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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This Sports Drink Was Made for Professional Athletes. Now, It’s Available to Everyone

I'm With the Brand

New York Knicks veteran Bar Malik takes us inside his creation, Barcode.

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Watch All 21 Sessions and Workshops From Mediaweek 2021


The return of the Adweek brand as a virtual event.

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Here’s What the Marketing Industry Lost and Gained After 1 Year in the Pandemic

Life in Quarantine

Adweek staff share data of declines and—sometimes surprising—growth.

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Spotlight Shines Brighter On Google’s Dominance Following Latest Privacy Move

The Future of Identity

Adweek editors discussed with industry leaders at Privacy Town Hall.

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


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


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


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