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Topic: Fusion

Why Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel Is Our Digital Executive of the Year

He helms the hottest brand on the planet

The early chapters of Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's public life have arguably made for a modern-day Silicon Valley soap opera. For a couple of years, the main storyline was his lawsuit…

Millennial Media Company Fusion Turns to the Ad World to Find Its New Creative Leader

Saatchi & Saatchi veteran Stephen Leps will oversee advertising

This week, Adweek asked whether agencies are "glamorous enough" to attract creatives from the film industry. On the media side, the equation is reversed: Fusion recently turned to the advertising…

Fusion's #DearNextPresident Effort Shows Candidates Need a Wide Social Strategy

Take note, Trump, Clinton, et al

Fusion is launching an initiative today with the hashtag #DearNextPresident, asking Americans—with a sharp focus on young, diverse groups—what issues they want President Barack Obama's successor to focus on. And…

How the Build-Your-Own Meal Craze Is Reshaping Restaurants

Chipotle’s not the only game in town

As fast-food giants like McDonald's struggle to get their sizzle back, fast-casual restaurants like Chipotle and Shake Shack have flourished. Fast-casual revenue grew 13 percent in 2014, 10 times that…

Meet the Man Reinventing Late Night: A Public-Access Star Who'd Rather Fail Than Bore You

Fusion's Chris Gethard is a host for the social age

Behind a DIY, delightfully haphazard set, you can find pieces of late-night history—carefully wrapped in plastic—that were unsanctimoniously chucked outside of the Ed Sullivan Theater. They're part of David Letterman's set, and…

How Fusion Is Pursuing (and Creating) a New Generation of News Junkies

Hillary Frey, global news chief, says original stories, video and Snapchat are key

Specs Who Hillary Frey Current gig Director of global news operations at Fusion Previous gig Editorial director at NBCNews.com Twitter @Hilella Age 39 You've been at Fusion for a few months now. How's the new gig going?  It's great.…

How to Score a Job With Today's Top Media Brands (or Anywhere, Really)

Fusion HR chief talks etiquette, networking and self-awareness

Know thyself, said the ancient Greeks. Cheri Eisen, Fusion's head of human resources, thinks that advice is on the nose, even though Socrates and Plato weren't talking about wading into…

How 5 Major Publishers Plan to Use Snapchat's New Channels

'Discover' service opens door to new audiences and sponsors

With Snapchat Discover launching earlier this week, publishers now have a new way to tease their content on social media and find backing from brands. The new offering allows marketers…

Fusion Posts '20 Reasons You Shouldn't Work at BuzzFeed,' Then Freaks Out and Backtracks

Video wasn't so LOL-worthy after all

Right in the middle of the #Blizzardof2015 brouhaha on Monday, Fusion quietly dropped a glove-slap of a video making fun of BuzzFeed—prompting a mini storm on Twitter. At around 5 p.m.…

Fusion and Maker Studios Team Up With Cross-Platform Partnership

Will feature unscripted clips

Media company Fusion and online video network Maker Studios have joined together in a cross-platform partnership to theoretically expand the reach of both companies. The partnership will include a "Maker Block"…

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