“Our Voices and Ideas Are Suppressed in the Workplace”

The workplace environment for Black women is hard: many find a lack of constructive feedback, resources and mentorship. Many see a pay disparity and place where  their “voices and ideas” are suppressed” and where c-level job track progression is slow, says Kelle Coleman, SVP Brand Partnerships, Nielsen, in this video interview with Beet.TV Notwithstanding, the […]

 

Univision Joins Nielsen’s Addressable TV Beta

CHICAGO – Nielsen’s consortium that is beta-testing addressable TV advertising technology has just got a big name broadcast tester, in the shape of Hispanic TV netword Univision. Nielsen recently began working with seven US TV networks to beta-test addressable TV advertising technology, ahead of a planned full launch later this year. A+E Networks, AMC Networks, […]

 

Publishers Can Navigate The Pandemic With Context: Nielsen’s Wilson

We all know that news and video publishers are experiencing a big traffic spike during the coronavirus pandemic. But how can they best serve audiences in order to hold on to new users after the lockdowns end? In this video interview with Beet.TV, Nielsen’s EVP for media and marketing effectiveness Tina Wilson says traffic is […]

 

Nielsen’s Bradbury: Consumption Won’t Trail Off Due to Coronavirus, but It Will Change

VIA BEETCAM– As people stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, data is showing an increase in media consumption across all platforms. This may come as no surprise, but in a BeetCam interview, Peter Bradbury, chief commercial officer of Nielsen Global Media US, provided greater detail around exactly how much of an increase there […]

 

Addressable TV Is Going National: Beet Retreat Panel

SAN JUAN, PR — Until now, the shimmering promise of targeted TV ads was stuck in a marginal concept – that it could only be executed in live, linear TV, and only within a sliver of ad inventory. But that is all set to change. US addressable TV is going national. In a session dubbed […]

 

Nielsen’s Addressable TV Beta Focusing On ‘Mechanics’

SAN JUAN, PR — Nielsen is working with seven US TV networks to beta-test addressable TV advertising technology, ahead of a planned full launch later this year. A+E Networks, AMC Networks, ViacomCBS, Discovery, Fox, NBCUniversal and WarnerMedia will run dynamically swapped-out ads ads in live linear TV feeds, under the scheme launched in January. “The […]

 

ACR Enables ‘One Media Truth’: Nielsen’s Rao

LAS VEGAS — Historically, the TV ad industry has predicated on estimated the size and kind of audiences watching particular shows, now knowing for sure. But automatic content recognition (ACR) technology is now beginning to help advertisers and broadcasters know for sure. It works using a range of hardware and software that either listens to […]

 

Seven Networks Beta-Test Nielsen’s Addressability: Abcarian

LAS VEGAS — A+E Networks, AMC Networks, CBS, Discovery, Fox, NBCUniversal and WarnerMedia will run dynamically swapped-out ads ads in live linear TV feeds as part of a beta test for Nielsen’s addressable TV advertising technology. Nielsen announced the beta on Monday. It will run through the first half of 2020 ahead of a planned […]

 

Nielsen Seeks Scale For Addressable TV Tech

LONDON – It was one of the most promising early pioneers of the digital video technology world. Could Sorenson Media finally be about to make it big? Nielsen last year acquired Sorenson Media, the early video encoding pioneer which had since moved in to enabling household-level addressable TV ad targeting but which had since filed […]

 

Nielsen’s O’Grady Relishes Simpler Overseas Ecology

2019 was the year during which the proliferating range of options for buying targeted TV ads proved enticing but confusing for marketers. That precipitated a range of initiatives, collaborations and consortia aimed at making things simpler, achieving scale and reducing the number of players buyers need to work with. But, outside of the US, things […]

 

Nielsen’s Clarken On Brand Safety & OpenSlate Investment

Nielsen is gearing up to plug video brand safety features in to its Digital Ad Ratings, after investing to acquire a minority stake in OpenSlate this month. OpenSlate provides data about the content, subject matter and suitability of more than 600 million YouTube and Facebook videos for advertisers to determine whether the inventory is a […]

 

Advertisers Need Attribution Beyond Publishers: Nielsen’s Busignani

The emerging world of performance attribution promises to let marketers see when a consumer’s exposure to an ad led to desired brand outcomes, like sign-ups or even purchases. But the world of data underpinning the execution is still coming together. Lana Busignani fears that, for many marketers, it may be too piecemeal. “A lot of […]

 

What’s Holding Back National Addressable? Nielsen, Cadent & Amobee Discuss

In the complex and fragmented US TV ecosystem, the roll-out of “addressable” TV advertising capabilities outside of an OTT environment is somewhat limited. TV networks give cable and satellite platforms the ability to sell just two minutes per hour of advertising in their live feeds of network programming. What is it going to take for […]

 

TV Programmers ‘Leaning In’ To Data-Driven TV: Nielsen’s Abcarian

Over the last few years of growth in data-fuelled, personalized TV advertising, one truth has been clear – the possibilities are great, but the proportion of programmatic spend within overall US TV ad spend is forecast to remain small. eMarketer puts that figure at 5% of the total in 2019. That opens up a disconnect […]

 

Beyond Metrics, Brands Want Longer, Slower Relationship: Nielsen’s Krepsik

CANNES — They say “When you are holding a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” But some at media measurement company Nielsen don’t necessarily think measurement is the solution to every brand problem. Case in point – the company’s global head of analytics Matt Krepsik thinks brands should actually look beyond merely media measurement, and […]

 

Finding The Umbrella For Advanced TV: Omnicom’s Steuer & Nielsen’s Abcarian

CANNES — Smart TVs offer amazing new opportunities to target viewers at the household level – but getting your head around what is still a fragmented and evolving ecosystem is a bit like herding cats. In a sit-down discussion at Cannes Lions, Tracey Scheppach – who encountered that challenge over years spent specialising in smart […]

 

Nielsen O’Grady Plans New UK Addressable Offering

Smaller national media markets are nimbler and offer more opportunity, so media measurer Nielsen plans to bring its new advanced TV offering to the UK. So says the recently-appointed global MD of Nielsen Media. Matt O’Grady just relocated to London after a decade with the company in New York. Nielsen recently acquired Sorenson Media, the […]

 

Digital Players & Platforms Want To Compete with TV: Nielsen’s Clarken

In the emerging world of advanced measurement for digital ad campaigns, the currencies and metrics on which buying and selling decisions are made are shifting sands. Many ad buyers, of course, want specific metrics to indicate real viewership and attribution of consequential purchase actions. But many brands, even digital ones, are now getting frustrated by […]

 

Wavemaker’s Richman Reviews Outcomes, Values And DTC Brands

CANNES—Wavemaker’s US CEO, Amanda Richman, assumed her position in the fall of 2017 to help launch what was then GroupM’s newest agency. In this interview with Beet.TV at the 2019 Cannes Lions, she discusses how outcomes and values have risen in importance for marketers and why direct-to-consumer brands are leaning into traditional media. A condensed […]

 

Addressability Is Finally Here: Nielsen’s Somaya

It was a long time coming, but the long-held promise of targeting individual households with customized TV ads has finally come in to view. That is something video and TV programmers – all facing competition from digital-native ad platforms that have long offered super-targeting – need to remain competitive. “I think there are finally real […]

 
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