New York, NY – March 25, 2019: Westwood One, America^1s largest audio network, is about to expand its horizons with best-selling author, psychologist, professor, and renowned lecturer Dr. Jordan B. Peterson as he joins Westwood One Podcast Network.
The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast returned with new weekly episodes on March 24, with interviews and lectures that change the way people think about their creativity, goals, meaning, and personality.
Joined by his daughter and co-host, Mikhaila Peterson, the show will break down the dichotomy of life and explains how individuals and culture are shaped by values, music, religion, and beyond.
Dr. Peterson is no stranger to the stage, as he has lectured to more than 250,000 people across North America, Europe, and Australia. Along the way, he has interviewed the greatest minds of this generation and shared his thoughts with a legion of fans that revere his revelations and respect his unique and brilliant perspective on life.
“I’m very pleased to announce a partnership between The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast and Westwood One, the largest American audio network,” said Dr. Peterson. “This professional organization will improve the quality and consistency of my podcast, and bring it to a much larger audience.”
“Dr. Peterson is an intellectual phenomenon, YouTube star, and New York Times best-selling author who has become a lifestyle guru for men,” said Suzanne Grimes, EVP, Marketing for CUMULUS MEDIA and President, Westwood One. “His unique podcast explores new ways of thinking and ideas that give listeners a fresh perspective and a modern understanding of who they are as a person.”
New episodes of The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast drop every Sunday. Listen and subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, WestwoodOnePodcasts.com, or the Westwood One Podcasts App for iOS or Android.
About Jordan Peterson
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson is a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist and the author of the multi-million copy bestseller 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, #1 for nonfiction in 2018 in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, the Netherlands, Brazil and Norway, and now slated for translation into 50 languages. Dr. Peterson has published more than a hundred scientific papers, advancing the modern understanding of creativity, competence, and personality, while his now-classic book, Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief (released in June 2018 as a now bestselling author-read audiobook) transformed the psychology of religion. He was nominated for five consecutive years as one of Ontario^1s Best University Lecturers, and is one of only three profs rated as ^3life-changing^2 in the U of T^1s underground student handbook of course ratings.
About Westwood One Podcast Network
Westwood One Podcast Network is the fastest organically growing podcast network in America, engaging listeners with original content in political talk, sports, and entertainment powered by a massive, multi-platform engine to grow this business. Westwood One Podcast Network^1s content and advertising partners tap into the passion, energy, and creativity of a start-up within an audio powerhouse, capitalizing on our enormous promotional reach, established national sales team, and preferred relationships with major podcast buyers, as well as high-quality production capabilities across the country. It was the first to launch multi-platform extensions with monetization at scale in the commercial segment, most notably with The Ben Shapiro Show.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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