A Media Operator

A podcast by Jacob Cohen Donnelly - Mondays

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47 Episodes

  1. Eric Hoffman on Growth of Hoffman Media Up and Down the Funnel

    Published: 6/10/2024
  2. Kat Craddock on Acquiring Saveur and Building the Brand

    Published: 5/27/2024
  3. Richard Lander on 25 Years of Building Citywire

    Published: 5/13/2024
  4. Sebpo’s Todd Handy on Outsourcing Tips for Media Companies

    Published: 5/6/2024
  5. Jim VandeHei Talks About Everything Axios, Past and Future

    Published: 4/29/2024
  6. Andrew Perlman Talks About the Growth of Recurrent

    Published: 4/22/2024
  7. Andy Cates on Why Non-Profit The Daily Memphian Must Be Self Funding

    Published: 4/15/2024
  8. Stephanie Kaplan Lewis Talks About Bootstrapping Her Campus Media Over the Last Decade

    Published: 4/8/2024
  9. Isaac Saul on Building a Truly Independent Tangle

    Published: 4/1/2024
  10. Ellen Hyslop Talks About the Various Stages of Building The Gist

    Published: 3/25/2024
  11. Brian Van Heuverswyn of Active Interest Media on Building for Enthusiast Audiences

    Published: 3/18/2024
  12. Scott Jamieson Talks About Building Annex Business Media

    Published: 3/11/2024
  13. Mitch Bettis on the Various Brands of Arkansas Business Publishing Group

    Published: 3/4/2024
  14. Sam Parr on Launching and Growing Hampton

    Published: 3/29/2023
  15. Tim Hartman on GovExec's Rapidly Growing Business

    Published: 5/23/2022
  16. Chris Ferrell on The Incredible Growth at Endeavor Business Media

    Published: 5/16/2022
  17. Alexis Grant on Launching They Got Acquired

    Published: 4/25/2022
  18. Dan Runcie on Putting His CEO Hat on With Trapital

    Published: 4/18/2022
  19. Scott Gerber on What Goes Into a Great Professional Community

    Published: 4/11/2022
  20. Arsalan Arif on Loving What He Does at Endpoints News

    Published: 4/4/2022

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A Media Operator is a community for entrepreneurs and operators in the digital media space. This podcast is a natural extension of the newsletter (www.amediaoperator.com) and community that has already been built. Each week, I will interview entrepreneurs and operators that are building these media companies. Over the course of approximately an hour, we'll discuss their businesses, their success and failures, and, ultimately, what they learned about building media companies. This podcast will provide actionable insights for current and prospective media operators. That means we're not only talking strategies in media, but also the tactics. We'll be diving into business models, audience development, subscription, commerce, advertising, audio, video—you name it, we'll be discussing it. A Media Operator is also very much about niche media. That doesn't mean small. To me, niche media means depth. We should celebrate these stories and there are plenty of them. On this podcast, you'll finally hear them. Wherever you listen to podcasts, hit that subscribe button so you know when I release an episode. As the show starts, considering rating it and leaving a comment so I know how I'm doing. I view A Media Operator as a tool for you; if I'm failing, I want to know. Thanks for tuning in today and I'll be talking with you soon.