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Thursday, November 14th, Skirball Center, Los Angeles

On the Podcasting Stage (Herscher Hall Exhibit Space)

Featuring Top Shows, Hosts and Guests
Presented & Hosted by:

Ceslie Armstrong, NYTEX Productions and

Philip Nelson, Nelco Media

Wednesday, November 13th

11:00 - 11:20 AM - A Discussion of True Crime

“Once Upon a Crime” Esther Ludlow, host

11:30 - 11:50 AM

“Behind the Scenes” Laura Powers, host

Anna Hossnieh, Executive Producer for IHeartRadio and Producer of the Ron Burgundy Podcast

Noon - 12:20 PM

“Indie Creators in the JoyZone” Thomas Ardavany & Suzanne Toro,

Guest: Frank Donner, CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

12:30 - 12:50 PM

Debra Chen (Host)

Guest: Professor Robert Hernandez of USC Annenberg

Show Name: The Great Fail (Coming Soon!)

1:00 - 1:20 PM Women Entrepreneurs

“Women in Tech” Espree Devora, host

Guest: Sarah Zurell, Chief Brand Officer, Executive Vice President, Co-Founder, Pavemint

1:30 - 1:50 PM

“Pop Culture with ZayZay” ZayZay Aquino, host

Livia Treviño, actor, Will & Grace

2:00 - 2:20 PM Guests to be announced

“Chasing Glory” Lilian Garcia, Host, Executive Producer

2:30 - 2:50 PM Annoucing the Premier of the 2020 Podcast

“Kim Coles” Kim Interviewed by Ceslie Armstrong

3:00 - 3:20 PM

"From the Bridge" Host: Philip Nelson – Producer

Guests:

Kerry O’Quinn – Creator - Starlog/Fangoria

Spencer F. Lee –  Writer/Director - From the Bridge

Tom DeSanto – Producer – Transformers/X-Men

3:30 - 4:10 PM The Behind the Scenes Celebrity Sneak Peak

"America 2.0" - Interviewed by: Ceslie Armstrong, NYTEX

J S Mayank - Director/Writer/Producer

David Carlyle - Writer/Producer

Spencer Garrett - Actor/Producer

4:20 - 4:40 PM Stories of Dating Disasters

"My Worst Date" hosts: Keegan Winfield, Cassi Young-Paxton, Christina Conner

Thursday, November 14th

11:30-11:50 AM The Deep Dive Interview

“Really Famous” Kara Mayer Robinson, host

Guest: Patrick Fabian, Actor, Better Call Saul

12:30 - 12:50 PM Home Decor Chat

“Decorating Tips and Tricks” Kelly Wilkniss & Anita Joyce, co-hosts

1:00 - 1:20 PM Revealing Interviews

“Perspectives” Ashley Berges, host

Jake Busey, Actor - Musician - Producer

1:30-1:50 PM Jumpstarting the Economy

“An Unconventional Life” Samuel Donner, host

Guest: Tim Connors, Entrepreneur

3:00-4:00 PM The Industry Leadership

“New Media Show" Todd Cochrane & Rob Greenlee, co-hosts

Peter Morris, CEO, PodcastOne and LaunchpadDM

Kathy Doyle, VP, Podcasting, Macmillan Publishers

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Herscher Hall, Guerin B

 

Special Event at Digital Hollywood!

Co-Chair: The Podcasting Forum

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO, NYTEX Productions LLC

Victor Harwood, President, Digital Hollywood

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Digital Hollywood Fall, November 12-14, 2019

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Podcast Forum 2019

A Conference for Creatives, Executives & Advertisers

Note: If you purchase the One-Day Podcast attendee ticket - your pass will be good to attend all other Thursday Digital Hollywood sessions.

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Nominee Celebration - Thursday, November 14th

 

The Complete Forum Agenda

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Breakfast: Open to all Digital Hollywood Attendees

9:30 AM - !0:00 AM - Food is Served

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcasting in Hollywood: Leadership in the Industry: Content - Distribution - Advertising

Jen Sargent, Chief Operating Officer, Wondery

Tyler Moody, V.P./G.M., WarnerMedia Podcast Network, WarnerMedia

Conal Byrne, President, iHeartPodcast Network, iHeartMedia

Herb Scannell, President And Chief Executive Officer, Southern California Public Radio

N'Jeri Eaton, Director of Programming & New Audience, NPR

Lee Schneider, Founder of Red Cup Agency & FutureX Podcast Network, Moderator

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11:15 AM - 12 Noon

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcast Leadership: The Industry Visionaries

Norm Pattiz, Founder and Executive Chairman, PodcastOne

Rob Greenlee, VP, Content and Partnerships, Libsyn

Leslie Merklinger, Senior Director, Audio Innovation, CBC Radio & Audio

Chris Bannon, Chief Content Officer, Stitcher

Todd Cochrane, CEO, Blubrry

Clint Schaff, Vice President of Strategy and Development, Los Angeles Times, (Dirty John podcast), Moderator

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12:15 - 1:00 PM

Luncheon: Open to all Digital Hollywood Attendees

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcasting Talent, Networks, Distribution & Advertising, Part I

Kelli Hurley, SVP Digital Partnerships, Sales, Westwood One

Kathy Doyle, Vice President, Podcasting - Macmillan Publishers

Kristen Muller, Chief Content Officer, Southern California Public Radio

Caroline Edwards, Director of the Podcast Initiatives, ICM Partners

Andy Bowers, Chief Innovation Officer, Megaphone

Claire Fanning, VP of Ad Innovation, Pandora

Rob Greenlee, VP, Content and Partnerships, Libsyn, Moderator

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1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Monetizing Podcasts – From Branded Content and Advertising to Subscriptions

Steve Pratt, Co-founder, Pacific Content

Jeanine Percival Wright, COO & CLO, Simplecast

Zachary Davis, VP, Premium Content, Himalaya Media Inc.

Matt Turck, Chief Revenue Officer, Megaphone

Jason Baron, Senior Vice President, Direct Response, WarnerMedia Ad Sales

Chris Peterson, President, Kindred Media, LionTree Advisors, Moderator

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Session II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Fl., Room 303-304

The Podcast Production Company: From Indie Start-up to TV/Film Divisions

Aaron Hart, Vice President, TV/Film Development, Wondery

John Asante, Managing Producer, Neon Hum Media

Lee Schneider, Founder of Red Cup Agency & FutureX Podcast Network, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcasting Talent, Networks, Distribution & Advertising, Part II

Tim Street, Vice President, Influence & Production, Authentic

Korri Kolesa, Chief Operating Officer, ART19, Inc.

Kelly Garner, Founder and CEO, Treefort

Ryan Rose, Director of Sales & Partnership Development, DAX / Global

Dave Zohrob, co-founder and CEO, Chartable.com

Jason Z. Haikara, EVP, MediaLink, Moderator

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3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Podcast Programming: Personality & Interview, Crime & Drama, Investigative Journalism, Comedy and Politics

Jane Marie, Host, "The Dream", CEO, Little Everywhere & producer, "This American Life"

Sim Sarna, Founder and CEO, Cloud10 Media, Producer of “Work in Progress with Sophia Bush” and “Sibling Revelry with Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson”

Jonathan Hirsch, founder, Neon Hum Media

Arielle Nissenblatt, Founder, Earbuds Podcast Collective, Marketing and Business Development, Castbox, Moderator

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast Live

Podcast Producers, Content Programmers & Influencers: Creativity in an Evolving Artform

Arwen Champion Nicks, Head of Podcasting, Southern California Public Radio

Alexandra August, Podcast Producer, Skybound Entertainment

Colin Anderson, Vice President, Comedy, Earwolf

Christopher Kenneally, Director, Content Marketing, Copyright Clearance Center, Host, CCC’s Beyond the Book podcast series

Gayle Gilman, CEO and co-founder, Ripple Entertainment

Stephen Perlstein, Director, Podcasts, Studio71, Moderator

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4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Herscher Hall, Guerin B

 

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

The Podcasting Awards: Celebrating the Best in Content, Creativity and Technology - Click Here to see Video From Podcast Awards

The Categories to be Honored with Mini-Roundtables

On-Stage Host:

Randy Thomas, Voice-Over Artist, Voice of the Oscars, Tonys. Kennedy Center Honors

I. Raconteurs, Personalities, Talk, Celebrity & the Weird

Category Host: Norm Pattiz, Founder and Executive Chairman, PodcastOne

Elizabeth Baquet, Head of Production, PodcastOne

Dr. Drew Pinsky, Host of The Adam and Dr. Drew Show and Dr. Drew Show

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II. The Voice of Women: Politics, The Arts, Feminism, Technology, Family and Work, A Day in the Life

Category Host: Ceslie Armstrong, CEO, NYTEX Productions LLC

Kim Coles, Actress, Comedienne, Author

Kara Mayer Robinson, Journalist, Host of "Really Famous" podcast

Lilian Garcia, host of "Chasing Glory"

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III. Investigative Journalism, True Crime, Justice & The Bizarre

Host - Clint Schaff, Vice President of Strategy and Development, Los Angeles Times, (Dirty John producer)

"Dirty John", by Christopher Goffard

“Once Upon a Crime” Esther Ludlow, host

"The Undercovers" - Narrated by Ed O’Neill

P.G. Cuschieri, creator/writer

Sam Daly, actor

Mark Ramsey, writer/producer

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IV. Hollywood & Indie Drama, Literary Fiction, Comedy & the Arts

Host - John Asante, Managing Producer, Neon Hum Media

America 2.0, co-created by J.S. Mayank and David Carlyle

Something Scary, co-hosts Sapphire Sandalo and Markeia McCarty, Studio71, Gayle Gilman, CEO and co-founder, Ripple Entertainment

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V. Comedy, Fun Loving Talk & the Insane

Host: Colin Anderson, Vice President, Comedy, Earwolf

Bikram Chatterji, Managing Director, Maximum Fun Inc., “My Brother, My Brother and Me”

Shane Powers of The Shane Show

Additional Nominees to be announced

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