How Technology is Shaping the Broadcasting Industry with Sarah Foss and Andrew Bock

Adventures in AI - The Veritone Podcast

Jun 29 2022 • 15 mins

Welcome back to another episode of Adventures in AI, a show exploring the role of AI in the technology sector. In this episode, we speak to Sarah Foss from Audacy and Andrew Bock from TuneIn to find out the role of AI and technology in the audio and broadcasting spaces. The pandemic catalyzed the rise of audio-based media, and its popularity is still increasing post-pandemic. In our conversation, we talk about the role of AI in audio media, what the future holds for the industry, how the space is changing, how technology will aid in the monetization of audio, and much more. Make sure you don’t miss out on this fascinating conversation with technology veterans changing the audio space, Sarah Foss and Andrew Bock!


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Background and introduction of our first guest, Sarah Foss.
  • Sarah expands on her role at Audacy.
  • How Sarah sees audio evolving in the future in the broadcasting space.
  • Benefits that technology brings to the audio space.
  • The technology that Sarah wants to see more readily available.
  • We learn how AI can improve audio technology for consumers.
  • Broadcast monetization is explained and the future potential.
  • A brief background and introduction to our next guest, Andrew Bock.
  • Andrew explains why he is enjoying working with people again in person.
  • The inflection point that the audio industry is currently in regarding technology.
  • Andrew shares how he thinks TuneIn is improving the audio space for consumers.
  • A rundown of the partnerships that TuneIn has recently formed.
  • The role AI plays in allowing consumers to get the services they want from a product.
  • Andrew’s perspective on the future of audio and how it will evolve.


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Sarah Foss on LinkedIn

Sarah Foss on Twitter

Sarah Foss on WordPress

Audacy

Audacy on LinkedIn

Andrew Bock on LinkedIn

TuneIn

TuneIn on LinkedIn

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