THE NEW FOX AUDIO NETWORK ANNOUNCES A ADVERTISING AND DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP WITH MEGAPHONE

New York, NY and Los Angeles, California – March 2, 2022 – The new FOX Audio Network from Fox Corporation (“FOX”) (Nasdaq: FOXA, FOX), which combines all of FOX’s major news, sports and entertainment podcasts into a diverse, scaled portfolio of audio content original, today announced a full publicity and distribution agreement with Megaphone, a Spotify company, as the exclusive hosting platform for their growing roster.

FOX has long been a leader in podcasting, creating category-defining original content across all genres. Through collaboration and innovation, the FOX Audio Network was created to capture the power of the collective audience through the growing slate of FOX original audio content.

The outsized reach of FOX Audio Network’s 60+ podcasts creates a unique opportunity for advertisers to reach the widest possible audience through all of the hottest FOX original audio content efficiently and effectively.

“The creation of the FOX Audio Network provides advertisers with unique opportunities to reach a broad audience of our loyal podcast listeners across a diverse range of programming genres from across our portfolio,” said Dan Realson, vice-president. Senior President, Digital Ad Sales, FOX News Media. “Podcasts continue to be a popular and rapidly growing medium and we are thrilled to partner with Spotify’s bullhorn to bring this opportunity directly to the advertising market.”

FOX Audio Network advertising will be handled by the FOX Ad Sales team with additional inventory sold through the Spotify Audience Network. Megaphone, one of the world’s most innovative podcast publishing platforms, will enable FOX Audio Network to monetize, measure and grow FOX’s podcast content and audiences with the best publishing and monetization tools. Since its launch in 2015, Megaphone has been one of the leading podcasting platforms for enterprise podcast publishers. Megaphone runs more than double the number of top 200 shows as the second-largest podcasting platform.

FOX Audio Network’s expanding portfolio includes more than forty FOX News podcasts, including “The FOX News Radio Hourly Newscast”, “Bret Baier’s All-Star Panel”, “The Will Cain Podcast”, “The Untold Story with Martha MacCallum and “The Five Podcast,” which collectively delivered nearly 180 million unique downloads and 29.9 million unique listeners in 2021, up 18% and 15% respectively from the previous year and a record A new addition to FOX News’ podcast slate, “The FOX Business Tax Tips Podcast” debuts today.

Next up for FOX Sports podcasts is the new “What’s Wright with Nick Wright,” featuring the veteran host of FOX Sports morning show “First Things First,” which debuts March 15. The FOX Sports line of podcasts has had over 60 million downloads. in 2021, led by “Club Shay Shay”, hosted by Shannon Sharpe, which grew 270% year-over-year and ranked No. 2 among US Sports podcasts on Apple Podcasts.

Other new and upcoming offerings from FOX Audio Network include “It’s Tricky with Raquel Harper,” featuring longtime news host and producer Raquel Harper interviewing the most newsworthy names in black culture. from TMZ and “Outkick The Show with Clay Travis” and “Outkick 360”, which bring Outkick’s fearless and unique voice to the intersection of sports, politics and entertainment. “Wesley,” a serialized podcast narrated and directed by Tom Rinaldi will debut in April on FOX Sports, followed by the FOX Weather podcast later this year.

All FOX Audio Network podcasts will continue to be found on each of their respective platforms as well as wherever listeners download their favorite podcasts. To visit FOXAudioNetwork.com to see the full range of podcasts.

ABOUT FOX CORPORATION
Fox Corporation produces and distributes compelling news, sports and entertainment content through its iconic national brands, including FOX News Media, FOX Sports, FOX Entertainment and FOX Television Stations, as well as leading AVOD service Tubi. These marks have cultural significance to consumers and commercial importance to distributors and advertisers. The breadth and depth of our footprint enables us to deliver content that engages and informs audiences, develop deeper relationships with consumers, and create more engaging product offerings. FOX maintains an impressive track record of success in the news, sports and entertainment industry that shapes our strategy to capitalize on existing strengths and invest in new initiatives. For more information about Fox Corporation, please visit www.FoxCorporation.com.

ABOUT THE MEGAPHONE
Megaphone, a Spotify company, is the industry-leading podcasting platform for business publishers and professional podcasters worldwide. With a full suite of powerful products, Megaphone enables publishers to build, monetize, measure and grow their podcast business. Megaphone also powers the Spotify Audience Network, connecting advertisers to the most engaged listeners and publishers with maximized revenue. Learn more at megaphone.fm and @MegaphonePods.

Media contacts:
Lauren Townsend
Fox Company
310-369-2729
[email protected]

Kari Maharaja
Spotify
703.785.5425
[email protected]

The complete FOX Audio Network portfolio includes:

FOX News Media

  1. The FOX News Digest

  2. The evening edition of the FOX News digest

  3. The Washington FOX News summary

  4. FOX News hourly update (5 minute newscast)

  5. FOX News Radio One Minute Update

  6. The Five Podcasts

  7. Kennedy saves the word

  8. Bret Baier’s All Star Panel

  9. Ben Domenech’s podcast

  10. The Will Cain Podcast

  11. MEDIA BUZZ meter with Howie Kurtz

  12. Everything will be fine with Dana Perino

  13. The Untold Story with Martha MacCallum

  14. Hemmer time with Bill Hemmer

  15. Living The Bream Podcast with Shannon Bream

  16. The Trey Gowdy Podcast

  17. Jason in the House: Jason Chaffetz Podcast

  18. From the Kitchen Table: The Duffys – Sean and Rachel Duffy

  19. FOX Business Hourly Report

  20. Everybody talk to Liz Claman

  21. FOX on Tech Podcast

  22. Brian Kilmeade Show

  23. Fox Across America

  24. Guy Benson Show

  25. The Tyrus and Timpf Podcast

  26. We are mom today! with Lauren Simonetti

  27. Learning with Abby Hornacek

  28. The FOX Top 5 Podcast

  29. The one with Greg Gutfeld

  30. Lighthouse Faith with Lauren Greene

  31. Riddle: The Search for James R. Hoffa (the podcast)

  32. FOX News Rewind – Documentary Series (2000 Election and 9/11 20th Anniversary)

  33. FOX News Rewind: The Financial Crisis of 2008 – Coming Fall 2022

  34. Proud American with Johnny Joey Jones

  35. The America Together Series Podcast

  36. FOX Nation Presents – Women of the Bible – Hosted by Shannon Bream

  37. True Crime – FOX News Investigates – Season 1 – The Derby City Betrayal

  38. True Crime – FOX News Investigation – Season 2 – House of Broken Dreams

  39. True Crime – FOX News Investigates – Season 3 – The Alchemy of Violence

  40. True Crime – FOX News Investigates – Season 4 – Grim Tide – The Hunt for the Long Island Serial Killer

  41. True Crime – FOX News Investigates – Season 5 – Nightmare in Chowchilla

  42. FOX News Sunday Podcast

  43. Journal editorial report podcast

  44. The FOX Weather Podcast – Coming Soon

  45. The FOX Business Tax Tips Podcast – Premiering March 1

FOX Sports

  1. Skip & Shannon: undisputed

  2. First of all

  3. Talk for you

  4. Breaking up caucus with Joel Klatt

  5. Shay Shay Club hosted by Shannon Sharpe

  6. State of the Union by Alexi Lalas

  7. Out of Character with Ryan Satin

  8. The People’s Sports Podcast with Mark Titus and Charlotte Wilder

  9. Flippin’ Bats with Ben Verlander

  10. The #1 Rated Show Starring RJ Young

  11. The Skip Bayless Show

  12. What’s Wright with Nick Wright – Premiering March 15

  13. Wesley, a serialized podcast narrated and directed by Tom Rinaldi – Available April 2022

kick

  1. Outkick The Show with Clay Travis

  2. The fade with Clay and Todd

  3. Kick 360

  4. Don’t @ Me with Dan Dakich

TMZ

  1. The TMZ Podcast

  2. It’s tricky with Raquel Harper