Amaze Media Labs — a game-changer in the podcast space by combining compelling customizable content with live experiences — has hired Casey Rabin as the company’s Head of Podcast Talent and Experience. Rabin will strategize and execute innovative in-person, hybrid and virtual events and experiences for brands utilizing Podcast Talent and Creators as a way to help brands connect with their audiences in a more authentic and captivating way.
“I am thrilled to be joining the team at Amaze,” Rabin said. “Amaze is a perfect combination of early stage startup with vast potential for parabolic growth combined with an experienced team that has great institutional experience in corporate hospitality and the entertainment industry. As the podcast industry continues to mature, the enterprise side of this space needs to grow with it. Amaze is amazingly well-placed to be at the forefront of this continuously growing medium.”
Rabin was previously the Director of Podcasts for Don Buchwald & Associates, where she represented a wide range of preeminent and up-and-coming podcasters, standup comedians, and writers. She oversaw shows from creative inception through launch, leading her clients to engaging podcast formats. Some of her work includes The Friendship Onion with Dom Monaghan and Billy Boyd, Uncut with Jay Cutler, On Display with Melissa Gorga, and Tiny Victories with Annabelle Gurwitch and Laura House.
Before beginning her career as a talent agent, the Harrison, New York, native spent nearly a decade in television production at a variety of networks, including ABC, NBC, YES Network, ESPN, and SNY.
Rabin graduated from Boston University in 2013, where she majored in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science.
Amaze CO-CEO Brett Sklar commented:
“We are very excited to have Casey Rabin on the Amaze Team. Casey is a veteran of the podcast industry and is an expert in Podcast Talent, Experiences and Tours, and we see this as the future of the industry. Casey will head up our Podcast Talent and Experiences and will report to Hope Newman, who is our Chief Experience Office, and together they form a best in-class team.”
Amaze CEO Robert Tuchman added:
“I am beyond excited that Casey Rabin chose to join our team at Amaze Media Labs.
Casey is a wonderful person and an absolute star in the podcasting industry. We look forward to having her lead our efforts with podcasting talent and live podcast experiences.”