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Talk About a Breakfast of Champions…
NOV 8 | ThreeSixty | NYC
Join Cynopsis and your peers for the ultimate gathering of the industry’s innovators pushing boundaries in digital media. The awards breakfast will include a celebration of The 2019 Cynopsis Model D Awards Finalists, and a salute to inductees on the Cynopsis Digital “It List.”
Finalists will be announced in late-September so stay tuned!
MLS WORKS, Major League Soccer’s social responsibility platform, is launching the 6th annual Kick Childhood Cancer campaign benefitting Children’s Oncology Group on Saturday as part of childhood cancer awareness month. Supported by all 24 Major League Soccer clubs, the month-long campaign will feature a commemorative gold adidas Nativo Questra 2019 Official Match Ball to be used during all matches as well as gold corner flags and goal nets. Kick Childhood Cancer gold captain’s armbands and gold ribbon jersey patches will be worn by the players, while coaches and technical staff will wear Kick Childhood Cancer pins and New Era caps on the sideline.
Driver Matt DiBenedetto secured a sponsorship from Barstool Sports. Barstool president Dave Portnoy announced that news yesterday, sponsor DiBenedetto’s No. 95 for Leavine Family Racing for two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway.
Notre Dame Global Partnerships entered into a new partnership with Resonado, a startup company founded on the University’s campus. As the new “Official Sound Partner of Notre Dame Athletics,” Resonado’s logo will adorn the headsets for the Fighting Irish football coaching staff.
Lunatix announced the expansion of its ticket reservation marketplace, offering fans the opportunity to secure advance ticket reservations for the entire NFL postseason including the Super Bowl, all NHL Playoff games including the Stanley Cup Finals, every NBA Playoff game including the NBA Finals and MLB’s wild cards, divisional championships, and the World Series. “There is nothing like experiencing the postseason in-person, along with tens of thousands of fans, when every play matters,” said David Lane, CEO, Lunatix. Unfortunately, supply and demand has made tickets to the biggest games in pro and college sports unaffordable and unattainable for fans. At Lunatix, we believe every fan deserves the chance to experience the game of a lifetime.”
Youth soccer organization Super Soccer Stars locked in a partnership with Famer, a recently launched online youth sports coaching and mentoring platform that enables personalized training programs, messaging, and interactive feedback between coaches and athletes. Famer’s mobile app allows coaches to share videos and instructions on how to perform skills & drills at home, as well as assign weekly workouts and provide progress reports to athletes and parents.
Taymar Sales U. announced a contract with the University of Mississippi to provide services under TSU’s Sales Support Program for in-house ticket sales operations. Ole Miss marks the sixth school to contract with Taymar and the fifth in the last two months.
Overwatch League unlocked an exclusive deal with Kellogg Company, which will include co-marketing initiatives with both the Cheez-It and Pringles products. Activation will kick in during the playoffs in the US, where Cheez-It Grooves and Pringles Wavy brands will serve as the presenting sponsor of the halftime show and highlights segments during the 2019 Grand Finals. In 2020, as part of the deal, Kellogg will release co-branded packaging for both Cheez-It Grooves and Pringles Wavy products featuring Overwatch League branding. This initiative will also include a US sweepstakes where consumers will have the chance to win tickets to the Overwatch League finals and other prizes related to the Overwatch League. Pringles products will extend globally, while Cheez-It will remain US-only.
The NFL and partner Pizza Hut opened the doors to the first-ever virtual stadium deal in esports in Pizza Hit Stadium as part of the EA SPORTS’ Madden NFL 20 Championship Series. Stadium specs feature a seating capacity is about 71,000, with a footprint is about 770,000 sq. ft. and 381 total luxury suites in the stadium. The Madden NFL 20 Classic takes place August 30-September 1 and is held at Esports Stadium Arlington.
Call of Duty stalwarts 100 Thieves are bowing out of the title’s competitive scene, with team founder Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag announcing that the team was withdrawing from the franchising process for what would be a city-based league next season. Nadeshot said that the organization didn’t want to commit to the costs of purchasing a spot in the franchised league, in addition to the operating costs that would come with fielding a team.
LiveXLive Media and Allied Esports announced a multi-year partnership to create original live esports experiences and related content at music events and festivals throughout the world. Allied Esports’ fleet of mobile esports venues, the HyperX Esports Trucks, will serve as content generation hubs. Under the terms of the agreement, LiveXLive and Allied Esports will collaborate to activate LiveZone, LiveXLive’s traveling studio that originates from music festivals and events to broadcast a hosted mix of music news, commentary, festival updates and artist interviews.
Oregon/Auburn square off on ABC at 7:30p.
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The Cynopsis Best Of The Best Awards Featuring The Rising Stars will spotlights performers, innovators and emerging leaders in the TV Media industry. These young professionals’ experience spans research, digital, content and marketing and this awards program is designed to encourage and reward their exceptional accomplishments. Check out last year’s honorees .
Honorees will be celebrated alongside Best Of The Best Award finalists, at an awards gala this February in NYC.
ON THIS DAY in 1997: The Houston Comets become the first WNBA Champions.
In the Know: Which player has the most career kick/punt return touchdowns in NFL history? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your answer and be sure to include your company and city).
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: Who is UCLA’s all-time leader in passing yards? Answer: Cade McNown. Kudos: Andrew Feingold-Fox News/NY; Rick Ramage-UTA/NY; John Duff-beIN Sports/Miami; Greg Moloznik-GLM Media/Scottsdale; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank; Andy Babb-Super League Gaming/Santa Monica
Later — Chris
|NETWORK SALES, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE ION
Focus on developing new and growing business among major agencies via strong relationships and superior client service. 5+ yrs of sales exp w/national cable, broadcast ad sales or media buying background required.
Full info HERE
NYC: Reality tv production company is seeking a music supervisor. This person will be responsible for overseeing the placement of all music tracks in our programs, & ensuring all music is properly cleared prior to delivery. Full info HERE (9/12)
Executive Assistant to the President>>
NYC: Reality tv production company seeks an experienced executive assistant to the President, CCO & SVP of Development. General duties include answering phones, heavy scheduling, booking travel, expenses, & contract management. Full info HERE (9/12)
DIRECT RESPONSE, VICE PRESIDENT >> ION/NYC: Oversee and manage all aspects of the DR. Proactively develop business plans to drive account growth and development to achieve revenue goals. 15+ yrs DR selling exp in media or a related field. 3+ yrs of exp managing people or leading a sales team. Full info HERE (9/12)
SALES RESEARCH, DIRECTOR >> ION/NYC: Oversee the Sales Research team and arm the Sales group with network performance metrics, competitive advantages, and thoughtful research stories. 7-10 years of Sales Research exp within the media industry. Strong leadership skills, analytical comm & presentation skills. Full info HERE (9/12)
NETWORK SALES, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE >> ION/NYC: Focus on developing new and growing business among major agencies via strong relationships and superior client service. 5+ yrs of sales exp w/national cable, broadcast ad sales or media buying background required. Full info HERE (9/12)
DIRECTOR, STUDIO & TECHNICAL OPERATIONS>>
NBCUniversal/NYC: Seeking top candidate who can maximize all operations of Net News, Sports, Enter, and Corp Events. Must have 7+ yrs in live TV oper environ. A capacity to manage multiple projects, plus a proficiency in MS Office 365 tools such as Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc. Full info HERE (9/11)
AD SALES PLANNER, DIRECT RESPONSE>>
TVONE/NYC: Seeking strong candidate with emphasis on client services to supports the Direct Response team. Must be familiar with relevant research tools (MRI, Nielsen, Simmons). 2 yrs of adv/media and 1 yr dir response exp required. 1 yr of dir response TV sls planning and agency buying/planning exp preferred. Full info HERE (9/11)
DIGITAL ACCOUNT LEAD>>
NBC TELEMUNDO BAY AREA: Be a critical part of the sales team, responsible for supervision of all digital solutions including online platforms, creating content, project timelines and more. Work with management to support strategies and meet the needs of our company. Full info HERE (9/10)
SENIOR ANALYST, AD SALES RESEARCH>>
Discovery/NYC: Analytical thinker to leverage variety of rsrch to provide data-driven intel in support of ad sales initiatives for lifestyle brands. Utilize data systems & translate info into insights. 3-5 yrs rel exp req. Full info HERE (9/10)
VP, AD SALES RESEARCH & STRATEGY>>
Discovery/NYC: Strategic leader to oversee compelling research analysis & consumer insights across ntwrks & platfrms to help meet revenue goals & priorities. Work w/partners to develop/execute clear, actionable ad sales plans. 12-15+ yrs rel exp req. Full info HERE (9/10)
A+E/NY: Manage quarterly profit participation reporting to producers, talent and business partners in tv, theatrical and new media motion pictures across the A+E Networks portfolio. BA/BS in Finance or Acctg. Entertainment Royalty payment exp, strong Excel skills, ability to interpret contractual terms, detailed oriented with strong communication skills. Apply HERE (9/6)
NEWSMAX TV/NY: Work w/show hosts, preparing the rundown of new stories, identifying and integrating guests, overseeing and executing the production of key video and graphic elements. 3+ yrs executive producing exp or overseeing newscast prod. Full info HERE (9/6)
NEWSMAX TV/NY: Resp for prod of live newscasts, news shows & recorded video segments for television, and digital platforms. Generate new story ideas. Strong writing/organizational skills req’d; ability to prod content under heavy deadline pressure. Full info HERE (9/6)
NEWSMAX TV/NY: News editor with hands-on, real-time oversight of Newsmax.com to focus on politics and national news with health, financial and world news coverage. 3+yrs exp in editing online or other publication. 5+yr exp in journalism. Full info HERE (9/6)
SOCIAL MEDIA MGR>>
NEWSMAX TV/NY: Enhancing our brand & building strong online community resp for developing/administering social media content that is designed to engage users and create an interactive relationship between consumers & company. 3+yrs exp in social media mngmnt. Full info HERE (9/6)
NEWSMAX TV/NY: Resp for supporting developing relationships w/officials, experts, publicists, agents & talent. Work closely w/ news, programming & talent in prod. At least 5+yrs exp media industry in either TV, online, or print publications. Strong relationships w/TV analysts, experts & publicists. Full info HERE (9/6)
VP AD SALES, TV>>
NEWSMAX TV/NY: Responsible for planning and implementing cable TV sales and product development programs, both short and long range, targeted toward existing and new markets. Develops, hires, trains and manages advertising sales team.Experience in national TV or cable network sales. Full info HERE (9/6)
NEWS DIRECTOR, VP>>
NEWSMAX TV/NY: Oversee/manage television news dept and staff to ensure the accurate, timely delivery of news. Oversee the daily operations of the TV news operations. Strong understanding of Newsmax brand and talent. Leadership and team building skills. Full info HERE (9/6)
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR & SOCIAL MEDIA CHAMPIONSHIPS & ALLIANCES>>
NCAA/Indianapolis IN: Collaboratively dvlp/implement/mng NCAA Championships social media strategies. Min 6yrs, social media and/or content prod exp or related field. Excellent written/oral presentation skills. Full info HERE (9/6)
ANALYST, VIDEO SUBSCRIPTION & MEMBERSHIP>>
First Look Media/NY: Resp for maintaining, understanding, and leveraging the organization’s quantitative/qualitative data in support of its premium video streaming offer. Min 2yrs exp w/video content analytics w/ a focus on subscriber acquisition & retention, pref within TV, film, ent, music or video envir. Full info HERE (9/6)
SR MGR, ADVANCED SOLUTIONS>>
A + E Networks/NYC: Leading large Projects/Initiatives, maintaining & optimizing A+E Ad Technology stack, & helping diversify A+E Network’s Ad Product line up. Full Info/Apply HERE (9/6)
Crown Media Family Networks/NY: Entry level, provides support to the NY Research Team. BA/BS req; strong MS Office Skills prior exp. Nielsen systems helpful. Apply HERE (9/6)
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT >>
The CW Network/NYC: The CW Network seeks an Executive Assistant for their Media Sales & Planning department. Must have 2+ years of professional administrative experience, preferably in advertising or entertainment. Full info and how to apply HERE (9/4)
SR ANALYST, DIGITAL MKTG ANALYTICS >>
Quantitative thinker who will partner with Depts to provide analyses and dev. reporting dashboards and learnings in support of Showtime’s acquisition and retention goals. Effective storyteller and communicator who is able to craft data and insight-driven narratives required. Full info HERE (8/31)