Andy Lack is leaving. And, the top executive overseeing NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is taking over his role as part of a wholesale restructuring.  By Adam Jacobson - Editor in Chief / Radio +TV Business Report

The coronavirus outbreak has driven many commercial and social activities online and for some the internet has become an ever more crucial link to those they love and the things they need.

SBS Entertainment, the entertainment division of Spanish Broadcasting System, Iinc. (SBS), announced Mi Casa Es Tu Casa Live Music Series, launching Friday, April 24. The series will feature one-hour of commercial-free live music and positive messages by top Latin artists across some of SBS's leading regional Mexican and Latin urban radio stations in key Hispanic markets and LaMusica app. The star-studded line-up includes Pitbull and Calibre 50, who will kick-off the series respectively, as well as Christian Nodal, Maluma, Natti Natasha, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda MS, Sebastian Yatra and many others.

As the spread of COVID-19 upends work, classes and even doctor appointments across the country, a majority of Americans are turning to digital means to stay connected and track information about the outbreak.

New research released by GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, offers important insights for marketers about consumer attitudes toward digital marketing.

Approximately 400 buy-side decision-makers shared their changes to ad spend and messaging strategies with us so that we can help you better prioritize and manage through this crisis.

Telemundo announced the premiere of the hit Turkish drama Cennet on Tuesday, April 7 at 8pm/7c.

Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, announced the release of “Cuenta Conmigo,” (Count With Me) a musical anthem featuring top Regional Mexican artists created to motivate and inspire Hispanics to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census. The song is part of Univision's broader multi-platform community empowerment campaign that includes PSAs and special programming on Univision’s networks, local television and radio stations, and digital properties aimed at ensuring a fair and accurate count of the Hispanic community.

With furloughs and layoffs clouding the efforts of media companies who continue to excel during one of the most difficult eras for the U.S. since World War II, thanks to the novel coronavirus pandemic, some good financial news is most certainly welcomed.  Look no further than the Q4 and full-year 2019 results released late Tuesday (3/30) by Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS).  By Adam Jacobson

More than one-third of Americans age 12 and over (104 Million) are consuming podcasts regularly, up significantly from 2019, according to The Infinite Dial 2020® from Edison Research and Triton Digital.

The professional impact of keeping a healthy distance (and tips for remote team meetings via video).  As Coronavirus continues to spread globally, millions are joining an impromptu remote workforce overnight. It's more important than ever to know how to communicate effectively when working from home.  By Leah Bonvissuto

It’s no secret that the video device landscape is fragmented. In fact, the average U.S. home owns over 10 connected devices. Understanding the nuances is key for advertisers looking to reach receptive audiences and better inform their future planning efforts. “The Anatomy of a Video Experience,” a study conducted by MAGNA, IPG Media Lab and Vevo, explores the many ways consumers view video across devices, and what motivates their viewing habits.

As uncertainty over coronavirus continues to grow, consumers are becoming more cautious about shopping in public places and are utilizing online shopping as a means of getting necessities.

As technology consumers we make tradeoffs.

Why is this happening?  Because the new direct-to-consumer business model is based on the concept that its entire supply chain is increasingly available “as a service.”  Every aspect can be rented/leased. The result? Greater brand agility, more innovation by publishers, and more engaging, personalized consumer experiences—online and off—with “emerging tech” elevating the digital shopping experiences.  In fact, digital data output will triple from 2019 – 2025, powering demand for and availability of personalized services, products, content, and marketing.

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