ITV launches initiative to help brands accurately measure TV ad outcomes | Media StrategyITV has announced a brand-new initiative to help brands build robust, accurate measurements of the outcomes from TV advertising, across multiple metrics on both regional and national campaigns.
Jennifer Dorre named Senior Vice President of Ad Product & Data at Hearst Magazines | Media StrategyHearst Magazines has announced that Jennifer Dorre has been named senior vice president of ad product and data. The announcement was made by Hearst Magazines President Debi Chirichella. Dorre begins her new role on June 5.
Loop Media announces two Disney music video channels | Media StrategyThe two channels, Disney Hits and Lofi Minnie, are available now through Loop’s proprietary Loop Player for business.
Mediahuis acquires pan-European EURACTIV Media Network | Media StrategyEuropean media group Mediahuis has acquired EURACTIV, the pan-European news brand, focused on EU policy. For Mediahuis, as a news publisher present in Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Luxembourg and Germany, the acquisition means an expansion of its portfolio to include for the first time a pan-European news brand.
Loop Media partners with First Canadian GPO as it continues to expand Canadian distribution footprint | Media StrategyLoop Media, Inc., a multichannel streaming platform that provides curated music video, sports, news and entertainment television channels for businesses, has announced a new partnership with First Canadian GPO, a group purchase organization that helps small and medium-sized businesses find immense savings on supplies and services.
PFL expands global content distribution with Viaplay partnership in the Nordics, Baltics, Poland and the Netherlands
The Professional Fighters League (PFL) and Viaplay have agreed to an exclusive broadcast partnership to feature the 2022 PFL Regular Season, Playoffs and PFL World Championship on Viaplay.
Hivestack announces global alliance with Xandr for programmatic Digital Out of Home (DOOH)
Hivestack, the world’s largest, independent, programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) ad tech company has today announced a strategic global collaboration with Xandr, a data-enabled technology platform.
Viaplay adds NHL and KSW rights to UK sports streaming offering
Viaplay will become home to the National Hockey League (NHL) and KSW mixed martial arts (MMA) in the UK. Up to 1,400 games from the world's best ice hockey league will be shown on Viaplay every year until 2027.
Viaccess-Orca and Google Cloud usher in cloud-native era for the TV industry
Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud to streamline TV and video service deployments and operations.
ITV Studios appoints Charlotte van Weede as Sales Director Global Entertainment
ITV Studios announced the appointment of established media sales expert Charlotte van Weede as Sales Director of its Global Entertainment business with immediate effect.
Hillenaar Outdoor expands with location near Zwijndrecht, Netherlands
Hillenaar Outdoor is expanding with a location near Zwijndrecht, known for its daily traffic jam reports. The A16 at Zwijndrecht is one of the busiest highways in the Netherlands. Hillenaar Outdoor will operate a digital mega screen from 1 May 2022.
ITV launches new initiative to collaborate with young content creators
From graphic designers to animators, editors and social media wizards, ITV's BluePrint Network will collaborate with creatives aged 16-34 to produce digital content that will live on their social media platforms.
Hearst Newspapers names Patty Michalski Senior Vice President of content strategy and innovation
Hearst Newspapers has announced that Patty Michalski has been named senior vice president of content strategy and innovation.
DPG Media and Groupe Rossel finalize acquisition of RTL Belgium
The takeover fits in with the ambition to structurally strengthen the media landscape in French-speaking Belgium.
Mediahuis invests in Finnish proptech startup Skenariolabs
European media group Mediahuis is investing in the Finnish company Skenariolabs, a fast-growing start-up that predicts the future of sustainable real estate, based on data and artificial intelligence (AI).
Mediatic expands with Tamara Doves and Marie Wessels
Tamara Doves and Marie Wessels have joined Mediatic. This expansion fits within the growth ambition of the Amsterdam-based full-service content marketing agency.
Blue Grass installs new leadership
Blauw Gras, now part of Ace for almost two years, recently presented a new course. From now on, this also includes new leadership with three experienced agency staff members who will join the MT.
Paramount Global announces redemption of approximately $1.0 billion notes
Paramount Global announced that it would redeem all of its outstanding 3.50% senior notes due January 15, 2025 (the "3.50% notes") and a portion of its outstanding 4.750% senior notes due May 15, 2025.
VIZIO introduces jump ads to connect linear TV with streaming
Jump Ads give participating programmers and brands the ability to present an interactive overlay at the conclusion of linear TV programs, directing viewers into a supporting app on VIZIO’s operating system to continue their viewing experience.
Paramount Global announces $1.0 billion subordinated debt offering
Paramount Global intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other fees and expenses related to the offering, for general corporate purposes, including the possible repayment of existing indebtedness.
Klarna appoints MediaCom as global media agency of record
The agency’s remit excludes North America, where Havas Media Group won the retained account last December.
SAP, Unilever pilot blockchain technology supporting deforestation-free palm oil
SAP and Unilever have announced a pilot of the GreenToken by SAP solution to further increase traceability and transparency in Unilever’s global palm oil supply chain.
European digital publisher Axel Springer selects Outbrain to power its sponsored content recommendations
Outbrain Inc., a recommendation technology company, has announced it had been selected by Axel Springer, Europe’s digital publisher, to power its sponsored content recommendations – placing it among Outbrain’s top ten publisher partners.
Cirrus Streaming launches new interactive streaming app for broadcasters worldwide
Cirrus Streaming provides the live streaming app to broadcasters free of charge, allowing them to offer their listeners a dedicated listening experience through the iOS and Android-friendly app.
ITV announces new £80 million Diversity Commissioning Fund
ITV has also created a new £500k development fund to develop ideas that will qualify for the Diversity Commissioning Fund.