Ranker Lets Celebs Weigh-In With New Podcast Series On PodcastOne

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Ranker, the leading digital media brand for crowdsourced rankings, joins PodcastOne, the leading advertiser-supported podcast network, to launch The Ranker Podcast

Ranker, the leading digital media brand for crowdsourced rankings, joins PodcastOne, the leading advertiser-supported podcast network, to launch The Ranker Podcast. More than 26 million people visit Ranker every month to vote on an endless series of topics, which spark passionate conversations among the public. Now, notable guests will have an opportunity to weigh in and debate these millions of user votes, as they join Zach Galifianakis doppelganger and podcast host Daniel Kohn. A journalist and Ranker’s Alternative Media Specialist, Kohn will talk trending and wacky lists with his guests, give the fans an opportunity to create new lists sparked through celebrity conversation, and feature each guest’s own top ten list on a topic of interest to them. This interactive show debuts today, with new episodes every Monday at PodcastOne.com, the PodcastOne app and iTunes.

“Ranker's abundance of consumer polls and content will translate perfectly to the PodcastOne audience,” said Glenn Walker, COO, Ranker. “Listeners will be thoroughly entertained by host Daniel Kohn and notable in-studio guests as they debate and go deeper on any given topic we have collected the public's opinion on -- from current events and pop culture to life's most pressing questions and the obscure.”

PodcastOne EVP of Content Development Mike August said, “Ranker has a huge audience, which has voted a lot of PodcastOne’s shows into the site’s various podcast lists. So there is a strong Ranker audience consuming podcasts, and it’s great working with Ranker to bring a whole new angle of interaction and celebrity voices to their endless topic creations.”

The podcast is available here: http://www.podcastone.com/the-ranker-podcast

As Ranker’s Alternative Media specialist Kohn is a frequent morning radio guest whom DJs love to banter with about Ranker’s most interesting, timely, and sometimes wacky votable lists. As a journalist, Kohn has penned dozens of articles and has been published in VICE, the Village Voice, LA Weekly, CBS, Filter Magazine, Consequence of Sound, MixMag and a host of others. Dan’s love of sports and music has led to fervent football and baseball discussions with artists like Ben Gibbard, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS and Billy Corgan. His work has taken him on the road with Major Lazer and to countless shows and festivals across the country for interviews with artists such as Florence + the Machine.

About Ranker
Ranker is the leading digital media company for crowdsourced rankings and opinions of everything. The company’s technology is centered on user engagement, turning its lists into the “best possible rankings” based on the wisdom of crowds. A Quantcast Top 100 site, Ranker attracts more than 26 million monthly unique visitors. As a result, Ranker has one of the world’s largest databases of opinions with more than 100 million votes gathered on 50,000 items.Follow Ranker on Twitter @Ranker and on Facebook.com/Ranker .

About PodcastOne
PodcastOne, the leader in advertiser-supported podcasts, was founded by Norm Pattiz, founder of radio-giant Westwood One. PodcastOne currently hosts approximately 200 of today’s most popular podcasts, including Adam Carolla, Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Austin, Heather Dubrow, Shawn and Larry King, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Heather McDonald, Dr. Drew, Penn Jillette, Eddie Trunk, Ross Mathews, Dan Patrick, Ross Tucker, Rich Eisen, Chris Jericho, Jay Mohr, TheCHIVE, Loveline, WNYC’s Radiolab and Freakonomics, Laura Ingraham, and a whole lot more, at http://www.PodcastOne.com.

Press Contacts:
Amanda Deutchman, PodcastOne
amanda(at)podcastone(dot)com

Jillian Nannery, Ranker
jillian(at)ranker(dot)com

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