TV Nets Now Agile, Flexible with Upfront at a Pivot Point, GM CMO Deborah Wahl

DETROIT – This year’s upfront sales season for broadcast television marked a significant change in how marketers buy media placements, with the uncertainties of the coronavirus pandemic driving a demand for greater flexibility. For Deborah Wahl, global chief marketing officer of automotive giant General Motors, the rapidly changing media marketplace has pushed the automotive giant […]

 

Unlocking the “Five I’s” of Omnichannel Advertising: Mediaocean’s Neuhauser

CHICAGO – Omnichannel marketing has become more challenging as viewing habits change, especially amid the disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic. With more people consuming media on smartphones and through connected TVs, marketers must quickly adapt their strategies to reach their most likely customers. It’s helpful to remember the “Five I’s”  when it comes to omnichannel […]

 

‘Next-Gen TV Is Top Priority’ Amid Rapid Changes: Mediaocean’s Anupam Gupta

SEATTLE – The omnichannel universe gets more fragmented every year, challenging marketers to reach audiences among a wider variety of media channels. Software platform Mediaocean aims to help advertisers and their agencies manage their campaigns in that more complex environment, having recently acquired 4C Insights to provide more in-depth data analysis. “Our vision is to […]

 

Leading Brands Follow Moviegoers Back to Theaters: NCM’s Cliff Marks

Labor Day weekend brought the reopening of thousands of movie theaters nationwide, giving advertisers a chance to reach audiences that had been starved of the movie-going experience for almost six months during pandemic lockdowns. For National CineMedia, which sells commercials that appear before the beginning of feature films, the reopenings of about 80% of U.S. […]

 

Political Campaigns Vie for ‘Big Screen’ Access: Xandr’s Steve Truxal

Political campaigns will kick into high gear after Labor Day weekend in the final stretch toward Election Day on Nov. 3. Those weeks will bring a jump in media spending, especially in swing states that are still too close to call. For Xandr, AT&T’s digital advertising exchange, this year’s election season is notable as political […]

 

Inclusive Marketing More Important Than Ever & Music Drives the Conversation

LOS ANGELES — As America becomes more diverse, marketers must develop advertising campaigns that emphasize inclusion while also reaching audiences among a wider variety of media channels, says Lisette Arsuaga, co-founder of the ANA’s Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM), in this episode of “Vevo Everywhere: A Beet.TV Leadership Series on Evolving Content Distribution.” […]

 

‘Omni-Video Is Critical Going Forward’: Dish Media’s Kevin Arrix

Advertisers are looking for more flexibility in reaching audiences among a wider variety of video platforms, including traditional linear TV and the growing number of digital channels. Dish Media is giving marketers more choices, most recently in its partnership with Verizon Media announced this month. The deal gives advertisers using Verizon Media’s demand-side platform (DSP) […]

 

Contextual Targeting Will Rise As Cookies Fade: Kargo’s Harry Kargman

Online audience tracking is undergoing a major upheaval as consumers demand more control over their personal privacy, challenging the adtech industry to develop better ways to help marketers reach target consumers. Digital publishers that deliver those viewers to advertisers aren’t immune to the upheaval as contextual targeting becomes more pronounced. For mobile ad exchange Kargo, […]

 

Connected TV Drives Growth in Audience Identifiers, Tapad’s Mark Connon

Consumers are using a wider variety of connected devices to view content, challenging marketers to reach target audiences and measure the results of their advertising campaigns. Connected TV is adding another dimension to this environment, providing another source of data that marketers can harness to improve their targeting. For Tapad, which specializes in helping companies […]

 

REWIND: ‘Second-Screening’ Will Be Key for Sports Coverage: Disney’s Rita Ferro

Editor’s Note:  We are republishing this informative conversation between Bill Koenigsberg and Rita Ferro with an added introduction from Sean Cunningham, President and CEO of VAB. The VAB is partner to Beet.TV in this 12-part series. This video was originally published in June.  This is one of  the segments from the series of selected videos we […]

 

REWIND: Peacock Will Bring Innovation to Free, Ad-Supported Streaming: NBCU’s Laura Molen

Editor’s Note:  We are republishing this informative conversation between Bill Koenigsberg and Laura Molen with an added introduction from Sean Cunningham, President and CEO of VAB. The VAB is partner to Beet.TV in this 12-part series. This video was originally published in June.  This is one of  the segments from the series of selected videos we […]

 

‘We’re Rallying to ‘Eventize’ the Super Bowl’: ViacomCBS’s Jo Ann Ross

The Super Bowl is the biggest televised event, giving advertisers a chance to reach a massive audience with “tentpole” campaigns that often set the tone for the entire year. The big game is currently scheduled for Feb. 7, though the coronavirus pandemic has made the outlook for the National Football League’s season more uncertain. ViacomCBS, […]

 

‘It’s Up to Us to Close the Deal’ on Promoting Equality: BET Networks’ Louis Carr

Editor’s Note:  We are republishing this highly candid, informative conversation between Bill Koenigsberg and Louis Carr with an added introduction from Sean Cunningham, President and CEO of VAB. The VAB is partner to Beet.TV in this 12-part series.  This is one of three segments from the series we are re-publishing this month. We call this […]

 

‘We Have Opportunity to Drive Addressability Forward’: Vizio’s Adam Gaynor

Television advertising for years has been the best way to reach mass audiences, and ongoing technological advancements are helping to refine its reach with better targeting. Addressable TV advertising is poised to grow with upgrades to the ad-delivery infrastructure and integration with audience data that will shape the marketplace in the next decade. Adam Gaynor, […]

 

Connect Digital Ads to TV Viewing: Verizon Media’s Markman

LOS ANGELES –  TV audiences have more viewing choices than ever as technology transforms the media landscape, making measurement more challenging for advertisers. Verizon Media is taking steps to help marketers measure their omnichannel marketing efforts, most recently with the rollout of a service that provides more in-depth audience data to connect digital ads with […]

 

CTV Primed to Reach ‘Persuadable’ Cord Cutters in Extraordinary Election

Political candidates this year face a daunting task in reaching voters as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts traditional publicity efforts like rallies, conventions and stump speeches. Campaigns also must adjust to changing media consumption habits as more households cancel cable and satellite subscriptions, and connect their TVs directly to the Internet. Connected TV (CTV) has the […]

 

Marketers Seek More Insights on Programmatic Ads: Forrester’s Joanna O’Connell

Marketers are asking for better proof that their digital advertising is working, but many are frustrated with the programmatic marketplace that brings together buyers and sellers of media electronically. Accountability is a top priority for marketers who seek greater transparency into the supply chain that connects them with digital media outlets, a recent study found. […]

 

True Crime Network’s AVOD Apps Seek Viewers on Every Screen: Tegna’s Brian Weiss

Television audiences have more viewing choices than ever before as media companies develop new ways to reach them on every kind of screen. For Tegna, one of the biggest owners of TV stations in the United States, the ongoing growth in media consumption is driving investments in technology. That effort includes ad-based video on demand […]

 

‘Buyers-First’ Mentality Drives Ad Sales Strategy: AMC’s Kim Kelleher

Editor’s Note:  We are republishing this highly candid, informative conversation between Mike Law and Kim Kelleher with an added introduction from Sean Cunningham, President and CEO of VAB. The VAB is partner to Beet.TV in this 12-part series.  This is one of four segments from the series we are re-publishing this month. We call this […]

 

Acquisitions Transform Mediaocean Into a Global Powerhouse

TV audiences are watching programming on a broader variety of screens, making media buying more complex for advertisers that want to reach target audiences as they move across platforms. Mediaocean is adapting to those changes as linear TV converges with streaming platforms and social media. With the financial backing of private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners, […]

 
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