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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

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, …
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, stra…
April 2, 2024

The Winning Strategies Behind Major Media Waves with Dave Nemetz

Dave Nemetz, Founder of Bleacher Report and Inverse , joins Erik Torenberg to share his insights on media business models and the future of the creator economy. They also cover the growth of sports, web3, and B2B media. This…
April 2, 2024

The Winning Strategies Behind Major Media Waves with Dave Nemetz

Dave Nemetz, Founder of Bleacher Report and Inverse, joins Erik Torenberg to share his insights on media business models and the future of the creator economy.
March 26, 2024

Unlocking Scalable Growth on YouTube | Jamie Rawsthorne, The YouTube Views Machine

Jamie Rawsthorne, formerly of the Zac and Jay show and now a YouTube strategist behind The YouTube Views Machine methodology, joins Erik to explore growth and success tactics on YouTube, monetization, and where he thinks the…