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Best Media & Entertainment Podcasts

Best Media & Entertainment Podcasts

At Umbrex, our independent management consultants work with media and entertainment clients to accelerate growth in a rapidly developing industry. Whether our clients are looking at digital transformations, entering new markets, or reducing operational costs, we work closely with them to capture the most effective opportunities and maximize value.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Establishing diversity recruiting practices for a multinational media conglomerate
  • Developing a joint media subscription model with a national European media company to bundle subscriptions and capture increased paid media spend in priority geographies
  • Assessing key European markets to inform entry strategy for a major subscription entertainment service provider

To learn more about our work or find a media and entertainment consultant, visit our Media & Entertainment Practice.

Our consultants find that podcasts are an excellent way to remain up to date.
Here are the top podcasts on media and entertainment recommended by our members.



Recode Media by Peter Kafka

What happens when media, entertainment, and technology collide? Peter Kafka, one of the media industry’s most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians and podcasters to get their take. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Entertainment 2.0 from The Digital Media Zone by Josh Pollard and Richard Gunther

Entertainment 2.0 is your weekly guide to the latest consumer entertainment technology news. Hosted by Josh Pollard and Richard Gunther, and streamed live each Tuesday night at 8:30 pm Eastern. Entertainment 2.0 covers audio, video, gaming, and more with a slight slant toward Microsoft products and services.

Strictly Business by Cynthia Littleton, Andrew Wallenstein, and Shirley Halperin

Industry leaders converse about business deals, strategy and the future of media and entertainment.

The Media Podcast by Matt Deegan

The Media Podcast is your essential guide to TV, radio and the press, presented by Matt Deegan. New episodes fortnightly.

The Digiday Podcast by Digiday

The Digiday Podcast is a weekly show on the big stories and issues that matter to brands, agencies and publishers as they transition to the digital age.

Media Voices Podcast by Media Voices

Media Voices is a weekly look at all the news and views from across the media world, featuring leading figures from media and publishing businesses