DISCOVER LONG ISLAND INVITES FANS TO TUNE IN TO ITS NEW DESTINATION-THEMED PODCAST AND YOUTUBE SERIES
Experience the Best of the Region Through Curated Video & Audio Storytelling
LONG ISLAND, NY (November 10, 2020) – Discover Long Island, the region’s official destination marketing and leadership organization, today announced the launch of its new podcast, Long Island Tea and YouTube series, Long Island TV. At a time when digital and visual content is a leading tool in destination marketing, Discover Long Island’s new series showcases the best of the destination through the creation of engaging, visually stimulating, timely and relevant content.
“In today’s digital climate over 50% of all US households are podcast fans and YouTube boasts over 2 billion users monthly, making it more important than ever that Long Island not only embrace these trends but remain a leader in the space, sharing engaging new content across multiple platforms,” said Kristen Jarnagin, President & CEO of Discover Long Island. “This is an exciting time for Long Island to share its unique story with the world, personalized with everything from our famous food and wine, notable celebrity residents, festive seasons, downtown hot spots and much more.”
The new Long Island TV series launched on YouTube, where more than a billion hours of video are watched daily, takes viewers on a weekly road trip adventure with LiLi the organization’s personified mobile visitor center. Tune in to catch LiLi and the team highlight Long Island as one of the best places in the world to live, work, and visit. Discover why you BeLONG on Long Island with hidden gem spotlights and insight from some of our most in-the-know locals. Long Island TV is also available on IGTV.
In addition, Discover Long Island announces the launch of the organization’s new Long Island Tea podcast with host’s Kristen Jarnagin and Sharon Wyman “spilling the tea” and sharing all the reasons why they love living on Long Island. The weekly show is hosted on Acast, the fastest growing podcast marketplace in the world, and dishes on the best from the destination including seasonal adventures, insider tips, personal stories, and interviews with notable Long Islanders. Long Island Tea is sponsored by the Long Island Wine Country and features select varietals from the destination’s award-winning wine country on each episode. Long Island Tea is currently available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audible, Amazon, Stitcher and Google Play.
For more information on Long Island TV and Long Island Tea including episode guides, contact information, Long Island themed playlists and more, please visit www.discoverlongisland.com/tv and www.discoverlongisland.com/tea respectively.