Gareth Jones On Speed Extra Info:
Gareth Jones On Speed began in 2005 as a bit of fun for TV presenter Gareth Jones, who wanted to create a kind of “Fantasy Football” type show for cars & motorsport. News, the humour, songs, games, sketches, reviews and interviews gives this podcast an irreverent and entertaining feel. Since then the show has steadily built up a loyal base of subscribers until it is now the most popular audio podcast about cars in the world. (ref: iTunes ‘automotive’ category) This year, big name motoring manufacturers and media groups have caught onto the power of podcasting and many have launched their own. However, “Gareth Jones On Speed” continues to beat them in the ratings, even though it continues to be made by a small independent TV and podcasting company, with no sponsors, no fuss, no noise… just a show people want to listen to. Primarily an audio podcast, occasionally however the schedule includes video editions.
Gareth Jones - TV presenter and motorsport reporter.
Zog - (real name Paul Ireson) - New media producer and technology journalist.
Richard Porter - Script editor on BBC's Top Gear and the man behind the cult website www.sniffpetrol.com
Violet Berlin - TV presenter, writer and science communicator, "Britain's Best-Known Girl Gamer".
Gareth Jones On Speed at a glance.
Regularly no.1 in the iTunes chart: Podcasts/Games & Hobbies/Automotive section
Visible, unrelenting growth: over 950,000 downloads in 2014
Averaged 34,000 downloads per episode in 2014
Appearances by Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Damon Hill a host of other F1 stars
Expert team includes BBC’s award-winning Top Gear script writer and founder of cult website Sniff Petrol
Championed by Steve Cropley in Autocar: “Extraordinary, entertaining maverick podcast!”
Recommended by Digital Planet (BBC World Service), Time Out magazine and The Observer newspaper.
240+ episode back-catalogue and huge fan-base from garethjones.tv and sniffpetrol.com
Competing with corporate giants Haymarket, BMW, Panasonic, Sony... and beating them
A new thirty minute episode of Gareth Jones On Speed is published around every 12 days. It is recorded in north London by Gareth Jones, Zog, Richard Porter and Violet Berlin. The show is edited mixed and produced for WhizzBang.tv by Gareth.
There is a Gareth Jones On Speed Facebook Fansite where you can chat with and other fans of the show and the team
You can follow Gareth Jones On Speed on Twitter with daily updates (most of the time) and get alerts whenever a new show is published
You can also visit the Official Gareth Jones On Speed YouTube mini-site, where you can view and share Gareth Jones On Speed Video episodes and make comments on them.
Gareth Jones On Speed can be downloaded for free from the iTunes Store. It is in iTunes Store/Podcasts/Games & Hobbies/Automotive
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Gareth Jones On Speed, is now listened to regularly by thousands of people across the globe. But your support, encouragement and feedback is what keeps us going. Here's how you can help:
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Gareth Jones On Speed is the most popular British automotive audio podcast in the UK iTunes Store. (source:iTunes)
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