Veteran content creator N’Jeri Eaton will be joining Netflix as their first Head of Podcasts, Variety reports. With this move, Netflix is making good on its promise to deliver high-quality audio content as an expansion of the company’s vision.
Eaton will give leadership to Netflix’s podcasting, most of which are connected to its films and original TV series. Also, she’ll be responsible for discovering new hosts, hiring producers, and working with creators outside of the Netflix brand.
As the inaugural director of podcast programming at Netflix, Eaton will also be part of the company’s editorial and publishing team, which will be headed by Michelle Lee, former editor-in-chief of Allure.