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Rouge Media hires former Kinetic CEO Steve Ridley

The OOH company’s new chief partnership officer brings agency experience to a company looking for further expansion.

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Fashion blows out 40 candles

The St. Joseph publication takes a moment to look back as custom content plays a bigger role in its future.

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Star Trek takes the top: Numeris

The new series pulled in more than two million with its CTV broadcast and more than a million on Space.

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Messenger adds new tools for reaching mobile users

Product marketing lead Jessica Sherrets on its evolution from an in-app feature to a unique advertising medium.

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Jones Media acquires AI data platform

Verve.ai will help the company gain more insight into consumer journeys online

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What’s motivating Google News’ new paywall policy

Google is dropping its “first click free” policy to give subscription-based publishers more freedom.

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Weakening revenues lead DHX Media to ponder sale

Teletubbies didn’t take off as well as the Canadian company had hoped, and now the board is weighing its options.

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Young Sheldon brings the ratings on CTV

The Big Bang prequel’s premiere came just shy of audiences for the adult version of Sheldon.

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Sunwing Vacations flies to the top: Media Monitors

The vacation and air travel service made a big jump to buying the most radio advertising spots in Toronto from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1.

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Hendrick’s hot air adventure finds success

The brand built on its tradition of “unusual” experiential marketing at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche festival.

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Spark Foundry Canada appoints managing director in Montreal

Véronik L’Heureux will help expand the brand’s presence in Quebec.

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CBC signs on as official gymnastics broadcaster

CBC will cover the four-day event with 20 hours of content on linear and digital, building on CBC’s Road to the Olympic Games strategy.

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New Star Trek a hit on CTV, Space and CraveTV

Bell Media reports 2.2 million viewers for the franchise’s latest iteration across its broadcast channels and SVOD platform.

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Chatelaine embarks on largest consumer event in a decade

The Big Dish will aim at Chatelaine’s mostly female, food-obsessed audience and has secured sponsorships from the Business Development Bank of Canada and Egg Farmers of Canada.