Grant Whitmore Joins STN Video As Head Of Strategic Partnerships

STN Video has hired Grant Whitmore as head of strategic partnerships. He comes to STN Video from BeeSpoke, an ad tech and media consultancy that he founded upon leaving Tribune Publishing in March of last year. While at Tribune, he was the chief digital operations officer. Prior to Tribune, Whitmore held a variety of digital leadership […]

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Chastened Vice Still Has Lessons For Broadcast

Digital publishers have taken their knocks in the media ecosystem, but their strong brand identities and carefully honed audience relationships are worth study by broadcasters. One example is Vice’s panel of 40,000 people it taps for feedback on content. “We develop [material] off the back of them,” says Vice’s Tamara Howe.

Perez Wadsworth New USA Today Publisher

Gannett veteran Maribel Perez Wadsworth is the new publisher of USA Today. She currently is president of the USA Today Network, which includes USA Today as well as 109 other media brands across the country. She takes the reins as incumbent publisher John Zidich retires.

Gannett Having Trouble Finding A Digital Chief

Gannett, parent of USA Today, has hired a headhunting firm to search for a new chief digital officer — but the search so far has been a slog,