More Than 5,000 People Entered Gimlet and Squarespace's Contest to Host a Podcast

Among the entries were former reality stars

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Squarespace and Gimlet Creative asked users to submit their ideas for their own podcast series and the response has been overwhelming. In the three weeks the contest was open for submissions, more than 5,000 entries poured in.

Squarespace, an online publishing platform, and Gimlet Creative, the team that oversees branded podcasts, will produce its own, separate podcast series, called Casting Call, to document the contest. Katelyn Bogucki, senior producer of Casting Call, said they were “blown away” by the number of submissions.

Those

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