Making Beet.TV a “Safe Space” For All of Us

Of all the work we’ve done over the past 14, years, the nearly 8,000 videos we’ve produced, nothing has been as consequential as our Black Lives Matter series, titled Our Voices Our Hopes.. I am grateful to Kirk McDonald and my other dear friends, along with so many new acquaintances, for having spoken so candidly […]

 

Let’s Recognize and Celebrate Our Differences, Dish’s Sean Robertson

Diversity in the workplace is an imperative but it has to happen in the context of the wider issues of racial separation in our society, says Sean Robertson, a veteran of the advertising and media industry who is Director of Partnerships at DISH. We need to understand our differences and celebrate them.  Galvanized by recent […]

 

DISH’s Robertson Sees Programmatic TV Rising In Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has up-ended all the norms of traditional TV ad buying, with the usual upfront ad sales season largely suspended. That is what happens when brands, uncertain about their future prosperity, decide against making hefty upfront ad purchase commitments. But, in their pursuit, instead, of agility and flexibility, could those brands be accelerating […]

 

Ad Buyers Need Help On OTT Ads: Beet Retreat Panel

SAN JUAN, PR — The new TV landscape offers advertisers the opportunity to better plan, target and measure their campaigns, in a manner more reminiscent of digital marketing. But how are advertisers adapting to the palette of options presented by OTT (over-the-top) and connected TV delivery? In a panel called “Buy-Side Perspectives – The Big […]

 

Making Ad Buying Easier: DISH’s Robertson

SAN JUAN, PR — With so many new platforms, opportunities and options for buying TV ads in the marketplace, smoothing the path to purchase is becoming the new black. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Sean Robertson, director of partnerships at DISH Media, talks about the importance of making it easy. “There’s some third party […]

 

Full Throttle For Addressable: Hulu, DISH & Comcast Execs’ Panel Debate

Major TV platforms are intent on selling ads targeted at individual households. They just would like to see a few industrial changes in order to fully realize that dream. In a panel discussion at Beet Retreat in the City, “We’re Going Local!”, three TV platform representatives discussed their take on “addressable” TV. Ahead of next […]

 

Industry Must Distinguish Addressable From Data-Driven: DISH’s Robertson

The old dog is getting taught a lot of new tricks – but each of them is different. The world of enhanced TV capabilities needs better understanding. That is according to one TV ad executive whose company has been a pioneer in the emerging space. In this video interview with Beet.TV, DISH Media’s partnerships GM […]

 

Programmatic Speeds Satellite TV Advertising, DISH’s Robertson

As more TV sets get connected to the Internet, more of them are also being used to place ads bought in real-time to reach specific audiences. By comparison, satellite TV platforms may seem like anachronism. But being beamed from space doesn’t mean satellite can’t also benefit from programmatic. In this video interview with Beet.TV, General […]