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10/23/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/23/2019 04:00

RADIO.COM’s Pineapple Street Studios Unveils Plans to Produce Ronan Farrow Podcast

PHILADELPHIA, PA - October 23, 2019 - Pineapple Street Studios today unveiled plans to produce The Catch and Kill Podcast with Ronan Farrow in partnership with the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and bestselling author Ronan Farrow. The podcast will serve as an audio companion to Farrow's bestselling book, 'Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators.'

''Catch and Kill' is full of incredibly compelling men and women and this podcast will give you the opportunity to hear their voices directly, in intimate, candid conversations with me,' said Farrow. 'We'll provide a deeper understanding of the plot that unravels in the book and feature brand new details and pieces of evidence directly from the investigation.'

In the podcast, Farrow will expand on his reporting, talking with key characters in the book about their personal experiences as Farrow investigated and reported on allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the most influential people in the media and entertainment industries. The podcast will also provide broader context about the powerful systems that cover up sexual misconduct, extensively detailed in 'Catch and Kill' and in Farrow's ongoing work for The New Yorker. An early episode, which aired on The New Yorker Radio Hour, featured Farrow interviewing Igor Ostrovskiy, who was initially hired to spy on Farrow and ultimately became an ally and a source.

'We couldn't be more excited to partner with Ronan on this truly important project,' said Max Linsky, co-head of Pineapple Street Studios. 'This is the exact kind of show we want to be making and the type of podcast that can bring new audiences to the medium.'

The Catch and Kill Podcast with Ronan Farrow is slated to launch in November. Further details will be announced at a later date.

Pineapple Street Studios is a division of RADIO.COM, an integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with the Entercom portfolio of premium, curated content powered by over 235 highly rated, locally programmed radio stations and their websites. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the U.S., currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM offers anytime, anywhere access through the RADIO.COM mobile app and website, and home and auto-connected devices, including Amazon Echo, Amazon FireTV, Sonos, Roku, Google Home, Google Chromecast, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and many more. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.

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Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country's two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation's unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

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