About Us

Diversion brings real stories to life

Diversion creates immersive audio stories that engage and amaze listeners. Through rare primary source interviews, elegant sound design, and expert perspectives unavailable anywhere else, Diversion productions take you deep into worlds and introduce you to characters you’ll never forget. From sports to spies, from true crime to true adventure, across history, music, and even war, Diversion brings real stories to life.

Scott Waxman
Scott leads Diversion Audio as CEO and is also CEO of Diversion Publishing Corp. where he has published works by authors and thought leaders as diverse as Mark Cuban, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Tiffany Haddish. Diversion Publishing owns the publishing rights to thousands of book titles across fiction and non-fiction categories. Waxman created Diversion Podcasts in 2020 to develop new, immersive, episodic stories in audio.

Jacob Bronstein
SVP, Content and Development
Jacob has spent his career in book publishing, podcast and audiobook production, marketing, and tech. Bronstein has helmed hundreds of audio projects with authors and actors including Tom Hanks, Ken Burns, Jeffrey Wright, and Judy Blume, and has three Grammy Awards for productions with Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. At Apple Inc., Bronstein led the marketing organizations for Apple Podcasts, Apple Books (iBooks), and Apple News.

Mark Francis
SVP, Production
Co-founder of Diversion Podcasts, Mark is an award-winning veteran entertainment executive with more than three decades in the audio industry as a writer, producer, and director. He helped launch the SiriusXM platform spending the last 15 years as the Senior Director of Talk Production shaping the sound of hundreds of shows and channels.

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