Wizzard Announces Podcast Apps Featuring Matt Paxton, Organizer From A&E’s Emmy Nominated Show Hoarders

Wizzard Media (NYSE Amex: WZE), the world’s leading podcasting network, today announced that Matt Paxton, featured organizer on A&E’s hit show Hoarders, has launched his official iPhone and Android App for his podcast – 5 Decisions Away with Matt Paxton. Matt is a regular on the A&E show Hoaders, which was nominated for an Emmy in 2011 for Outstanding Reality Program.

An Extreme Cleaning Specialist and author of, “The Secret Lives of Hoarders”, Matt brings a unique perspective to his podcast as he talks about hoarding, life and cleaning up the messiest homes in America. The reality program Hoarders from A&E, reported that their season 5 premiere on January 2 nd, 2012 delivered 2.4 million total viewers. The new episode marked dramatic growth of 60% among total viewers.

The 5 Decisions Away with Matt Paxton Podcast is one of the most popular podcasts in the iTunes TV & Film category, ranking in the top 100, and featured on the front page of the iTunes Podcast store shortly after its release. Paxton’s incredible stories, included in the series, have been highlighted in various publications including the WSJ, Inc., Playboy and Bloomberg Businessweek.

Matt Paxton is using Wizzard Media’s proprietary, integrated publishing solution libsyn, to produce the 5 Decisions Away with Matt Paxton podcast. The 5 Decisions Away with Matt Paxton Podcast App was developed in partnership with Wizzard Media is now available for purchase in the iTunes App Store ( http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/5-decisions-away-matt-paxton/id382606351?mt=8) and Amazon Android Marketplace for the Kindle Fire ( http://www.amazon.com/5-Decisions-Away-Matt-Paxton/dp/B0070OKXZG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=mobile-apps&qid=1327694405&sr=1-1).

“Wizzard Media is very excited to be working with Matt Paxton to help provide his massive audience with a new and exciting way to interact with The 5 Decisions Away Podcast,” said Rob Walch, VP Podcaster Relations with Wizzard Media. “People want to hear Matt’s view and unique perspective. He brings an interesting and humorous approach to helping people and in talking about his experiences, hopes that people learn something.”

“We get a lot of great feedback and email from the podcast. And recently I was approached by people that know the podcast,” said Matt Paxton. “It was the first time that I had any one call me out for the podcast not the TV show. I love the interaction with people - that is why we started podcasting. We are looking forward to reaching more people and supporting the show with the podcast apps.”

About Matt Paxton:

Matt Paxton and his Clutter Cleaner team, the business he started in 2006, have cleaned over 300 hoarded homes and developed a “no nonsense” style of helping aging seniors and hoarders alike. Paxton is a featured specialist on A&E’s Emmy nominated show HOARDERS and speaks nationally on hoarding and life. Paxton’s incredible stories have been highlighted in various publications and can be heard weekly at www.5DecisionsAway.com.

About Wizzard Media:

Wizzard Media provides podcast publishers with distribution and monetization services. Our clients include Microsoft, National Geographic, Harvard Business Review, NPR and more than 10,000 others who use Wizzard Media products to measure their podcast audience, deliver popular audio and video entertainment and monetize their content through advertising and App sales and subscriptions. In 2010, the Wizzard Media Network received over 1.64 billion podcast requests from approximately 50 million people worldwide through iPods, iPhones, iPads, iTunes, Blackberrys, Windows Phones, Zunes, Windows Media Center, Androids and many other devices and destinations. We are part of a publicly held, Pittsburgh based company with thousands of shareholders and a world-class team. Visit us on the web at  www.wizzardsoftware.com/media, email us at  contact@wizzard.tv.

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