Pod Hive was founded in 2016 by two podcasters with a combined 20+ years in advertising and media experience.
Blaire started her career as a media attorney in Washington, DC. She was accepted into the Talent Agent Training Program at the then William Morris Agency, launching her career as a talent booking agent at Washington Speakers Bureau and The Second City.
Later she moved on to comedy talent management with Rain Management Group. She is founder and Executive Producer of the now-gone dccomedyfest and was Sponsorships Chair for Reel Affirmations Film Festival. In early 2010 she joined Raycom Media selling all manner of digital, social media, broadcast TV advertising and event sponsorships.
Blaire is a stand-up comedian and launched the weekly My Fantasy Wife sports and comedy podcast in January 2015.
Allen has 15 years of local advertising and digital media production experience. He founded his company Wilmington Area Media, Inc. in 2006, which continues to provide corporate communication and business-to-business marketing services to large and small companies.
Wilmington Area Media’s clients have included international companies in the energy and pharmaceutical sectors, regional restaurants and food distributors, ad agencies, and many small local businesses.
Wilmington Area Media has partnered with Pod Hive to provide operational and strategic support for the business.
Allen produces and co-hosts the podcast Midmost Coast, covering history, film and television, and local interest topcis.