Portrait of Chris Ariens

Chris Ariens

Chris Ariens is Adweek's executive editor. In his time at Adweek he has served director of video, TV editor and managing editor. Before joining Adweek in 2014, Chris was editorial director of Mediabistro and editor of TVNewser. He spent seven years as a producer at MSNBC and got his start in media as a local TV news producer.

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The Show Will Go On, in Person and Virtually, for CES 2022


With the rise in Covid-19 cases, big brands began pulling out.

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Ozy Media Is Shutting Down


A week of scandal saw the departure of staff, Ozy's chairman and brand partners.

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This Sports Drink Was Made for Professional Athletes. Now, It’s Available to Everyone

I'm With the Brand

New York Knicks veteran Bar Malik takes us inside his creation, Barcode.

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Watch All 21 Sessions and Workshops From Mediaweek 2021


The return of the Adweek brand as a virtual event.

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Here’s What the Marketing Industry Lost and Gained After 1 Year in the Pandemic

Life in Quarantine

Adweek staff share data of declines and—sometimes surprising—growth.

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Spotlight Shines Brighter On Google’s Dominance Following Latest Privacy Move

The Future of Identity

Adweek editors discussed with industry leaders at Privacy Town Hall.

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Twitter, Facebook Lock Trump’s Accounts for Encouraging Capitol Rampage


Twitter also warned that if he violates the policy again, he could be permanently banned. Twitter’s action followed a similar one by Facebook, in which the social media company removed [...]

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Adweek Acquires Social Media Week

Mergers & Acquisitions

Adweek will acquire Social Media Week and its flagship properties, including Social Media Week Conferences, SMW News & Insights and its recently launched streaming platform SMW+.

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Adweek Expands Coverage Areas in Commerce, Performance Marketing and Convergent TV


You, our audience, are in need of insightful, authoritative, differentiated and thought-provoking content, and you're doing it on the go, in an increasingly mobile world.

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Antonio Lucio Joins Adweek Board of Directors

Digital Transformation

Antonio Lucio, who left his position as Facebook CMO in September, has joined Adweek's Board of Directors.