now is the time to offer this to advertisers and sponsors.”

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