iHeartMedia and Frolic Media Debut Romance Podcast Series, “LoveStruck Daily”

“LoveStruck Daily” shares real-life love stories from forbidden love to love at first sight

Listen to the official trailer, here

NEW YORK – February 1, 2022 – iHeartMedia, the No.1 podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac, and Frolic Media, the fastest-growing media brand amplifying compelling storytelling from strong female voices, today announce the debut of “LoveStruck Daily.” The 20-minute daily podcast series, hosted by romance experts, dives into the addicting world of love sharing a new real-life love story everyday guaranteed to give listeners all of the feels. Listeners can tune into the official trailer now on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard. New episodes will post every Monday through Friday beginning February 7. “LoveStruck Daily” is the first podcast from iHeartMedia and Frolic Media, with plans to launch additional shows in the future.

Podcast hosts Sarah Wendell, a widely-recognized romance expert, author and co-founder of Smart Bitches Trashy Books, and Alisha Rai, best-selling and award-winning author of over 20 contemporary romance novels, will deliver a daily dose of love sharing new and familiar love stories and moments that discuss themes such as forbidden love, love at first sight, and second chance romance. Additionally, “LoveStruck Daily” will feature exciting interviews from guests sharing their own love stories and expertise.

Upcoming guest Logan Ury is a behavioral scientist turned dating coach who heads the research team for the dating app Hinge and is dedicated to helping people find love. Additionally, listeners can expect to hear stories from Lamorne Morris, star of New Girl and co-host of the iHeartRadio podcast “Welcome to Our Show,” with more to come.  

The show will not only share true-life love stories, but will also offer listeners a moment in their day-to-day life to sit back and enjoy the fun banter between Wendell and Rai as they share nuggets of truth in love and dating.

“We could all use feel-good stories right now, and no one is better at telling stories of true love than the team at Frolic,” said Will Pearson, COO for the iHeartPodcast Network. “We’re thrilled to partner with Frolic to bring a heart-warming episode into the world every day, and to amplify strong female voices along the way.”

“Frolic Media has always been about celebrating life’s happily ever afters, and this podcast is the latest opportunity for us to share genuine, feel-good stories that listeners can relate to,” said Lisa Berger, CEO of Frolic Media. “Romance is truly universal. This show is yet another way we’re reaching listeners through compelling stories told by extremely talented and diverse voices.”

“LoveStruck Daily” is distributed by the iHeartPodcast Network. Listeners can visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen on their favorite device anywhere they are.

Host Headshots + Cover Art can be found HERE (credit Frolic Media - headshots; iHeartMedia - cover art)

About Frolic Media

Frolic Media was founded in 2018 by industry executives Lisa Berger and Sarah Penna. Frolic caters to the $1 billion dollar Romance industry, and is the fastest-growing media brand reaching the newest generation of fans who crave compelling storytelling from strong female voices. Frolic’s community has steadily grown across their platforms, and reaches over 10 million in its influencer network. Frolic recently launched a podcast network and currently includes 40 plus leading voices in Love and Romance. Frolic is based in Los Angeles, CA and represented by United Talent Agency.

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 500 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.

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