Independent podcaster Wondery has appointed Ranieri and Co. as its AUNZ representative.
Wondery produces numerous global hit shows across the globe including Dr. Death, Dirty John, The Shrink Next Door, Business Wars, Imagined Life, Generation Why and Over My Dead Body, surpassing 1 billion downloads.
In Australia, Wondery has had five number one shows and brings an expanded slate to market for 2020. It is also the first podcast network to expand into local language marketplaces with the launch of seven language editions of Dr. Death in August of this year.
Wondery head of international Declan Moore said: “We are thrilled to partner with Ranieri and Co. for Australia and New Zealand. Both Rob and Nick bring tremendous knowledge of the marketplace and have a stellar track record in delivering creative solutions for marketers and brands to connect with audiences.
“These are important markets for us as we accelerate our international expansion. We’re seeing that our hallmark, immersive storytelling approach really resonates with Australian listeners who over index in their consumption of podcasts and we are excited to expand our presence in the region with Ranieri and Co.”
Ranieri and Co. co-founder and CEO Rob Ranieri said: “We are equally ecstatic, grateful and humbled at the opportunity to represent such an iconic creative powerhouse as Wondery. The team’s ability to continuously captivate audiences across a broad range of podcast genres through deeply emotive storytelling is something we truly admire.
“Wondery currently has the number one podcast here in Australia with The Mysterious Mr Epstein and a swag of great content to come. Australians have an insatiable appetite for great storytelling and are becoming more and more obsessed with podcasts. Taking the Wondery proposition directly to Australian brands is a dream come true.”