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Posted by Zach Toombs
May 6, 2015


2015 Golden Globe Award Nominations

Posted by Kyle Luke
Dec 11, 2014

Best Performance by an Actress in TV Series, Drama   Claire Danes, Homeland Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife Ruth Wilson, The Affair  Robin Wright, House of Cards   Best Original Song in Motion Picture   "Big Eyes," Big Eyes, Lana Del Rey "Glory," Selma, John Legend and Common "Mercy Is," Noah, Patty Smith and Lenny K "Opportunity," Annie "Yellow Flicker Beat," The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, Lorde   Best Original Score in a Motion Picture   The Imitation Game The Theory of...


‘The War and Money Project,’ An Interactive Video Experience, Launches Today

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Nov 18, 2014

The innovative, viewer-driven project, which explores our world in arms, is the latest from Edward R. Murrow award-winning producer Zach Toombs. The self-directed interactive video experience offers a wide-ranging introduction to military spending in the U.S. and around the world. “ The War & Money Project ,” a half-hour of non-linear content with explainers for key topics, provides historical context about how the arms race developed over the past six decades. It also examines how U.S. defense spending compares worldwide and how wasteful spending inflates an already huge budget at the Pentagon. Taking advantage of the online viewing experience in a non-traditional way, “The War...


Newsy President and Founder Awarded 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the State of Missouri

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Sep 10, 2014

  COLUMBIA, Mo. – Jim Spencer, president and founder of Newsy, was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Missouri’s 2014 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development on Sept. 5.    Newsy is a national video news network based in Columbia, Missouri. It produces and curates video news reports for web, mobile, tablet, and connected TV, providing its audience with easy access to a variety of news and information sources.     The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) acquired the digital startup in January for $35 million. Since it started in 2008, Newsy has grown to a team of more than 40 full-time employees,...


Newsy Selected for Mindshare North America's Exclusive Action Partner Program

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Sep 3, 2014

  Newsy , the world's leading multi-source video news service, is pleased to announce its latest recognition:   Mindshare North America, a division of WPP, unveiled its first-ever roster of THE LOOP Action Partners, a selection of leading platforms, products and services to create a powerful combination of marketing programs for Mindshare North America's clients.   Newsy is proud to be among the Action Partners chosen for this innovative program.  Read the full press release for more details:   ...


NEWSY JOB POSTING: Social Media Editor

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Jul 29, 2014

Primary Purpose   The social media editor at Newsy is responsible for coordinating Newsy social media efforts on day-to-day basis from both a push and a pull perspective. The position will leverage social media channels to identify Newsy content online and also use it to turn around and promote videos using those same platforms. The individual will work to pitch stories to Newsy editors and their partners while also producing original content for their social media channels.    Key Activities   An ability to leverage social media tools for both story promotion and story discovery   A familiarity with the news cycle and a good...