Last month’s Gimlet was a watershed moment for podcasting. Spotify acquired the network for a reported $230 million, in a pricey bid to get serious about the format. But what of all the folks employed by Gimlet?
It’s tough to know how these deals will shake out for those not involved in the closed door deal making. As such, the team is looking to get out in front of things by unionizing with the Writers Guild of America, as the network transitions from small media startup to part of a much larger tech giant.
The team has launched a new Gimlet Union Twitter feed, outlining the team’s asks.
“Gimlet is no longer the small, scrappy operation memorably documented on the first season of StartUp,” it