Finding Alternate Content & Context For Advertisers: WarnerMedia’s Chaturvedi

Around the world, advertisers that pinned their strategies on delivery against premium content are praying for a resumption in top-tier sports and other programming. Until then, broadcast groups are thinking creatively to give them the next best delivery opportunities – and ensure ad budgets can keep flowing. In this video interview, Amit Chaturvedi, EVP, Product […]

 

Courageous Studios Michal Shapira: Storytelling Needs to be” Relevant and Passionate”

Through a 30-second spot for AT&T, Courageous – the branded content studio unit of WarnerMedia, was tasked with finding a way to showcase that the mobile network company was there for its customers during a time of need, the Covid-19 crisis, in a way that was authentic to the brand. What resulted was an ad […]

 

“Embrace Agility,” WarnerMedia’s Aversano Advises

The coronavirus is forcing everyone to think creatively. And that includes how marketers find their audiences when the delivery mechanism they expected to use just isn’t available. Case in point – to find viewers who would otherwise have watched sports events that have been cancelled, some brands are turning to audience targeting, which helps them […]

 

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 […]

 

WarnerMedia’s David Porter: The Industry Is Collaborating to Overcome Complexities

SAN JUAN– Addressability is an area that many are focused on this year, and WarnerMedia is no different. In an interview with Beet.TV at the Beet Retreat in San Juan, David Porter, vp of ad innovation and programmatic at WarnerMedia, emphasized that he’s excited about the progress they’re making in national linear addressable capability. They […]

 

How HBO Max Is Finding Its UX: WarnerMedia’s Toeman

With HBO Max poised to become the latest subscription TV streaming service in May 2020, many are starting to speculate how the offering will shape up amongst a growing competitive set. That’s something Jeremy Toeman can help with. HBO parent WarnerMedia in November hired Toeman as chief product innovation officer in its Innovation Lab, which […]

 

At The Limits Of Attribution & Determinism: 605, WarnerMedia & Discovery Discuss

They are two of the key developments being touted to revolutionize TV ad buying – but are “deterministic” targeting and outcome attribution really up to scratch? During “Data Activation, the New Tool for Programmers”, a panel convened at Beet Retreat In The City, executives held a refreshingly frank discussion on the true state of two […]

 

WarnerMedia Focused On Unlocking National Addressability: Aversano

“Addressable” TV technology promises advertisers the ability to precision-target ads at individual households. But, over the last year, Beet.TV has heard several executives say that nationwide roll-out must be solved if the opportunity can truly be unlocked at scale. Now WarnerMedia is gearing up to make announcements on how it wants to unlock that opportunity. […]

 

Focus On The Outcome: WarnerMedia’s Riess

A marketing industry which has traditionally measured proxy metrics that came prior to a hard-to-see eventual purchase now needs to change to consider the end goal as its prime destination. That is according to one man whose primary medium has not always been considered adept at measuring through to actual consumer purchase – but, for […]

 

WarnerMedia Teams with Xandr to Guarantee Advertising Outcomes, Donna Speciale

In addition to unveiling new and returning series, WarnerMedia used its UpFront presentation today to share case studies showing linear television’s impact on business outcomes and discuss its upcoming SVOD and AVOD services. “What I’m thrilled about is that we’re going to be showing a lot of results,” WarnerMedia President of Ad Sales Donna Speciale […]

 

Xandr Media Activates Turner Integration While Rolling Out Its SSP Welcome Mat

LAS VEGAS—As Xandr Media begins to cross-pollinate data and technology with Turner and other AT&T family entities, it wants the outside world to know that from a supply-side platform standpoint, its doors are open. “The welcome mat is out. It’s got neon lights around it,” says Xandr Media President Rick Welday. Roughly four months after […]