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Vox Media Partners with South by Southwest to Program an Official Podcast Stage

Running from March 8-10, The Vox Media Podcast Stage at SXSW will bring Vox Media’s chart-topping shows to life with live tapings of fan favorites including Pivot, On with Kara Swisher, Stay Tuned with Preet, and more. 

Vox Media and South by Southwest today announced that the award-winning Vox Media Podcast Network will be officially partnering with the Conference for 2024. Running from March 8-10th at the JW Marriott, The Vox Media Podcast Stage at SXSW will bring fan favorite shows from across Vox Media to the stage, including Pivot (hosted by journalist Kara Swisher and NYU Stern Marketing professor Scott Galloway), On with Kara Swisher (hosted by Swisher), Where Should We Begin?, (hosted by acclaimed psychotherapist Esther Perel), Today, Explained (featuring host Noel King), Decoder (hosted by The Verge’s editor-in-chief Nilay Patel), The Vergecast (co-hosted by Patel, The Verge’s editor-at-large David Pierce, and managing editor Alex Cranz), Point Forward (co-hosted by former NBA stars Andre Iguodala and Evan Turner), and Stay Tuned with Preet (hosted by former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara) – with more to be announced soon. The hosts will be interviewing special guests from the worlds of tech, business, culture, and more.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to bring our slate of premium podcasts to South by Southwest, with whom we’ve had a longstanding relationship,” says Jacqueline Cinguina, Vox Media’s CMO. “Like SXSW, our shows at Vox Media foster thoughtful conversations led by authoritative experts on a wide range of topics, and we couldn’t be more excited to complement SXSW’s programming with three days of live conversations, interviews, and so much more.”

“The Vox Media Podcast Stage at SXSW will bring an exciting slate of top tier programming to the 2024 event,” said Jann Baskett, SXSW Co-President and Chief Brand Officer. “Vox Media has been a fantastic collaborator over the years as their forward-thinking perspective lends itself well to our content and activations.”

One of the top 10 largest U.S. podcast publishers, Vox Media is home to the most influential podcast franchises and audio creators, from Swisher, Galloway, and Bharara, to acclaimed psychotherapist Esther Perel, sports journalist Ariel Helwani, and more. Sitting at the intersection of authority and influence, the Vox Media Podcast Network covers every major content category, from news and technology to culture and entertainment. At SXSW, Vox Media will engage business-minded and consumer audiences alike, with programming that complements the festival’s tracks and engages the conference and festival’s global community of digital creatives, professionals, and consumers.

About Vox Media

Vox Media is the leading modern media company, reaching audiences everywhere they are. Known for editorial properties including Vox, SB Nation, New York Magazine, Eater, and The Verge, the company’s portfolio features the most relevant, respected, and engaging editorial properties and voices. The company is also home to award-winning storytelling businesses such as Vox Media Studios and the Vox Media Podcast Network, as well as innovative technologies that support the entire media industry, including the Concert advertising marketplace.

About SXSW

SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of tech, film and television, music, education, and culture. An essential destination for global professionals, the annual March event features sessions, music, and comedy showcases, film and television screenings, exhibitions, professional development, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. SXSW 2024 will take place March 8–16 in Austin. To register for the event, please visit