Norman Pattiz: Podcasts Just Got Better

PodcastOne, one of the largest podcast networks in the world, just announced a new app that allows listeners to interact with their favorite programs. Most people are most excited about the new 360-degree videos that the app offers. The new app is available on Google Play, Apple’s App Store, and the PodcastOne website.

The features don’t stop at videos. Now, listeners can contribute to live discussions. The app also allows them to communicate with each other in-app. There are also exclusive surveys, personal messaging, and popular articles and photos that feature behind-the-scenes activities and supporting evidence.

By far, the most exciting feature is the virtual reality. There are also 360-degree formats, but most people are excited about virtual reality. PodcastOne formed a partnership with Mandt VR to bring their listeners the high-qualities virtual reality possible. Now, listeners can experience a more immersive program that they can access immediately.

PodcastOne facilities in New York, Beverly Hills, and Burbank have to retrofit with Mandt VR equipment. Each recording studio is set up with the most sophisticated, latest virtual reality equipment. The companies even developed a way for hosts to travel and take VR footage using mobile equipment.

Neil Mandt was happy to work with Norman Pattiz, founder of PodcastOne. He liked that Pattiz wasn’t afraid to venture into a new medium and launch such innovative features. Bringing virtual reality to the podcast industry is risky, but brazen enough to succeed. It’s what’s made Pattiz such a media pioneer.

It’s thanks to Pattiz’s brilliance that PodcastOne is the largest provider of podcast programs in the world. His company produces over 20,000 minutes of new content every week. That’s thanks to the company’s enormous library of over 200 shows. Many of those shows are hosted by some of the world’s most popular celebrities.

Before establishing PodcastOne, Norman Pattiz founded Westwood One. Westwood is a radio show network that provides all types of shows to radio stations all over the country. Many of those shows focus on entertainment, talk, sports, and news. He also founded Courtside Entertainment Group, a huge program distributor.

One of his most prestigious achievements involves serving to presidents: former presidents Clinton and Bush. They appointed him to set on the federal Broadcasting Board of Governors. After serving on the Board, he returned to radio. Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/normanpattiz