Audacy Announces Launch of Web3-focused Program
LOS ANGELES, CA – June 22, 2022 – Audacy has announced the launch of “Inside Web3,” a Sunday morning program and podcast about the latest in cryptocurrency, NFTs, the Metaverse and beyond. “Inside Web3” is available nationwide via the Audacy app and website and also airs Sunday mornings from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. PT on KNX News 97.1 FM in Los Angeles, ESPN 1320 (KIFM-FM) in Sacramento, 97.3 The Fan (KWFN-FM) in San Diego and KCBS All News (KCBS-AM) in San Francisco.
Hosted by Shira Lazar, the show gives listeners a weekly look at the latest headlines, hot topics and quick hitting interviews with leaders in blockchain technology. On the next episode, airing on June 26, Lazar will welcome special guest Logan Paul for an interview from NFT.NYC in New York.
“We’re thrilled to jump right into this rapidly growing space with the launch of ‘Inside Web3’ and give our listeners a home for smart, informative content every week,” said Jeff Federman, Regional President, Audacy Southern California. “Shira has a sharp perspective of the Web3 world, which we trust will resonate with listeners looking to learn more about everything blockchain technology related.”
“I’m super passionate about bridging the gap between early adopter movements and mainstream audiences,” said Lazar. “‘Inside Web3’ is the perfect opportunity to do just this – continue to educate communities and put a spotlight on emerging voices in the space.”
Shira Lazar is the founder and CEO of the Emmy Nominated digital media brand What’s Trending. In October 2018, she became the host of afternoon drive show “Let’s Go There,” weekdays on CHANNEL Q, an Audacy Original Station and the award-winning LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network. She is a Web3 advocate, collector, and advises as well as consults with companies in the space relating to cryptocurrency, NFTs and the metaverse. As a broadcaster, Shira uses her platforms to create content and education around Web3, bridging the gap between the industry, creators and consumers. She also hosts weekly Twitter Spaces shows, #AlphaMondays and Women in Web3 Weekly, and brings viewers the top five NFT stories of the week on Instagram. Lazar has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology, Huffington Post’s “Women in Tech to follow on Twitter,” and was honored on the Variety “Women of Impact” and Cynopsis “Top Women in Digital” lists.
Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).