RF|Binder Media Intelligence: Monday, February 3

RFB Media Intelligence

WSJ Hires Financial Markets Reporter
Philadelphia Inquirer real estate reporter Caitlin McCabe has been hired by The Wall Street Journal to cover financial markets. She will start this month.

Yahoo Launches on Verizon Fios
Yahoo Finance news site launched a full daily 24-hours of linear news programming on Verizon Fios. The coverage will also be available on finance.yahoo.com, the Yahoo Finance app, Android TV, Apple TV, Fire TV, Samsung TV+ and Roku.

“Morning Brew” Sees Big Growth
Business news email newsletter service Morning Brew is reporting a surge in revenue, new subscribers and a slate of key new hires as it enters its fifth year.

Vox Podcast Ambition
Forget about the pivot to video, Vox Media has pivoted to podcasts (and some video). Vox Media Podcast Network now generates over $10 million a year in revenue from a roster of more than 200 shows across Vox’s 14 brands. While president of Vox Media Studios Marty Moe wouldn’t disclose revenue figures, he said the goal is to double the eight-figure revenue business.

News Corp Launches Knewz
News Corp has bolstered its digital news business with the launch of a curated news aggregation service named Knewz. Readers will have access to publishers large and small, niche and general, located in all 50 states.

Companies Tout Values at Super Bowl
More advertisers bought pricey Super Bowl ads this year to sell you on their values, rather than their products.