Further solidifies Townsquare Media as an Authority in Entertainment and Music
Greenwich, CT – January 16, 2014 – Townsquare Media Group and Just Jared Inc. announced today they have entered into an exclusive partnership. Just Jared, Inc. (JustJared.com), will partner with Townsquare Media Group’s national digital business, consisting of an influential portfolio of premium music and entertainment-focused digital properties, reaching over 60 million US monthly unique visitors, as reported by Comscore.
Just Jared, a multi-media entertainment group that includes flagship site Just Jared (JustJared.com), teen spin-off site, Just Jared Jr. (JustJaredJr.com), Just Jared YouTube Channels and Just Jared-branded events, delivers a fresh perspective on pop culture and entertainment news to nearly 4 million US monthly unique visitors. Recognized for its positivity and upbeat coverage, Just Jared – highlighted as one of the world’s leading Entertainment sites by Vanity Fair, InStyle, & The New York Times – has experienced rapid growth since 2005. Just Jared, Inc. is wholly owned by founder/editor-in-chief Jared Eng and CEO Jason Eng.
“Townsquare Media continues to attract top notch entertainment partners that reflect our solutions-focused, multi-platform business. We are thrilled to add Just Jared to our influential premium portfolio. They approach celebrity news with an authentic and refreshing perspective and are very well respected by readers, advertisers and the entertainment industry alike,” commented Andi Poch, Senior Vice President, National Digital Sales. Poch added, “This is a very exciting time for TSM. We are ranked #1 in music by Comscore; we deliver a much larger audience than all our competitors; and we continue to be a magnet for premium publishers.”
“We are excited to partner with Townsquare Media and look forward to strengthening our sales, branding and operational efforts across the board, while at the same time, adding a robust and loyal audience to Townsquare’s growing entertainment portfolio. Our brand continues to expand into exciting areas, including our newly launched JJ Spotlight series – which features both established & up and coming talent with exclusive interviews and photo shoots,” remarked Jason Eng, CEO, Just Jared, Inc.
Townsquare Media has quickly established itself in the Music & Entertainment space, achieving its first #1 ranking in music from ComScore and most recently creating a 250-channel network on YouTube. The addition of Just Jared will further solidify Townsquare Media as an industry-leading authority in the entertainment and pop culture space.
About Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare Media Group creates and distributes original and motivating media experiences that connect communities seamlessly with content they love, people they trust, products they want, and things that matter. We attract, engage, and activate audiences on a local and national basis through our unique mix of market-leading marquee entertainment properties.
Our local business owns and operates 312 radio stations, over 326 companion websites, an e-commerce business (SeizeTheDeal.com), and approximately 500 annual live events in 66 small and medium-sized markets across the country. Our national business owns and operates leading music and entertainment-focused digital properties including TasteofCountry.com, Loudwire.com, PopCrush.com and ScreenCrush.com, several leading multi-day music festivals, including Mountain Jam and the Taste of Country Music Festival; a digital advertising portfolio which reaches over 60 million unique visitors monthly; and a marketing services business which provides a turnkey web presence for small and medium-sized businesses. We also operate Townsquare Cares, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping our troops and their families. Funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management are the Company’s largest shareholder. www.townsquaremedia.com