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Univision’s Choice Of Amobee For Linear TV Optimization Could Extend To Digital

Univision Communications has chosen Amobee to be its linear television optimization platform of record. The partnership also lays the groundwork for Amobee to support the leading media company serving Hispanic audiences across its linear, digital and social channels, according to Amobee’s Stacy Daft. “We also have the capability to extend the offering into the digital […]

 
 

Turf Protection, Not Lack Of Technology, Hinders Addressable TV: WPP’s Gotlieb

When history books are written about advertising, “there will be an indictment against our business for allowing our siloes to squabble with each other while the duopoly or triopoly ate everybody’s lunch,” according to WPP Senior Advisor Irwin Gotlieb. The squabbling is prominent in the addressable television advertising space, Gotlieb noted in his keynote speech […]

 
 

Audience Growth Coincides With Hulu’s Expanded Programmatic Offerings

As Hulu’s audience has continued to grow, the company has been building up its sales efforts and offerings for programmatic advertising transactions. “So now that we have that kind of scale we want to make sure that we’re maximizing it from an advertising perspective,” says Anthony Laurenzo. Hulu has had programmatic capabilities since 2014 but […]

 
 

Comscore Offers New Metrics, ‘Personas’ For Targeting: EVP Psacharopoulos

Buying television inventory programmatically continues to grow along with TV content choices. Comscore is responding by augmenting its audience-targeting offerings, including various personas, according to EVP Anthony Psacharopoulos. “I definitely think we’re coming of age, if you will. We’re hitting that critical mass where yes there used to be scarce inventory. But especially with consumer […]

 
 

MediaMath’s Zawadzki: Bridging The Future Of Advanced Advertising

In the age of connected television, Connect All Fronts is MediaMath’s way to draw a focus on “a vision of the future” and its perceived role of uniting brands and consumers. Connect All Fronts is the name of the conference MediaMath, founded in 2007 as an early programmatic pioneer, recently hosted to connect the various […]

 
 

Live TV Plus Programmatic Is Sling TV’s Sweet Spot: DISH Media’s Arrix

With nothing but more streaming competitors on the horizon, DISH Media’s Sling TV is nonetheless buoyed by consumer behavior. “The Sling TV audience basically consists of cord nevers and cord cutters. And that is only going to grow going forward. I think the consumer behavior stats that we see are most compelling for us,” says […]

 
 

Turner Ignite’s Riess On The Advantages Of Audience Data Plus Speed

The union of AT&T and WarnerMedia comes at a time when digital and television advertising formats are constantly changing. “It’s kind of unlimited at this point. Linear TV formats are changing quite rapidly,” says Turner Ignite EVP Dan Riess. As it happens, speed also is one of the key attributes that WarnerMedia is touting to […]

 
 

The U.S. Media Industry Steps Up with Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico to Break the Cycle of Poverty

SAN JUAN, PR – They have been forgotten, the majority of Puerto Rico’s children who live under the poverty level, says Eduardo Carrera, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico in this interview with Beet.TV recorded at the Vimenti Project, the island’s first charter school, which is operated by the Club. Carrera, […]

 
 

Coming This Year – Programmatic Linear TV: MediaMath’s Fisher

The collection of modern, automated ad trading practices known as “programmatic” may seem to sit with natively digital media. But, little by little, other platforms are getting lit up with these new tricks, too. That’s why the man who heads MediaMath’s video operations expects programmatic to hit TV in a much bigger way. “I think […]

 
 

TV Is A Performance Channel, Too: TVSquared’s Kinsella

According to the accepted depiction of the marketing “funnel”, television is a medium marketers best use to drive initial brand awareness. But that is only because, without access to return-path data, TV has never been able to boast the kinds of user attribution that new digital media do. Now that TVs have got connected, however, […]

 
 

SVOD Fatigue Could Prove Costly: WPP’s Irwin Gotlieb

US pay-TV adoption is at its lowest rate since 2007, according to Leichtman Research Group. Fifty-nine percent of homes which get TV over antennae now also subscribe to subscription video-on-demand, according to Nielsen. US households are nearing three SVOD subscriptions per household, according to Ampere Analysis. Whichever numbers you look at, subscription TV over internet is […]

 
 

605 Doubles National TV Audience Footprint With Inscape Licensing Deal

Television measurement and analytics provider 605 is doubling its national footprint in a licensing deal with Inscape that augments and compliments MVPD data with smart-TV viewing insights. “The bigger the better in terms of data,” says 605 President & Co-Founder Ben Tatta. With the addition of Inscape data, 605 can measure more than 20 million […]

 
 

Tru Optik Adds Kosinski And Bokor, Integrates With Oracle Data Cloud

As Tru Optik enhances its OTT Household Graph with audience data from the Oracle Data Cloud, it’s expanded its management ranks with the additions of Richard Kosinski as EVP of Sales and Jonathan Bokor in the role of Chief Privacy and Business Affairs Officer. Kosinksi’s digital background spans such media companies as Forbes, Yahoo!, Westwood […]

 
 

ANA’s Liodice: In-House Agencies Are A Function of Growth

ORLANDO—Although the practice of marketers taking certain functions in-house as opposed to paying external agencies has been gaining traction in recent years, it’s a trend that has flown under the radar. Including at the Association of National Advertisers, which just concluded its first-ever event devoted exclusively to in-house agencies. “The in-house agency phenomenon is something […]

 
 

‘Fortune Favors The Bold’ Is Trunk Club’s Approach To Advertising: Senior Director Boyle

ORLANDO—Being bold and edgy in your approach to advertising is the Trunk Club way. Those traits are a reflectiong of the male-oriented retailer’s in-house agency, which is “the driver of creative for our band. We do not work with any external agencies right now. So we’re it,” says Maureen Boyle, Senior Director, Creative Services & […]

 
 

New Balance’s Ruhl Describes The Hybrid Approach To Advertising Resources

ORLANDO—The term “hybrid” doesn’t just apply to certain types of athletic shoes sold by New Balance. It’s also the international marketer’s approach to balancing an in-house agency and its global strategic agency of record, VMLY&R. “I see the hybrid model as being a great way forward for New Balance. We’re a business with a load […]

 
 

Being ‘Virtual’ In-House Means Recruiting For Talent, Not Location: PwC’s Teuber

ORLANDO—Working remotely isn’t for everyone, but it’s working out pretty well for 150-year-old PwC’s in-house agency. “My agency is a virtual agency, meaning we all don’t report into one headquarters operation and work together,” says Managing Director and Creative Leader Jack Teuber. “Rather, people are working sort of where they are,” Teuber adds. “We recruit […]

 
 

Agencies Can Go Deeper With In-Housing Brands: Publicis’ Lin

ORLANDO  –  In the age when brand marketers can use cloud-based tools to carry out many of the functions of their media agencies, the prospect of disintermediation seems to pose a risk to the historic agency model. But that is a challenge agencies are now trying to respond to. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Helen […]

 
 

Comcast Spotlight Enhances Local TV Attribution Via Website Tagging

Comcast Spotlight is bringing more bottom-funnel advertising attribution to local television by showing advertisers how many incremental website visits their campaigns generate. “Attribution measured at the local level is a challenge for anybody because your sample sizes get terrible when you’re trying to do measurement at the local level,” says VP of Data Strategy Justin […]

 
 

Smart Agencies Embrace In-Housing: VMLY&R’s Cook

ORLANDO – The growing number of brands choosing to undertake the traditional functions of their ad agencies under their own roof may seem to pose a threat. After all, the number of US brands which have launched in-house agencies has reached 78% – up from 58% in 2013, according to the ANA’s In-House Agency Report. But […]