Arielle Nissenblatt is the founder of EarBuds Podcast Collective, a podcast recommendation engine, storytelling experience, and online community. She's been working in the podcast space for three years, having occupied roles in production, event planning, hosting, speaking, and more. She founded the Village Podcast Studio, a recording studio located at a boutique coworking space in West LA. Currently, she is the Marketing and Business Development Manager at Castbox, an award-winning global podcast platform. Arielle is also the co-creator of Outlier Podcast Festival, a traveling podcast event which aims to exhibit the off-the-beaten-path side of audio production.

Arielle believes that podcasting is an unbelievably intimate medium that has the power to transform listening habits and foster more empathy among consumers. She has many (strong) opinions about equality in the industry, as well as predictions about the future of the space. Ask her about them!