Jam Street Media Joins Sounder Platform And Announces New Consulting Partnership

Jam Street Media, founded by Matty Staudt, former Vice President of Podcast Programming at iHeartRadio and Director of Content at Stitcher, which focuses on podcast production and consulting on podcast start-ups, is announcing its new partnership with Sounder. Sounder is an audio intelligence platform that builds powerful data solutions to unlock podcast monetization, brand safety, contextual targeting, and discoverability for audio content. Jam Street will use Sounder to accelerate the growth of its network and branded shows via its advanced transcription and automated promotional tools and monetize them with dynamic ad insertion.

Dan Dougherty, Co-Founder and Head of Revenue of Sounder, said, “We are so excited to welcome Jam Street Media to the Sounder platform. Matty and his team are expert storytellers, and we’re thrilled to have them grow their audience leveraging our powerful tools.”

“I have worked with just about every platform out there, and I have never seen anything to compare to what the team at Sounder has build,” added Matty Staudt. “They are also a great group of people who are passionate about what they are building. That is personally important to me.”

Jam Street has also signed deals to do creative/network structure consulting for Muddhouse Media, a growing podcast network founded by Kris Myer, an Emmy-nominated and award-winning producer who has worked for the past 20 years with the comedic duo The Farrelly Brothers, Bright Sided Podcasting, founded by Emmy-Nominated journalist Christine O’Donnell, The Bright Sighted Network is a podcasting network that shares stories about humanity that showcases the bright side of a bad situation and Story Studio Network, one of Canada’s fastest growing networks with a deep stable of experienced and award-winning broadcast journalists Founded by veteran radio broadcasters and father-daughter duo Dave and Erin Trafford.

“It’s truly an honor to help the talented people at these amazing networks grow, monetize, and get their quality content out to the world,” said Matty Staudt.

In addition, Jam Street will advise two start-ups, Stampede Social, the most comprehensive Instagram campaign performance tracker ever, and Audiolabs, allowing creators to distribute their audio content in podcasting, video apps, and social audio for maximum reach. They join current client OSSA Collective. A podcast advertising marketplace focused on connecting brands with female audiences. As an inclusive marketplace, they have a growing community of over 1500 women and non-binary podcast creators.

“I can’t believe that all of this has happened in the past two months,” Staudt said. “I think this shows that Jam Street is not like any other podcast company out there. Our years of experience in the space make us a go-to for podcast networks, creators, and start-ups to get counsel and direction as they navigate the podcast industry. I can’t wait to share what we are doing with our network soon!”

To learn more about Jam Street Media, visit www.jamstreetmedia.com.

Jam Street Media Reaches 1M Downloads Six Months After Launch

Since the launch of its podcast network on June 15th, 2020, Jam Street Media has achieved its first milestone of 1 million downloads: The Big Swing with Strip and Coop, Deep Cover: The Real Donnie Brasco, Appalachian Mysteria and Let’s Get Into Entertainment. Having touched on a number of genres from sports, to true-crime, to entertainment, Jam Street Media has been able to build and maintain a loyal fan base for each of its shows.

“The amazing part of this milestone is that we’ve done this pre-funding and with no paid promotion,” said Matty Staudt, President of Jam Street Media. “The number speaks to the hard work from our talent, production team and social media director.”

From journalists to athletes to entertainers, the roster of talent includes people from all walks of life. Deep Cover: The Real Donnie Brasco is proudly hosted by actor Leo Rossi and Joe Pistone (a.k.a Donnie Brasco.) Pistone is not only a decorated former FBI agent but is also one of the oldest podcasters in the business at the age of 80.

In a short time, Jam Street Media has been able to take established shows and push them up the charts. Appalachian Mysteria, a true-crime podcast that focuses on mysterious murders in the Appalachian region of the country, currently sits at 33 on Apple Podcast for US Documentaries. The Big Swing Podcast, hosted by MLB All-Star pitcher Ross Stripling and Cooper Surles, sits at 22 on the Apple Podcast charts for Baseball All-Time.

“A big-time congratulations to Jam Street Media,” said Stripling. “I’m really excited to be a part of a growing network and look forward to seeing the awesome shows they’ll bring their listeners in the future.”

Surles echoed the sentiment of Stripiling saying, “Jam Street is a company full of collaboration, and is a great place for creators to share their voices.”

In 2021, Jam Street Media plans to release season two of Deep Cover: The Real Donnie Brasco and season three of Appalachian Mysteria.

Jam Street Media Launches Podcast Network with Slate of Programming

Jam Street Media, an LA-based podcast production and consulting firm focused on branded content and top talent, is announcing the launch of its podcast network with a portfolio of shows.

The company – founded by Matty Staudt, former vice president of podcast programming at iHeartRadio and director of content at Stitcher – aims to help take proven talent who have great ideas for shows and make them a reality, as well as find great independent shows currently being produced that can benefit from their years of experience producing and promoting podcasts.

“I have spent a career working with talent to create important and long-lasting shows. I want to make shows that break the mold, appeal to a diversity of audiences, and leave people feeling good about themselves. We are an industry that creates companionship and comfort, which is what our network will provide,” said Staudt. “I’m also looking forward to finding great independent producers who can use our knowledge of production and business to gain the audiences they deserve.”

Jam Street Media’s newly-launched podcast network features three shows:

Big Swing Podcast a podcast hosted by Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling and longtime sports fan Cooper Surles with pro athlete guests, talking about sports, pop culture, business, and everything in between. It’s where athletes go to talk about sports.

Deep Dive with Vanessa Mdee a talk show hosted by the International pop star and personality, featuring inspirational guests, personal stories, and poetry.

Deep Cover: The Real Donnie Brasco features the true stories as told by the real Donnie Brasco, Joe Pistone, about his time with the mob. Sometimes the real story is better than the movie.

The company plans to expand its network in the coming months, with the acquisition of a number of new podcasts and IP.

Added Staudt: “I am so lucky to have found our new Executive Producer, Amanda Rosenberg who will be working on several projects that celebrate women including “Wake Up,” the true story of a woman who lost her memories to amnesia and was shocked about what she learned when they started coming back. We are also working with several documentarians and reporters to bring their stories to podcasting.”

Jam Street Media has partnered with podcast giant Acast for the hosting, distribution, and monetization of its programming.

“Acast is thrilled to be working with Jam Street Media. Matty is a veteran in the world of podcasting — an OG audio guy — who has the unique ability to spot projects that have potential and make them shine,” said Rebecca Steinberg, content development manager at Acast. “The industry benefits from players like Jam Street Media, who invest the time and energy into creating quality content with a diverse pool of talent.”