Marinescu To Lead Allen Media Digital Ad Sales

Veteran ad sales executive Raoul Marinescu will oversee all digital ad sales for Allen’s free streaming platforms Local Now and The Grio.

The Grio Launches New Series For Facebook Watch

Allen Media Group’s digital news division — The Grio — debuts a new video series for Facebook Watch. Staying In Business features interviews and profiles of African-American business owners who reveal how they are adapting to unprecedented times in America, while focusing on how these black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs are struggling to survive during the current coronavirus pandemic. Staying In Business premieres […]

Todd Johnson Named Chief Content Officer Of The Grio

Entertainment Studios today appointed Todd Johnson chief content officer of the company’s digital media platform, The Grio. Johnson is based at the Entertainment Studios New York City offices. Johnson first joined The Grio shortly after it launched in August 2009, as a video journalist and reporter. Johnson’s original video news features included highlighting exceptional talents […]