Thrillist Media Group Is the Latest Media Company to Launch an In-House Agency

Want to get through to the hard-to-reach millennial male? Thrillist Media Group thinks it knows the formula. The digital publisher announced the creation of The CoLab, its own in-house agency that will work with brands to create native activations and content. "We wanted to have one cohesive group that distills best practices to the different areas of the business," Thrillist Media Group vp Paul Josephsen explained. "What we found from our advertising clients is that by sharing understanding around our market reach, what we know about frequency needs and the impact of media exposure, we can create a positive experience for brand partners." Thrillist Media Group—whose publications include Thrillist, Supercompressor and Jack Threads—reach more than 15 million readers a month globally. The company says it has created a $100 million commerce business by finding products that will resonate with its mostly male millennial audience and crafting editorial that will highlight those products without nagging its readers. Its move to create an in-house agency echoes a growing trend in the industry: More digital media companies are opening up internal shops to handle the demand for branded content.  To be fair, Josephsen admits that the company has already been doing this work for its clients on a case-by-case basis. But after more than 10 years in the industry, it feels that it has developed a "science" on how a native campaign resonates with its readers and wants to open up the... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

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Ex-Vice exec launches pot-focused agency with ties to Snoop Dog’s media company

Former Vice executive Ryan Archibald and Ted Chung, a business partner of Snoop Dogg, have joined forces to launch a new global agency specializing in cannabis marketing. The shop, called Gram By Gram, has already inked a significant client–Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis firm recently... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Agencies’ latest DE&I initiatives aim to dig deeper into systemic challenges for diverse and minority media

Publicis, Nielsen and Havas Media all took steps to advance DE&I efforts in the last 24 hours. The post Agencies’ latest DE&I initiatives aim to dig deeper into systemic challenges for diverse and minority media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Max Parker launches talent agency Matchstick Group

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Digital media company launches flagship site iPondr to 'foster a more connected society'

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Vice Media Group Names Agency Veteran as Global CMO

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Kate Mortenson launching national digital media company, raising $10M

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Russia’s Clever Media Group Now Talking of September for North American Launch

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Active Interest Media Launches In-House Content Marketing Unit

The debut of Catapult Creative Labs marks the enthusiast publisher's latest expansion into uncharted territory. The post Active Interest Media Launches In-House Content Marketing Unit appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Latest Conde Shakeup: Vanity Fair Publisher Takes Over Corporate Media Group

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Media Decoder: Random House Buys Digital Agency

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Guardian Media Group to sell 50.1% stake in Trader Media Group

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High court casts doubt on media companies’ claim of not being responsible for defamatory comments on social media posts

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