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Media Empires

Media Empires

Erik Torenberg interviews influential media creators, podcasters, newsletter writers, and media executives to learn exactly how they built their empires. Media Empires is part of the Turpentine podcast network. To learn more: turpentine.co

Recent Episodes

May 14, 2024

Media Niches and First-Party Data with Jacob Donnelly of A Media Operator

From Coindesk and Morning Brew to Media Industry Entrepreneur
April 30, 2024

John Yedinak on Finding New Verticals to Build B2B Media

John Yedinak, co-founder and president of Aging Media, joins Erik Torenberg to talk about his journey from the mortgage industry to building a powerful media company focused on the senior care sector.
April 23, 2024

The New Media Flywheel: Content and Data with Craig Fuller of Freightwaves

Craig Fuller, Founder and CEO of FreightWaves which began as a combination media company and data provider for the logistics industry, joins Erik Torenberg to discuss the evolution of FreightWaves, different media models and…
April 16, 2024

Zawwar Khan on the Intersection of Media and Commerce

Zawwar Khan, a CPG consultant for creators (Rel Brands), joins Erik Torenberg to talk about his journey from being the youngest brand manager at Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo, to advising media creators on building their own …
April 9, 2024

The Future of Tech Media with Danny Crichton of Lux Capital

Danny Crichton, a Fellow at the Manhattan Institute , Head of Editorial at Lux Capital , and former Managing Editor at TechCrunch , joins Erik Torenberg to discuss the evolution of TechCrunch+ , alternative business models, …