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VICE News unveils first ever global desk to cover extremism
07-12-2021 | 11:13:42
VICE News announced the launch of The VICE News Extremism Desk, a first-of-its-kind, multi-platform desk covering terrorism, ethnonationalism, white supremacy, Neo-Nazism, militias, and dangerous religious hate groups.
Companies worldwide could face customer backlash if they fail to take action on climate change, study
07-12-2021 | 11:10:01
New global research shows, in the next 12 months; 59% of consumers worldwide intend to start boycotting brands who don’t take action on climate change.
 MediaMonks acquires salesforce platform Maverick Digital
07-12-2021 | 11:05:34
Maverick Digital has merged with Media.Monks, a subsidiary of S4 Capital. 
Conviva teams with Experian to expand audience measurement capabilities for streaming publishers
07-12-2021 | 11:01:33
The combination of Conviva’s first-party, census-level streaming data and Experian’s unparalleled demographic data empowers publishers to easily provide advertisers with the most detailed and accurate audience insights available.
Havas Media Group appoints Sarah Ivey as Chief Strategy Officer, North America
06-12-2021 | 12:30:00
Based in Toronto, Ivey will report directly to HMG North America CEO Greg Walsh and serve on the agency’s North American executive leadership team. 
Hearst UK appoints Kenya Hunt as new Editor-in-Chief of ELLE UK
03-12-2021 | 11:22:53
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has appointed Kenya Hunt as the new Editor-in-Chief of ELLE UK, overseeing its print, digital and experiential outputs.
IPG Mediabrands and NewsGuard to rate individual broadcast and cable news programmes and networks
03-12-2021 | 11:03:28
This tool goes beyond NewsGuard’s current offering of reliability ratings for news and information websites, giving advertisers greater insight before they invest their media dollars.
Dentsu appoints Alex Hesz as Global Chief Strategy Officer
01-12-2021 | 14:06:14
Partnering with Global CEO Wendy Clark and the Dentsu International Executive team, Hesz will shape and define the strategy, priorities, and long-term direction of Dentsu International, aligned to dentsu Group’s strategy.   
Tesco launches media and insight platform to help brands engage with customers
01-12-2021 | 13:57:02
Tesco has launched ‘Tesco Media and Insight, powered by dunnhumby’, a new platform to help suppliers and agencies engage more effectively with customers and understand their evolving needs.
Essence names Anthony Reeves President, Global Client Partner
30-11-2021 | 15:09:08
Essence has announced Anthony Reeves will be joining the agency as President, Global Client Partner, working with clients to further integrate the agency’s practice areas of data, analytics, media strategy and creative.
Sony to become the official virtual fan engagement partner of Manchester City Football Club
30-11-2021 | 15:05:44
Sony will conduct a PoC (proof of concept) with Manchester City, aiming to develop new forms of digital content and services that integrate the physical and virtual worlds to excite and engage both existing and next generation of sports fans across the globe.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Betting on emerging technologies to boost communication campaigns
30-11-2021 | 14:15:00
With a growing number of clients keen on tracking ROI on their communication campaigns, communication and PR companies are embracing emerging technologies including artificial Intelligence and cloud computing to deliver that value.
ViacomCBS And Gray Television renew CBS Television Network affiliate agreement
29-11-2021 | 12:00:00
As part of the agreement, Gray's CBS affiliates will continue to be locally available to subscribers on Paramount+ and widely distributed across vMVPD platforms.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for an A/V QC Coordinator
29-11-2021 | 06:45:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for an A/V QC Coordinator
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Presentation Scheduler
29-11-2021 | 06:41:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Presentation Scheduler
Google and Essence launch contextual advertising powered by machine learning with Guardian Australia
26-11-2021 | 12:18:10
Production of hundreds of ads was automated, with each ad customised for contextual relevance on individual article pages.
Hearst UK appoints Kelly Warnell as Head of Entertainment and Technology in Commercial Client team
26-11-2021 | 12:14:58
As part of Hearst UK’s increased investment and ownership of entertainment and technology content, Kelly’s appointment will see her driving revenue through a wide range of audience platforms, including digital, performance, event, content, creative solutions and print offerings.
[eMarketer] Amazon dominates the fast-emerging retail media ad market
26-11-2021 | 11:48:17
Amazon’s quiet ascendance to the digital advertising elite has spawned the now fast-emerging trend of retail media advertising.
Financial insights and media company Investor Scene launches in Canada
25-11-2021 | 14:20:45
Investor Scene, a financial insights and media company, has announced their emergence from stealth mode with 221,000 unique visitors in the last 120 days and an email and text subscriber base of 64,754.
ViacomCBS completes acquisition of majority interest in Fox TeleColombia and Estudios TeleMexico
24-11-2021 | 15:13:00
Fox TeleColombia & Estudios TeleMexico will bolster ViacomCBS' Spanish-language content production capabilities and expand ViacomCBS International Studios', VIS.
[eMarketer] Nielsen announces major changes to improve TV audience measurement
24-11-2021 | 15:02:54
Nielsen has announced that it would overhaul its measurement process to focus on providing audience estimates based on individual ads rather than overall commercial minutes.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Marketing Report forays into Belgium as it seeks to grow European footprint
24-11-2021 | 10:39:00
As part of its expansion strategy, digital platform for marketers, advertisers, communication professionals and media, Marketing Report has announced that it is expanding to Belgium and is in the process of launching a website.
ViacomCBS announces new global deal with Twitter
23-11-2021 | 15:17:48
ViacomCBS Inc. and Twitter have announced a new, multi-year global agreement to deliver premium digital content around ViacomCBS' biggest live events, hit shows and iconic franchises from the company's  portfolio of entertainment, news and sports brands.
iO acquires Dutch content agency Entopic
22-11-2021 | 15:32:18
The acquisition of Entopic ads 75 online content experts to the iO Campus Amsterdam.
Dentsu reveals its 2022 media trends in new guide for marketers
22-11-2021 | 15:26:05
Futurist experts, specialists and leaders from Carat, dentsu X and iProspect have joined forces to identify and explore the biggest media trends to watch out for in the coming year.
Marketing Report s'étend à la Belgique
22-11-2021 | 14:56:51
Marketing Report travaille sur un certain nombre de lancements internationaux. La première expansion sera en Belgique.
Yahoo and BuzzFeed expand partnership across programmatic, identity and content
20-11-2021 | 13:49:36
With the partnership, BuzzFeed will leverage Yahoo’s unified advertising technology stack, and provide Yahoo with preferred programmatic access to deals via the Yahoo SSP.
Global ad tech company The Trade Desk advances partnership with NBCUniversal
20-11-2021 | 13:49:27
As part of this announcement, The Trade Desk will add NBCU’s Peacock service to its industry-leading CTV platform.
[eMarketer] Connected TV catches attention of US population
20-11-2021 | 12:15:41
Ad-free services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video remain streaming juggernaut.
Marketing Report expands to Belgium
19-11-2021 | 15:03:00
Marketing Report is working on a number of international launches. The first expansion will be to Belgium.
Omnicom prices £325 million senior notes offering
18-11-2021 | 17:08:26
The Notes and the related guarantee will be the unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of the Issuer and Omnicom Group, respectively, and will rank equal in right of payment to all of their respective existing and future unsecured senior indebtedness.
ITV and Virgin Media O2 announce  long term commercial partnership
18-11-2021 | 13:26:59
The new agreement, which lasts over five years and signals a new commercial relationship between the two companies, includes full integration of the ITV Hub platform onto Virgin TV set-top boxes.
Dentsu International appoints Rohan Philips President of global product for all media agencies
18-11-2021 | 13:22:02
Based out of Singapore, Philips takes on the responsibility of developing the 2025 product strategy and roadmap for dentsu clients worldwide, with imminent rollouts through its network of global media agencies: Carat, iProspect and dentsu X.
[eMarketer] US retail media ad spend to surpass $30 billion mark this year
18-11-2021 | 13:09:36
US retail media ad spend will hit $31.49 billion in 2021, up 53.4% over 2020. By 2023, this figure will pass $50 billion, with the vast majority of retail media ad spend coming from ecommerce channels.
DoubleVerify launches publisher solution in Europe
17-11-2021 | 15:22:56
DoubleVerify, DV, a software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, has announced that the DV Publisher Suite is now available to European publishers.
Liberated Syndication partners with Samsung to bring its podcasts to Samsung Galaxy devices
17-11-2021 | 15:18:28
Liberated Syndication Inc., LSYN or Libsyn, the industry’s podcast hosting platform and advertising marketplace, has launched its distribution partnership with Samsung to help bring podcasts under the “Listen” tab within the Samsung Free application.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Enlisting governments' support to bridge marketing skills gap
17-11-2021 | 14:52:00
As more marketing bodies amplify their call to governments to work with them in addressing the marketing skills crisis in the media, It is encouraging to learn of the UK government’s  £3.8 billion funding for skills training announced recently. 
Iberia, Vueling, LEVEL and IAG Cargo select Havas Media as global media partner
17-11-2021 | 11:13:00
Iberia, Vueling, LEVEL and IAG Cargo have announced that Havas Media Group is its new Global Media Partner, after passing a marketing services review.
Essence appoints Anna Berry as UK Managing Director
17-11-2021 | 11:10:36
Global data and measurement-driven media agency, Essence, has announced the appointment of Anna Berry as its UK Managing Director. Berry has been promoted from SVP Head of Client Services EMEA.
TİAK Board retains Kantar and expands Turkey TV audience measurement service
17-11-2021 | 11:04:44
Kantar’s integrated technology, built to measure viewing across all screens, will be installed across the panel in Turkey.
rlaxx TV selects Publica to power CTV ad serving
16-11-2021 | 15:46:00
rlaxx TV, the European-based free ad-supported streaming service (FAST+AVOD), announced a partnership with Publica, a connected TV (CTV) ad platform.
Candid acquires UK's Brand Potential
15-11-2021 | 17:39:50
Candid announced that Brand Potential, a UK brand consultancy, is joining the Candid Platform. The founders of Brand Potential Mary Say, Tom Lovett, and Chris Molloy, will join the platform as partners of Candid.
MediaMonks acquires Italian creative content marketing agency Miyagi
15-11-2021 | 17:10:00
S4Capital announced that Miyagi, the leading creative content marketing agency - integrating strategy, creativity and production - is merging with Media.Monks to form S4Capital's Content practice in Italy.
OneScreen.ai raises $3 million to build media marketplace for billboards, buses and blimps
12-11-2021 | 15:05:00
The funding, $2.6 million from Asymmetric Capital Partners and $400k from Impellent Ventures, will be used to develop the first streamlined, connected OOH market network, via an all-in-one platform. The startup has raised $4.5 million to date.
MediaCom named The Coca-Cola Company’s global media agency
11-11-2021 | 15:36:05
WPP has been named as The Coca-Cola Company’s Global Marketing Network Partner as part of relationship that will span more than 200 markets around the world.
fuboTV acquires French  live TV streaming service Molotov
11-11-2021 | 15:33:00
fuboTV Inc., the sports-first live TV streaming platform, has announced it has achieved a significant milestone towards global expansion and entered into a binding agreement to acquire France’s number one live TV streaming company, Molotov SAS.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Reinventing advertising offerings
11-11-2021 | 10:50:23
With corporate and brands committing more resources to advertising as the world gradually adapts to new normal post pandemic, advertising agencies are coming up with innovative offerings and getting into strategic partnerships to tap into the new ad opportunities.
VICE Amsterdam and Google Nest announce new content collaboration
10-11-2021 | 13:19:28
VICE and Google Nest have announced their new content collaboration ‘Huisdier Liefde’.
Costa Coffee teams up with Channel 4 for bespoke TV partnership
09-11-2021 | 16:03:42
The bespoke campaign represents the first time the iconic coffee shop has partnered with a broadcaster in this way.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Media Planning Manager
08-11-2021 | 13:33:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Manager 
Global streaming market still growing, up 21 per cent worldwide, Conviva data
08-11-2021 | 13:22:10
Despite predictions of a ”pandemic peak,” streaming adoption continues to gain ground in almost every single region quarter after quarter, according to the Q3 2021 State of Streaming report from Conviva, the continuous measurement platform for streaming media.
Rakuten Advertising expands relationship with Xandr’s GSET, adopts Xandr’s Monetize SSP globally
08-11-2021 | 13:19:14
Xandr, AT&T’s advanced advertising company and Rakuten Advertising has announced the expansion of their relationship with Xandr’s Global Supply Evangelism Team (GSET) and the adoption of Xandr’s Monetize SSP.
BuzzFeed names Amita Tomkoria to lead Investor Relations
05-11-2021 | 11:38:57
 In her role leading BuzzFeed’s global investor relations strategy, Tomkoria will be responsible for building strong relationships with the investment community while communicating BuzzFeed’s long-term vision, business model and financial performance.
[eMarketer] Netflix to spend more on original programming
05-11-2021 | 11:24:00
Netflix is forecast to spend more on original programming than ever before, splitting its global content budget almost evenly between that and licensing costs.
Schibsted enters into first data marketplace partnership with Xandr
04-11-2021 | 12:31:07
 This is the first data marketplace relationship Schibsted has entered into and will allow Xandr Invest buyers to buy Schibsted data directly in the DSP.
ViacomCBS to acquire majority interest in Fox TeleColombia and Estudios TeleMexico
03-11-2021 | 11:20:00
ViacomCBS International Studios’ VIS, a division of VCNI, will operate Fox TeleColombia & Estudios TeleMexico as a collaborative partnership with the founding family. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions.
Hearst Magazines names Kabir Seth Senior Vice President of Product and Technology
02-11-2021 | 12:51:46
The announcement was made by Hearst Magazines President Debi Chirichella and Interim Head of Hearst Media Platforms Rajiv Pant, to whom Seth will report.
Conviva announces streaming platform expansion solving audience measurement challenges
02-11-2021 | 12:36:31
Conviva’s global streaming audience measurement technology promises to deliver unique, innovative, and industry-changing solutions.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Programming Coordinator Nickelodeon
02-11-2021 | 06:42:27
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Programming Coordinator Nickelodeon
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Multi-Platform Media Distribution Coordinator
02-11-2021 | 06:39:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Multi-Platform Media Distribution Coordinator
VICE Media Group names Kyle Pleva as Vice President of Communications
28-10-2021 | 13:35:41
VICE Media Group, the global multi-platform media company, has announced the appointment of Kyle Pleva as the new Vice President of Corporate Communications for the US.
[eMarketer] Hulu trailblazes in ad revenues among Connected TV players
28-10-2021 | 13:12:31
Hulu's share of the CTV video market has been gradually falling since 2017 as newer competitors draw some of the company's ad dollars
Red Havas expands into Germany, Spain, China, Italy and France
27-10-2021 | 15:06:50
Red Havas, the global micro-network of Merged Media agencies, has announced the addition of Red Havas Spain, Germany, China, Italy and France.
DoubleVerify launches contextual targeting solution for digital publishers
27-10-2021 | 13:35:42
DoubleVerify, DV, a software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, has announced the launch of Custom Contextual targeting for DV Publisher Suite.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: European advertisers put on notice for using tracking ads
26-10-2021 | 13:15:00
A coalition in the European Parliament recently sent a letter to the corporate leaders of the largest European advertisers to call on them to stop using tracking ads.
GroupM partners with Hogarth Worldwide to launch a global addressable content practice
26-10-2021 | 10:09:46
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced a global partnership with WPP sister agency Hogarth to launch an Addressable Content Practice (ACP)—a global performance media collaboration.
Amobee and smartclip unveil TechAlliance, Europe’s First broadcaster-centric, cross-screen advertising platform
26-10-2021 | 10:06:49
This platform will provide advertisers with exclusive programmatic access to the linear ad break, including digital ads on linear TV inventories, as well as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), privacy-compliant audience and content viewership data across the region.
ITV outlines range of measures to deliver climate action commitments
26-10-2021 | 09:23:51
As signatories to the Taskforce on Climate related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) ITV already embeds climate risk and opportunities into its global governance, risk management and strategy.
Talpa appoints Maarten Meijs as CEO
26-10-2021 | 09:19:00
John de Mol's creative, production and distribution business is ramping up its organization and has announced the appointment of Maarten Meijs as CEO. Meijs joins the company from ITV Studios where he held the position of President Global Entertainment.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Media Planning Coordinator
25-10-2021 | 14:35:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Coordinator full time 40hrs/week
European politicians call on the largest European advertisers to stop tracking ads
21-10-2021 | 18:18:00
A cross-party coalition in the European Parliament has sent a letter to the corporate leaders of the largest European advertisers to call on them to stop using tracking ads.
Havas Media Group names Courtney Cherry Managing Director of Global Communications
21-10-2021 | 16:25:13
Reporting to HMG’s Chief Global Growth Officer, Erin Flaxman, Cherry is responsible for developing and implementing a growth-driven global marketing and communications strategy for the agency.
Nielsen unveils new brand identity with a focus on global future of media
21-10-2021 | 16:22:06
Nielsen has unveiled a new brand campaign, including a new identity, reflecting the company’s transformation of its culture and a redefined strategy focused solely on the global future of media.
Hearst UK appoints Joanne O'Hara as Head of Homes in commercial client team
21-10-2021 | 16:18:36
Joanne will be responsible for driving revenues for Hearst UK across the Homes sector in a wide range of channels.
Essence launches new office in France
20-10-2021 | 16:22:19
Inspired by Silicon Valley, Essence helps brands enter a new business paradigm driven by algorithms and data, and was originally created to support tech champions such as Google and will continue to support them in France.
ViacomCBS and Altice USA renew distribution agreement
20-10-2021 | 16:18:29
The deal also provides Altice USA with rights to ViacomCBS’ suite of streaming services, including Paramount+, SHOWTIME® OTT, Pluto TV, BET+ and Noggin.
Kantar appoints Andy Doyle to Chief People Officer position
20-10-2021 | 16:10:21
Kantar, the world’s data-driven analytics and brand consulting company, has announced the appointment of Andy Doyle to the position of Chief People Officer.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Upsetting status quo with innovative offerings, partnerships
20-10-2021 | 09:15:00
As the media, advertising and marketing landscape shifts, driven by evolving market needs, competition and technological advancements, companies are launching at innovative offerings in markets in a bid to upset the status quo.
WPP promotes GroupM’s Jennifer Remling to Global Chief People Officer
19-10-2021 | 16:01:17
Jennifer will be responsible for all aspects of WPP’s people strategy and its critical role in the company’s continued transformation. She will oversee global rewards, talent management and acquisition, diversity, equity and inclusion, leadership development and learning on behalf of the company’s more than 100,000 people around the world.
Mediacom, partners launch $3 million contest targeting advertiser clients
19-10-2021 | 15:58:00
 MediaCom, Teads, TikTok and Yahoo have launched The Big Idea – a contest that will see a number of MediaCom’s advertiser clients win up to $3 million of media value for their brand’s 2022 campaigns across the promoters’ platforms.
Deutsche Bank appoints Essence to lead multi-brand portfolio media campaigns
19-10-2021 | 15:56:14
For the first time ever, one agency will manage the media buying for most of the portfolio of brands and products across the group, including all media and platforms online and offline, nationally, and internationally.
Eni Aluko joins MediaCom Creative Systems as Board Advisor
18-10-2021 | 13:00:00
Eni will work with the network across Europe and North America to expand its work in women’s sport and on broader brand initiatives focused on female empowerment and inclusion.
Michael Komasinski appointed Global CEO of marketing agency Merkle
18-10-2021 | 12:45:00
Dentsu International has announced that Michael Komasinski is to be promoted to the role of Global Chief Executive Officer, Merkle and a member of the dentsu international executive team.
WPP and Snap Inc. launch Augmented Reality partnership
12-10-2021 | 17:07:06
WPP and Snap Inc., the camera company behind Snapchat, have announced a global partnership to help brands build and deliver immersive experiences for consumers using Augmented Reality (AR).
GroupM adds Google Marketing cloud consulting firm Acceleration to its global offering
12-10-2021 | 17:03:00
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Acceleration, an established data and technology Google consultancy and certified sales partner has joined GroupM.
Estrella Media adopts Xandr Monetize
12-10-2021 | 16:58:52
Estrella Media adopted Xandr’s strategic selling platform Xandr Monetize to realize the full value of their inventory through differentiated buyer demand and offer an enhanced viewer experience.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Incorporating Augmented Reality into advertising, marketing and commerce
12-10-2021 | 12:00:00
Brands are stepping up the use of augmented reality to better connect with their customers and drive meaningful business results through AR.
Xandr introduces premium video catalog
01-10-2021 | 14:17:00
Conceptualized by Xandr’s Marketplace Development team, the Premium Video Catalog helps media buyers effortlessly plan and execute online video and CTV campaigns while unlocking new targeting and reporting features across North America.
ViacomCBS Networks International completes acquisition of Chilevisión
30-09-2021 | 15:25:00
ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS Inc., has announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Chilevisión from WarnerMedia, a division of AT&T.
GroupM appoints Pat Crowley to lead Essence Australia
30-09-2021 | 15:19:00
Pat Crowley has been named the first CEO of Essence in Australia, as AKQA Media becomes part of the Essence network.
[eMarketer] Subscription streaming services excite Nordic market
30-09-2021 | 15:09:02
The Nordic region has taken to subscription streaming services at some of the fastest rates in Western Europe, and indeed the world.
ViacomCBS and VideoAmp announce TV measurement partnership
29-09-2021 | 15:14:51
Through this partnership, ViacomCBS will leverage VideoAmp’s proprietary commingled TV Viewership dataset to guarantee linear media transactions against age and gender demographics.
Bayer names MediaCom as global media agency
28-09-2021 | 17:14:35
Global pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer has named WPP’s MediaCom as their global full-service media agency following a competitive process.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Social media giants redefine future of content, e-commerce
28-09-2021 | 13:30:00
Global social media powerhouses continue to evolve by tapping into opportunities that the tech space presents and are moving from being content platforms to digital commerce giants.
Hearst Magazines names Dmitry Klebanov President of iCrossing
27-09-2021 | 13:15:00
Hearst Magazines has announced that Dmitry Klebanov has been named president of iCrossing, the company’s global digital marketing agency.
Reprise Commerce Canada looks at how eCommerce and Amazon impacts a brand’s media strategy and profitability
27-09-2021 | 13:00:00
Reprise Commerce Canada has looked at how eCommerce and Amazon impacts a brand’s media strategy and profitability
LoopMe launches solution to analyze real-time brand lift and campaign effectiveness
24-09-2021 | 12:00:00
LoopMe, the outcomes-based platform, has announced the launch of its standalone measurement solution, PurchaseLoop Measurement, which provides real-time consumer brand lift measurement and analytics.
Havas Media Canada expands media experience and digital capabilities with VP hires
23-09-2021 | 16:27:49
Havas Media Group (HMG) Canada has announced that Peter Papageorgiou will join as VP, Digital Solutions & Performance and Elizabeth Lem as VP Managing Director, Head of MX Development.
Mood Media acquires PlayNetwork
23-09-2021 | 16:21:16
Mood Media, the global in-store media solutions company driving elevated Customer Experiences, has announced it has acquired PlayNetwork, a global music technology partner and audiovisual systems provider supporting customer experience for brands worldwide from Octave Group.
[eMarketer] Roku, Shopify partnership to increase access to CTV ad campaigns
23-09-2021 | 15:26:50
Roku has announced plans to launch an app that allows Shopify sellers to develop and purchase TV ad campaigns. Roku would not share an exact launch date, but the app is expected to be released ahead of the holiday season.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Focus on minority content creators
21-09-2021 | 14:30:00
Agencies, publishers and advertisers are changing tact and investing in minority content creators in a move geared towards creating a more equitable ecosystem.
Dentsu International to mobilize 10,000 young creatives to help cut food waste
21-09-2021 | 13:00:00
Dentsu International has announced the launch of its first global ‘Rise Up’ Challenge to upskill 10,000 young people in digital media and creative communications and showcase their best campaign ideas to inspire consumers to drastically reduce their food waste.  
IRI launches new lift measurement solution for Facebook
17-09-2021 | 12:49:07
IRI®, a fast-growing global technology company in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, has announced the launch of IRI Lift™ for Facebook, which will enable CPG manufacturers and retailers to measure the offline sales impact of their advertising campaigns across Facebook and Instagram.
Audacy and Cumulus Media announce content distribution partnership
17-09-2021 | 12:46:00
Audacy and Cumulus Meida have announced a content distribution partnership that brings Cumulus’s 413 radio stations and portfolio of podcasts to the Audacy digital platform.
ViacomCBS announces leadership transition at Paramount Pictures
16-09-2021 | 15:57:53
Gianopulos will serve in an advisory role at Paramount through the end of the year to help ensure a smooth transition.
Havas Media Group joins Protect Our Press initiative to support local news growth
16-09-2021 | 15:55:02
Havas Media Group (HMG) has joined Protect Our Press,  a national initiative for agencies, brands, publishers, and individuals centered on preserving trusted local news.
BET launches studio targeting black content creators
16-09-2021 | 15:48:37
BET, a unit of ViacomCBS has launched BET Studios, an unprecedented studio venture that offers equity ownership for Black content creators.
Pijper Media partners with Outbrain to power recommended content
15-09-2021 | 14:54:00
Outbrain, a leading recommendation platform for the open web, is proud to announce today its partnership agreement with Pijper Media, a renowned media owner in The Netherlands.
Ogilvy names Ben Messiaen as chief client officer for EMEA
15-09-2021 | 14:25:01
From Belgium, Messiaen started at Ogilvy Brussels and then Ogilvy Paris where he has worked for the last 15 years. 
Havas Media partners with Adelaide to drive clarity of attention and meaningful growth
15-09-2021 | 14:18:16
Havas Media Group announced has partnered with Adelaide to deliver enhanced attention metrics for its global client roster.
VICE World News expands EMEA newsroom with new journalist hires
09-09-2021 | 15:35:00
The new hires come as VICE looks to bolster VICE World News’ reporting bench of journalists across EMEA, under the leadership of Matthew Champion the Executive Editor for EMEA.
Frank Biancuzzo appointed President of Hearst Media Production Group
08-09-2021 | 16:38:23
Hearst Television has announced the launch of Hearst Media Production Group as it expands original program production and distribution capabilities.
Media.Monks merges with Cashmere, expanding creative and culture capabilities
08-09-2021 | 16:35:10
S4Capital, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced a merger between Cashmere and Media.Monks, which significantly expands the capabilities of both its content practice in the USA and global cultural strategy.
De Beers appoints Havas Media Group as global media agency
07-09-2021 | 16:28:54
The business will be run out of Havas Media Group UK’s luxury international unit, which also handles other prestigious luxury clients including Hermès, Credit Suisse and Fabergé.
VICE Media announces new $135 million equity financing round
07-09-2021 | 16:25:45
VICE Media Group, a global multi-platform media company, has announced that it has closed a $135 million equity financing round from its existing investors.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands adopt niche positions to respond to market trends
07-09-2021 | 13:30:00
As market dynamics shift driven by among other factors technological revolution and customers preferences, brands are creating new positions to respond to these trends.
Publicis Groupe appoints Sylvie Ouziel as CEO of Shared Platforms
02-09-2021 | 17:18:57
In this role, she will be responsible for: Re: Sources, Publicis’ 5000-strong global shared service backbone that builds consistency and synergies across the Groupe’s tools and systems, in support of its country-led model.
Entravision Communications acquires Cisneros Interactive
02-09-2021 | 17:12:10
With this full acquisition, Entravision will further position the combined platforms and service portfolio to be one of the largest premier global digital advertising solutions companies.
Dentsu international appoints Victoria Livingstone as EMEA Chief People Officer
02-09-2021 | 17:08:36
Dentsu international, the global media and digital marketing communications company, has appointed Victoria Livingstone as the Chief People Officer to bolster organisational effectiveness across EMEA. 
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Activating innovative ad solutions to grow brands portfolio, expand customer base
31-08-2021 | 15:50:54
As brands look to new and innovative ways of expanding their portfolio, expand to new markets and grow their customer base, they are embracing innovative advertising models and solutions with impressive results.
Apple introduces the News Partner Programme to support journalism
31-08-2021 | 12:34:54
The News Partner Program aims to ensure Apple News® customers maintain access to trusted news and information from many of the world’s top publishers, while supporting publishers’ financial stability.
Essence expands consultancy service to help brands harness market-leading digital innovation
31-08-2021 | 12:32:28
Global data and measurement-driven media agency Essence has announced it is expanding its consulting division, housing industry-leading experts set to deliver strategic vision and bespoke digital solutions to elevate brands through the next iteration of the digital economy.
DoubleVerify to acquire EMEA-based ad verification company Meetrics
30-08-2021 | 13:00:00
DoubleVerify, a software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Meetrics GmbH, a European ad verification company headquartered in Berlin, Germany, in an all-cash transaction.
Carousell appoints Essence as integrated media agency of record
26-08-2021 | 13:15:05
Essence has announced that it has been awarded integrated media agency of record duties for classifieds marketplace Carousell.
[eMarketer] Walmart’s retail media business records soaring revenues and more advertisers
26-08-2021 | 13:13:07
eMarketer’s latest forecast puts Walmart’s US digital advertising revenues on pace for $1.55 billion in 2021, up 53.5% for the year and representing 6.5% of US ecommerce channel ad spending
WPP acquires AI technology company Satalia
25-08-2021 | 15:10:13
Satalia is a global leader in enterprise AI and one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech companies, whose clients include BT, DFS, DS Smith, PwC, Gigaclear, Tesco and Unilever.
Dentsu expands global Google Technology Practice with two leadership appointments
24-08-2021 | 12:00:00
dentsu international has appointed two senior leaders to its Global Google Technology practice; Alex Langshur will be the practice lead, with Seth Hammac appointed the practice growth lead.
Nexstar Media appoints Stephen Eaton Vice President and GM of Its Broadcast and digital operations
24-08-2021 | 11:30:00
Mr. Eaton will also oversee the Company’s operational agreements with Mission Broadcasting, Inc., providing services to KHMT-TV (FOX) in Billings. He will assume his new responsibilities immediately and report to Traci Wilkinson, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for Nexstar Media Inc.’s broadcasting division.
[Vacancy] DPG Media is looking for a Software Engineer - Editorial Area
23-08-2021 | 14:33:20
DPG Media is directly looking for a Software Engineer - Editorial Area
[Vacancy] DPG Media is looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Editorial Area
23-08-2021 | 14:29:51
DPG Media is directly looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Editorial Area
Land O’Lakes names Battery and Havas Media as agencies of record for its dairy food retail brands
20-08-2021 | 13:34:04
Battery, the highly acclaimed Los Angeles-based agency, will be leading the charge on creative strategy and execution, while Havas Media will be responsible for all media buying and planning for the iconic Land O’Lakes brand for butter, cheese, and licensee products.
Comcast and ViacomCBS launch a new streaming service in select European markets
18-08-2021 | 15:23:51
The service’s vast slate will span all genres and audience categories, including scripted dramas, kids and family, key franchises, premiere movies, local programming, documentaries/factual content, and more.
MNC Group partner with SpotX to scale video monetization plans in Indonesia
18-08-2021 | 14:51:20
MNC Group, the biggest integrated media company in Southeast Asia, has signed a deal for a new video advertising program with SpotX, the global video advertising and monetization platform now part of Magnite.
Cloud Media Center enters sports video distribution space with platform that connects content producers, publishers, advertisers
17-08-2021 | 16:41:40
CMC attributes its strong financial position to a diverse mix of investors including the local firm, Monterey Private Capital located in Ponte Vedra Beach, and Chicago-based Matrix Capital Advisors, an independent wealth management firm.
Genius Sports acquires Spirable to enhance data driven video marketing capabilities
17-08-2021 | 16:36:47
Genius Sports Limited, the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Spirable, a creative performance platform.
Adidas Originals and VICE launch campaign to celebrate female photographers
12-08-2021 | 16:42:14
For this campaign five female photographers were given the chance to shoot their muses in the adidas Originals Forum sneaker.
Nielsen and Meredith Corporation renew multi-year agreement for local TV audience measurement
12-08-2021 | 16:36:18
The agreement includes a range of audience measurement and analytical services across all Meredith’s local stations, including Nielsen Scarborough.
Future Today launches three free streaming services on Rogers Ignite TV and Ignite SmartStream
12-08-2021 | 16:32:34
The companies have expanded their partnership whereby Rogers Sports & Media (RSM) will now provide ad sales representation for all of Future Today’s streaming channels across Canada.
Integral Ad Science acquires Connected TV Advertising company Publica
11-08-2021 | 15:59:57
 Integral Ad Science, a global company in digital media quality, has announced that it has acquired Publica, the connected TV (CTV) advertising platform, in a cash and stock transaction valued at $220 million.
GumGum acquires European rich media and video ad marketplaces JustPremium
10-08-2021 | 13:00:00
GumGum, a company involved in contextual intelligence technology has announced the acquisition of JustPremium, one of the largest rich media and video ad marketplaces in Europe.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The rise and rise of global billboard and outdoor ad market
10-08-2021 | 11:45:00
The global billboard and outdoor advertising market is poised to grow from $60.23 billion in 2020 to $66.63 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.6%.
Global print advertising distribution market to reach $13.55 billion in 2021, report
09-08-2021 | 11:15:00
Major players in the print advertising distribution market are Transcontinental Inc., Bertelsmann Printing Group, News Corp, Gannett Company Inc., Valassis, Pearson PLC, Axel Springer, R.R. Donnelley, and Sensory Interactive.
ViacomCBS partners with Sky to launch Paramount+ in Europe
06-08-2021 | 16:17:00
ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS Inc, and Sky, part of Comcast Corporation, announced that Paramount+ will launch on Sky platforms in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA) in 2022.
Futuri unveils AdMatic to organize and monetize the world’s podcasts
05-08-2021 | 16:33:50
Futuri, the provider of AI-driven audience engagement and sales intelligence solutions for broadcasters, has announced the launch of AdMatic™, a revolutionary system that helps podcast platforms and creators make their content more discoverable and monetizable.
ViacomCBS announces distribution agreement with Cox Communications
04-08-2021 | 14:34:49
In addition to renewed carriage of ViacomCBS content, the deal will also offer Cox subscribers expanded access to ViacomCBS’ collection of streaming services, including Paramount+, SHOWTIME® OTT and Pluto TV.
GroupM appoints Aimee Buchanan CEO for Australia and New Zealand
03-08-2021 | 12:45:00
The appointment follows an extensive search locally and globally for the best talent to accelerate and drive our transformation and lead GroupM’s vision to shape the next era of media, where advertising works better for people.
MediaCom China celebrates Festival of Creativity
03-08-2021 | 11:15:00
MediaCom’s five offices in Greater China came together to celebrate the network’s second Festival of Creativity.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for an Executive Assistant Co-Production & Development
02-08-2021 | 17:31:11
ViacomCBS is directly looking for an Executive Assistant Co-Production & Development
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for an Operations Coordinator Transmission
02-08-2021 | 17:28:49
ViacomCBS is directly looking for an Operations Coordinator Transmission
Samsung partners with CJ ENM to build virtual production studio
02-08-2021 | 12:30:00
Samsung Electronics has announced a new partnership with CJ ENM, Asia’s entertainment and media group behind the Oscar-winning film ‘Parasite’, to build a virtual production studio to spearhead the production of future video content.
Essence expands consultancy service to help brands harness digital innovation
02-08-2021 | 12:15:00
Global data and measurement-driven media agency Essence has announced it is expanding its consulting division, housing industry-leading experts set to deliver strategic vision and bespoke digital solutions to elevate brands through the next iteration of the digital economy.
GroupM names Brendan Moorcroft CEO of Choreograph
29-07-2021 | 14:20:55
Based in New York, Moorcroft reports to Christian Juhl, GroupM Global CEO, and joins the Global Leadership Team (GLT).
VICE Distribution renews content partnership with Hulu
29-07-2021 | 14:20:26
VICE Distribution, the global distribution division of VICE Media Group, has renewed its strategic licensing partnership with U.S streaming service Hulu for over 130 hours of VICE content.
MediaGo joins the IAB Europe Transparency and Consent Framework, to offer native and display Ad Placements in Europe
28-07-2021 | 13:05:00
MediaGo, an ad platform from Baidu’s Global Business Unit, has become an official vendor of Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework
BrandVerge names IRI as Recommended audiences provider for advertisers
28-07-2021 | 13:00:00
BrandVerge removes hurdles from the traditional media review process by providing a digital marketplace for media sellers to post advertisement opportunity information, and media buyers to browse listings to find the right opportunity to reach their target consumers.
Verizon Media bolsters identity consent management, partners with NAI, Osano
27-07-2021 | 16:04:29
Verizon Media has announced the integration of Verizon Media ConnectID with the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI)’s “Audience Matched Advertising Opt-Out” platform.
Aniview unveils an end-to-end advertising operations service to boost publishers’ video ad revenues
27-07-2021 | 15:54:13
Aniview , a provider of holistic video advertising solutions for publishers and networks, has  unveiled its end-to-end advertising operations service for direct publishers.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: UN picks top small businesses investing in “Good Food for All”
27-07-2021 | 11:15:00
Fifty small- and medium-sized enterprises around the world have been announced as the Best Small Businesses of the “Good Food for All” competition, held in conjunction with the UN Food Systems Summit.
Dentsu International appoints Fred Levron as Global Chief Creative Officer
22-07-2021 | 13:21:19
This executive role will see Levron leading the network’s holistic creative agenda and its portfolio of creative agencies worldwide.
Publicis Groupe acquires software as a service platform CitrusAd
22-07-2021 | 13:17:23
Publicis Groupe has announced the acquisition of CitrusAd, a software as a service (SaaS) platform optimizing brands marketing performances directly within retailer websites.
ViacomCBS and Charter Communications reach comprehensive distribution agreements
22-07-2021 | 13:13:51
ViacomCBS Inc.and Charter Communications, Inc. have announced comprehensive, multi-year distribution agreements for the continued carriage of ViacomCBS’ leading portfolio of broadcast, entertainment, news and sports networks.
UK marketing budgets expand for first time in year and a half, report
22-07-2021 | 13:10:16
Financial prospects at company and industry level also remain firmly in positive territory and adspend forecasts are revised higher for 2021, as businesses began to prepare for a strong economic recovery.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for Audio/Video QC Coordinator
19-07-2021 | 16:21:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Audio/Video QC Coordinator
Publicis Media launches Once & For All Coalition to build more equitable ad ecosystem
14-07-2021 | 16:39:50
Through a cross-industry consortium called the Once & For All Coalition, purpose-driven brands; collaborative, diverse and general market suppliers; and multi-practice agency executives will join forces to focus on creating solutions in three core areas
Nielsen acquires French ad monitoring company TVTY
14-07-2021 | 16:34:54
Global data, measurement and analytics company, Nielsen, has acquired TVTY, a TV attribution provider and ad monitoring company based in Paris, France.
Hearst UK partners with Creative Access on PR & Comms Mentoring Scheme for under-represented groups
14-07-2021 | 16:23:00
The mentoring scheme aims to reach a broad range of mentees, whether that’s individuals at entry-level or those seeking to progress their careers up to Director level.
The Black British Business Awards and Weber Shandwick unveil project to boost Black business representation in the media
14-07-2021 | 16:15:22
Weber Shandwick will provide £100,000 in pro-bono communications services to five hand-picked Black-owned businesses, giving each business £20,000 worth of consultancy time to accelerate their reach and influence and take their business to the next level.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Global advertising agencies market rebounds from shocks to record growth
13-07-2021 | 14:30:00
According to a report by Research and Markets, The global advertising agencies market is expected to grow from $317.63 billion in 2020 to $348.4 billion in 2021.
[Vacancy] Talpa Network is looking for a Technical Lead Web Development Audio
12-07-2021 | 13:43:00
Talpa Network is directly looking for a Technical Lead Web Development Audio
Fashion publisher i-D expands media and creative operations in Asia with the Launch of i-D Korea
09-07-2021 | 16:34:00
The new market launch comes as i-D looks to expand its presence across Asia, following the launches of local i-D outputs in Japan and China.
Maven adopts Verizon Media’s identity solution to drive relevance and trust
09-07-2021 | 16:31:26
Maven, a modern media company operating and powering premium media brands such as Sports Illustrated and TheStreet today, has announced the adoption of Verizon Media’s identity solution across its portfolio of digital media brands and sites, including Sports Illustrated and TheStreet.
VMLY&R COMMERCE appoints TJ Reilly as Executive Vice President of Performance Media
09-07-2021 | 16:27:55
Effective immediately, TJ will be responsible for overseeing a customer-centric media approach to commerce channels, optimizing acquisition and performance growth for clients end to end.  
Orange Ventures invests in French online media outlet and content producer Brut.
08-07-2021 | 16:59:09
Orange Ventures, Orange’s venture capital investment subsidiary, is investing in the media company Brut. as one of the main investors in a series C funding round of 75 million dollars. This new funding will help Brut to further its international ambitions.
[eMarketer] US news outlet shift to subscription model in revenue diversification drive
08-07-2021 | 16:55:43
The recent announcement by American media outlet USA Today that it is moving to subscription model for many of its stories is the latest indication of the growing focus by major news outlet to transition to digital media.
Dentsu Group acquires global customer experience and commerce agency LiveArea
07-07-2021 | 14:33:10
LiveArea will join Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company within Dentsu Group’s international business, Dentsu International.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands tap new campaign strategies to grow client base
06-07-2021 | 09:15:00
Brands are revising their campaign strategies and embracing innovative models as they seek to reach hitherto untapped markets and expand their portfolio.
[Vacancy] Talpa Network is looking for a Techlead Online Video Core Services
05-07-2021 | 11:12:00
Talpa Network is directly looking for a Techlead Online Video Core Services
[Vacancy] Lukkien is looking for a Senior Art Director
05-07-2021 | 10:06:00
Lukkien is directly looking for a Senior Art Director
ViacomCBS announces global appointments
02-07-2021 | 16:40:00
ViacomCBS Inc. has announced that it will unify the company’s US and international businesses under a simplified global leadership structure.
Havas Media appoints Ben Downing as Global MD, Ethical Media and Strategic Partnerships
30-06-2021 | 16:13:57
 In this new role, Downing will support all markets in delivering against Havas’ Ethical Media Manifesto by further developing the agency’s best practices and products driving ethical investment. 
Seven agencies join Institute of Practitioners in Advertising
29-06-2021 | 14:30:00
The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has announced that ClickThrough Marketing, CNS Media, DDB Remedy, GottaBe! Marketing, Lavery Rowe, Media Bounty and One Black Bear have been elected into IPA membership at its quarterly council meeting.
Omni-channel media solutions company Catalina connects with Verizon Media to advance measurement
29-06-2021 | 14:00:00
Catalina, a company involved in in shopper intelligence and omni-channel media solutions, has announced its interoperability with Verizon Media ConnectID to enable robust measurement capabilities for CPG advertisers in a cookieless world. 
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Tech revolutionizes ad impact measurement
29-06-2021 | 11:15:00
Advertisers are increasingly turning to tech solutions to accurately measure the impact of their ads and maximize the effectiveness of each campaign while it is still in progress.
Minute Media expands Voltax Video offering for publishers
28-06-2021 | 12:15:00
Minute Media, a global content and technology company focused on sports & culture, has announced new enhancements and partners for Voltax Video, its proprietary online video platform designed to help digital publishers and content creators get more out of their online video strategy, while reducing costs and maximizing revenue.
ViacomCBS announces enhanced streaming content leadership structure
25-06-2021 | 12:56:25
This newly aligned structure, which is effective immediately, will ensure that ViacomCBS is well positioned to continue producing compelling, diverse content at scale.
BuzzFeed acquires entertainment firm Complex Networks from Hearst and Verizon
25-06-2021 | 12:53:55
 The announcement follows BuzzFeed’s disclosure that it is seeking to go public by merging with 890 Fifth Avenue Partners, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) with $288 million in cash in trust.
Alchimie partners with Altice on distribution of content
25-06-2021 | 12:46:26
Alchimie, the OTT subscription video platform, and Altice, a player in the French telecom/media conversion, have launched a strategic partnership to provide more than 400 hours of premium content.
IPA launches Media Climate Charter to measure and reduce carbon impact of media plans
24-06-2021 | 15:26:32
Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has launched its Media Climate Charter that provides media agencies with the tools and resources, including a new carbon calculator, to support their transition to a zero-carbon future.
Helbiz selected as exclusive media partner for  Italian Serie B Soccer League
24-06-2021 | 15:23:09
Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie B, chose Helbiz Media as its exclusive international licensee because it recognized the marketing power of the Helbiz brand.
MAGNA partners with airport network ReachTV to showcase businesses to advertisers
23-06-2021 | 14:29:20
As air travel is resurging, Mediabrands is joining forces with ReachTV, the rapidly expanding network available on nearly 2,500 screens at some 90 airports across North America and the United Kingdom.
ITV2 and Campaign Against Living Miserably to launch new mental wellbeing series
23-06-2021 | 14:21:34
ITV2 are to partner with charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) on a new six part series in which Kem Cetinay and Amber Rose Gill open up the conversation around mental health and wellbeing. 
[Vacancy] Fremantle is looking for a Content Researcher/Copywriter
23-06-2021 | 12:17:00
Fremantle is directly looking for a Content Researcher/Copywriter in Amsterdam 
RTL Group and Talpa Network merge Netherlands broadcasting and affiliated media businesses
22-06-2021 | 19:02:39
 RTL Group and Talpa Network have announced that they have signed agreements to merge their broadcasting and affiliated media businesses in the Netherlands and create a strong Dutch cross-media group.
Amazon Studios releases Inclusion Policy to strengthen commitment to diverse and equitable representation
22-06-2021 | 13:54:56
Amazon Studios has released a comprehensive Inclusion Policy that extends its commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity for its content and productions, as well as a Playbook with guidelines for its collaborators in the creative community.
[eMarketer] Global ad spend to grow by over 10 per cent this year
22-06-2021 | 13:49:56
Global spending on advertisement is projected to grow by 10.6% year over year in 2021, going by forecasts from from media agencies Dentsu Aegis, GroupM, Magna, and Zenith.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Global ad spending defies pandemic to record historic growth
22-06-2021 | 12:00:00
As the global economy recovers from the devastating impacts of COVID-19, key sectors are bouncing back with numerous reports highlighting that while this will be a recovery year, there are signs that some sectors could record post pandemic growth rates.
Channel 4 unveils strategy to increase disabled representation on and off-screen
18-06-2021 | 15:51:55
It forms part of the channel’s wider Creative Diversity plan and will drive forward commitments  to deliver Commissioning Diversity Guidelines, the Valuable 500 Commitment, the CDN’s industry-wide commitment to Doubling Disability behind the camera, and the channel’s own commitment to increasing representation on-screen.
Hearst UK releases new research on how its content influences positivity in consumers
17-06-2021 | 14:53:00
The data showed that 82% of its audience immediately experienced an uplift in positive feeling following an individual interaction with Hearst UK content.
Global economic recovery brings record ad market growth, Magna forecast
17-06-2021 | 13:00:00
Magna has released its advertising forecasts for June 2021 indicating that global advertising spending will grow by $78bn in 2021 (+14%) to $657 billion, a new all-time high, following a decline of -2.5% in 2020.
More companies join GroupM’s media inclusion initiative
16-06-2021 | 11:30:00
The Media Inclusion Initiative, a program within GroupM’s Responsible Investment framework, is an integrated strategy for directing investment in, and creating opportunities for, diverse media companies and content creators with an initial focus on Black-owned media.
Mindshare partners with UNICEF on vaccines campaign
16-06-2021 | 10:07:00
Mindshare, the media network that is part of WPP, has partnered with UNICEF Globally to launch a campaign targeting the G7 Leaders to ask them to donate 20% of their available vaccines to help developing countries.
[Vacancy] Talpa Network is looking for a Technical Lead Mobile Development Audio
14-06-2021 | 16:18:00
Talpa Network is directly looking for a Technical Lead Mobile Development Audio
[Vacancy] Lukkien is looking for an Executive Producer Philips
14-06-2021 | 13:28:00
Lukkien is directly looking for an Executive Producer Philips
Starcom Australia appoints Sarah Tillitt as Head of Digital
11-06-2021 | 12:38:00
Reporting into Starcom’s National Head of Investment and Digital, Mark Duffy, Tillitt has been charged with leading the digital and performance strategy for Starcom Sydney and its clients.
Havas Media Group and Teads target consumers, publishers and advertisers with new project
11-06-2021 | 12:33:09
Havas Media Group and Teads have announced the beginning of their new joint collaboration, coined ‘Project Trinity’, which will focus on the fine balance between user experience, publisher monetization and advertiser results.
Starcom UK wins Vinted TV media buying account
10-06-2021 | 12:33:32
Starcom has announced it has been appointed to handle TV media buying for online marketplace, Vinted, since April, in the UK.
[eMarketer] Digital media consumption on unprecedented growth in US
09-06-2021 | 13:30:00
The average time a US adult spends on various media platforms has been on unprecedented rise in recent years, particularly at the height of the pandemic.
Magna appoints Elijah Harris as first EVP Global digital partnerships and media responsibility
09-06-2021 | 12:30:18
 In this new role, Harris will be responsible for providing products and services to Mediabrands teams around the globe and lead its relationships as they relate to global digital media platforms and partners.
Paramount+ expands its content offering
09-06-2021 | 12:24:36
Paramount+ has announced it will significantly expand its content offering this summer, starting with the exclusive premiere of the sci-fi action film “Infinite” and introduction of more than 1,000 premium movies this week.
VICE Media Group launches new direct to consumer gaming subscription service, WayPoint+
09-06-2021 | 12:17:42
VICE Media Group launched Waypoint+, a new direct to consumer subscription service delivering additional content to Waypoint’s loyal audience.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Expanding offerings and reach with mergers and acquisitions
08-06-2021 | 12:15:00
Brands keen on growing their offerings while strengthening clients’ portfolio are going the acquisition and mergers way in what is creating a win-win situation with their rivals.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer
07-06-2021 | 12:04:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Junior Graphic Designer
Dentsu appoints Pauline Miller as first Chief Equity Officer for EMEA region
03-06-2021 | 14:06:58
Reporting to dentsu EMEA CEO Giulio Malegori, Miller will be part of the region’s Leadership Team and responsible for shaping and leading its DEI strategy and execution.
Kantar secures audience measurement contract from UK’s Broadcasters Audience Research Board
03-06-2021 | 13:55:50
Broadcasters Audience Research Board, BARB, the UK television audience measurement currency, has announced that Kantar, the global data, insights and consulting company, has won major contracts to continue to deliver audience measurement that supports the £7.5 billion UK TV industry.
Kantar acquires MeMo² to expand cross-media effectiveness offering
02-06-2021 | 17:48:57
The acquisition brings approx. 50 specialists into the Kantar team, creating a platform to significantly expand the media effectiveness measurement business in Europe, as well as strengthening Kantar’s Dutch business with MeMo2’s client roster. 
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Marketers envision career opportunities fit for post-pandemic future
01-06-2021 | 17:10:24
As COVID-19 continues to disrupt economies, alter the way we work and redefine lifestyles, employers companies and staff are adjusting their way of work as the pandemic alters the future of work.
[eMarketer] The meteoric growth of content creator economy
01-06-2021 | 16:51:00
The creator economy has been on a meteoric rise with marketers and social platforms in spirited efforts to work with them. This has opened a world of opportunities for creators to earn beyond brand partnerships.
WPP targets 10,000 UK staff with Mental Health Allies programme to reduce stigma
01-06-2021 | 14:24:52
The Mental Health Allies programme will be available to all 10,000 UK staff and aims to reduce the stigma around mental health by encouraging open conversations.
VICE Media Group announces special coverage for LGBTQ Pride throughout June
01-06-2021 | 14:21:24
Across all its lines of business, including VICE News, VICE TV, VICE.com, VICE Studios, Refinery29 and i-D, VMG will feature special programming to celebrate and shine a light on equality and civil rights.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Media Coordinator
31-05-2021 | 13:51:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Coordinator
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Sr. Editor in Chief
31-05-2021 | 13:49:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr. Editor in Chief
Brands losing trust, meaning among customers, Havas study
28-05-2021 | 16:30:55
The 2021 study, which measures brand ‘meaning’ in functional, personal and collective terms, shows that 75% of brands could disappear overnight and most people wouldn’t care, or would easily find a replacement.
Amazon to acquire MGM Studios in a $8.45 billion deal
27-05-2021 | 16:00:18
 MGM has nearly a century of filmmaking history and complements the work of Amazon Studios, which has primarily focused on producing TV show programming.
Verizon Media announces full-funnel Digital Out-of-Home ad suite
27-05-2021 | 15:56:41
Verizon Media has announced the launch of their full funnel Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) product suite, providing DOOH advertisers with a one-stop-shop for campaign planning, execution, and measurement, all in a self-serve capacity.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Advancing partnerships across content, advertising and marketing
25-05-2021 | 16:43:00
With increased competition in the media, marketing, PR and advertising space and evolving consumer demands, agencies and corporates are looking at new and innovative ways to stay afloat while looking at ways of meeting market needs with partnerships becoming an all too common strategy.
[eMarketer] US TV advertisers’ upfront commitments to reach nearly $20 billion this season
25-05-2021 | 16:30:00
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, US TV advertisers cancelled $3 billion of their upfront commitment around June as quoted by Media Dynamics as the pandemic ravaged economies.
GroupM elevates Krystal Olivieri to global chief innovation officer role
25-05-2021 | 14:31:55
This newly created role advances GroupM’s directive to better leverage scale to innovate, differentiate and create sustained value for clients through homegrown products and offerings.
Havas Media Group appoints Mike Bregman as Chief Data Officer for North America
25-05-2021 | 14:28:38
Bregman joins HMG after other recent leadership appointments across North America with Meghan Grant, recently named Chief Strategy Officer, and Amy Ginsberg, as the Chief Investment Officer.
ViacomCBS underscores power of partnership, content and capabilities
25-05-2021 | 14:25:24
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS Inc. has showcased the strength of its content and capabilities with a special celebrity-casting Upfront edition of Survivor.
Jens Monsees steps down as CEO of WPP AUNZ
21-05-2021 | 13:36:20
WPP plc has announced that Jens Monsees has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer of WPP AUNZ Limited as it transitions from a public company to a fully integrated business within WPP.
Boston Globe Media and Nielsen to conduct cross platform diversity and inclusion brand study
21-05-2021 | 13:24:31
The study, commissioned by BGMP and designed in partnership with Nielsen, will enable the media organization, particularly its nearly 150-year old daily newspaper, The Boston Globe, to develop a deeper understanding of its readers and potential subscribers.
[eMarketer] US telecoms dump media businesses for 5G
19-05-2021 | 15:56:43
In what points to the next frontier for competition and battle for customers, US telecoms are pivoting from traditional media business to investment in expanding their 5G network foothold.
Verizon Media and Condé Nast partner across content and advertising
19-05-2021 | 09:16:32
Verizon Media and Condé Nast have announced an expansion of their partnership to build the next generation of content and advertising experiences for consumers and advertisers.
Digital media landscape becoming a multiverse phenomenon, Mindshare research
19-05-2021 | 09:10:25
Streaming services are entering more niche markets. Consumers can choose to stick to mainstream platforms like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon and the breadth they offer or they can go deep in services like Screambox and Shudder.
Havas partners with Wellcom Worldwide to launch integrated content studios
14-05-2021 | 14:39:00
The partnership will see the creation of a micro-network of integrated content studios, first in London, New York, Chicago and Kuala Lumpur, followed by further studios across Europe, Australia, China, India, Latin America and the West Coast of the US.
ViacomCBS expands podcast footprint with new series
14-05-2021 | 14:35:41
This robust slate will super serve consumers across comedy, news, true crime, sports, kids, entertainment, and music, reinforcing the company’s strategy to create premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide.
VICE FAST channel premiers on Roku platform
13-05-2021 | 15:34:00
The channel will feature informative and entertaining premium series and documentaries covering culture, entertainment, food, tech, sports and news from across VICE Media Group.
[eMarketer] TikTok will have more Gen Z users in the US than Instagram by end of 2021
13-05-2021 | 14:57:00
By the end of this year, TikTok will have a larger number of Gen Z users in the US than that of Instagram. And it will surpass Snapchat in terms of total users by 2023.
MediaCom names Nancy Lengthorn as first Global Chief Inclusion and Culture Officer
12-05-2021 | 16:53:41
MediaCom has named Nancy Lengthorn, currently Head of Inclusion and Belonging across MediaCom UK and WPP, as its first-ever Global Chief Inclusion and Culture Officer.
IPG Mediabrands commits to invest five percent in black-owned media businesses
12-05-2021 | 16:45:00
IPG Mediabrands has announced that it will work to invest a minimum of 5% in Black-owned media channels in aggregate across all clients by 2023.
Private equity group Apollo acquires Verizon Media
11-05-2021 | 13:34:06
Verizon will continue to own a 10% stake in the business and the current CEO Guru Gowrappan will continue to lead it.
GroupM unveils investment strategy to grow black-owned media companies
11-05-2021 | 13:31:12
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that it has formed the Media Inclusion Initiative, an integrated investment strategy to support and grow diverse and Black-owned media companies and creators.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Content is king
11-05-2021 | 10:39:00
As marketers, advertisers and media companies look at innovative ways of packaging and disseminating content to a critical mass, they are exploring and embracing technologies and partnership to drive that agenda with impressive results.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Content Operations Coordinator
10-05-2021 | 17:03:17
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Content Operations Coordinator
AGE Media partners with The Body Shop for campaigns to make positive contribution to the world
10-05-2021 | 13:45:00
In collaboration with The Body Shop, AGE Media is developing three special campaigns aimed at making a positive contribution to the world. As in previous years, AGE Media stands as a trusted partner to The Body Shop in their influencer marketing in 2021.
VICE Media Group’s Newfront calls for end to data discrimination
07-05-2021 | 15:32:00
VICE Media Group has taken a stand to say this archaic practice is unethical and is a diminishing and shallow way of grouping human beings.
WPP and Microsoft launch cloud platform to boost creative content production
06-05-2021 | 16:16:08
Cloud Studio is the advertising industry’s first bespoke platform for virtual production that arms creatives with the technology to collaborate and create impactful work for clients.
Havas Media launches platform targeting underrepresented content producers
05-05-2021 | 13:13:10
Havas Media Group has launched Meaningful Marketplaces, a new, more impactful way of investing in trusted news sources and minority-owned and operated media.
Hearst UK extends Project Body Love campaign partnership with Philips
05-05-2021 | 13:10:00
Since its initial launch in October 2020, Project Body Love has continuously proven to deliver tangible results, with research proving it has, to date, helped bolster female body confidence by a staggering 42%.
Starcom Australia promotes Rebecca Ho to Head of Investment
04-05-2021 | 14:47:04
Starcom Sydney has announced the promotion of Rebecca Ho to the new role of Head of Investment, effective immediately.
VICE Media Group Names Van Scott as Vice President of US Corporate Communications
04-05-2021 | 14:43:37
Scott, who joins from ABC News, will be responsible for leading VICE Media Group’s US communications strategy across the organization’s entire portfolio.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Tapping technology to bolster efficiency
03-05-2021 | 14:15:00
The role of technology across various industries from media, advertising and marketing remains pivotal as companies increasingly invest in digital campaigns, online solutions and partnerships.
[Vacancy] MeMo² is looking for a (PowerBI) Data Engineer
03-05-2021 | 11:27:00
MeMo² is directly looking for a (PowerBI) Data Engineer
Amazon Web Services simplifies content production with new digital studio service
30-04-2021 | 16:54:00
With Amazon Nimble Studio, customers can rapidly onboard and collaborate with artists from anywhere in the world, and produce content faster and more cost effectively.
Verizon Media collaborates with VIZIO to advance Connected TV, omnichannel advertising
29-04-2021 | 15:52:00
The alliance will enable expanded CTV targeting, optimization, and measurement opportunities for Verizon Media’s DSP advertisers, independent of cookies.
Dentsu launches playbook on content solutions for marketers
29-04-2021 | 15:47:55
It introduces Content Symphony dentsu’s content solution and how it is changing the game, supercharging global marketers for some of the world's biggest brands.
Starcom Australia wins Tourism Tasmania media account
28-04-2021 | 15:53:08
Starcom Australia has been appointed by Tourism Tasmania to manage its media account, encompassing strategy, planning, buying and digital media.
Vice Distribution secures new partnership with Pluto TV
28-04-2021 | 15:49:53
VICE Distribution, the global distribution division of VICE Media Group, has secured a new partnership with Pluto TV in the US for 215+ hours of premium non-scripted programming.
WPP launches global data company Choreograph
27-04-2021 | 16:12:02
WPP has announced Choreograph, a new global data company, to help clients realize the value of their first-party data, consult on and implement their data and technology strategies.
MediaCom unveils new division merging media and creativity to drive brand relevance
27-04-2021 | 16:03:00
MediaCom is launching MediaCom Creative Systems, bringing together media with data and tech-enabled creativity to drive brand relevance and accelerate growth for its clients.
[Marketing week] Bob Koigi: Strengthening footprints through mergers and acquisitions
26-04-2021 | 14:27:10
As companies seek to grow their footprint and expand their services, they are tapping into mergers and acquisition even as they position themselves to be competitive.
Havas Media Group appoints Meghan Grant as Chief Strategy Officer for North America
23-04-2021 | 14:28:00
Based in New York, Grant will report directly to Global CEO Peter Mears and serve on Havas Media’s North American executive leadership team.
WPP taps media in its net zero commitment
22-04-2021 | 14:21:32
On Earth Day, WPP has announced a new commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions in its operations by 2025 and across its entire supply chain by 2030.
Brands should prioritize inclusivity when targeting people with disabilities, study
22-04-2021 | 14:14:00
With a collective global buying power of $8 trillion, this community represents a significant audience for marketers to exclude by default or design.
GARM launches its first measurement report for digital brand safety
21-04-2021 | 12:47:36
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has launched its first report tracking performance on brand safety across seven platforms
Despite a bigger budget, content teams are struggling with technology
20-04-2021 | 15:55:05
In these times of Corona, more and more content teams are starting to work with new software and technology. Extra budget and time are made available to support this development.
Neeraj Khemlani and Endy Mcmahon named President and Co-Heads of CBS News and CBS Television stations
20-04-2021 | 12:47:01
CBS has announced plans to combine the journalistic and business resources of CBS News and the CBS Television Stations into one divisional and leadership structure.
BBJ&K and Yonder Media join IPA membership
20-04-2021 | 12:35:51
The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has announced that BBJ&K and Yonder Media have been elected into IPA membership at its quarterly council meeting in March.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Project Manager
19-04-2021 | 16:28:14
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Project Manager
Verizon Media partners with Kellogg Company, Snap and Spotify to address the global mental health crisis
19-04-2021 | 15:33:32
 Kellogg Company, Snap and Spotify are founding members committed to improving workplace culture around mental health, and scaling best practices.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands invest in sustainability and green projects
19-04-2021 | 14:36:00
Brands are increasingly investing in green projects and sustainability as they seek to cut down on emmissions and reduce their carbon footprint.
[Vacancy] Lukkien is looking for a Client Service Manager
19-04-2021 | 13:01:00
Lukkien is directly looking for a Client Service Manager
SpotX expands privacy-compliant audience data technology for CTV
16-04-2021 | 15:13:57
SpotX has announced it has developed a comprehensive suite of custom audience data tools that enables media owners and advertisers to target audiences using first-party, third-party, or subscriber data in a privacy-compliant way.
TBD Media releases newest entry in its 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders campaign
15-04-2021 | 11:26:00
TBD Media Group is delighted to be releasing the newest entry in its trailblazing 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders campaign; drawing attention to the companies and leaders working to ensure a sustainable future.
Verizon Media launches identity free advertising solution
15-04-2021 | 11:00:35
Verizon Media has announced the launch of its Next-Gen Solutions suite, a first-to-market offering for advertisers and publishers independent of cookies or mobile app IDs for audience creation, buying or measurement.
Intracto Group acquires media agency Zoekhelden
15-04-2021 | 09:28:05
Media agency Zoekhelden has joined Intracto Group. The Amsterdam-based agency’s strengths lie in media advice and buying, marketing and secondment by providing advice at its clients’ offices.
Channel 4 appoints two new Creative Diversity roles for the Nations and Regions
14-04-2021 | 14:04:04
In the newly created positions, Neila and Stacey will lead on and deliver the Nations and Regions focused strategic plans as part of the Creative Diversity strategy.
Kantar partners with Streamhub to strengthen on-demand video audience analytics
14-04-2021 | 14:00:33
Media owners will now be able to use Streamhub’s enterprise platform to analyse any digital video content that integrates Kantar’s video-tagging technology.
Reprise Commerce wins DeMert Brands account
14-04-2021 | 13:57:00
Reprise Commerce has been awarded new business by DeMert Brands to build and manage the beauty expert’s online storefront, as well as develop a retail media advertising strategy.
Nielsen Market Lift offers marketers in over 30 new markets accountability for their Ad investments
13-04-2021 | 16:08:57
Nielsen announced the global launch of Nielsen Market Lift. Market Lift falls within Nielsen's Audience Outcomes solution, which is focused on helping marketers maximise their return on investment and move with velocity.
Slaven Mandic joins CASA International
12-04-2021 | 18:59:00
Slaven Mandic, the Director of Advertising at Mediahuis and founder of Wayne Parker Kent has joined pan-European Home & Living company CASA International.
Bertelsmann reorganizes its Corporate Communications department
12-04-2021 | 14:58:00
Media, services and education company Bertelsmann has announced new structure for its Corporate Communications, reflecting agile and digital working methods.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Sr. Programming Manager
12-04-2021 | 11:41:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr. Programming Manager.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Contract & Compliance Coordinator
12-04-2021 | 11:38:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Contract & Compliance Coordinator.
[eMarketer] Pluto TV and the disruptive advertising business model
09-04-2021 | 15:50:00
As consumers’ media consumption trends shift and the digital space continue to evolve, the advertising space is increasingly adapting to these market changes.
Twitter integrates Nielsen’s cross-media measurement suite into video ad platform
09-04-2021 | 15:16:33
 The integration includes new subscription to Nielsen Media Impact (NMI) and Nielsen Ad Intel and expanded access to Nielsen Total Ad Ratings (TAR).
Media company Grupo Globo adopts Google Cloud in digital drive
09-04-2021 | 15:01:36
Over the next several years, Globo will use Google's experience in data management, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), as well as its global, scalable and secure infrastructure.
Group M unveils framework to guide responsible media buying
08-04-2021 | 16:17:51
The framework’s five focus areas—Brand Safety, Data Ethics, DE&I, Responsible Journalism and Sustainability—signals a new media era where scale serves clients through a commitment to make advertising work better for people.
IPG Mediabrands and TikTok build creator programmes to connect brands with culture
07-04-2021 | 13:06:48
IPG Mediabrands and TikTok are joining forces to spearhead a first-of-its-kind creator and content accelerator initiative designed to drive brands to the center of culture.
Vice Media Group acquires creative consultancy firm PLTFRMR
02-04-2021 | 14:51:17
With this acquisition, PLTFRMR will merge with VMG’s creative agency Virtue, bringing together a new agency model within the world’s largest independent media group.
Procter & Gamble launches content creation platform targeting black creators across advertising, film and TV
02-04-2021 | 14:44:51
Titled “Widen The Screen,” it will include new films and initiatives that feature more diverse storytellers, combat bias against all people fueled by misrepresentation, increase investment in Black-owned and operated media and employ more diverse creators.
Kantar, Ipsos selected to offer cross-media total audience measurement solution in the Netherlands
01-04-2021 | 16:35:09
Working in partnership with Nationaal Media Onderzoek (NMO), representing the interests of the Dutch Media Industry this cross-media measurement solution is the world’s first truly integrated audience measurement programme.
Over 80 percent of UK consumers call for more focus on self care, Hearst study
01-04-2021 | 16:25:48
More than 80% of UK-based consumers believe the country needs greater emphasis on self-care following the outbreak of Covid-19 – according to a major piece of research conducted by Hearst UK.
BBC World Service partners with AfricaWeb to offer digital content to audiences in Ghana and Cameroon
01-04-2021 | 14:59:31
The BBC World Service and AfricaWeb have formed a new digital partnership to offer BBC News text, podcasts, audio and video content in English, Pidgin, Hausa and French to audiences in Ghana and Cameroon.
Logitech’s Ultimate Ears partners with Westbrook Media to celebrate creativity
31-03-2021 | 17:00:00
 The collaboration will leverage Westbrook Media’s creator-driven, innovative storytelling approach by using short films to bridge traditional entertainment with branded content that puts the product at the center of the story.
Andrew Ruegger appointed global President of GroupM Commerce
31-03-2021 | 16:56:44
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Andrew Ruegger has elevated to the role of global president, GroupM Commerce.
[eMarketer] Ad-supported video viewership grows opening up marketing opportunities
30-03-2021 | 16:12:00
Ad supported video streaming platforms like The Roku Channel, Pluto TV and Hulu are fast gaining a share of the streaming video market that has long been a preserve of ad-free subscription services like Netflix.
ITV invests in what3words under its Media for Equity Programme
30-03-2021 | 13:11:14
Following the announcement of “ITV AdVentures Invest,” a Media for Equity initiative, ITV has now concluded its first investment in what3words Limited.
UK media and advertising agencies lobby Government on taxi taxes to ensure staff safety
30-03-2021 | 13:07:14
The letter has been written in response to the tragic death of Sarah Everard. Published in the Guardian, it calls on the government to review the current HRMC rules regarding business taxi expenses in order to help keep employees safe.
Channel 4 selects four production companies to produce new online content for teens to run across E4 social platforms
29-03-2021 | 14:47:29
Channel 4 has selected four production companies who will create brand-new digital content aimed at 13-16 year-olds for its Teens strand, to be shared across E4’s social platforms.


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