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The most important Latino-podcasting news of the week
The 'La Pija y la Quinqui' podcast has a new season. It´s one of the most listened podcasts in Spain and their new season is now a Spotify original.
Digital Latino pundit Mauricio Cabrera published how things smell after Spotify fired so many people and what that tells about the future of podcasting. He questions: How come a platform that has been talking so much about audio now says that video is needed to monetize? How come more earnings are created by publishing video highlights of podcasts on Youtube and Facebook instead of complete podcasts inside The audio platform? This and more questions and a poignant analysis can be read at The Muffin.
Spotify says they taking their support of Colombian talent to the next level with Casa Spotify Medallo. The program will become a meeting place for both stars and emerging talent in the urban genre. From artists and producers to composers and podcast hosts, creators across the industry are invited.
Mexican TV icon Talina Fernández and her grandaughter María Levy, a model, are launching an exclusive Amazon Music podcast.
Spain´s "El País" published a story on “Malas personas”, which will be hosted by co-host on the hit podcast "Estirando el Chicle". We told you last week how her co-host launched a Spotify original podcast with video; now it´s Victoria´s turn and she is launching the solo show exclusively on Podimo.
Pepe Madero, a music icon in LatAm, shared in a podcast how Blink-182 saved his group Panda in 2002. When his punk band was about to dissolve because it was only a hobby and he was an intern in a law firm, they were offered to open three shows for the California band. This changed their trajectory.
The most important financial newspaper in Mexico published a story on how a TV actress and influencer shared details about her divorce in her podcast. Weird to some, but... good for the podcasting industry?
After 10 episodes, the podcast of the top Spanish-speaking sports media platform reached 10 million downloads. Marca´s unique focus on the market aspect of soccer is said to be the reason.
The Social Communication department of Argentina´s National University of Rosario promotes submitting podcasts as final thesis. Now they are thinking of setting up an online repository, with theses-podcasts from communication careers from all over the country, so that the productions can be a click away and help encourage new students.
“The Dalle Mio Nena” podcast has won the second Excellence Award for Communication in Spain. The purpose of this award is to give visibility to the work of women in rural areas who have entrepreneurial projects.
The doors of a Spanish Pediatric ICU open to the audience via podcast. The first episode condenses a 24-hour shift into 20 minutes.
Spain has a preventive legal podcast thanks to Legálitas. The first ten episodes focus on lawyers addressing common legal concerns and how to avoid legal problems.
“Nuestro turno” is the new podcast of Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia. Leading women from different fields address first-hand the issues that most affect them. Judit Masco, one of the most well-known models in Spain, appears in the first episode.
'Sounds that transform us,' the first sound immersion podcast from 'La Vanguardia' combines different perceptive techniques such as binaural recordings, ASMR, 3D positioning, voice design and sound effects.
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and on FIFA World Cup year this becomes more evident. A Chilean newspaper recommends the top "fútbol" podcasts.
Mexican students from the Regional Center for Professional Teacher Training in Sonora combined their knowledge and creativity to produce the First Educational Podcast Contest “Tools for comprehensive teaching”.
Hundreds of young high school students from Chile were part of the launch of the podcast "Qué hay en la mochila", the first season will focus on the Universidad Católica de la Santísima Trinidad career offer.
Venezuelan producer, actor and comedian Stefano Fossa, who has lived in New York for 12 years, premiered his podcast "Stefandiao" and is featured on Latino media.
"Un Recorrido por la Universidad" is produced by Chile´s Radio Universidad Nacional de San Luis. It seeks to answer questions about choosing a career, admission, managing anxiety about exams, final work, and graduation. The purpose of the production is to accompany future students through a journey across the different stages.
In recent years, the explosion of podcasting in the Dominican Republic has been vertiginous. Local media highlights how the podcast “Women´s talk” hosted by Yanery Villegas, in just a few months has become a favorite.
The multimedia division of Catalan´s "El Periódico" launched the daily podcast "Tu planeta te necesita", focusing on climate change issues.
Puerto Rico´s Secretary of the Treasury launched a podcast which apparently targets both foreign corporations and local workers. He focuses on a new tax regime for foreign entities as well as benefits for remote workers and tax measures approved after the passage of Hurricane Fiona.
Spanish director Rodrigo Sorogoye will be the first guest of a live podcast whose vocation is to trace the films that have marked the lives of the most famous filmmakers. "Mi vida en películas" is a podcast produced by Spanish El Corte Inglés (the biggest department store in Europe) and CINEMANIA.
The world of platforms is changing drastically in a very short time frame. This has made television reinvent itself and the same thing is happening to radio, which is beginning to be supplanted by podcasts; explains Qué.
Elle magazine launched a new podcast in Spanish, 'Perder el hilo'. Digital Director of Elle in Spain will host the bimonthly podcast around fashion, lifestyle and beauty focused episodes wil
The successful podcast "Torres Gotay Entrevista" kicked off its new season with an episode dedicated to the physician shortage crisis in Puerto Rico. With this episode begins a season full of topics of great interest ranging from politics to entertainment.
The Podcast “Fans de la Gestión Pública" (which translates to "Fans of Public Management”, which apparently do exist) from the Institute for Political Training and Public Management in Argentina, just launched. Ideas and experiences of people in the current political life will be told.
After the success of the first season, "¿Hablas Miedo? II" a second season returns to Audible with more stories and cases with which to terrify and surprise us. Throughout 10 episodes, this podcast will become an immersive and addictive experience of the true crime genre in Spanish.
Personalities Alba Carrillo and Nagore Robles launched what Spanish media will be one of the best podcasts of the season.
The Spanish singer Rigoberta Bandini has announced that to celebrate the release of her album, she will publish a podcast of conversations with some of her country's best-known public figures.
Alcon, a world leader in vision care, has launched a podcast that addresses different topics around vision care from the hand of ophthalmologists, opticians and pharmacists.
The "Getafe Negro" Festival analyzes the crime novel boom. True crime podcasts promise to play an important role in the event.
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