Matty Staudt has been in broadcasting since he cracked a mic at the age of 16 in his hometown of Keyser, West Virginia. During his radio career, he has been an on-air host, morning show lead and Executive Producer at such legendary stations as WJFK in Washington DC, WNEW in New York City, Alice Radio (KLLC) and Live 105 (KITS) in San Francisco. In 2007, Matty redirected his radio career toward the new world of podcasting; becoming a pioneer at Stitcher as their first Director of Content. Matty’s voiceover talent was also featured in the hit Pixar movie “Cars”, where he played a radio reporter car named “Matti”. Matty has been a consultant for top companies like Cisco, Sirius/XM, and The Federal Reserve Bank, creating branded content podcasts, coaching hosts and producers, and formulating dynamic podcast strategies since 2011. He’s hosted several podcasts including his current show “Access Podcast, interviewing some of the best podcasters in the industry. As a professor at The Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Matty launched one of the nation’s first university-level podcasting departments in 2012.
In 2017, Matty was thrilled to return to radio when he joined iHeartRadio as the radio industry’s first Vice President of Podcast Programming. In this role, he developed a podcast strategy for the company’s radio talent and helped create over 300 podcasts, driving millions of downloads a month. As an uber-successful VP, he developed original shows, nurtured and coached on-air talent, and crafted the comprehensive podcast strategy for iHeartRadio’s podcast programming. Today, Matty is thrilled to introduce his latest venture Jam Street Media, focusing his tremendous experience and passion for broadcasting towards elevating top brands and talent to their most creative and successful potential.