The Podcast Corner was launched in 2011 by BAFTA-nominated podcaster Ewan Spence. Starting with the critically acclaimed coverage of the ‘Edinburgh Fringe’ in the eponymously titled podcast and the long-running unsigned bands music show ‘TPN Rock’, it has grown to include a range of shows that cover music, chat, guest appearances, interviews, games, and more.
About Ewan Spence
Ewan started his involvement with podcasting in November 2004, joining Cameron Reily and The Podcast Network in February 2005. He helped define the early years of podcasting through shows including the ‘TPN Rock’ music show. In August 2005 he started daily coverage of The Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the eponymously named podcast. This ran annually until the disruption in 2020, was simulcasted on radio stations around the world, and was nominated for a BAFTA in its first year.
Ewan co-founded Eurovision Insight (escinsight.com) in 2010 and under his editorship, it has grown to become an influential force in the world of the Eurovision Song Contest. He hosts its weekly Insight News podcast, the annual Juke Box Jury review show, and the daily coverage from backstage at the Song Contest every May.
He has presented a number of shows on radio stations in Edinburgh, across Scotland, and beyond, including a weekly arts review show (Edinburgh Nights), three overnight General Election shows, and a Europe-wide showcase of new music from international artists (Europe’s Heartbeat).