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, 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.
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.
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 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®, 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 Meida have announced a content distribution partnership that brings Cumulus’s 413 radio stations and portfolio of podcasts to the Audacy digital platform.
Gianopulos will serve in an advisory role at Paramount through the end of the year to help ensure a smooth transition.
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, a unit of ViacomCBS has launched BET Studios, an unprecedented studio venture that offers equity ownership for Black content creators.
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.
From Belgium, Messiaen started at Ogilvy Brussels and then Ogilvy Paris where he has worked for the last 15 years.
Havas Media Group announced has partnered with Adelaide to deliver enhanced attention metrics for its global client roster.
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.
Hearst Television has announced the launch of Hearst Media Production Group as it expands original program production and distribution capabilities.
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.
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 Group, a global multi-platform media company, has announced that it has closed a $135 million equity financing round from its existing investors.
As market dynamics shift driven by among other factors technological revolution and customers preferences, brands are creating new positions to respond to these trends.
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.
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, 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
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.
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.
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, 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.
Essence has announced that it has been awarded integrated media agency of record duties for classifieds marketplace Carousell.
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
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 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.
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.
DPG Media is directly looking for a Software Engineer - Editorial Area
DPG Media is directly looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Editorial Area
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.
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, 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
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 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.
For this campaign five female photographers were given the chance to shoot their muses in the adidas Originals Forum sneaker.
The agreement includes a range of audience measurement and analytical services across all Meredith’s local stations, including Nielsen Scarborough.
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, 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, 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.
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%.
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 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, 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.
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.
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’s five offices in Greater China came together to celebrate the network’s second Festival of Creativity.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for an Executive Assistant Co-Production & Development
ViacomCBS is directly looking for an Operations Coordinator Transmission
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.
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.
Based in New York, Moorcroft reports to Christian Juhl, GroupM Global CEO, and joins the Global Leadership Team (GLT).
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
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 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 has announced the integration of Verizon Media ConnectID with the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI)’s “Audience Matched Advertising Opt-Out” platform.
Aniview , a provider of holistic video advertising solutions for publishers and networks, has unveiled its end-to-end advertising operations service for direct publishers.
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.
This executive role will see Levron leading the network’s holistic creative agenda and its portfolio of creative agencies worldwide.
Publicis Groupe has announced the acquisition of CitrusAd, a software as a service (SaaS) platform optimizing brands marketing performances directly within retailer websites.
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.
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.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Audio/Video QC Coordinator
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
Global data, measurement and analytics company, Nielsen, has acquired TVTY, a TV attribution provider and ad monitoring company based in Paris, France.
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
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
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.
Talpa Network is directly looking for a Technical Lead Web Development Audio
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, 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.
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, 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.
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.
LiveArea will join Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company within Dentsu Group’s international business, Dentsu International.
Brands are revising their campaign strategies and embracing innovative models as they seek to reach hitherto untapped markets and expand their portfolio.
Talpa Network is directly looking for a Techlead Online Video Core Services
Lukkien is directly looking for a Senior Art Director
ViacomCBS Inc. has announced that it will unify the company’s US and international businesses under a simplified global leadership structure.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
This newly aligned structure, which is effective immediately, will ensure that ViacomCBS is well positioned to continue producing compelling, diverse content at scale.
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, 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.
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.
Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie B, chose Helbiz Media as its exclusive international licensee because it recognized the marketing power of the Helbiz brand.
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 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.
Fremantle is directly looking for a Content Researcher/Copywriter in Amsterdam
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The data showed that 82% of its audience immediately experienced an uplift in positive feeling following an individual interaction with Hearst UK content.
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.
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, 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.
Talpa Network is directly looking for a Technical Lead Mobile Development Audio
Lukkien is directly looking for an Executive Producer Philips
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 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 has announced it has been appointed to handle TV media buying for online marketplace, Vinted, since April, in the UK.
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.
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+ 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 launched Waypoint+, a new direct to consumer subscription service delivering additional content to Waypoint’s loyal audience.
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.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Junior Graphic Designer
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Coordinator
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr. Editor in Chief
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 have announced an expansion of their partnership to build the next generation of content and advertising experiences for consumers and advertisers.
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.
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.
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.
The channel will feature informative and entertaining premium series and documentaries covering culture, entertainment, food, tech, sports and news from across VICE Media Group.
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 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 has announced that it will work to invest a minimum of 5% in Black-owned media channels in aggregate across all clients by 2023.
Verizon will continue to own a 10% stake in the business and the current CEO Guru Gowrappan will continue to lead it.
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.
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.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Content Operations Coordinator
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 has taken a stand to say this archaic practice is unethical and is a diminishing and shallow way of grouping human beings.
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 Group has launched Meaningful Marketplaces, a new, more impactful way of investing in trusted news sources and minority-owned and operated media.
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 Sydney has announced the promotion of Rebecca Ho to the new role of Head of Investment, effective immediately.
Scott, who joins from ABC News, will be responsible for leading VICE Media Group’s US communications strategy across the organization’s entire portfolio.
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.
MeMo² is directly looking for a (PowerBI) Data Engineer
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.
The alliance will enable expanded CTV targeting, optimization, and measurement opportunities for Verizon Media’s DSP advertisers, independent of cookies.
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 has been appointed by Tourism Tasmania to manage its media account, encompassing strategy, planning, buying and digital media.
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 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 is launching MediaCom Creative Systems, bringing together media with data and tech-enabled creativity to drive brand relevance and accelerate growth for its clients.
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.
Based in New York, Grant will report directly to Global CEO Peter Mears and serve on Havas Media’s North American executive leadership team.
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.
With a collective global buying power of $8 trillion, this community represents a significant audience for marketers to exclude by default or design.
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has launched its first report tracking performance on brand safety across seven platforms
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
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.
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.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Project Manager
Verizon Media partners with Kellogg Company, Snap and Spotify to address the global mental health crisis
Kellogg Company, Snap and Spotify are founding members committed to improving workplace culture around mental health, and scaling best practices.
Brands are increasingly investing in green projects and sustainability as they seek to cut down on emmissions and reduce their carbon footprint.
Lukkien is directly looking for a Client Service Manager
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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, the Director of Advertising at Mediahuis and founder of Wayne Parker Kent has joined pan-European Home & Living company CASA International.
Media, services and education company Bertelsmann has announced new structure for its Corporate Communications, reflecting agile and digital working methods.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr. Programming Manager.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Contract & Compliance Coordinator.
As consumers’ media consumption trends shift and the digital space continue to evolve, the advertising space is increasingly adapting to these market changes.
The integration includes new subscription to Nielsen Media Impact (NMI) and Nielsen Ad Intel and expanded access to Nielsen Total Ad Ratings (TAR).
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.
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 are joining forces to spearhead a first-of-its-kind creator and content accelerator initiative designed to drive brands to the center of culture.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Andrew Ruegger has elevated to the role of global president, GroupM Commerce.
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.
Following the announcement of “ITV AdVentures Invest,” a Media for Equity initiative, ITV has now concluded its first investment in what3words Limited.
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
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.
Mahendra Durai, who currently serves as chief information officer at Hearst, has been named senior vice president, chief technology officer.
She will take over from CEO David Kenny, who has held the CDO title in addition to CEO, since February 2019.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Nielsen has announced that Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has entered into a long-term agreement for Nielsen Audio services.
Epsilon® and Verizon Media are expanding their long-standing partnership with the interoperability of Epsilon’s CORE ID and Verizon Media’s ConnectID.
Essence has announced that it has been appointed as footwear brand Crocs’ integrated media agency of record in China.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Supervisor Channel Operations
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.
DPG Media is directly looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer - News Personalisation
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 has announced a series of events to further increase its support for independent production companies and freelancers in the Nations and Regions.
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, the venture capital arm of European media group Mediahuis, is investing in BUNCH, a New York and Berlin based AI coaching startup.
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 TV the new free, ad-supported streaming TV service (FAST) specializing 100% in sports-themed content has been launched.
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.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Programming Coordinator Nick jr.
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.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Manager Bi & Research EMEAA (Temporary)
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Content Operator Multiplatform Operations
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.
As the latest addition to Sony’s Cinema Line, the FX3 delivers a cinematic look and professional operability and reliability all in one device.
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.
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 has announced that Wunderman Thompson has acquired NN4M, a mobile commerce partner for global brands.
Founding members Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic seek to establish a standardized provenance solution with the goal of combating misleading content.
Essence has announced the expansion of its best-in-class data and technology consulting services to the German marketplace.
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.
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.
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.
Because of the global lockdown, online activity has skyrocketed. Marketing leaders predict that many more companies will invest in branded content in 2021.
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 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 has been appointed as the new CEO of Abovo Maxlead effective April after being with DPG Media for seven years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DIMPACT, the pioneering initiative to help the digital media industry map and manage its carbon impacts, is moving beyond proof of concept.
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.
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.
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, the premium content and experience business, has announced the appointment of Richie Booker to the role of Diversity & Belonging Lead.
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, 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 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.
MeMo² is directly looking for a Python Data Analyst (Groningen - part time)
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.
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, 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, WPP’s media investment group, has announced the launch of the industry’s first tool to operationalize data ethics.
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.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a guarantee agreement with Danish alternative finance provider REinvent Finance.
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 has announced the appointment of Anna Chitty as Chief Executive Officer of Starcom China.
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.
Google has announced that BMG has selected Google Cloud to build a scalable, global infrastructure as it grows its digital music business.
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 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.
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, 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.
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
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.
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, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, is announcing a significant improvement to the TV Audience Measurement (TAM) service.
Rob, who is currently Global Creative Chairman of McCann Worldgroup, will join WPP in May, reporting to CEO Mark Read.
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.
Synamedia, an independent video software provider, announced its security and watermarking solutions are now integrated with Akamai.
Nielsen has announced that Caroline Clarke will join the company as Senior Vice President of Editorial Content Strategy, effective immediately.
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, 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.
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.
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, 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 has announced that it has appointed Ally Castle as its new Creative Diversity and Disability Lead.
Nielsen has announced a multi-year renewal agreement with TEGNA Inc. , a news platform with 64 stations in 51 markets.
Hearst UK’s wellness brands secure globally recognized fitness personalities, celebrities, mental health experts and chefs for ultimate wellness events.
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.
Nielsen and KTSF have announced an agreement under which Nielsen will provide a comprehensive suite of measurement services.
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 has announced its plans to launch a single, cross-media solution to drive more comparable and comprehensive metrics across platforms.
YouTube has always been an integral part of the music business. However, the platform is taking the music-streaming war to the next level.
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 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 has announced its new ‘People Powered Growth’ positioning and strengthened agency structure.
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 has announced the election of four new directors to the corporation’s board.
Telenet/SBS, Mediahuis, Proximus/Skynet and Pebble Media are joining forces and are together creating a national sales house.
Essence has announced that it has been selected as the integrated media agency for personal care brand Mamaearth in India.
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Adam Gerhart has been named Mindshare Global CEO, effective January 2021.
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 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.