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Jason Kilar Named CEO of WarnerMedia

Media, entertainment and technology executive Jason Kilar has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, effective May 1. He will report to John Stankey, AT&T’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Kilar, 48, previously was the founding CEO of Hulu and SVP at Amazon. “Jason is a dynamic executive with the right skill set to lead WarnerMedia into the future. His experience in media and entertainment, direct-to-consumer video streaming and advertising is the perfect fit for WarnerMedia, and I am excited to have him lead the…

Great Hill Partners Acquires Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion from Univision Communications Inc.

Great Hill Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, today announced it has acquired the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion, a collection of premium digital content producers, from Univision Communications Inc. The combined assets will form a new company named G/O Media Inc. (“the Company”) that will be led by digital content industry veteran James (“Jim”) Spanfeller, who will also be a significant investor in the company. Financial terms of the private, all equity transaction were not disclosed. G/O Media…

Amobee Selected by Univision as Linear Television Optimization Platform of Record

Partnership to Help Advertisers Reach Hispanic-American Consumer Market Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, announced an agreement with Univision Communications Inc.—the leading media company serving Hispanic America—to be the linear television optimization platform of record, allowing advertisers to plan and transact against their custom strategic target audiences or proprietary first party data. The partnership will allow Univision to provide a data-optimized linear television offering that…