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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 Report] 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.
Hearst names Mahendra Durai Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
26-03-2021 | 14:43:50
Mahendra Durai, who currently serves as chief information officer at Hearst, has been named senior vice president, chief technology officer.
Sandra Sims-Williams appointed Nielsen’s Chief Diversity Officer
26-03-2021 | 14:40:31
She will take over from CEO David Kenny, who has held the CDO title in addition to CEO, since February 2019.
VICE Audio announces spring podcast premieres
25-03-2021 | 15:06:12
VICE Audio, the audio storytelling division of VICE Media Group, has announced the launch of two new podcast series: “Strongman”, and “The Crisis,” released in both English and Spanish.
Verizon Media expands commerce business, plans to launch Yahoo Shops
24-03-2021 | 15:46:11
Verizon Media, a global player in innovation, content and commerce, has announced plans to launch Yahoo Shops, a new marketplace destination featuring a curated, native shopping experience.
Channel 4 and E4 launch on TikTok
24-03-2021 | 15:43:34
The new accounts will feature exclusive content from Hollyoaks, Made in Chelsea and Pete & Sam’s Reality News. And clipped content from a range of other Channel 4 hits.
Barrington Media Group and Nielsen announce multiyear agreement
22-03-2021 | 15:37:13
Nielsen has announced that Barrington Media Group has signed a multiyear agreement as a new client of its National and Local TV measurement services in all markets.
VIacomCBS and NFL ink 11-year multiplatform rights deal
19-03-2021 | 14:46:08
The National Football League (NFL) and ViacomCBS have announced a new 11-year multiplatform rights agreement that extends CBS’ long-standing relationship with the NFL through the 2033 season.
Spanish Broadcasting System signs multi-year agreement with Nielsen Audio
17-03-2021 | 12:08:27
Nielsen has announced that Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has entered into a long-term agreement for Nielsen Audio services.
Epsilon and Verizon Media partner to strengthen identity and build on activation capabilities
16-03-2021 | 15:14:31
Epsilon®  and Verizon Media are expanding their long-standing partnership with the interoperability of Epsilon’s CORE ID and Verizon Media’s ConnectID.
Footwear brand Crocs appoint Essence as integrated media agency of record in China
16-03-2021 | 15:05:32
Essence has announced that it has been appointed as footwear brand Crocs’ integrated media agency of record in China.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Supervisor Channel Operations
15-03-2021 | 12:16:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Supervisor Channel Operations
[eMarketer] Netflix, Disney and YouTube are the largest recipients of US OTT subscription revenues
15-03-2021 | 09:52:00
Netflix, Disney, and YouTube are the largest recipients of US OTT subscription revenues. In 2021, just under a third (30.8%) of all US OTT subscription revenues will go to Netflix.
[Vacancy] DPG Media is looking for a Senior DevOps Egineer - News Personalisation
15-03-2021 | 09:15:00
DPG Media is directly looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer - News Personalisation
Starcom Italia announces new leadership team
12-03-2021 | 11:21:00
Starcom Italia, an agency of Publicis Groupe, has announced the entry of two new figures in key roles for the growth and consolidation of its offer on the market.
Channel 4 announces events to support Nations and Regions independent production communities
11-03-2021 | 08:43:00
Channel 4 has announced a series of events to further increase its support for independent production companies and freelancers in the Nations and Regions.
Gillette announces return of Gaming Alliance
11-03-2021 | 08:40:00
Gillette has announced the return of the Gillette Gaming Alliance - a team of global streamers selected to represent the brand and create content for audiences worldwide.
Mediahuis Ventures invests in AI coaching startup BUNCH
10-03-2021 | 14:01:00
Mediahuis Ventures, the venture capital arm of European media group Mediahuis, is investing in BUNCH, a New York and Berlin based  AI coaching startup.
Mindshare announces leadership appointments in China
05-03-2021 | 14:46:48
Benjamin Condit takes over the responsibility of Mindshare China CEO and Linda Lin takes over the responsibility of Executive Chair of Greater China. Both appointments are effective immediately.
SportsTribal launches with OTT NOW!
05-03-2021 | 08:07:56
SportsTribal TV the new free, ad-supported streaming TV service (FAST) specializing 100% in sports-themed content has been launched. 
ViacomCBS launches streaming service Paramount+ offering breaking news, sports and entertainment
04-03-2021 | 18:01:55
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS has launched Paramount+, the highly anticipated streaming service with an unparalleled content offering that bundles live sports, breaking news, and an expansive collection of exclusive new originals.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Programming Coordinator Nick jr.
04-03-2021 | 14:35:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Programming Coordinator Nick jr.
[eMarketer] Chinese short-video apps are racing to expand their social commerce offerings
04-03-2021 | 14:32:00
Short-video leaders Douyin and Kuaishou have been expanding their social commerce operations, not just to sell products, but to provide services and other forms of content as well.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Manager Bi & Research EMEAA (Temporary)
04-03-2021 | 14:30:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Manager Bi & Research EMEAA (Temporary) 
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Content Operator Multiplatform Operations
04-03-2021 | 14:25:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Content Operator Multiplatform Operations
Nielsen and Roku to expand traditional TV and streaming coverage
04-03-2021 | 13:19:00
Roku, Inc. and Nielsen have announced a strategic alliance between the two companies that will help shape the future of media measurement and TV advertising in a streaming-first market.
Sony launches FX3 Full-Frame Camera with an eye on content creators
04-03-2021 | 13:00:55
As the latest addition to Sony’s Cinema Line, the FX3 delivers a cinematic look and professional operability and reliability all in one device.
[Column] Jeffrey Pater: The Exciting New Age of Creators
04-03-2021 | 10:33:00
In the last few years, the YouTube algorithm has gone through an enormous change. Viral content is no longer the go-to format for new creators.
[eMarketer] Digital content consumption trends
03-03-2021 | 15:40:39
As news consumption trends evolve and consumers get exposed to an array of platforms that offering both free and premium content, debate has been varied on which model appeals most to consumers.
WPP acquires mobile technology provider NN4M
03-03-2021 | 12:50:51
WPP has announced that Wunderman Thompson has acquired NN4M, a mobile commerce partner for global brands.
Tech and media entities partner to create standards group to tackle fake news
03-03-2021 | 12:48:20
 Founding members Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic seek to establish a standardized provenance solution with the goal of combating misleading content.
Essence expands data and technology consulting division in Germany
02-03-2021 | 14:22:43
Essence has announced the expansion of its best-in-class data and technology consulting services to the German marketplace.
Canon launches EOS M50 Mark II camera targeting content  creators
26-02-2021 | 10:47:38
In response to the growing demand for high-quality camera equipment to meet the evolving requirements of today’s content creators, Canon Europe has announced the EOS M50 Mark II, the successor to the award-winning EOS M50.
[Startup Interview] Aaron Mirck, Co-Founder, Presscloud, Netherlands
25-02-2021 | 16:14:00
Dutch startup Presscloud allows companies to handle public relations without the need for an agency by training users on the ABCs of PR and connecting them to a database of journalists and an online newsroom.
ViacomCBS unveils streaming strategy and expansive slate of originals headed to Paramount+
25-02-2021 | 10:08:00
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS has updated investors on its differentiated streaming strategy, which leverages the company’s strong product offerings across free, premium and pay segments.
[Column]Gregory Edelenbos: Seven misconceptions about creating branded content on YouTube
25-02-2021 | 09:25:00
Because of the global lockdown, online activity has skyrocketed. Marketing leaders predict that many more companies will invest in branded content in 2021.
Redbox selects SpotX for video monetization across its free streaming platform
24-02-2021 | 12:47:00
SpotX, the global video advertising platform, today announced a new strategic partnership with Redbox to serve as a strategic supply-side platform (SSP) to power the video monetization of Redbox’s free live TV and AVOD content.
Havas Media Group grows GBfoods and Affinity partnership worldwide
23-02-2021 | 10:51:40
Havas Media Group has renewed an agreement with GBfoods and Affinity with a significant international presence in more than 10 markets, after a media review for Europe launched last May.
Willem-Albert Bol appointed CEO of Abovo Maxlead
23-02-2021 | 09:09:00
Willem-Albert Bol has been appointed as the new CEO of Abovo Maxlead effective April after being with DPG Media for seven years.
VICE Distribution announces first spring Slate
22-02-2021 | 12:36:07
VICE Distribution, the global distribution division of VICE Media Group, has revealed its first slate of programming for Spring following the launch of the business last year.
Mindshare research explores the evolving power dynamics between consumers, brands and media
22-02-2021 | 12:30:37
Consumers are more frequently and collectively demanding brands drive purpose and positive change, leaving nobody safe from call-out culture and backlash for less ethical decisions.
Small social platforms invest in tackling harmful content, IPG Mediabrands index
19-02-2021 | 13:31:07
IPG Mediabrands has released its latest Media Responsibility Index, a quantitative report that strives to raise industry standards around brand safety and media responsibility in advertising.
GroupM UK joins The Conscious Advertising Network
18-02-2021 | 09:36:45
Launched in 2019, CAN is a UK-based voluntary coalition of over 70 organisations, which share a vision to ensure industry ethics catch up with the technology of modern advertising.
[eMarketer] Digital audio remains resilient in the wake of COVID-19
16-02-2021 | 15:11:37
Last year at the height of COVID-19 analysts predicted that digital audio would record a dip in user engagement and the amount of time listeners would spend on the medium.
Dentsu pilots tool to manage media industry’s digital carbon footprint
16-02-2021 | 10:48:21
DIMPACT, the pioneering initiative to help the digital media industry map and manage its carbon impacts, is moving beyond proof of concept.
AWS and Bundesliga enhance real-time game analysis with new performance stats
16-02-2021 | 10:42:30
Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, and the German Bundesliga, Germany’s top national football league, have announced three new Bundesliga Match Facts powered by AWS to give fans deeper insights into action on the pitch.
[eMarketer] US TV viewership declined by roughly 10 million in 2020
15-02-2021 | 15:55:59
TV viewership in the United States declined by roughly 10 million, and 2020 ended up with 20 million fewer adults watching TV. This is according to new data from eMarketer.
Vice Media commissions Icon Films to produce documentary on diversity of the Amazon Rainforest
15-02-2021 | 15:32:31
UK independent factual production company Icon Films has announced a joint commission from VICE TV and VICE World News to produce ‘Unknown Amazon with Pedro Andrade’, a new documentary series that explores the unique diversity of Amazonia and the people who live there.
Hearst UK appoints Richie Booker as Diversity and Belonging Lead
12-02-2021 | 13:08:00
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has announced the appointment of Richie Booker to the role of Diversity & Belonging Lead.
WPP acquires Brazilian digital innovation and software engineering company DTI Digital
10-02-2021 | 13:53:14
The acquisition is in line with WPP’s objectives outlined in its December 2020 Capital Markets Day to expand its presence in the faster growing areas of experience, commerce and technology.
DPAA expands board of directors with addition of digital media and programmatic executives
09-02-2021 | 13:44:12
DPAA, the global trade marketing association connecting out-of-home (OOH) media with the advertising community while moving OOH to digital, has announced that Iván Markman, Chief Business Officer at Verizon Media, and Jean-Christophe (JC) Conti, CEO of VIOOH, have joined the DPAA’s Board of Directors. 
Nielsen and Marquee ink TV measurement services deal
09-02-2021 | 13:34:07
Nielsen and Marquee Broadcasting Group, a privately held broadcasting company that owns several television stations, have announced a multi-year agreement whereby Nielsen will provide local TV measurement services for all broadcast stations.
[Vacancy] MeMo² is looking for a Python Data Analyst (Groningen - part time)
08-02-2021 | 07:03:00
MeMo² is directly looking for a Python Data Analyst (Groningen - part time)
Kantar and Google launch independent Brand Lift measurement of YouTube ads
05-02-2021 | 10:14:11
Kantar has announced its migration to Ads Data Hub, Google’s cloud-based solution that enables customised analysis of YouTube ad campaigns while protecting user privacy.
Sony partners with Holzweiler to create digital content for brands
04-02-2021 | 14:34:00
Norwegian fashion house Holzweiler has announced it is collaborating with Sony Europe to create digital content for its brand and retail experiences.
WPP and TikTok announce global agency partnership
02-02-2021 | 10:12:04
WPP and TikTok, a global destination for short-form mobile video, have announced an innovative global partnership to enable WPP agencies and clients to tap into the culture-shaping impact and reach of the platform.
GroupM partners with Unilever to launch first of its kind ethics tool
02-02-2021 | 10:08:11
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced the launch of the industry’s first tool to operationalize data ethics.
[eMarketer] US adults spent 1 hour more per day on digital activities in 2020
01-02-2021 | 11:55:12
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, US adults spent 1 hour more per day on digital activities (across all devices) than they did in 2019 according to eMarketer’s latest time spent forecast from Insider Intelligence.
European support for financing to cultural and creative sectors in Denmark
01-02-2021 | 11:23:00
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a guarantee agreement with Danish alternative finance provider REinvent Finance.
WPP named in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for third year in a row
28-01-2021 | 14:23:14
WPP has been named in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the third consecutive year. The Index recognizes companies committed to advancing gender equality in the workplace through policy development, representation and transparency.
Publicis Groupe appoints Anna Chitty as CEO of Starcom China
28-01-2021 | 14:20:05
Publicis Groupe has announced the appointment of Anna Chitty as Chief Executive Officer of Starcom China.
GROUPM certified as a top employer Europe 2021 with five EMEA market accreditations
27-01-2021 | 12:34:42
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that five of its EMEA markets have been recognized by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2021.
BMG selects Google Cloud to enhance service to artists and songwriters
26-01-2021 | 10:55:16
Google has announced that BMG has selected Google Cloud to build a scalable, global infrastructure as it grows its digital music business.
MeMo² launches Crossmedia Analytics Platform THX in Belgium
25-01-2021 | 16:01:02
MeMo² has launched the innovative Crossmedia Analytics Platform THX in Belgium. This, after a successful introduction on the Dutch market with 1300 measured campaigns in 2020.
Nielsen begins tracking premium theatrical films being distributed on streaming platforms
22-01-2021 | 09:50:41
Nielsen has announced that it is launching its Theatrical Video On-Demand (TVOD) measurement service as a way to capture viewing to movie releases that are directly available to consumers to rent or purchase on demand.
Essence launches Media Health check service targeting marketers
21-01-2021 | 11:13:15
Global data and measurement-driven media agency Essence has announced the introduction of its Essence Media Health Check service, developed to help marketers achieve effective business outcomes from their digital media campaigns by delivering measurable performance improvements over current baselines.
SpotX embraces open source identity solution to improve advertising and consumer privacy
21-01-2021 | 11:09:21
SpotX, the global video advertising platform, has announced it is integrating the Unified ID 2.0 solution, an open source and interoperable ID framework designed to improve relevant advertising.
[eMarketer] Lead generation among top content marketers’ plans in 2021
20-01-2021 | 15:10:00
Generating quality leads and attracting increased web traffic are top priorities for marketers in 2021 at 79 per cent and 75 per cent respectively according to the State of Content Marketing report by SEMRUSH
Havas Media launches Havas Market e-commerce offering
20-01-2021 | 10:02:22
From the point of view of Havas Media Group, e-commerce is to be seen as a holistic challenge. The agency is consequently bundling its expertise in the areas of DTC, marketplaces and digital drive to retail on a global level in the Havas Market unit. 
Staud Studios merges with MediaMonks
20-01-2021 | 09:57:59
S4 Capital plc, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced that that Staud Studios, a high-end creative production studio specializing in the Automotive industry, is merging with MediaMonks, S4Capital’s Content practice.
Kantar announces major expansion of TV Audience Measurement panel
20-01-2021 | 09:55:50
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, is announcing a significant improvement to the TV Audience Measurement (TAM) service.
WPP appoints Rob Reilly as Global Chief Creative Officer
15-01-2021 | 09:10:00
Rob, who is currently Global Creative Chairman of McCann Worldgroup, will join WPP in May, reporting to CEO Mark Read.
Hearst UK launches PositivityFest, a virtual event for its commercial partners
15-01-2021 | 09:05:00
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has announced the launch of its PositivityFest, a day-long event offering a number of mood-boosting activities for its valued commercial partners.
UK's Synamedia partners with Akamai to speed pirate take downs
13-01-2021 | 11:02:27
Synamedia, an independent video software provider, announced its security and watermarking solutions are now integrated with Akamai.
Nielsen Media appoints Caroline Clarke new head of editorial content strategy
13-01-2021 | 10:34:24
Nielsen has announced that Caroline Clarke will join the company as Senior Vice President of Editorial Content Strategy, effective immediately.
Sony introduces new video streaming and content creation tools
13-01-2021 | 10:31:28
Sony has announced the expansion of its 360 Reality Audio services and product offerings, including adding new video streaming capabilities and content creation tools.
rlaxx TV now available on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria
13-01-2021 | 09:14:00
rlaxx TV, the new European Advertising-Based Video-on-Demand (AVoD) service, is now also available in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria on Amazon's Fire TV devices and Android TV.
[Column] Jennifer Feaster: Why we believe live streaming is a gold mine for brands in 2021
08-01-2021 | 15:16:00
Live streaming brought China $6 Billion USD in sales within one day and while some companies are still not sure whether they should give it a try, others are increasing their revenue by millions in the blink of an eye.
InterMedia appoints Chris Brombach as Senior Vice President Strategy and Planning
08-01-2021 | 13:33:32
Advertising, media, marketing, entertainment, and communication firm InterMedia Group of Companies has announced the return of Chris Brombach to InterMedia, to the role of Senior Vice President Strategy and Planning.
Deluxe acquires UK's Sundog Media Toolkit
08-01-2021 | 10:21:25
Deluxe, the global provider of digital and cloud based solutions to the world's leading content production studios and distributors, announced its acquisition of UK-based Sundog Media Toolkit (Sundog).
Channel 4 appoints Ally Castle Creative Diversity and Disability Lead
07-01-2021 | 13:09:37
Channel 4 has announced that it has appointed Ally Castle as its new Creative Diversity and Disability Lead.
Nielsen renews multi-year agreement with Tegna for TV ratings and insights services
06-01-2021 | 11:59:41
Nielsen has announced a multi-year renewal agreement with TEGNA Inc. , a news platform with 64 stations in 51 markets.
Hearst UK launches wellness events for January
05-01-2021 | 12:32:00
Hearst UK’s wellness brands secure globally recognized fitness personalities, celebrities, mental health experts and chefs for ultimate wellness events.
S4 Capital acquires Decoded Advertising
05-01-2021 | 09:26:46
Integrated creative, technology and media agency Decoded Advertising has joined S4 Capital with the new outfit now keen to integrate the unitary offering with new efficiency.
KTSF AND Nielsen reach long term agreement for measurement services
04-01-2021 | 13:10:33
Nielsen and KTSF have announced an agreement under which Nielsen will provide a comprehensive suite of measurement services.
Samsung TV Plus expands to 12 countries with over 740 channels worldwide
23-12-2020 | 11:10:47
Samsung Electronics has announced that Samsung TV Plus,1 Samsung’s free Smart TV video service, which delivers instant access to news, sports, entertainment and more, has now expanded to 12 countries and 742 channels worldwide.
Nielsen set to launch cross media measurement tool
23-12-2020 | 11:06:14
Nielsen has announced its plans to launch a single, cross-media solution to drive more comparable and comprehensive metrics across platforms.
[Column] Henri Lessing: Why we believe YouTube will become number one in music streaming
21-12-2020 | 11:06:00
YouTube has always been an integral part of the music business. However, the platform is taking the music-streaming war to the next level.
Digital advertising thrives in Covid economy, Magna study
16-12-2020 | 15:35:00
Media owners’ advertising revenues decreased from $594 billion in 2019 to $569 billion in 2020 according to the latest MAGNA study of global advertising market trends.
VICE Media renews partnership with SBS Australia
16-12-2020 | 12:05:27
VICE Media Group has announced the continuation of its partnership with Australian broadcaster, SBS, with a renewed content deal for its SBS Viceland TV channel, and SBS digital platforms.
Starcom Australia announces new strategic framework with ‘People Powered Growth’
16-12-2020 | 12:03:00
Starcom Australia has announced its new ‘People Powered Growth’ positioning and strengthened agency structure.
Unilever, Microsoft and ITV among 13 more companies to join The Climate Pledge
15-12-2020 | 11:30:03
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that 13 new signatories have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040.
Hearst announces election of new directors to the board
15-12-2020 | 11:23:00
Hearst has announced the election of four new directors to the corporation’s board.
Telenet/SBS, Mediahuis, Proximus/Skynet and Pebble Media set up a national sales house
15-12-2020 | 11:20:00
Telenet/SBS, Mediahuis, Proximus/Skynet and Pebble Media are joining forces and are together creating a national sales house.
Essence selected as integrated media agency for personal care brand Mamaearth
15-12-2020 | 11:18:06
Essence has announced that it has been selected as the integrated media agency for personal care brand Mamaearth in India.
Adam Gerhart appointed Mindshare Global CEO
11-12-2020 | 12:29:16
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Adam Gerhart has been named Mindshare Global CEO, effective January 2021.
Ad tech leaders unite to establish new programmatic DOOH standards
11-12-2020 | 12:24:00
Six digital-out-of-home (DOOH) technology platforms have announced that they are coming together to bring standardization to digital-out-of-home venue (DOOH) data and help drive programmatic DOOH forward.
MediaCom appoints Charlotte Frijns as Global Chief Financial Officer
08-12-2020 | 09:05:00
MediaCom has appointed Charlotte Frijns as the agency’s new Global Chief Financial Officer, effective 1st January 2021, replacing Christine Fang who is returning to China for personal reasons.
SpotX releases 2021 global trends report for video advertising
08-12-2020 | 09:00:00
Mike Shehan, co-founder and CEO at SpotX SpotX, the global video advertising platform, has announced the release of its “2021 Global Video Advertising Trends” report.
Outernet London partners with Realife on immersive media attraction project
04-12-2020 | 12:10:16
Realife Tech has announced a three-year partnership with Outernet, a high capacity immersive media space under development in the heart of London's West End.
Mediahuis receives nod to acquire NDC mediagroep
03-12-2020 | 11:01:11
Mediahuis has received the approval of the Dutch competition authority Autoriteit Consument & Markt (ACM) for the acquisition of NDC mediagroep.
Hearst Magazines appoints Matt Sanchez president of CDS Global
03-12-2020 | 10:41:00
Hearst Magazines has named Matt Sanchez president of CDS Global, a leading omnichannel relationship management platform for consumer-first businesses.
Hearst UK collaborates with Philips for Power of Positivity body confidence campaign
02-12-2020 | 11:53:00
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has partnered with health technology company, Philips, to launch its ‘Power of Positivity’ campaign.
Visual Data Media Services partners with Endeavour Capital for next phase of growth
02-12-2020 | 11:49:59
Visual Data Media Services, an entertainment services company serving studios and distributors globally with end-to-end content management and digital media supply chain solutions, has partnered with Endeavour Capital, a mid-market investment firm.
Blacknut turns TV into streaming games console with support for Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV
01-12-2020 | 13:53:00
Cloud-gaming specialist Blacknut becomes the first company to add support for Google's plug-and-play Chromecast streaming device.
YouTube UK and British Vogue partner to launch Vogue Visionaries
01-12-2020 | 12:50:27
YouTube UK has become the official sponsor of British Vogue’s Forces for Change initiative, supporting creativity with the launch of Vogue Visionaries.
WPP submits proposal to acquire remaining shares in WPP AUNZ
01-12-2020 | 12:26:18
WPP has submitted a proposal to the Board of WPP AUNZ Limited to pursue an acquisition of the remaining shares in WPP AUNZ.
Mondelēz awards production duties across Europe to Publicis Groupe
26-11-2020 | 10:35:42
As part of Mondelēz International’s journey to create a transformative end-to-end customer experience, the company has expanded its relationship with Publicis Groupe to include all production duties across Europe.
Geometry partners with EyeM on initiative that offers adland creatives a lifeline during pandemic
20-11-2020 | 11:38:00
EyeEm has partnered with Geometry, WPP’s end-to-end Creative Commerce agency, to support and empower the global creative industry adversely affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic to launch #UpForCollab.
L’Oréal Paris and VIRUTE unveil first digital make-up experience for live video
20-11-2020 | 11:35:00
L’Oréal Paris and VIRTUE, the creative agency born from VICE, have announced the global launch of an interactive digital-only make-up experience that brings a new inventiveness to experimenting with make-up looks, all in the virtual reality space.
IPG Mediabrands expands creative practice with launch of content studio
19-11-2020 | 10:44:19
Media and marketing solutions company IPG Mediabrands has announced the agency network is expanding its creative content practice with the launch of Mediabrands Content Studio (MBCS) globally across 12 markets.
blowUP media expands digital OOH network  in Tilburg Netherlands
18-11-2020 | 11:43:32
blowUP media is expanding its Digital Out of Home network The Collective® with high-quality digital screens in the recently renewed city centre of Tilburg.
[Column] Jennifer Feaster: YouTube Content Game: Micro-Influencers vs Macro-Influencers
17-11-2020 | 15:47:00
Influencer marketing has proved to be a worthy investment for brands: in a recent Twitter survey, 49% of responders said they rely on influencer recommendations when making purchases.
Debi Chirichella named President of Hearst Magazines
13-11-2020 | 10:25:00
Debi Chirichella has been named president of Hearst Magazines. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz. The appointment is effective immediately.
WPP merges AKQA and Grey to create AKQA Group
12-11-2020 | 10:43:22
WPP’s AKQA and Grey are uniting to form a new network model, AKQA Group.
Hearst UK announces Prima Magazine is set to increase volume of print editions in 2021
12-11-2020 | 10:39:00
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has announced one of its consumer lifestyle brands, Prima, is increasing its print magazine edition from 12 to 13 issues a year, starting in 2021.
Nielsen adds 55 million devices to scale addressable TV
12-11-2020 | 10:31:55
Nielsen says it has added addressable measurement to its National TV currency. 
Spotify acquires podcast technology company Megaphone
11-11-2020 | 14:28:21
Spotify Technology, the global audio streaming subscription service, has announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Megaphone.
Starcom wins Miele's ANZ Media account
07-11-2020 | 10:23:00
Domestic appliances Miele company has consolidated its Australia and New Zealand media account into Starcom following a competitive pitch with a number of undisclosed agencies.
GroupM promotes Kieley Taylor, Amanda Grant to global platform roles
07-11-2020 | 10:20:00
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Kieley Taylor and Amanda Grant have been elevated to the roles of global head of partnerships and global head of social, respectively.
Hearst names Carlton Charles Senior Vice President
05-11-2020 | 10:39:00
Carlton Charles, who currently serves as vice president and treasurer at Hearst, has been named senior vice president, treasury and risk management.
VICE Media launches multimedia project produced from user-generated content
04-11-2020 | 09:57:38
VICE Media Group has announced the launch of Source Material, an innovative and gripping multimedia project from VICE World News.
[Startup Interview] Joris van Lierop, founder, The Content Exchange, Netherlands
03-11-2020 | 13:20:05
The Content Exchange is a Dutch startup that targets editors, publishers and freelancers by offering them a content market place where they can do business with each other directly. The startup’s founder Joris van Lierop explains.
[Startup Interview] Kinga Incze, Founder & CEO, Mediaspace.global, UK
03-11-2020 | 13:17:00
Startup Weekly talks with Kinga Incze, founder of Mediaspace.global, a new, independent social platform for media, marketing, tech, law, innovation and regulation company based in London, UK.
Gordana Buccisano appointed chair of the World Media Group
03-11-2020 | 11:56:00
The World Media Group has announced the appointment of Gordana Buccisano, EVP Global Client Transformation, Havas Media Group, as Non-Executive Chair of the World Media Group.
Sainsbury’s selects Essence to lead multi-brand digital transformation
03-11-2020 | 11:55:15
Sainsbury’s has revealed it will be appointing media agency ‘Essence’ to help advance its digital marketing transformation.
Dentsu International to be net zero emissions company by 2030
30-10-2020 | 10:00:07
Worldwide media, CXM and creative communications company, dentsu international, has committed to become a Net Zero emissions business by 2030.
Walgreens Boots Alliance renews, extends relationship with WPP to accelerate digital transformation, deep focus on communications
29-10-2020 | 08:57:00
Walgreens Boots Alliance has selected WPP as its global marketing and communications agency.
RTL Group sells shareholding in BroadbandTV
28-10-2020 | 15:39:00
RTL Group today announced it has completed the sale of its entire shareholding in Vancouver-based BroadbandTV to BBTV Holdings Inc., effective 28 October 2020, for €102 million.
EPC welcomes Italian investigation against Google for alleged abuse of dominant position
28-10-2020 | 15:26:47
The European Publishers Council (EPC) has welcomed the Italian Competition Authority’s investigation against Google for an alleged abuse of dominant position.
Targetspot appoints Brian Benedik, former Spotify executive as Strategic Advisor
28-10-2020 | 10:22:00
Targetspot, an international specialist in digital audio solutions, announces the appointment of Brian Benedik, a recognized leader in the digital audio monetization space, as Strategic Advisor.
Virgin Media launches Google Smart Home trial in The UK
23-10-2020 | 14:05:00
Virgin Media has collaborated with Google Nest to trial a range of Smart Home products that can be easily added to customers’ existing packages.
ARD, ZDF integrate Funk content in media libraries
23-10-2020 | 13:43:00
ARD and ZDF integrated the range of funk, the joint content network, into their media libraries. Both broadcasters are thus continuing the mutual networking of their non-linear offers.
Netherland's Breda region to switch from analogue to digital cable television
22-10-2020 | 15:48:00
The Netherland's Breda region will switch from analogue to fully digital cable television in the night of Monday 23 November to Tuesday 24 November.
FOX News International expands distribution across Europe
22-10-2020 | 15:29:22
FOX News Media’s international streaming platform FOX News International has expanded its distribution across Europe.
Hearst UK appoints Lydia Slater as Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK
22-10-2020 | 11:21:00
Hearst UK, a UK premium publisher, has appointed Lydia Slater as the new Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK, overseeing its print, digital and experiential offering.
GroupM Australia CIO Nicola Lewis promoted to global Finecast role
22-10-2020 | 11:05:21
GroupM Australia Chief Investment Officer Nicola Lewis has been promoted to Global Chief Growth Officer of Finecast, GroupM’s fast-growing Addressable TV business.
SBS Belgium strengthens channel offering with premium British drama channel BBC First
21-10-2020 | 15:33:00
SBS will represent BBC First and manage advertising sales on the channel from November 1. This partnership will allow advertisers to connect with the BBC First audience in Belgium for the first time.
Samsung unveils new SD cards for content creators and photo enthusiasts
21-10-2020 | 10:02:14
Samsung Electronics, the world player in advanced memory technology, has unveiled the PRO Plus and EVO Plus, its two new lines of SD cards featuring  speeds and improved durability.
eMarketer, Starcom Worldwide, GlobalWebIndex release  annual report on state of global media
21-10-2020 | 09:55:49
eMarketer, in collaboration with Starcom Worldwide and GlobalWebIndex (GWI), has published its annual “Global Media Intelligence (GMI) Report” on key digital trends worldwide.
Vodafone Spain launches AMC's streaming service Acorn TV
20-10-2020 | 12:47:15
Vodafone TV will include Acorn TV , AMC Networks' streaming service specializing in British series and series from other English-speaking countries, on November 3 exclusively in its content offering.
Swiss Competition Commission fines UPC CHF 30m for abusing Ice Hockey broadcasting rights
20-10-2020 | 12:22:42
The Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) has fined UPC with CHF 30 million for abusing Ice Hockey broadcasting rights.
Adsquare and Nielsen strengthen out-of-home media buying
15-10-2020 | 12:25:23
Nielsen has announced integration with Adsquare, enabling European marketers to intelligently target audiences for out-of-home media buying.
E.ON appoints Publicis Groupe as media and performance partner across Europe
14-10-2020 | 11:59:16
E.ON, the international energy company has appointed a Publicis Groupe Power of One solution led by Starcom as its Media partner across eight major European markets.


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