SOURCE: Dailymotion

Dailymotion

August 26, 2013 09:00 ET

Dailymotion Recruits ABC News' Social Media Editor Dan Milano as Its New Partnership Manager

Social Media Expert's Rich Content Background Brings New Level of Expertise to Dailymotion From Distinguished Tenure at ABC News, Mondo Media, Wooden Nickel Shorts and JibJab Media

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 26, 2013) - Dailymotion (www.dailymotion.com), the world's leading independent video destination with more than 115M UMV and the #31 site overall as ranked by comScore, Inc., today announced the company has hired Dan Milano as its new Partnership Manager.

Mr. Milano brings to the Dailymotion team a strong background in social media and viral content creation, curation and distribution, as well as expertise in content promotion with multiple partners. In his new role, he will be working to develop new promotional partnerships, expand Dailymotion's content exposure on social media, and ultimately increase the brand awareness as part of its continued global partnerships strategy.

Most recently Social Media Editor for ABC News, Dan curated and highlighted content for ABC News while also providing supporting content for ABC's network of shows including World News, Nightline, Good Morning America, 20/20 and more. He participated in scheduling and monitoring much of the properties' live-streamed events and frequently worked on editorial pitches and story development.

"Dan Milano has a unique understanding of the social space and the content that drives it, and we could not be more excited for him to bring this valuable knowledge to Dailymotion," said Roland Hamilton, Managing Director of Dailymotion US. "Utilizing his experience, we look forward to seeing how Dan can expand the reach of all the great content from our partners."

Dan's early background comprised almost five years of social media researching, managing and writing, including stints at JibJab Media and Choose Your Own Adventure. Dan also holds a Bachelor's of Art in English and Film from Boston College.

"I am very excited to join the talented and enthusiastic Dailymotion team," says Dan Milano, Partnership Manager for Dailymotion US. "I look forward to utilizing my social media experience and viral content creation skills to help expand the reach of all the great content showcased on the site."

To learn more about Dailymotion and the ongoing development of its partnership program, visit www.dailymotion.com/press/us

About Dailymotion:
Dailymotion has 115 million unique visitors generating over 2.5 billion video views every month according to comScore (May 2013). It is ranked the 31st most visited website in the world. Dailymotion offers the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners in the media and entertainment industries. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides HD video in a fast, easy-to-use online service. Dailymotion offers a high quality user experience across all digital devices (computers, mobile devices, connected TVs and tablets). Dailymotion is available around the world in 16 different languages and 34 localized versions featuring local home pages and local content. For further information, please visit www.dailymotion.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Miller PR for Dailymotion US
    Mark Lindsey
    (323) 761-7237
    Email Contact