Premiere Networks and Media Industry Veteran Buzz Knight Bring Music History Podcast “Takin’ a Walk” to the iHeartPodcast Network
NEW YORK – November 6, 2023 – Premiere Networks and media executive and consultant Buzz Knight today announced a partnership to bring Knight’s popular podcast “Takin’ A Walk: Music History on Foot” to the iHeartPodcast Network, effective immediately.
Hosted by 30-year media industry veteran Buzz Knight, “Takin’ a Walk: Music History on Foot” features insightful conversations with interesting people who discuss their love of music. In each episode, Knight takes listeners on a journey through music history with guests who share stories and insights about musicians, bands and the music they create.
“I am excited beyond belief that ‘Takin’ A Walk’ is joining iHeartPodcasts,” said Buzz. “This is a dream come true to grow the audience with the biggest and the best network, and I'm so grateful to Julie Talbott and the team at iHeartRadio for this opportunity.”
To date, Knight has published over 230 episodes of the podcast featuring a wide array of guests including: Belinda Carlisle, Jelly Roll, Brian Johnson, Angelique Kidjo, Amanda Shires and many more.
“Buzz has created a unique listening experience for passionate music fans with his ‘Takin’ A Walk’ podcast,” said Julie Talbott, President of Premiere Networks. “We couldn’t be happier to share the program with millions of iHeartPodcast listeners worldwide.”
New episodes are published Tuesdays and Fridays on the on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard.
“Talkin’ A Walk: Music History on Foot” is distributed by iHeartPodcasts and is available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard. Visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen on your favorite device.
About Buzz Knight
Buzz Knight is a media expert and innovator with more than 25 years of experience in the broadcast industry. He is the founder and CEO of Buzz Knight Media, a consulting firm that helps media companies grow and innovate in the areas of content, talent, platform and technology. He also hosts two podcasts that showcase his passion and knowledge of music history and culture. Before launching his own firm, Knight was the EVP of Strategy and Innovation for Beasley Media Group, where he led the company's expansion into podcasting and experiential activations. He also created and launched the Media Innovation Hackathon at CES, a platform for technology and product incubation. He has a proven track record of driving revenue growth, market share gains, and industry recognition for various media companies, including CBS and Greater Media. He started his career as an on-air personality and program director, elevating several radio stations to top performance levels. He is a sought-after speaker, contributor, and advisor in the media industry, and was a member of the NAB Committee on Local Radio Audience Measurement. Visit https://www.buzzknightmedia.com/ for more information.
About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 8,000 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, Clay Travis, Buck Sexton, George Noory, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, Granger Smith, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Johnjay and Rich, Big Boy, Brooke & Jeffrey, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace, and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.
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