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Mobile Video Advertising is Priced at 50% Discount, MMA’s Stuart

Mobile video advertising is pricing at half of what it should be says Greg Stuart, CEO of the Mobile Marketing Association, in this interview with Beet.TV.  He cites data from a just completed two year, $2 million research study undertaken by the MMA with several big brands.   Unlike other forms…

AOL’s Tim Armstrong to Keynote LUMA Partners’ Annual Digital Media CEO Fest

As CEO’s of leading adtech companies along with institutional and strategic investors gather for  LUMA Partners’ annual one-day conference in Manhattan next week, there will surely be talk on and off the stage about the the acquisition of AOL by Verizon.   Leading off the conference will be a keynote address by…

Native Video Advertising is Center Stage for The New York Times

Native advertising has become a central focus for revenue at The New York Times, according Chief Revenue Officer Meredith Levien in this profile article in Digiday. And, video has become an integral part of the solution says Sebastian Tomich, SVP for Advertising and Innovation and head of the publisher’s native advertising…

Time Inc. Has Video Syndication Deal with Amazon, Others

At its NewFront presentation on Thursday, Time Inc. announced a slate of eleven new programs.   It also announced a syndication agreement with Amazon Video Shorts, along with alliances with radio, TV and local newspapers groups Cumulus, Gannett and Nextstar Broadcasting. After the presentation, we interviewed J.R. McCabe, SVP for Video at Time Inc….

Digital Video Has Reached a “Mature Phase,” DigitasLBi’s Scott Donaton

From full-length, TV-style video produced by Yahoo to six-second Vines, the opportunities around digital video is diverse and promising. The medium has come of age and marketers need to embrace it, says Scott Donaton, Chief Content Officer of DigitasLBi, in this interview with Beet.TV We spoke with him at the Yahoo…

Virtual Reality Coming to The New York Times Newsroom, Eventually

The challenges of distributing virtual reality at scale is one of a  number of hurdles at the moment, but the immersive medium will come to The New York Times newsroom, predicts Rebecca Howard, General Manager of Video in this interview with Beet.TV We spoke with her at The Times NewFront event…

Yahoo’s Big Data is Now “Lit Up” on Brightroll

LAS VEGAS –  Following its acquisition by Yahoo late last year, programmatic video adtech company Brightroll is now using data from Yahoo’s one billion global users, says Brent Horowitz, VP of Business Development at Brightroll, in this interview with Beet.TV. He says that the merger has also brought a vast…