Podium Audio | Audio-First Entertainment Studio and Audiobook Publisher

About Podium

Partnered with emerging and established authors and voice actors

Released over 1,300 audiobooks that have results in 50+ best sellers

Audie Award for best science fiction audiobook

16 Audie Award and 13 Voice Arts Awards wins and nominations

In repertory with beloved and in-demand audiobook performers in key genres

Podium Audio is an audio-first entertainment studio and independent audiobook publisher that finances, develops, produces and distributes immersive audio content. 

Podium gained international notice for turning unknown author Andy Weir’s e-book The Martian into the most successful science fiction audiobook in the world. The first fiction audiobook Podium Audio published, The Martian created a strong foundation for the business, going on to become a top box office, award-winning film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Matt Damon. Podium Audio remains at the forefront of discovering new literary and voice talent, focused on supporting, nurturing and discovering independent authors and narrators from the U.S. and around the world.

Data-driven, Podium stays on the bleeding edge of what’s trending in the audio world. It is an industry leader in the audiobook genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy and a pioneer in bringing the popular sub-genres of Gamelit, LitRPG, Wuxia and Xianxia to the fore. Additionally, Podium publishes mystery/thriller, young adult, romance and non-fiction genres.

Work with Podium

We are thrilled to be partnered with some of the top creators in modern audio storytelling.

Independent audiobook publishing is core to the DNA of our company: while we do consider submissions from literary agents and managers, we’re proud that the vast majority of our title acquisitions are independently published by extraordinarily talented authors through Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing platform.

Therefore, if you are new to us and would like to have your work or manuscript considered for publication by Podium, we recommend that you first publish your book on Kindle, then submit it to us through the author form below.

Similarly, while we do work with select talent agents and managers, we also enthusiastically partner with performers directly. We’re always looking for new, professional audiobook performers: if you’d like to submit a link to your website or sample page, please do so through the narrator form below.

Our Team

Alexandre Rito

Creative Director

Alyssa Buchthal

Author Relations and Production Coordinator

Cassondra Dolan

Production Associate

Emily Derr

Director of Production

Frankie Galvez

Associate Casting Director

Greg Lawrence

Founder

Hannah Grenfell

Associate Producer

Jessica Cordner

Finance and Operations Manager

Jon Oxidine

Chief Financial Officer

Julie Constantine

Author Relations Manager

Kate Runde

Director of Acquisitions & Author Relations

Kyle Brunick

Senior Marketing Manager

Margaret Laney Silver

Head of Strategic Marketing

Mike Houge

Audio Engineer

Nazila Ataei

Team Assistant

Scott P. Dickey

CEO

Tamara Marston

Director of Casting

Troy Otte

Producer

Victoria Gerken

Head of Acquisitions and Author Relations

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Podium Audio

Los Angeles, California