Portrait of Chris Ariens

Chris Ariens

Chris Ariens is the managing editor and director of video at Adweek. Previously, he was TV/Media editor, editor of TVNewser.com and, prior to its acquisition, was editorial director of Mediabistro. Chris has spent more than two decades as a TV news producer, media reporter/editor and digital video producer.

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Twitter, Facebook Lock Trump’s Accounts for Encouraging Capitol Rampage

Politics

Twitter also warned that if he violates the policy again, he could be permanently banned. Twitter’s action followed a similar one by Facebook, in which the social media company removed [...]

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Adweek Acquires Social Media Week

Mergers & Acquisitions

Adweek will acquire Social Media Week and its flagship properties, including Social Media Week Conferences, SMW News & Insights and its recently launched streaming platform SMW+.

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Adweek Expands Coverage Areas in Commerce, Performance Marketing and Convergent TV

Media

You, our audience, are in need of insightful, authoritative, differentiated and thought-provoking content, and you're doing it on the go, in an increasingly mobile world.

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Antonio Lucio Joins Adweek Board of Directors

Digital Transformation

Antonio Lucio, who left his position as Facebook CMO in September, has joined Adweek's Board of Directors.

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How Visa Pivoted Its Marketing When the Tokyo Olympics Were Postponed

Sports Marketing

One outcome of the coronavirus pandemic is that two Olympic games will now occur within just months of each other. The International Olympic Committee’s postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Summer [...]

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You Can Add App Developer to Super Bowl Champion DeMarcus Ware’s Post-NFL Career

Brandweek

The 9-time Pro Bowler led a fitness session for Brandweek attendees.

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Purpose-Driven Restaurant Chain &pizza Is Looking to the Frozen Food Aisle

I'm With the Brand

Pizza restaurant is thinking in seasons, just like a fashion house.

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The Sons of a Dentist Go Into the Family Business (Sort of)

I'm With the Brand

Twice is a subscription toothpaste that comes in two formulas: morning and nighttime.

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What Happened for This Entrepreneur When Lacrosse and Chemistry Collided

I'm With the Brand

Hex's Drew Westervelt didn't set out to create a new laundry detergent. But that's what happened.

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The Founder of Recess Isn’t Just Selling Another CBD Beverage. He’s ‘Designing Feelings’

I'm With the Brand

Ben Witte on PR over influencers, regulations and the future on I'm With the Brand.