Former AOL exec John Frelinghuysen joins Disney/ABC
The newly appointed EVP of digital media, strategy and business development is tasked with monetizing new and existing content.
Netflix, AOL earn news and doc Emmy nominations
Netflix leads the digital pack with five nominations for the 36th Annual News and Documentary Emmys, to be presented Sept. 28.
Verizon backs Hulu original South Beach
The sponsorship, with cross promotion by AOL, comes as the mobile giant continues its move into the original content space.
Digital platform Apester raises $5 million in Series A financing
The self-described “digital storytelling” platform allows publishers to add interactive elements such as video quizzes to content.
AOL unveils in-house agency for branded content
Videos created under a partnership with Georgia-Pacific will be featured on the Huffington Post and StyleMePretty.
Verizon promises fresh content as AOL deal closes
The completion of the acquisition will see AOL chief Tim Armstrong take over Verizon’s digital media services division.
Arianna Huffington sticks with The Huffington Post
The publication’s high-profile founder confirmed in a memo to staff that she will stay on as president and editor-in-chief for four more years.
Former AOL/Adapt.TV exec joins RockYou
Sean Crawford will be chief media officer for the in-game video ad platform, which raised $23 million in funding in March.
The Huffington Post partners with BBTV to launch Outspeak
CEO Jimmy Maymann says the HuffPost has ambitious plans to generate billions of video views by the end of next year.
Android TV ‘Channels’ will align web content with linear TV
The television software platform will now contain a hybrid model to accommodate channel surfing and on-demand content.