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Ross Levinsohn

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  • GoPro Hires Zander Lurie as SVP of Media

    GoPro, the maker of wearable video cameras, has appointed Zander Lurie -- formerly a senior exec with Guggenheim Digital Media and CBS -- as senior VP of media. Lurie, who reports to GoPro president Tony Bates, will be in charge of creation, curation and...
  • SoftBank to Acquire Online-Video Startup DramaFever

    Japan's SoftBank Group said it will acquire DramaFever, an Internet video-on-demand player that specializes in international TV shows and movies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, New York-based DramaFever has raised $12 million to...
  • Scout Media Names Ross Levinsohn Executive Chairman, Announces Full Exec Team

    Multi-channel, male-focused media network Scout has appointed Ross Levinsohn to executive chairman, announced CEO James Heckman on Thursday. Levinsohn will lead the company's strategic expansion, working with investors, as well as work closely with...
  • Ross Levinsohn Appointed to DramaFever's Board of Directors

    DramaFever has announced the addition of digital media veteran Ross Levinsohn to its board of directors. Previously CEO at Yahoo! and Guggenheim Digital Media, Levinsohn has more than 20 years of experience with media and investing. He has also served as...
  • Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site

    Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site
    The Hulu divorce has been called off. After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale. Instead, they said, they...
  • Why Yahoo is in trouble, in six words

    Why Yahoo is in trouble, in six words
    In a New York Times story about the firing of Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro, there appears the following passage: "In the end, the whole misadventure might not matter unless [Yahoo CEO Marissa] Mayer is able to redirect the company...
  • Millennial Media revenue surges, but shares fall on shaky outlook

    Millennial Media revenue surges, but shares fall on shaky outlook
    Millennial Media lost $3.8 million despite a surge to $96.7 million in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2013, with both results beating analysts' expectations, but shares fell in after-hours trading on shaky expectations going forward. The Baltimore...
  • Liguori named CEO of Tribune Co.

    Liguori named CEO of Tribune Co.
    Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy. In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
  • First-round bids due this week for Hulu

    First-round bids due this week for Hulu
    The first round of bids were due this week for Hulu, the popular online TV service whose prospective sale has attracted interest from digital media players as well as cable operators. An initial bid has been submitted by the Chernin Group, a next-...
  • Chernin, Guggenheim, pay-TV distributors bid for Hulu

    Chernin, Guggenheim, pay-TV distributors bid for Hulu
    The initial bids are in for online media's most talked-about sale: Hulu. The online video site, which is jointly owned by News Corp., Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal, attracted bids this week from two of Hollywood's digital media power-...