Kids are listening.
Tumble Media is a children’s educational audio company. We have been pioneering and innovating the kids’ podcast space since 2015, beginning with the award-winning Tumble Science Podcast for Kids. Our mission is to inspire curiosity and discovery through accessible audio storytelling. We’ve proven that kids are deep and engaged listeners, and we can help you reach them.
Podcast Development & Production
We are a full service podcast production company, focused on the kids & family audience. We understand what works for this unique and valuable audience, and the gaps that exist in the market. Our process goes from concept to audience testing, production and promotional strategy.
Tumble Media has unmatched experience in the kids' podcast ecosystem, with rare insight, connections, and vision. We can help you navigate this exciting new medium for children through advising and hands-on assistance.
Education is at the heart of what we do, and who we are. With an experienced educator and curriculum developer on our team, Tumble Media is at the forefront of bringing audio into the classroom and beyond. The educational benefits of listening are huge, and we can help you unlock them.
Bilingual Kids Podcasts
Our partnership with La Coctelera combines our expertise in kids’ podcasts with experience in bilingual production. We have already created the first-ever Spanish language translation of a children’s podcast. Together, we are poised to become the premier makers of Spanish language podcasts for kids.
Meet the Tumble Team
A Kids' Podcast Powerhouse
Tumble Media has a proven track record of entertaining and educating kids and families with impactful, high-quality audio content. Our team is lean. Together, we bring a full package of journalism, audio production, editing, and educational expertise and curriculum development. We build powerful teams, project-by-project.
Lindsay Patterson is a noted leader in the kids’ podcast space. While developing Tumble Media, Lindsay also co-founded Kids Listen, an advocacy organization for podcasts for kids. She created the first survey on kids’ podcast listening habits. That data has helped to develop the industry. As co-chair, Lindsay formed lasting connections with the most talented creators in the kids audio space. She has been quoted as a kids’ podcast expert in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Atlantic, among other publications.
Marshall Escamilla, our education expert, has 17 years of classroom experience as a middle and high school teacher. Marshall develops curriculum for blended learning programs and educational audio. He is also a composer, sound designer and musician who brings a key skillset to our mission of creating engaging audio stories.
Sara Robberson Lentz
Sara Robberson Lentz is our senior producer and story editor. She is a Transom Story Workshop alumna, who has a decade of editorial experience working in the textbook industry, higher-ed communication, and public radio. She also serves as our Head of Partnerships, working with like-minded organizations and brands to spread Tumble’s style of storytelling. She is a creative storyteller and expert at making complicated ideas fun and accessible for all audiences.
Our Flagship Podcast
Tumble Science Podcast for Kids explores stories of science discovery. It is consistently recognized as one of the best podcasts for kids. Tumble's mission is to improve science literacy for younger generations through sharing stories about how science works. It was the first podcast to earn a Gold Award in Children's Science News from the prestigious AAAS/ Kavli Science Journalism Awards, and is one of Common Sense Media's Best Educational Podcasts for kids.