Cue Digital Signs with Group Nine Media to Represent
Social Publisher in Canadian Market
TORONTO, January 15, 2019 – Cue Digital, the online media sales agency that delivers engagement to the most lucrative consumer audiences in Canada, today announced an exclusive partnership with one of the world’s largest digital-first media companies, Group Nine Media. Cue will represent Group Nine’s unique branded content offerings to clients based in Canada.
Group Nine is home to NowThis, the most watched social news publisher in the world; The Dodo, the no. 1 animal brand on digital; Thrillist, the most trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel and entertainment; and Seeker, the no. 1 most-engaged science & tech publisher globally on social. Together, Group Nine’s content garners 140 million engagements each month, more than 5 billion video views, and more than 3 billion minutes of content watched.
“Group Nine is the proven leader in high-quality, digital storytelling so we’re excited to offer our unparalleled expertise to Canadian clients,” said Todd Anderman, Group Nine’s Chief Revenue Officer. “We already reach over 40 percent of all Canadians and look forward to bringing unique advertising solutions to this market and helping new clients connect with our growing Canadian audience.”
“Canadian advertisers are looking for custom branded content that drives results. Cue Digital is excited to bring Group Nine’s offerings to a new market and help Canadian brands tell powerful stories that make a real difference, and capture love and engagement from Canadian audiences,” said David U.K., CEO, Cue Digital. “With Group Nine’s massive social reach and expertise in creating engaging branded content, multi-platform branded entertainment, bespoke events and production, content strategy and consulting, we plan on connecting Canadian advertisers with Group Nine to reach hyper-engaged audiences in a data-driven and meaningful way.”
About Cue Digital
Cue Digital is the online media sales agency that audience-first publishers trust to deliver cool and cohesive experiences for brands and the consumers who adore them. Their consumer obsessed philosophy has led to the development of innovative in-house products and solutions ̶ from content creation to amplification and distribution ̶ that are transforming the future of digital advertising. Cue Digital reaches over 18 million unique Canadians across premium publishers each month, including more than 80% of millennials. Find more information about how Cue Digital delivers engagement to the most lucrative consumer audiences at www.cuedigitalmedia.com.
About Group Nine:
Group Nine Media is one of the world's largest digital-first media companies and the no. 1 social publisher in the U.S. Group Nine boasts over 5 billion monthly video views [source: Crowd platform specific analytics modules] and reaches over 80% of U.S. adults in their 20s [source: Nielsen]. With over 140 million social engagements each month [source: ListenFirst Media], Group Nine's brands are built for the platforms where young people spend the majority of their time. Group Nine is home to NowThis, the no. 1 most watched social news brand in the world; The Dodo, the no. 1 animal brand on digital; Thrillist, the most trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment; and Seeker, the no. 1 most engaged science publisher on social. Group Nine acquired Emmy nominated, Cannes Lion and Sundance Film Festival award-winning production studio, JASH in 2017.
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