Yahoo Shuts Down Video Service; Videos to Live in Digital Mags
January 6, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Yahoo has shut down Yahoo Screen, the video hub the beleaguered company launched over two years ago to unite its many original and syndicated programming under one roof. Yahoo Screen was home to everything from the recent streaming of an overseas NFL game to licensed clips of “Saturday Night Live” to the slate of original series launched last…

Condé Nast Digital Boosts Revenue with Programmatic
December 22, 2015 at 1:08 pm

The publisher put this down to "robust performances" from programmatic and creative solutions. Condé Nast Digital has focused more on video this year, launching Vogue Video in June. The channel has had 16 million views, and a series with Alexa Chung has attracted an audience of 1.24 million viewers.

ESPN's Dilemma in Mobile Age Where Fans See Clips All Day
December 18, 2015 at 1:01 pm

When Holly Holm delivered her vicious knockout against UFC champion Ronda Rousey last month, the highlight seemed perfect for ESPN’s “SportsCenter.” Yet by the time the sports network’s flagship news program showed images of the fight, many had already seen the clip on Reddit and commented on Twitter.

Time Inc. Partners With Hulu, Yahoo and Zealot Networks for Video Distribution
December 11, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Time Inc. is continuing its video push, adding Hulu, Yahoo and Zealot Networks to join its video distribution network. Original video from Time Inc.’s portfolio of brands will thus be distributed across the trio of networks, the company said Thursday. The Time Inc. distribution network, which was created in 2013, will also house videos from Hulu,…

Big Publishers Scale Up Video Production
December 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Recent months have seen a flurry of executive appointments by big publishers tapping top talent to lead their video production and distribution efforts. The list of publishers appointing high-level video execs includes The New York Times, Time Inc. and BuzzFeed, all of which are preparing major digital video initiatives for the coming year.

Press Release: Kim Martin To Oversee Video Content Creation At Meredith Corporation
October 30, 2015 at 2:40 pm

DES MOINES, IA/NEW YORK, NY, (October 30, 2015) – Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP), the nation’s leading media and marketing company reaching 100 million unduplicated women and 60 percent of U.S. Millennial women, announced today that Chief Strategy Officer Kim Martin will be expanding her responsibilities to include oversight for Meredith National Media Group’s original video programming development across…

10 Key Learnings from the FIPP World Congress
October 27, 2015 at 9:38 am

The FIPP World Congress, held in mid October in Toronto, Canada, was yet another huge success with media brands from across the globe presenting their visions and strategies to more than 800 engaged delegates. Among those involved were representatives from Time Inc., Newsweek, The Atlantic, Immediate Media, The Huffington Post as well as key Canadian…

Martha Nelson Now Heads All Media for Yahoo, Including Video
October 26, 2015 at 2:07 pm

According to an internal memo that went out last week, Martha Nelson has officially been designated the head of all media for Yahoo, including having purview over its video content efforts. The former top editor at Time Inc., who arrived at the Silicon Valley Internet giant in August as global editor in chief and is…

Vice to Launch TV Network in US, and a Dozen in Europe
October 23, 2015 at 1:36 pm

Vice CEO Shane Smith has built an empire around content aimed at millennials. Now, he says he's bringing that content to many more TV networks around the globe. In an exclusive interview with CNBC from London, Smith said the company will launch a Vice TV network in the U.S., along with a dozen in Europe,…

BuzzFeed Launches Native Video Political Advertising
October 13, 2015 at 10:40 am

BuzzFeed will begin creating native video ads for politicians and political causes, the website will announce Monday. Rena Shapiro, most recently advertising director for Pandora, has been named vice president, Politics & Advocacy for BuzzFeed. Shapiro will oversee native political ads, created in conjunction with BuzzFeed's product and branded video teams from BuzzFeed Motion Pictures.