NGL Collective today announced the first of many official sponsors of the 10th Anniversary Hispanicize. The event will connect leading brands through creative programs and campaigns for the Latinx community, across platforms as well as through several on-site experiential activations. The 10th Anniversary Hispanicize will be held at the iconic 73-story InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, October 17-19, 2019 during Hispanic Heritage Month.

On the second anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico, Richards / Lerma, a Dallas-based Hispanic ad agency announced the launch of a multi-media campaign supporting the efforts of a unified coalition created to intensify fundraising for the years-long effort to rebuild Puerto Rico.

Mood, needs state and situation are key indicators of ad receptivity (willingness to see an ad before exposure to it) and ad attention (the active behavior of noticing an ad) for both digital video and digital audio consumers, according to “Ad Receptivity, Deconstructed,” a new media trial study by MAGNA and IPG Media Lab in conjunction with Pandora Media, LLC, a subsidiary of SiriusXM.

According to Vincent Létang, EVP Global Market Intelligence and author of the report: “The US ad market had a great first half thanks to a strong economic environment as well as media innovation and a dynamic technology vertical. Digital media ad sales matured, as expected, but continued to grow close to +20% yoy, while editorial media performed better than expected thanks a recovery of radio, and OOH in full swing. We forecast an 11th year of growth in 2020 as record political spending will generate an all-time high of $5.5 billion in incremental ad revenue and mitigate the effect of the expected economic slowdown”

A 2018 report LinkedIn produced in partnership with World Bank Group found that newspapers, broadcast media, and publishing are among the fastest-declining industries worldwide. However, writing, editing, and online media are growing at a rapid clip.

Robyn Loube,has been named Vice President of East Coast Operations for Sensis. Loube will oversee Sensis offices in DC, Atlanta, and Little Rock

Members of Congress and technology leaders are rated lower in empathy, transparency and ethics; public gives higher scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers

GroupM and eight of the industry’s media, technology and publishing organizations announced the formation of the New Majority Ready™ Coalition. Led by GroupM, and comprised of Disney, Google, iHeartMedia, Meredith Corporation, NBCUniversal, Twitter, Univision and Viacom, the coalition’s aim is to help brands better adapt to the changing U.S. demographics and assist in developing their audience planning and media strategies accordingly.

As high school students return to school, they may see the benefits of new state laws across the country that require curriculums to offer a class about personal finance. This is great news for young adults as 76% of recent high school graduates agree it should be required, according to a national survey by Experian.

Rigid corporate cultures do not inspire anybody to think creatively and come up with novel solutions to everyday problems. Millennials get far more accomplished when formalities and hierarchies are stripped away. The new, modern leader has to be approachable and expect to be treated the same as every other individual in the organization, this is an essential element to workplace relationship formation.  by Kristien Turner - Head of Digital Financial Literacy | Corporate Partnerships

The consumer journey, or path to purchase, finds a logical end at the purchase point. But where does the journey begin? Unlike in times past, the start was pretty easy to pinpoint. While it starts where consumers learn about products, the ways in which we learn about products are far more varied, ranging from advertising, the recommendations of friends, family and online communities, as well as our own research.

If you don’t have access to all the data you need to create actionable insights, you’re not alone. Only eight percent or less of marketers think they have all the data they need. That’s according to our latest study, Getting Media Right: Marketing in Motion, which highlights that advertisers are struggling to use data to effectively guide media investments.  by Aaron Ethan Peterson - Senior Director, Marketing / Kantar

NewSchools Venture Fund released a new report, Talented, Passionate and Underrepresented: Investing in Latino Edupreneurs. Informed by a combination of qualitative and quantitative research, the goal of the report is to better understand the reasons why there are so few Latino education innovators, and what education philanthropies can do to better support them.

The only thing consistent about the media industry is change. Media fragmentation is the new norm. People are constantly modifying what media they consume, how they consume it and when they consume it. Currency data is critical to understanding the engagement of these audiences through reach and frequency metrics to individual media types.

A new study that proves the incremental value of genuinely reflecting culture in marketing creative was unveiled today by The Association of National Advertisers’ (ANA) Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM). The Cultural Insights Impact Measure™ (CIIM™) was developed by AIMM in partnership with NBCUniversal and AIMM member companies. CIIM™ evaluates advertising creative in various categories and identifies the impact and effectiveness of cultural insights in ads and programming on increased brand relevance, ad relevance, purchase intent lift, and loyalty.