About Us

We’re the easy way to stay informed!

Busy schedules and overwhelming information make it too hard to follow the news. Our solution: ultra-brief, daily audio news delivered by text message.

At Current2, we believe staying informed should be easy! Our team of journalists search across all major publications to bring you the most important headlines: quick, easy, and just the facts.

Join our growing community of listeners who are saving time while staying smart. Sign up now to receive your first daily news text!

Meet the Team

We’re a proud start-up based out of The University Michigan
(although clearly our host didn’t get the hint...)

Jake Sadow
Founder & CEO
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Gabe Cherniss
Host & Daily Operations
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Joshua Dresner
CTO
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Haley Brosnan
Editor in Chief
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Esther Launstein
Research Reporter
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Eleanor Durkee
Journalist
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Will Orr
Journalist
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Mary Corey
Journalist
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Jonah Barbin
Host
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Kaylie Wong
Marketing Analyst
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Ella Brodeur
Social Media Analyst
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Erika Peltier
Marketing Analyst
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Sohum Pavaskar
Developer & Journalist
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Samarth Kadambi
Developer
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Streaming Options

Our audio’s second home (because we can’t afford an actual second home)

FAQs

We’re the easy way to stay informed!

2 minute news audio so you can listen instead of reading.

Texted for free, daily at 7:00am.

Non-partisan. No opinions. Just facts.

What is Current2?

Current2 is your go-to source for concise and accessible news. Our dedicated team of journalists filters through the noise to bring you 2-minute audio summaries of the latest news, delivered directly to your phone via a free text message every weekday morning. Ideal for busy individuals, Current2 ensures you're always informed, without the time commitment. Discover the convenience of Current2 and stay updated on global events effortlessly.

How Can I Listen to Current2?

Access Current2 directly on our website or enjoy our brief news episodes on your favorite platforms like Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Anchor, and Google Podcasts. Wherever you are, Current2 is ready to keep you informed with quick news updates.

What is the Contact Number for Current2?

To re-subscribe or start your daily news journey with Current2, simply text "START" to our dedicated number: +1 (844) 575-8251. Stay connected with the world's events right at your fingertips.

Which News Sources Does Current2 Utilize?

At Current2, our mission is to deliver unbiased, factual news from across the globe. We source our content from reputable outlets such as AP News, Reuters, CBS, NBC, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and Bloomberg, ensuring a well-rounded perspective. Dive deeper into any story with direct links provided in our episode notes.

Why Was Current2 Created?

Born from a casual conversation in the summer of 2022, Current2 was founded to address the common problem of finding news consumption time-consuming and unengaging. We offer a solution with our 2-minute audio briefs, making it simple and free for anyone to stay informed via text messages. Join our community and make staying updated effortless.

How Do I Sign Up for Daily Texts?

Signing up for Current2's daily texts is a click away. Visit our website to join our growing community of informed listeners who enjoy quick, accessible news updates every morning.

Why and How Should I Add Current2 as a Contact?

Adding Current2 as a contact ensures our daily news texts reach you without delay. Visit our website for simple instructions on how to add us to your contact list, keeping important news updates at your immediate disposal.

Is Signing Up Necessary?

While signing up for our daily texts offers the most straightforward way to receive news, you can also follow Current2 on platforms like Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, and Google Podcasts. Choose the way that best fits your lifestyle.

Where Can I Provide Feedback?

Your feedback is invaluable to us, whether it's praise, constructive criticism, or suggestions. Submit your thoughts via our feedback form on the website or directly email us at helpcurrent2@gmail.com.

Why Keep Up With the News?

Staying informed is crucial for engaging in meaningful conversations, enhancing job performance, and understanding the world. Current2 simplifies this process, offering a manageable and engaging way to stay informed.

Why Keep Up With the News?

Staying informed is crucial for engaging in meaningful conversations, enhancing job performance, and understanding the world. Current2 simplifies this process, offering a manageable and engaging way to stay informed.

When Is the Best Time to Listen?

Customize your listening experience by choosing when you receive the Current2 text each weekday morning. Whether it's during your morning routine or commute, Current2 fits seamlessly into your day.

Does Current2 Have Social Media?

Yes, follow us on Instagram (@c2.news) and TikTok (@current2.com) for more updates and engaging content. Connect with us and join our online community.

Is Current2 Considered a Podcast?

While Current2 shares similarities with podcasts, our unique format of brief news episodes and free text service sets us apart. We redefine news consumption, making it fast, easy, and accessible for everyone.

Where Can I Provide Feedback?

Your feedback is invaluable to us, whether it's praise, constructive criticism, or suggestions. Submit your thoughts via our feedback form on the website or directly email us at helpcurrent2@gmail.com.

What Our Listeners Say

Their experience throughout every platform

"I've tried a few news podcasts, but none of them are like Current2. It's concise and hits everything I need."

- Jacob B.

"I signed up for Current2 and feel better informed in less time. And the Game Section at the end is such a fun addition!"

- Rachel S.

"Current2 is quick and to the point, allowing me to get on with my day. Plus, the morning text is so convenient."

- Zach H.

"Current2 allows me to get caught up quickly so I can spend most of my time driving to work listening to my music!”

– Joseph F.

“Current2’s been an awesome way for me to start following the news!”

– Ben T.

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