PodcastOne, the “nation’s leading advertiser-supported podcast network,” announced its new CEO, Peter I. Morris, on Feb. 7.
Hosting “more than 300 of today’s most popular podcasts, … the audio on-demand leader“ has a highly diverse catalog. Morris is tasked with managing day-to-day operations, exploring strategic partnerships and growth opportunities, as well as securing new content initiatives.
Originally from Atlanta, Morris is the son of Bruce and JacLynn Morris of Sandy Springs — Temple Sinai members — and the grandson of the late Perry and Anita Morris.
A graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and Georgia State University College of Law, Morris has spent the last 10 years working in the entertainment industry on the West Coast.
He has previously served as the executive vice president of entertainment at IMAX and head of business affairs and strategy and general counsel at “Funny or Die,” the comedy video website and production company co-founded by Will Ferrell.
PodcastOne’s numerous celebrity hosts include NBA Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O’Neal, NFL Network personality Rich Eisen and retired senator Barbara Boxer.