iHeartMedia and Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Network Welcome “The Pen Pals Podcast”

“The Pen Pals Podcast” is hosted by comedic duo Rory Scovel and Daniel Van Kirk and features celebrity guests including Nick Kroll, Will Ferrell, Conan O’Brien, Mandy Moore, Rose Byrne and more

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WHAT: iHeartMedia and Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Network (BMP) welcome “The Pen Pals Podcast” to the iHeartPodcast Network, with all new and previous episodes available on the iHeartRadio app and podcast platforms everywhere. “The Pen Pals Podcast” sees hosts Rory Scovel and Daniel Van Kirk respond to the letters listeners send them on topics ranging from free will to freeway etiquette, from mental health to manatees; and so much more. These letters could be seeking advice, telling a story or simply venting – Scovel and Van Kirk are ready for whatever listeners throw at them. 

The duo also welcomes an array of celebrity guests to talk through listener letters, including Will Ferrell, Conan O’Brien, Mandy Moore, Rose Byrne and many more. The latest episode features Nick Kroll, in which he reads a letter about his connection to his baby-to-be. The show’s next episode will feature Sarah Silverman. 

WHO: Daniel Van Kirk is a stand-up comedian from Rochelle, Illinois. His album, "Thanks Diane" debuted at #1 on Apple Music and he's been named a “Comic To Watch” by Comedy Central and one of JFL’s 42 in Toronto. He has appeared on “Bob’s Burgers” as several characters, as well as “Physical,” “Central Park” and more. Rory Scovel is an actor and comedian known for starring opposite Amy Schumer in “I Feel Pretty,” the series “Physical” and “The House'' with BMP founder Will Ferrell. He also recently wrapped production on the latest Nick Stoller film “You’re Cordially Invited” with Ferrell and Reese Witherspoon. 

WHERE: “The Pen Pals Podcast” is now part of the Big Money Players Network and is distributed by iHeartPodcasts. Fans can listen on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard.

WHEN: Binge the entire series now, with new episodes airing weekly on Wednesdays.

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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