SCA’S LiSTNR today announced the appointment of Nic McClure to the newly created role of Senior Executive Producer – LiSTNR Original Podcasts.
In the role, McClure will develop and produce new original podcasts and oversee news-based podcasts such as Your Morning Agenda and The Briefing. In addition, she will play an important developmental role with onboarding new podcast producers and working with the current LiSTNR Original Podcast producer team.
McClure will report to Sam Cavanagh, LiSTNR’s Head of News and Entertainment Original Podcasts and Jennifer Goggin, LiSTNR’s Head of Specialty and Feature Podcasts.
McClure is an experienced, award-winning producer and industry specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the Australian radio industry. She began her radio career with SCA in 1996 and has since led number one rating shows and teams such as the Kyle and Jackie O Show, Kate, Tim and Marty, Merrick & Rosso and the Hot 30 Countdown with Ugly Phil.
In March 2020, McClure returned to SCA as an Executive Producer for on-demand audio, overseeing the development and launch of The Briefing with Tom Tilley podcast, which has recently celebrated its first birthday, becoming one of Australia’s most listened to news-based podcasts.
Sam Cavanagh said: “Nic is one of the most experienced and respected executive producers in the industry. We are so excited to work together as LiSTNR continues its growth in original podcasts.”
Jennifer Goggin said: “Nic’s experience, passion for audio, creativity and attention to detail make her the perfect fit for this role as well as the LiSTNR Original Podcast team as we continue creating premium original podcasts.”
Commenting on her new role, Nic McClure said: “While audiences are consuming digital audio at an accelerated pace, I’m really excited to be a part of SCA’s digital transformation myself. To be creating new and compelling content and helping develop our talented LiSTNR Original Podcast team with (General Manager Digital Audio) Grant (Tothill), Sam and Jen, well, what a force to be reckoned with.”
LiSTNR is a curated and personalised, free app offering radio, podcasts, music, and news, creating a new audio destination for all Australians. Featuring a fun and intuitive onboarding process, LiSTNR delivers an audio destination that is built for individual listeners’ routines and preferences. Highly personalised, it provides listeners a new world of audio entertainment, with their own daily feed of audio and easy discovery of new content through curated recommendations. Available across a large array of devices including both iOS and Android, CarPlay and Android Auto, Google Assistant and Alexa and Android TV, LiSTNR enables a fantastic listening experience, anytime and anywhere. Open your Ears to a new world of audio – download the free app today. LiSTNR.com