New York, September 6, 2023 — Realm, the world’s largest growing independent podcast network with nearly 300 shows, today announced the hiring of Amy Pilewski as Sr. Account Director.
Pilewski brings 26+ years of experience leading sales efforts in audio and podcasting to the growing Realm sales team. Most recently, Pilewski was Senior Director, West Coast & Midwest Audio Sales at Disney Advertising Sales where with her management team she oversaw audio sponsorships and ad campaigns encompassing the full portfolio of Disney Audio podcasts including ESPN, ABC, and National Geographic representing over 40 million podcast downloads per month. During her time at Disney, in addition to podcasts, she also worked on sales for MLB, NBA, College Football/Basketball, and NFL assets. Pilewski was also one of the founding members of the team behind the launch of the Radio Disney Network, a radio network for children, tweens, and their parents.
This news comes on the heels of Realm’s expansion into kids and family audio with the acquisition of Pinna and its slate of 150+ award-winning audio series in addition to partnerships with Rebel Girls and GoKidGo.
Led by former book publishing executive Molly Barton, Realm is an industry-leading studio and global podcast network. Realm partners with top-tier talent and entertainment companies including Warner Bros, DC, AMC Networks, Marvel, and Spotify to develop, produce, distribute, and monetize immersive audio series that deeply engage audiences.
Realm has brought more top-charting fiction shows to audiences than any competitor with eight shows hitting #1 on Apple Podcasts. Realm’s podcasts have been nominated for and won numerous awards, including Audies, Ambies, Webbys, Signal Awards, and iHeart Podcast Awards. Realm Originals have been translated into 12 languages and eight Realm Originals are in development for Film/TV.
Notable titles include the #1 Spotify podcast HARLEY QUINN & THE JOKER: SOUND MIND starring Christina Ricci and Billy Magnussen, THE FLASH: ESCAPE THE MIDNIGHT CIRCUS starring Max Greenfield, and fan favorites OUTLIERS voiced by Rory Culkin, IF I GO MISSING THE WITCHES DID IT starring Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe; ORPHAN BLACK: THE NEXT CHAPTER and POWER TRIP starring Emmy-winner Tatiana Maslany; MARIGOLD BREACH starring Jameela Jamil and Manny Jacinto; and ECHO PARK starring Harry Shum Jr. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.