Today, Vox Media announced that Waveform: The MKBHD Podcast, hosted by Marques Brownlee and Andrew Manganelli, has joined the Vox Media Podcast Network (VMPN) beginning with the September 3 episode. Through the partnership, Vox Media will manage sales, marketing and distribution for the popular tech podcast and YouTube channel, and identify new opportunities for growth and expansion. Waveform is the latest addition to Vox Media’s fast-growing slate of leading podcasts, joining on the heels of this year’s acquisition of Cafe Studios and recently announced partnerships with Gastropod and Longform.
Waveform: THE MKBHD Podcast is a leading technology podcast for gadget lovers and tech heads hosted by Marques Brownlee, better known as MKBHD, and Andrew Maganelli. Pulling from over 10 years of experience covering the tech industry, MKBHD and Manganelli keep their audience informed and entertained as they take a deep dive into the latest and greatest in tech and what deserves your hard earned cash. New episodes are available weekly on Friday.
“We’re excited to be joining the Vox Media Podcast Network. As we continue adjusting, tweaking and finding new things to do with Waveform, it’s an honor to join such a diverse, talented network of shows. We’re looking forward to this partnership bringing the show to new audiences and new heights,” says Brownlee.
“We are thrilled to welcome Marques, Andrew, and the Waveform team to the Vox Media Podcast Network,’ stated Marty Moe, President of Vox Media Studios. ‘Vox Media is home to the leading slate of business and tech podcasts, and we’re excited to partner with Waveform to continue to grow and strengthen our network. Partnerships like this one showcase our long-term strategy to be the leader in premium audio for today’s audience across a wide range of subjects, genres, and journalistically-driven formats.”
The partnership marks the second project between MKBHD and Vox Media. He is the host of the Emmy-nominated series Retro Tech where he explores technological promises and products of the past. The series is produced by Vox Media Studios for YouTube Originals.
Marques Brownlee is represented by WME.
About Marques Brownlee:
Marques Brownlee (AKA MKBHD) is a 27 year old video producer and tech reviewer. He started his channel talking tech on YouTube in 2009 and has become one of the largest creators on the platform with over 13 million subscribers. Today he reviews everything from smartphones to robots to electric cars, and has interviewed Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Kobe Bryant and more.
About Andrew Manganelli:
Andrew Manganelli is a 31 year old tech enthusiast and first official member of the MKBHD team in 2017. While also being deeply interested in smartphones and computers, he’s also very passionate about gaming and the community behind it and brings that experience and knowledge to the MKBHD channel and Waveform Podcast.
About Vox Media Podcast Network:
Named by Adweek as 2020’s “Podcast Network of the Year,” Vox Media Podcast Network has over 200 active shows featuring industry-leading editorial voices and storytellers from Vox Media’s networks and beyond. From daily news and tech to culture and sports, and talk and interview shows to news and rich narrative storytelling, the Vox Media Podcast Network is one of the largest, fastest-growing, and most topically diverse collections of premium podcasts. Learn more about the Vox Media Podcast Network here.