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Topic: Bob Pittman

Ross Levinsohn Joins Scout Media as Executive Chairman

Yahoo veteran teams again with James Heckman

Scout Media, a men's sports and lifestyle digital publisher, has appointed Ross Levinsohn to executive chairman, the company's CEO James Heckman announced. Levinsohn served as CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, which…

Clear Channel Says Radio Hosts Are Still Relevant

Findings show they have more influence than social media ads

Radio isn’t dead. It just wasn’t advertised correctly, according to Clear Channel Communications CEO Bob Pittman. “I think radio did a very poor job of marketing itself, and everybody started talking all…

Horizon Inks $100 Million Deal With Clear Channel

Multiyear pact includes exclusive events, research, radio, out of home

Horizon Media has just inked a $100 million upfront deal—with a radio company? Well, yes and no. The media agency has just signed a multiyear, cross-platform pact with Clear Channel, best known…

NBCUniversal Invests in Mobile Startup NowThis News

Aims to ensure reach of millennials

As the audience for TV news ages, NBCUniversal News Group wants to make sure that it has a pulse on those mobile-first millennials. The media conglomerate has taken a minority stake…

MTV Founder Bob Pittman Is Our First Media Visionary

Clear Channel CEO's many incarnations make him a jack of all media

Bob Pittman had no intention of putting lipstick on a pig. The native Southerner and C-suite veteran, who was semi-retired a few years ago and overseeing private equity firm Pilot…

Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman Says Don’t Follow the Digital Hype

Forget conventional wisdom

When you’re trying to understand disruption in any industry, the most important thing to remember is, ignore the conventional wisdom. That means, don’t follow the technology and don’t follow the…

NowThis News Attracts High-Profile Supporters

Will introduce sponsored video content

Coming soon to NowThis News: native ads and big-name investors. The New York-based startup, which describes itself as a mobile-centric news outlet for millennials, plans this summer to introduce sponsored video…

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