Spotify shuts down its podcast studio

Digital Desk, San Francisco. Swedish music streaming firm Spotify has shut down its podcast studio and fired some staff members. Studio 4, or Spotify Studios, had 10 to fifteen workers and produced exhibits resembling Disect and Chapo: Kingpin on Trial. In accordance with a report in The Verge, Spotify known as up the affected workers and mentioned that their final day could be January 21.

He’ll get two months’ wage, the report mentioned on Tuesday. Some workers had been rehired, whereas others had been furloughed and pointed to the Spotify job board. Studio head Gina Delvac has additionally been requested to depart. Spotify declined to touch upon the report. In accordance with the report, in an inside notice, US studio and video head Julie McNamara acknowledged the layoffs.

She mentioned that closing the studio will allow the corporate to develop quicker and make extra vital progress and facilitate more practical collaboration throughout our group. Rounded out together with three acquired networks: Paracast, Gimlet and The Ringer. The staff’s most lately produced programming is Nosy Neighbors, We Stated What We Stated and Dope Labs.



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