Stitcher Radio-Midroll Acquisition – Initial Questions [6-6-2016]-[Stitcher Radio]

It’s an exciting day for Stitcher! On Monday, June 6, we announced that podcast industry leader Midroll Media is acquiring Stitcher.

Midroll is a podcast production company and advertising network that is changing the face of digital audio. It is the parent company of the Earwolf network and its top-ranked comedy podcasts; the Howl premium subscription service, available at howl.fm and via apps for iOS and Android; and the Midroll advertising network, representing over 200 of the world’s largest podcasts. With offices in Los Angeles and New York City, Midroll was founded in 2010 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company.

We look forward to joining the Midroll family, with its leadership in great audio storytelling and advertising.

For Stitcher users, it’s business as usual. You’ll continue to have access to the world’s best audio. For our advertisers and content partners, we look forward to sharing an expanded portfolio of opportunities to help you reach the audiences you’re seeking.

Questions? Reach out to us at support@stitcher.com.

Read the full story here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/e-w-scripps-buys-podcast-company-stitcher-1465239600