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Speaking the Native Language

Speaking the Native Language

In layman’s terms, native advertising is a type of advertising designed to complement the content on a given platform, usually in the form of an article or video. It often promotes a brand or product while also providing the feel of a real content piece. Native advertising is also here to stay. The industry is on pace to reach $4.6 billion in revenue by 2017,...

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Statesman Skyline Theater

Statesman Skyline Theater

Statesman Media is pleased to announce a new partnership for downtown Austin’s newest open air music venue, the Statesman Skyline Theater at the Long Center. This partnership brings together two of Austin’s most iconic entities to provide the best live entertainment to the city’s burgeoning music scene and its fans. Statesman Skyline Theater at the Long Center is situated in the heart of downtown Austin, overlooking Lady Bird...

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South By Southwest Interactive 2016

South By Southwest Interactive 2016

South by Southwest celebrated its 30th year, and per usual, this festival combining Interactive, Film and Music did not disappoint! Keynotes The excitement kicked off with President Barack Obama taking center stage in an interview with the Texas Tribune. In this time, he talked about the need to bring digital innovation to the public sector. The President did not cast a shadow though on the...

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What to Check out at SXSW Interactive – One Schedule

What to Check out at SXSW Interactive – One Schedule

SXSW Interactive is a 5-day Austin-based event featuring the industry’s best thought leaders, innovators and movers and shakers showcasing their products, research and ideas. This year it will be March 11-15 and showcasing some really great stuff! It can though be super overwhelming for badge and non-badge holders alike. To help with some of the confusion, we put together the one schedule you need to use if...

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Employee Spotlight: Josefina Casati

Employee Spotlight: Josefina Casati

Hometown: Austin now, but originally Santa Rosa, California Position: Editor of ¡Ahora Sí! Joined Statesman Media: April 1998 School and Degree: Sonoma State University: BA in English Literature/Mass Media Communications Favorite weekend spot: Nature, with my family! The various natural spots around us, like Enchanted Rock or the Green Belt. How did you get started in Journalism? I went to college in California, and I...

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Change to Paid Search Layout

Change to Paid Search Layout

Google announced yesterday that it has removed right-rail ads for “highly commercial” queries. It has instead replaced them with an extra paid search ad on top, for a total of 4. The ads below the organic listings will still exist. This will have a huge effect on the layout of Google search engine results pages, or SERPs.   Google had been testing this 4-ad model for a...

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Statesman Media Gives Back Big in 2015

Statesman Media Gives Back Big in 2015

While the Austin American-Statesman delivers news and information that affect its readers, Statesman Media delivers programs that positively affect the community and supports other organizations that do the same. In 2015, that local support totaled an impressive $1.2 million.   The annual Statesman giving program consists of the Statesman Season for Caring campaign, the Statesman Swim Safe for Austin Kids program, employee donations to United...

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Concept of price, delivery, quality and reliability leading to customer satisfaction, blackboard

Customer Satisfaction is our Specialty!

Statesman Media is proud to share that its parent company, Cox Media Group, placed second for the 2015 Google AdWords Premier SMB Partner Award in the category of Highest Customer Satisfaction. The Google AdWords Premier SMB Partner Program is a limited to less than 1% of Google Partners who have the most in-depth AdWords expertise, provide full service campaign management, and deliver a top level...

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Employee Spotlight: Karlee Steele

Employee Spotlight: Karlee Steele

Joined Statesman Media: June 2011, CMG 2008 Hometown: El Paso, Texas Position: Sales Manager with a focus on recruitment and regional local majors business School and Degree: Texas State University: BS in Journalism Favorite Beverage: Deep Eddy Ruby Red You have over 15 years of media sales experience. What has the journey looked like? I started as a new business sales rep in the TV...

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One Day University

One Day University

The Austin American Statesman hosted One Day University here in Austin yesterday. It was a great day of learning and sharing with four award-winning professors. Psychology, Astronomy, History, Politics, and Music were just some of the topics at this season’s event.  Students and professors engaged in healthy discourse and shared learning. Why Some People Are Resilient, and Others Are Not was presented by Dr. Andrew Shatté of  University...

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