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September 9-10 / NYC
SESSION SPOTLIGHT > Measurement Matters
The holy grail of unduplicated, consistent measurement across platforms remains a hot point for the media sector. This conversation with A+E Networks, CIMM, AMC Networks, Spark Foundry and Viacom will dive into the emergent models around standards, research, and what our community needs to do in order to solve these challenges.
Sponsored by: Sinclair – NY Interconnect – Friend MTS – iSpot.tv – NCC Media – TV Time – Tubi
The Kellogg Company is entering the amateur esports space through a new partnership with N3rd Street Gamers, sponsoring a new Overwatch esports tournament with its Cheez-It Grooves product. The tournament, a “Major” in NSG’s National Championship Series will begin on October 4, in Denver. NSG and Kellogg’s will also host National Championship Series Academy Tier events in markets including Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Spokane and Colorado Springs. In addition, Kellogg’s is hosting Gaming and Snacking watch parties for The Overwatch League Grand Finals in select Wal-Mart stores nationwide. Shoppers will enjoy Cheez-It Grooves, Pringles and Rice Crispy treat samples, while watching The Overwatch League Grand Finals.
NFL partners Pizza Hut and SNICKERS will serve as official MCS sponsors. MCS Major live tournaments will occur in Pizza Hut Stadium – the new home of competitive Madden NFL with Pizza Hut Stadium serving as the first-ever official virtual stadium rights deal in esports. SNICKERS will return for another season and continue to surround the biggest plays and most memorable moments of the MCS.
ADATATechnology formed a long-term partnership with Team J.Storm and will be sponsoring the esports team with the latest XPG products, including “the world’s first dual-driver gaming headset, the XPG PRECOG gaming headset.” J.Storm is a professional North America-based esports team headed by NBA star Jeremy Lin and consists of two squads, one dedicated to Dota 2 and one to Fortnite.
Sportradar and Riot Games are aligning for an integrity services partnership. Under the terms of the deal, Sportradar Integrity Services will monitor the global betting activity taking place with relation to domestic and international League of Legends esports competitions organized by Riot Games and report any potential integrity issues to the company. Sportradar Integrity Services will also be providing Riot Games with access, as needed, to its specialized Intelligence and Investigation Services unit, and the companies will work together to review the esports organizer’s in-house integrity policies, procedures, and future educational programs for professional esports competitors.
StreamMetrics announced the launch of StreamMetrics Audience Measurement, a new syndicated data service that “demystifies livestream and esports viewership by accurately measuring audience size, demographics, and engagement, providing geographically-relevant data to advertisers, sponsors and brands, game publishers, esports tournament organizers, networks, and leagues.” HBSEV, the investment arm of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, a portfolio of global sports and entertainment properties that includes the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, led StreamMetrics’ series seed investment round.
Houston real estate investor Lee Zieben reportedly agreed to terms to with Immortals Gaming Club to by the Houston Outlaws for a deal value of $40 million, according to ESPN, with the deal expected to close later this month. According to the article, Zieben has a binding letter of intent with Immortals for the purchase, according to sources with paperwork submission and approval of the Overwatch League still pending. Immortals sells the team after they acquired Infinite Esports & Entertainment, the parent of the Outlaws in June.
Gen.G Esports is partnering with Meta Threads in a deal that will see the company produce Gen.G-branded gaming apparel, beginning with the Gen.G 2019 Pro Jersey. “We’re really excited to work with Meta Threads to expand our merchandise offering in the U.S.,” said Gen.G. COO Arnold Hur. “They are a great partner for us and will help us continue to build and reach out to a unique fanbase around the world. We’ve got a lot of exciting plans ahead for all our fans.”
Misfits Gaming named Greg Stangel as the team’s Chief Revenue Officer. Stangel will be responsible for global sales and partner relations as well as strategically growing and driving revenue across the entire organization, including the monetization of future home games of our Overwatch League team, Florida Mayhem. He most recently served at Fox Networks Group where he was Senior Vice President on their Global Solutions team,
The Madison Square Garden Company announced that Dan Fleeter has been named head of MSG’s esports division. Fleeter most recently served as vice president of Corporate Development for The Madison Square Garden Company and was on the Board of Directors of Counter Logic Gaming. He will now oversee all business operations for CLG and serve as CLG’s chief operating officer.
GameWorks announced today the promotion of Kelli Spence to VP, people and culture. In this new capacity, she will be focused on initiatives centered around enhancing the employee experience, from identifying talent and recruiting through retention and creating career paths for team members as well as ensuring a rewarding culture. This includes oversight of training, benefits, incentives and employee relations.
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The 7th Annual Cynopsis Digital Awards
Entries Due TODAY (AUG 1 @ 11:59PM ET)
The Cynopsis Digital Model D Awards is looking for: Innovators. Inspirers. Creators of all kinds. For the 7th year in a row, we celebrate those in online video content and advertising who are at the forefront of the industry, elevating it with their state-of-the-art contributions to branded content, technology, ad campaigns, and original content.
ON THIS WEEK in 1992: Mortal Kombat is first released in arcades.
Trivia: The game Fallout: New Vegas features a fedora-wearing corpse found inside a refrigerator amid a radioactive wasteland. This is a nod to which famous character who attempted a similar tactic to escape an atomic bomb? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your answer and be sure to include your name, company and city.)
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: Raul Julia’s final film appearance was in which movie, based off the popular video game franchise? Answer: Street Fighter. Kudos: Matt Sautter-WideOrbit/Harrisburg; Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank
Later — Chris
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NHNZ: Generate and maximize sales for NHNZ in the USA through proactive, business orientated, results driven client management. Self-starter with a clear creative vision and an understanding of all things TV. Full info HERE (8/15)
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Fuse Media/NYC: Play a critical role in the design, development, planning & execution of our comprehensive product & services pricing strategy. 10+ yrs ad sales exp w/strong understanding of pricing a variety of inventory, within the NY mktt (Nati’l Broadcast/Cable ntwrk) Full info HERE (8/15)
SALES ASSISTANT >>
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DIRECTOR OF TEAM SALES >>
Momentous/Remote: Responsible for building relationships with professional teams, colleges and universities, coaches, trainers and dietitians to sell our products on a long-term basis. 3+ yrs of team sales exp, preferably in food or supplements. Full info/apply HERE (8/15)
AD SALES ANALYST >>
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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR >>
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MGR, CAMPAIGN REPORTING & ANALYSIS >>
Viacom/NYC: Resp for media campaign reporting, data aggregation & analysis for performance mktg initiatives. 3-5 yrs exp digital mktg & analytics role on either in-house/client side or at a media or dig. agency w/exp in programmatic & social measurement. Full info HERE (8/13)
MGR, MULTI-PLATFORM MEASURMENT & ANALYTICS >>
Viacom/NYC: Develop/produce regular & ad-hoc reporting, providing various corp stakeholders w/an understanding of how Viacom’s brand portfolio is consumed by distributor and platform.3-5 yrs of exp in TV /video audience research. Full info HERE (8/13)
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, MORNINGS WITH MARIA >>
Fox Business Network/NYC: Responsible for overseeing content for a three-hour morning cable television news program. 8+ years’ experience producing at a local station or News network, Full info HERE (8/12)
DIRECTOR, AD SALES >>
The Weather Channel and Entertainment Studios/Chicago: responsible for generating ad revenue for the Midwest and Detroit Region and achieving target goals. Serve as primary lead with Midwestern Region agency and client relationships. 10 yrs of relevant exp with demonstrated achievements. Full info HERE (8/12)
MGR, CORPORATE RESEARCH & ANALYTICS >>
Viacom/NYC: Responsible for audience analysis of media consumption for Viacom TV networks & competition at the corporate level. Deep interest in entertainment, TV & the media business. 5+ yrs exp with Nielsen audience analytics. Full info HERE (8/8)
SPECIALIST, AFFILIATE SALES & MARKETING >>
MLB/Secaucus, NJ: Knowledge & passion for baseball and hockey, as well as the media industry a must. Support the affiliate sales dept thru variety of mktg & acct mngmnt tasks. 2-4 yrs exp in TV, advertising, affiliate sales or production industries are preferred. Full info/apply HERE (8/8)
VP, UNSCRIPTED DEVELOPMENT >>
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MGR, AD SALES PARTNERSHIPS >>
A+E Networks/NY: Manage the departmental activities for monetizing network content & assets to drive national ad sales revenue for A+E Networks, Lead 360 ideation & response on all RFPs under assigned categories, including meeting w/ account executives, advising on pitch strategy & leading brainstorms w/ internal resources. Full info HERE (8/8)
COORDINATOR & MGR AD SALES MARKETING (LA) & MGR, INTEGRATED AD SALES MARKETING (NY) >>
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SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE>>
XUMO/Chicago: Resp for growing adv revenue from an assigned list of ad agencies & regional territories. Dvlp sales strategy & strategic plan for generating ad sales for the roster of nat’l clients within your assigned list. 5+ yrs National TV or Digital, programmatic, ad sales exp. Full info HERE (8/7)
AD SALES- ASSOCIATE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, DIRECT RESPONSE>>
Crown Media Family Networks/NY: This position is responsible for negotiating the sale of short-form commercial inventory to Direct Response advertisers for. BA/BS req & Min 2 yrs exp. Apply HERE (8/6)
DIRECT RESPONSE, VP>>
ION MEDIA/NYC: Oversee/mng all aspects of the Direct Response (DR) business for ION Television. A deep knwldg of DR Market. 15+ yrs of DR selling exp in media or a related field. 3+ yrs of exp managing people or leading a sales team. Strong negotiation skills. Full info HERE (8/6)
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The Steve Wilkos Show/NYC: Liaison between Executive Producer and prod staff regarding meetings, updates, and staffing. Min 1 yr prod exp or admin exp in TV setting pref’d. Self-starter w/ Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Full info HERE (8/2)
The Steve Wilkos Show/NYC: Book guests and multiple stories to appear on the show work w/guests who will appear on the show while they are in town for taping. Min 1 year of TV exp with a talk show, news or court program, or other relevant experience (including internships) or BA deg pref’d. Full info HERE (8/2)
The Design Network/NYC: Lead sales with brand partners, advertising agencies, and grow its revenues in OTT.
Experience in working with Sr management to align sales strategies and solutions. Full info HERE (8/2)
SENIOR ANALYST, AD SALES RESEARCH>>
Discovery/NYC : Seeking rschr w/ strong knwldg of Nielsen data/reporting systems & exp leveraging variety of rsrch to provide data driven intelligence in support of ad sales/marketing for lifestyle brands. Provide data/insights incl audience profiles/trends & market/industry intelligence. 3-5 yrs exp req’d. Full info HERE (8/2)
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