MARCH 31, 2014, BURBANK, CA — Benztown, an international radio imaging, production library, programming, and voiceover services company recently named by Inc. magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies, announced today that it will provide audio production services to growing podcast curator and provider, PodcastOne to enhance the production quality of its owned and operated podcasts. PodcastOne (www.podcastone.com) is a curated website of over 200 podcasts across many different genres. Founded in February 2013 by Westwood One founder and Chairman of Courtside Entertainment Group Norm Pattiz, PodcastOne is a division of PodcastOne Sales, one of the largest players in the on-demand media world. PodcastOne allows anyone connected to the web to discover, access and experience top-quality, original audio content on-demand for free.
Dave “Chachi” Denes, President of Benztown, said: “We are breaking new ground with this new audio deal, as Benztown’s industry-leading production services will be used to take PodcastOne’s audio production quality to the next level. Norm Pattiz is a legend in our business, so it’s an incredible honor that he has chosen Benztown libraries to build on the production quality of PodcastOne’s owned and operated podcasts.”
Rich Boerner, Content Director of PodcastOne, said: “I’ve been a fan of Benztown since they started rocking the audio world in 2008. We are proud to use their premium quality production services to help elevate the production quality of our growing number of owned and operated free podcasts at PodcastOne.com, the new home for all the podcasts you really want. Here’s to a long and prosperous working relationship.”
Benztown is an international radio imaging, production library, programming, and voiceover services company with over 1,900 affiliations on six different continents. In August, 2013, Benztown was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies, ranked at No. 983 on the exclusive Inc. 5000. With offices and studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality imaging workparts for 20 libraries across 13 formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports and JACK. Benztown’s industry-leading technology and proprietary web-based imaging solution, “Benztown Branding”, is used daily by nearly 1,200 radio stations worldwide. Benztown also provides custom voice-over and imaging services across all formats, including commercial voice-over and copywriting services. Benztown Radio Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hollywood Radio Networks, is an international media syndication company providing unique, first-rate programming and features to radio stations and media companies around the world, including Your Weekend with Jim Brickman, The Todd N Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Slow Jams with R Dub!, The Dr. Bruce Hensel Show, The Storm Report, The Old Farmers Almanac Report, Round Trip with Dave-O, and Flashback. For more information, visit www.benztown.com or call Masa Patterson at (818) 842-4600.