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iHeartMedia to Acquire Voxnest

Voxnest Provides Leadership Role for iHeartMedia as the Consolidated Marketplace of Podcasting iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration and targeted ad serving. With this acquisition, iHeartMedia, through Voxnest, will now be able to provide…

iHeartMedia, America’s Leading Podcast Publisher, And Radio Hall-Of-Famer Charlamagne Tha God Launch The Black Effect Podcast Network

A historic first-of-its-kind joint venture partnership developed to amplify Black voices, celebrate Black creators and invest in the Black community, with culturally relevant content across a variety of genres iHeartMedia, the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac, and Charlamagne Tha God, one of the most influential and authoritative voices in media, announced a historic joint venture partnership to launch The Black Effect Podcast Network. “Blackness has an immediate, culture shifting effect…

LiveXLive Partners With Robin Hood And iHeartMedia For ‘Rise Up New York!’ Relief Benefit Hosted By Tina Fey To Support New…

"Rise Up New York!" Adds to the Growing List of Charity Events and Artists on LiveXLive Who Want to Expand Their Reach to a Global Audience LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global digital media company focused on live entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Robin Hood and iHeartMedia for "Rise Up New York" relief benefit on Monday, May 11 at 7 PM ET to raise awareness and funds to help New Yorkers whose lives have been dramatically impacted by COVID-19. The show will bring together New York City's biggest…

iHeartMedia Launches the iHeartRadio Living Room Concert Series Presented by State Farm®

iHeartMedia today announced the launch of “The iHeartRadio Living Room Concert Series Presented by State Farm,” a weekly performance series with the goal of bringing Americans together in the comfort and safety of their living rooms for performances by some of the biggest artists in music. The series will video stream and broadcast every Wednesday to celebrate the importance of community and being a “good neighbor” through the power of music during the COVID-19 pandemic. Premiering on April 29, the concert series will…

Comscore and iHeartMedia Agree to Renewal for Digital Measurement

Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media, and iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher, announced a renewal agreement that enables iHeartMedia to continue utilizing Comscore's industry-leading digital audience measurement. The multi-year agreement gives iHeartMedia continuing access to Comscore's Media Ratings solution, including video and YouTube measurement tracking. Marketing Technology News: IAB Names David Cohen President "We…

iHeartMedia Expands its Spanish-Language Podcast Offering

The iHeartPodcast Network serves Hispanic audiences with a slate of iHeartRadio Original Podcasts from Enrique Santos; and inks a multi-year development, co-production, distribution and sales partnership with reVOLVER Podcasts Audio Network iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America and No. 1 commercial podcast publisher, announced two new efforts aimed at expanding the iHeartPodcast Network with more Spanish-language and Hispanic-focused offerings. With the increasing importance and size of the U.S. Hispanic…

LeadsRx And iHeartMedia’s New Automotive Attribution Study Highlights How the Automotive Industry Can Drive More Shoppers to Businesses

Study Finds Radio Drives First Time Customers to Business Websites; and Reach, Frequency and Endorsements Play a Key Role in Successful Radio Marketing Findings Upend Many Common Advertising Industry Misconceptions Results Were Presented During a Special Workshop at the Automotive Analytics & Attribution Summit on November 19 Marketing attribution software company LeadsRx and iHeartMedia released the findings from their new marketing attribution study focused on automotive radio advertising. In 2018, the automotive…

WPP and iHeartMedia Launch ‘Project Listen’

Partnership Will Drive Innovation and Learning in Creative and Media Strategies Across All Audio Platforms iHeartMedia, America’s leading audio company, and WPP, the creative transformation company, announced the launch of Project Listen to develop next-generation insights, planning and creative capabilities in audio. “People are wired for sound – it grabs our attention, sets our mood, and triggers our memories and imagination. It transports us from a favorite artist’s soundstage, to a podcast courtroom or even another…

iHeartMedia Doubles Down on Radio Attribution with Agreement to Support Nielsen Media Impact and Continuous Diary Measurement

Nielsen Moves Ahead with Continuous Diary Measurement in Four Book Markets Nielsen announced that iHeartMedia, Inc., the number one audio company in the US, will advance radio attribution by supporting Nielsen Media Impact (NMI) and Continuous Diary Measurement (CDM) in Nielsen Audio's four book markets. With this agreement, Nielsen moves forward with its decision to implement Continuous Diary Measurement as planned in radio markets currently measured four times a year.  In addition, iHeartMedia's support boosts the…

iHeartMedia, Jelli and Foursquare Team up to Launch New Attribution Product for Advertisers

iHeartMedia, Jelli and Foursquare announced the launch of a new attribution product for broadcast radio that will offer marketers a unique combination of iHeartMedia’s massive reach and Jelli’s programmatic buying capabilities, with the attribution and insights tools from location technology company Foursquare. “iHeartMedia continues to reach more Americans than Google, Facebook and TV and the advertising community can now be taking further advantage of the scale and effectiveness of broadcast radio to build a brand, and…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Comscore, AcuityAds, Adzymic, iHeartMedia and Adwerx. Comscore Introduces Global Verified Contextual Private Marketplaces (PMPs) for Connected TV and Video Advertising Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced that its advanced brand safety and contextual categorization segments for Connected TV (CTV) and premium video are…

VERB Appoints Mitch Bledsoe as Chief Information Officer and Julie Holdren as Chief Product Officer

VERB Technology Company, Inc., a leader in interactive video-based sales enablement applications, including interactive Livestream e-commerce, webinars, CRM, and marketing applications for entrepreneurs and enterprises, announced the appointments of Mitch Bledsoe as Chief Information Officer and Julie Holdren as Chief Product Officer. The new executives will be instrumental in driving the Company’s product solutions and scaling its global information technology (IT) infrastructure. Marketing Technology News: Dun &…

MarTech Interview with Brian Atwood, CEO at NOM

"Advertisers are doing publisher direct deals, and then running them through programmatic channels to ensure content quality and accountability." Hi, please tell us about your current role and the team/technology that you handle? I am the CEO of NOM. Brands utilize our contextual targeting technology on YouTube to ensure their ads; 1) show up next to the content that the brand is specifically targeting; and, 2) don’t show up next to content that is not brand-suitable, or potentially offensive. Furthermore,…

Monica Fitzsimmons Joins Vidoomy as VP-Multicultural Sales in USA

Vidoomy reinforces its expansion in USA with the arrival of Monica Fitzsimmons as Vice President Multicultural Sales in the country. With the aim of multiplying its operations and strengthening its activity in the North American market, its arrival continues with the international growth that the company has sustained since its inception and which has increased during this year. Vidoomy is the adtech specialized in broadcasting advertising videos in global digital media, always with the guarantee of a brand safe…

Will the US Podcast Advertising Revenue Hit $1 Billion Mark?

According to the latest IAB report titled the “US Podcast Advertising Revenue Study”, the podcasting media is considered as the most resilient content marketing and advertising platform in the COVID-19 disrupted market. Despite a sluggish run in the last two quarters, podcast formats are seen to be performing better than other advertising channels. The reason? The DIY content creation which can be easily scaled to meet ad messaging standards across multiple marketing genres… According to the IAB report, the US…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Salespanel,  Adelphic, Bonzai, Digicel and Adverttu. Salespanel Launches Low-Cost B2B Facebook Advertising Software to Help Companies Engage  B2B marketing software Salespanel launches an advertising feature to help customers market to their business clients and properly engage them through the crisis, as people now spend more time on Facebook. Facebook advertising is usually more…

Adelphic Expands Programmatic Audio Advertising Capabilities Through New AdsWizz Integration

Audio Partnerships Offer Access to More Than 90% of Available Streaming Audio and Podcast Inventory Adelphic, a Viant subscription-based self-service platform for omnichannel programmatic advertising, today partnered with AdsWizz, the leading global technology provider for digital audio advertising solutions, expanding Adelphic's premium programmatic audio inventory offering to include significant additional streaming audio and podcast inventory. As part of this new partnership, buyers using the Adelphic DSP will now be…

Tune In Tomorrow – Global Citizen And The European Commission’s ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future’; Global Goal

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen and the European Commission are partnering on Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Concert, a globally televised and digitally streamed special that will air tomorrow. It will highlight the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on marginalized communities - including people of colour, those living in extreme poverty and others facing discrimination. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, The Concert will feature performances from Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, For…

Premiere Networks Replaces EMC Avamar with Druva and Improves Recovery Time by 50 Percent, Cuts Management Time by 80 Percent

Leading radio syndication company brings the power of the cloud to 245 million listeners after eliminating costly on-premises hardware Druva, Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, today announced that Premiere Networks, the largest radio syndicator in the US, has selected Druva to backup and protect the recordings of some of today’s most listened to radio shows, ensuring millions of listeners receive the programs they expect every day. Launched in parallel with a broader corporate cloud strategy,…

IAB Unveils the Now and Future of Video, Audio, and Streaming at Totally Revamped 2020 NewFronts

The “New NewFronts” will Showcase Eight Days of Groundbreaking Digital Content, Advertising Opportunities, & Education This year’s IAB NewFronts have been reimagined to address the explosion of new streaming content, data, targeting, and measurement options now available to buyers and sellers. From April 27 through May 6 in New York City, industry leaders will come together to develop relationships that ignite collaboration, strategic discussion, and generate unique ideas to address this radically new and modern content…