iHeartMedia and Fatherly Honor Raffi Cavoukian with New iHeartRadio Original Podcast “Finding Raffi”

The 10- episode show co-produced by iHeartMedia and Fatherly explores the legacy and teachings of Raffi Cavoukian

WHAT: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally as per Podtrac, and Fatherly, the leading parenting destination for dads, today debuted a new iHeartRadio Original podcast, “Finding Raffi.” The documentary-style podcast explores the history of children’s musician, environmental activist and parenting revolutionary Raffi Cavoukian. The podcast traces his life from aspiring folk singer to international kids’ superstar to outspoken climate activist. Through interviews, music, and storytelling, audiences will learn the complete -- and complex -- story of Raffi.

“Finding Raffi’s” host, comedian and new dad, Chris Garcia takes listeners on a journey as he introduces his daughter Sunny to Raffi’s music, and uncovers details about Raffi’s life, his journey to discover his own identity as an immigrant, and his belief that respect for people, planet and culture would yield a better world. Guests for the premiere episode include Raffi, Chris’s mother Ana Garcia, Chris’s wife Val, and Val’s father Jeff Ames.

“Finding Raffi” is the latest in Fatherly’s Peabody-nominated podcast series, on the heels of “Finding Fred,” which explored the soul, magic, and ministry of Fred Rogers.

WHEN: January 18, 2022, with new episodes dropping every Tuesday.

WHERE:Finding Raffi” is distributed by the iHeartPodcast Network and is available on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.

QUOTE: "My career has been about so much more than music,” said Raffi Cavoukian. “It's about respect, the way we live in the world, and the future of our planet. I hope 'Finding Raffi' inspires people to care for each other — and our home on planet Earth.”

COVER ART: Download official show logo + cover art HERE

About Fatherly

Fatherly is the leading digital media brand for dads. Our mission is to empower men to raise great kids and lead more fulfilling adult lives through original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life. Fatherly is a part of BDG, the parent company to parenting, lifestyle and culture publications including Bustle, Elite Daily, NYLON, The Zoe Report, W, Romper, Scary Mommy, The Dad, Gawker, Input, Inverse, and Mic.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.