New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2012
Dailymotion (http://www.dailymotion.com), the world’s #2 video portal with more than 100M UMV and the #29 top site online overall as ranked by comScore, Inc., today announced the company has hired Neil Gladstone as its new Vice President of Content. Neil brings to the Dailymotion team a strong background in curating, developing and writing editorial material, as well as spearheading premium content partnerships and programming initiatives on behalf of editorial brands, blogs and entertainment properties. In his new role, he will develop new content partnerships with both premium and independent providers, spearhead relationships with emerging filmmakers and artists for Dailymotion’s fast-growing Motionmakers program and work to further increase Dailymotion’s US market share and overall footprint in the Western territory.
Most recently Director of Content and Programming for MTV.com, Neil worked to define MTV homepage programming and develop strategic partnerships for the brand. Launching the MTV site for men, Clutch.com, he successfully produced high-profile entertainment content including videos featuring A-list personalities such as Donald Glover, Sara Bareilles and Troy Polamalu.
Prior to MTV, Neil served as editor-in-chief of AOL’s Asylum and Lemondrop blogs, and oversaw the creation of Comics Alliance. The development of these properties flourished under his guidance, expanding the quality and breadth of AOL’s editorial presence.
“Neil Gladstone brings a plethora of rich content development and editorial curation experience to Dailymotion US, an invaluable asset that will help us continue raising the profile of our premium content offerings and high value entertainment,” said Roland Hamilton, Managing Director for Dailymotion US. “With his deep knowledge of how to establish, grow and maximize entertainment and editorial properties across the web, we look forward to seeing how his expertise will further augment the exciting expansion in premium quality content and high-level partnerships we have enjoyed thus far in 2012.”
Neil’s early background comprises more than a decade’s experience in journalism and editorial content production, including stints with United Feature Syndicate, CMJ New Music Monthly and the Philadelphia City Paper. In his new capacity at Dailymotion.com, Neil’s rich background in both editorial and programming expertise will serve to pioneer higher level premium content partnerships with top entertainment, broadcast and online programming companies, brands and franchises.
“Joining the Dailymotion US team to work on the content and programming front is an exciting opportunity,” said Neil Gladstone, VP of Content for Dailymotion US. “I look forward to working with an exuberant and energetic team in continuing to raise the profile of the world’s largest independently owned video portal.”
Neil holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Cornell University.
Dailymotion has 172 million unique visitors generating over 1.5 billion video views every month according to Comscore. It has recently been ranked among the top 20 most visited websites in the world.
Dailymotion offers the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners in the media and entertainment industries. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides HD video in a fast, easy-to-use online service. Dailymotion offers a high quality user experience across all digital devices (computers, mobile devices, connected TVs and tablets).
Dailymotion is available around the world in 15 different languages and 34 localized versions featuring local home pages and local content. For further information, please visit http://www.dailymotion.com.
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