Himalaya Media Connects With Creators at Key Podcasting Events

2 min readAug 14, 2019

Company’s Outreach Efforts Include Sponsoring Podcast Movement this Week in Orlando, followed by Werk It, Sound Education, She Podcasts Live! and PodTales in October

SAN FRANCISCO — August 14, 2019 — Himalaya Media (www.himalaya.com), an innovative creator-focused podcast company, has today announced its plans to accelerate its outreach to the creative community through sponsorships of several key events.

This week at Podcast Movement in Orlando, Himalaya Media (Booth 405) is engaging with creators across several touchpoints, including sponsoring the opening night party, and hosting four sessions throughout the week. These include:

Cal Fussman — The Power of a Podcast (Wednesday, August 14 from 1:30 to 2:15pm)

How to Leverage Audience Engagement to Grow and Monetize Your Show (Thursday, August 15 from 10:15 to 11:00am) featuring speakers:

  • Justin Drown of Obscura
  • Shane Waters of Out of the Shadows
  • Kat and Jethro Gilligan Toth of The Box of Oddities
  • Matthew Monrean, Director of Partnerships at Himalaya Media

The Future of Podcasting is Community (Thursday, August 15 from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.) featuring speakers:

  • Brad Smith, CEO of Simplecast
  • Jenny Kaplan, Co-Founder and CEO, Wonder Media Network
  • Jen Sargent, COO, Wondery
  • Shira Atkins, CMO and Co-Founder, Wonder Media Network
  • Zachary Davis, VP of Premium Content at Himalaya Media

The Jordan Harbinger Show Live — Keynote w/guest Ben Hardy (Thursday, August 15 from 2:55 to 4:05pm)

Then in October, Himalaya Media will sponsor a series of events targeting creators of educational and scripted fiction categories, as well as women in podcasting. These include:

“As a start-up with a mission of being creator-focused, it is very important to us to reach out to the creative community, engaging both with people who are already building successful careers making content they love, as well as with those who are just getting started,” said Himalaya Media VP, Premium Content, Zachary Davis. “We look forward to introducing these creators to Himalaya Media, and how we can partner with them to increase monetization opportunities and help them grow their audience within the open podcast ecosystem.”

About Himalaya Media Inc.

Himalaya Media (www.himalaya.com) is an innovative, creator-focused podcast company that includes a state-of-the-art app, content network and original production studio. The San Francisco-based company’s mission is to build a community that empowers both creators and consumers. Himalaya Media enables fans to easily discover and listen to content on demand, and to engage directly with and support their favorite podcast creators, via mobile devices, directly within the Himalaya app (available in the App Store or via Google Play). The company’s originals and network unit, HiStudios, provides creators with production, marketing and ad sales to support their content and grow their audiences — both on the Himalaya app and across all other podcast platforms via the open podcast ecosystem.

For more information, visit https://medium.com/@himalaya/.




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