Latest IPG Podcasts


Metadata in publishing


Mark Hunt of Ingram Content Group helps demystify publishing metadata in this episode of the IPG Podcast. As well as explaining its role and fundamentals, Mark chats about wider issues of discoverability and supply in books, and explains how Ingram can help publishers. 


Working in publishing: READ Media founder Katie Read

First aired: October 2021. Duration: 16 minutes.

This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses working life in book publicity with Katie Read, founder of specialist non-fiction agency READ Media. Katie talks about how she set up her business and the ups and downs of working in publicity, and shares some good advice for people wanting to work in the field.

Working in Publishing: Assistant Acquisitions Editor, Althea Brown

First aired: July 2021. Duration: 12 minutes.

Althea Brown of the University of West Indies Press gives us a glimpse of working life in publishing in the Caribbean in this episode of the IPG Podcast. She tells us about her route into publishing, her day-to-day editorial work, and opportunities for building a career in the industry.

Digital discovery and virtual events

First aired: May 2021. Duration: 14 minutes.

This episode of the IPG Podcast welcomes Ruth Bradstreet of Edelweiss+, a popular online platform for sharing books between publishers, booksellers, libraries and others. Ruth discusses how Covid-19 has changed the way we all find, read and sell books, as well as ways it has altered the way we connect with one another in our industry.