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  • Comcast Launches Advanced Advertising Group

    Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 - 11:13

    By: Jeff Baumgartner, Multichannel News on June 19, 2017 Comcast has introduced an Advanced Advertising Group that also includes Comcast Spotlight, the company's advertising sales division.  Comcast, which timed the announcement with Cannes Lions, also announced that David Clark, the former president of The Weather Channel, will be joining the company next month as executive vice president and general manager, Advanced Advertising, Clark, who will join Comcast next month and report

  • Comcast Promotes Marcien Jenckes to President, Advertising

    Monday, May 8, 2017 - 08:58

    By: Jeff Baumgartner, Multichannel News on May 5, 2017   Comcast Cable has promoted Marcien Jenckes to president, advertising, where he now heads up all of the company’s advertising assets and businesses, including Comcast Spotlight. Word of Jenckes’s new role at Comcast has been circulating for weeks, but is now confirmed by his updated bio on Comcast’s corporate web site. Jenckes most recently was EVP, consumer services at Comcast Cable, where he oversaw the co

  • HitsMeUp Brings Music Fans Closer to their Favorite Artists

    Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 - 08:15

    New Online Music Video Experience Offers Exclusive Video Content from Top Artists; Big Machine and Warner Music Nashville Among First Record Labels to join HitsMeUp NASHVILLE (February 8, 2017) – HitsMeUp is a new online platform and app launching March 3, 2017 that will give music fans access to exclusive content from their favorite artists, including music videos, behind-the-scenes coverage, live streaming concerts, exclusive interviews, special announcements, contests and giveaways, and

  • HitsMeUp, New Video Platform Founded by Nashville Music Vets, Announces March Launch

    Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 - 07:14

    Big Machine and Warner Music Nashville are among the first labels to join the new service. HitsMeUp, a new digital platform for music videos with exclusive behind-the-scenes content, live streamed concerts, interviews and more, has announced its March 3 launch. The new service will also have exclusive channels from record label partners that thus far includes the Big Machine Label Group (Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, Reba and Thomas Rhett) and Warner Music Nashville 

  • For Comcast, Better Data Will Monetize Long-Tail Ads And Attract National DR Dollars

    Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 - 11:37

    By: Steve Ellwanger, Beet.TV Some people are anxious because addressable television ads represent a mere one percent or so of total TV spending. Then there’s Andrew Ward, who suggests that everyone take a step back and consider how far things have come in the past decade. Back in 2006, when Comcast first debuted addressable ads in Huntsville, Alabama, the media world was analog only. “Trying to launch a digital-like solution like addressable on the back of an analog architecture was a

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland Highlights Comcast Spotlight’s Innovative Television and Digital Video Advertising Methods

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Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:41

Company Executives Discuss Innovative Advertising Solutions Tune into Bloomberg International as sponsored programming on Sunday, April 17, 2016. See market-by-market listings below.

Los Angeles, CA – April 14, 2016 – Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® announces an exclusive interview with executives from Comcast Spotlight, a leading innovator of television and digital video advertising technology and products to help marketers reach their ideal audiences.

Rick Stanley, Senior Vice President – West Division of Comcast Spotlight, opens with, “At Comcast Spotlight our goal is to help companies more strategically position their advertising messages on TV and in digital media. We simplify the process of advertising while making it more efficient and effective.”

Adding to this overview, Ingrid Nelson, Regional V.P of Comcast Spotlight in California, states, “We help marketers reach their audiences with the right message at the right time. Many of our most successful clients actually thought they could not afford advertising on television, but we showed them how it is both cost-effective and powerful as a marketing tool. Additionally, our products and technology allow companies to deliver advertising that is highly efficient in reaching specific audiences and market segments.”

Headquartered in New York City, Comcast Spotlight has established a leadership position with innovative advertising solutions that deliver valuable impressions on multiple screens. The company provides local, regional and national businesses with the ability to segment advertising demographically and geographically, and by specific marketing message.

Comcast Spotlight reaches more than 35 million homes in 79 markets. This includes more than 500 distinct selling zones, allowing advertisers affordable access to audiences in individual neighborhoods and across full markets.

Justin Evans, V.P., Principal Data and Research Strategist for Comcast Spotlight, underlines the power of the company’s approach adding, “Our system and proven results show clients the benefits of working with us on both television and digital advertising. The numbers prove that this method of branding and creating awareness is highly effective.”

JL Haber, Vice President of Programming of Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®, comments, “Most of our viewers are very focused on the need for effective marketing and advertising methods. They will find the innovative offerings of Comcast Spotlight both exciting and useful.”

Tune in to see Comcast Spotlight on Bloomberg International as sponsored programming at 3:00pm HKT or click here.

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Worldwide Business with kathy ireland Highlights Comcast Spotlight’s Innovative Television and Digital Video Advertising Methods