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CYNOPSIS TOP WOMEN IN MEDIA AWARDS GALA
September 9 | 5:45PM – 8PM | Tribeca Rooftop, NYC
Cynopsis is celebrating the 2019 Top Women in Media — the outstanding women across every facet of the media industry — TV, digital/tech, esports, sports, marketing and more. From corporate visionaries to rising stars, they are making bold decisions and driving their businesses forward and they deserve their moment in the spotlight.
McLaren is heading back to IndyCar in a fulltime capacity, announcing a partnership with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with the new venture titled Arrow McLaren Racing SP, according to multiple reports. McLaren will be responsible for technical expertise, commercial experience and marketing. “IndyCar has been part of McLaren since our early years of racing, and the series today provides not only a commercial platform to continue to grow our brand in North America, but competition with some of the best teams in international motorsport,” said Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racing. “We come to IndyCar in full respect of the sport, our competitors, the fans and the task ahead.
The NFL is partnering with Hudl and the NFL Legends Youth Advisory Committee to extend the Way to Play initiative to the high school football level, helping highlight “proper playing technique to protect players from unnecessary risk and to foster culture change across all levels of the sport.” The NFL Way To Play High School Award will honor one high school football player weekly for demonstrating exceptional in-game playing technique. announced on NFL Network each Saturday morning, and the school of each honoree will receive a $1,500 equipment grant through USA Football.
NBC Sports Group and AEG are teaming up to create and deliver the “NBC Sports Pub Pass”, a new customizable Over The Top platform developed specifically for the retail pub/restaurant market in the US to deliver a package of top international sports and sporting competitions for their patrons. The pass is being packaged, targeted and sold to pubs, bars, clubs, restaurants and commercial establishments nationwide as an exclusive subscription service, providing premium content for soccer, rugby, and cycling all within a single subscription
ESPN Podcasts reports that it drew 5.8 million in U.S. unique audience, for a gain of 17% over July 2018. This is the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year growth.
Echo Fox’s sale of its LCS team to Kroenke Sports and Entertainment is on ice, due to a lawsuit from Sentinels co-founder and CEO Rob Moore that caused the Kroenke group to withdraw its agreement, per ESPN. Last month saw the company agree to pay $30.25 million to acquire Echo Fox’s slot. Echo Fox confirmed that decision in a statement.
Twitch Rivals is beefing up for TwitchCon, announcing its biggest live event yet with three days of competition from four top games and more than $1,000,000 awarded to streamers, with the event running Sept. 27-29. The format will see four games played with one day dedicated to each game. Opening day will kick off with a Fortnite competition taking place during primetime. Day Two of TwitchCon will feature League of Legends, bringing back the Rumble on the Rift from TwitchCon San Jose as well as the rivalry between North America and Europe from the showmatch at TwitchCon Berlin. In addition, eight Open Bracket Teamfight Tactics lobbies will be active, featuring Partners and Affiliates from the TwitchCon audience. The winners of this Open Bracket will face off against the biggest Teamfight Tactics superstars in the afternoon finals. Day Three will conclude with a $500,000 Apex Legends tournament with custom lobbies on LAN. Five Stream Teams will take to the stage to prove themselves, while 45 Twitch Partners will take a seat to challenge them in each match.
FACEIT detailed plans for Season 8 of the Esports Championship Series, its CS:GO competition. The season kicks off later this month with Open Qualifiers, followed by the Pinnacle Cup before the regular season kicks in starting Sept. 16. FACEIT will be partnering with Caffeine on exclusive content throughout ECS, including the return of ECS After Dark. Season 8 will also see the return of the ECS Community Caster Challenge, exclusively on Caffeine, inviting up and coming commentators to stream their commentary.
PUBG execs locked in the dates and location of for this year’s PUBG Global Championship. The group stage will run Nov. 8-10 in LA, followed by the semifinals from Nov. 15-17. The Grand Finals will then move to Oakland, taking pace Nov. 23-24.
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Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: Who portrayed Ty Cobb in the 1994 biopic Cobb? Answer: Tommy Lee Jones. Kudos: Michael Ritz-Northwestern Mutual/NY; Rob Casalaina- ITN/NY; Denis Barry-CBS/NY; Art Salisch-CBS-TV/NY; Mark Lehman-Atlanta Braves/Atlanta; Randy Ingram-WISH-TV/WNDY-TV/Indianapolis; Sydney Lowe-MLB Network/Secaucus; Michael Stutts-Bloomin Brands/Tampa; Matthew Sautter-WideOrbit/Harrisburg; Will Allmendinger-Clear Channel Outdoor/Chicago; .Kyle Krebs-NBC5/Telemundo39/Dallas-Ft. Worth; Matt Fumagalli-NBC Sports/Chicago; Jack Hodgson-Oklahoma State University/Stillwater; Greg Moloznik-GLM Media/Scottsdale; Rich Wolfe-Lone Wolfe Press/Scottsdale; Dave Sikula-San Francisco State University/San Francisco; Jim Himmel-TCB Media/San Clemente; Dave Hammargren-KCPQ-KZJO TV/Seattle; Nick Monroe-Monroe
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Manage the day-to-day recruitment function for a defined set of clients to identify, acquire, assess and hire candidates to fill roles required to meet company business goals. 5+ yrs hands-on recruiting exp, preferably within a media environment; strong HR network of recruiters
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SR DIRECTOR, IT OPERATIONS >>
GSN/Santa Monica: 10+ yrs. Lead & manage infrastructure & applications teams. Active Directory, Azure, VMWare, AWS, SQL Server, Citrix, Telephony, storage, networking. OS: Server 2012, 2016, Windows 10, Mac OS. Manage SOX-404 audits. This is a hands-on technical position. Full info HERE (8/23)
SPECIALIST, AFFILIATE OPERATIONS >>
MLB/Secaucus NJ: Spearhead affil tech/operational efforts (incl launch authorizations, blackout implementation, VOD & TV Everywhere +) for MLB & NHL Networks. Able to work w/prod, engineering & brdcst depts; Min4-6 yrs exp cable affil sales & mktg, sports media, &/or media ops req’d. Full info HERE (8/23)
MGR, RECRUITING >>
A+E/NY: Manage the day-to-day recruitment function for a defined set of clients to identify, acquire, assess and hire candidates to fill roles required to meet company business goals. 5+ yrs hands-on recruiting exp, preferably within a media environment; strong HR network of recruiters Full info HERE (8/23)
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER >>
PointsBet/Denver: Exceptional candidate with broad, hands-on operational skills to lead our US company through our next stage of growth. Min 10+ yrs of operational exp; proven operational success in gaming, sports or technology sectors a +. Strong written/comm skills. Full info HERE (8/22)
DIRECTOR, OTT ADVERTISING STRATEGY >>
NBCU/NYC: Work w/Business Operations & Strategy group & impact new rev generation across the NBCU portfolio by identifying growth opps; 8 yrs work exp; this could incl professional services (e.g., consulting, investment banking) or media exp at a large network/publisher/agency. Full info HERE (8/22)
SR ANALYST, AD SALES STRATEGY >>
NBCU/NYC: Design/execute strategic sales initiatives in the NBCU Digital Partnerships team along w/the wider Ad Sales org. Min 2 yrs exp @ either a leading investment bank, mngmnt consulting firm or in strategy/finance role at a major TMT corp. Full info HERE (8/22)
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE >>
Trifecta Entertainment/NYC: Dynamic individual to focus on developing new and growing business among major agencies via strong relationships and superior client service. 5+ yrs sales exp w/syndication, national cable, broadcast ad sales or media buying background req’d. Full info HERE (8/21)
PRODUCER/SHOOTER/EDITOR >> Overtime/NYC: Applicants should have a min of 2 yrs filming doc and/or reality content. Exp functioning as a one-person-band is mandatory since it will be a standard part of the job. Full info HERE (8/21)
CONSUMER INSIGHTS MGR >>
Gamut – Cox Media/NYC: Lead data-driven rsrch projects that align w/sales objectives & client needs. Thru analysis of mult rsrch sources, he/she will support the media ad sales team to consult clients on their ad strategies. 6-9 yrs of exp in a rsrch or insights role at a media agency. Full info HERE (8/20)
MEDIA INSIGHTS ANALYST >>
Gamut – Cox Media/NYC: Perform data runs & analysis through the use of multiple rsrch sources to support the media ad sales team & consult clients on their media plans. 1+ yr exp in a rsrch or insights role at a media agency, brdcst/dig co., or media rep firm. Full info HERE (8/20)
MGR, AD SALES MARKETING >>
Gamut – Cox Media/NYC: Lead planning/execution of multi-channel mktg strategies designed to drive ad sales revenue for the co. Must possess a demonstrated ability to comm & collaborate with all levels of the org; 5+ yrs of exp in Ad Sales Marketing at a Media, Brdcst or Ent co. pref’d Full info HERE (8/20)
DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE >>
AMI Entertainment Group/NYC: Secure digital advertising from a diverse list of Entertainment, CPG, Beauty, Fashion and misc. Strong knwldg NY based digital advertising mkt. 2+yrs of exp selling online advertising; recent online sales req’d. Full info/apply HERE (8/20)
DIRECTOR, BUSINESS STRATEGY >>
FX/LA: Work cross-functionally w/FX leadership team, while also being resp for creating models, performing analyses around talent term deals, orig prgrmng costs, back-end profit participations, ancillary rev streams, content windowing & AdHoc projects. 5+ yrs relevant exp. MBA req’d. Full info HERE (8/17)
BUSINESS ANALYST, INT’L & DIGITAL SOLUTIONS >>
A+E/NY: Analyze existing business processes & systems functionality; propose new or updated solutions to changing business needs; be an active member of Technology Team. 5+ yrs exp working w/applications & technology solutions that are vendor supported, strong analytical skills, project mgmt exp, detailed oriented, strong communication skills, exp w/HTML, CSS or WordPress preferred. Apply HERE (8/17)
Sales Planner, Direct Response >>
Hallmark/NYC: This position is responsible for providing sales and analytical support to the Direct Response sales team for Crown Media Family Networks: Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama. Must have a minimum of 1 years of industry-related experience. Apply HERE (8/16)
DIRECTOR of SALES, USA >>
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)
DIRECTOR, PRICING & PLANNING >>
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 >>
REELZ/NY: Responsible for providing service to clients on a daily basis, maintaining sales orders and supporting Account Executives and the Management team. BA/BS & Wide Orbit experience preferred. Full info/apply HERE (8/15)
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 >>
Discovery Inc/NYC: seeking numbers whiz to learn & leverage rsrch resources to provide data-driven intel for ad sales/mkting initiatives on media rsrch team. Utilize data systems & translate info into digestible presentations. 1-2 yrs media exp. Full info HERE (8/15)
CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR >>
BECK Media/Santa Monica CA: Seeking a team member with 2-4 years of corporate communications experience, strong writing chops, deep interest in the business of sports and sponsorship/ strategic partnership experience. For more information apply here (8/15)
MANAGER, AD SALES INSIGHTS, PRIMARY, TARGETING & ATTRIBUTION RESEARCH >>
Turner Sports/NYC: Run custom primary research projects for Turner Sports Ad Sales, including ad effectiveness, ROI studies, audience targeting and attribution, from design to final presentation of results to both internal and external clients. Full info/apply HERE (8/14)
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 (8/14)
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 (8/14)
DIGITAL STRATEGIST >>
Octagon/Stamford CT: Resp for developing and executing investment recommendations for our clients and generating social and digital first marketing campaigns and strategies tailored to specific business objectives. BA deg related field or min 3+ yrs exp in digital/social strategy. 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 (8/13)
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 (8/13)
VP, BRAND MARKETING >>
POINTS BET/Jersey City NJ: Join a growing & fact-paced team in need of VP w/huge hunger & passion for sports knowledge to create, implement, and innovate impactful brand campaigns across advertising, content, PR & more. 7-10 years of consumer brand marketing, sports exp a huge + Full info HERE (8/13)