Jetty (podcast network)
|File:Jetty podcast logo.png|
|Headquarters||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Kaizar Campwala (General Manager)|
Julie Caine (Executive Producer)
|Parent||Al Jazeera Media Network|
Jetty is a podcast network run by Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN). The network is available via its website as well as Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, and iHeartRadio. Jetty is based out of San Francisco alongside AJ+ and is available in English.
Jetty was lunched on November 1, 2017 and works closely with AJ+ and Al Jazeera English. The network also incorporates visual elements; it is one of the first partners of Facebook Watch.
Podcasts[edit | edit source]
Jetty debuted with the podcast Closer Than They Appear, a hybrid interview/narrative show hosted by writer Carvell Wallace. Other podcasts which will debut in 2018 include The Game of Our Lives which will use soccer to explain global economics and cultures, a podcast on freedom dubbed (Freedom Stories, featuring Melissa Harris-Perry), sex (The Virgie Show) with Virgie Tovar, and global music (Movement) with Meklit Hadero.
References[edit | edit source]
- ↑ "How are publishers experimenting to meet emerging realities?". Reuters. 2017-11-19. Retrieved 2017-12-05.
- ↑ "Al Jazeera's Watchable Podcast". Cheddar. Retrieved 2017-12-05.
- ↑ "With its new podcast network Jetty, Al Jazeera will use Facebook Watch to rope in new listeners". Nieman Lab. Retrieved 2017-12-05.