NEW YORK, April 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Bloomberg Media develops its talent roster for Quicktake’s global streaming and social news network, signs NBA All-Star and Entrepreneur, Chris Paul; CEO and Founder of The Business of Fashion, Imran Amed; and NYU Stern Professor and Bestselling Author, Scott Galloway. Each of these will star in shows that will kick off later this year as part of Quicktake’s list of featured programs. Bloomberg presenter and editor, Francine Lacqua will also be launching new events on the Quicktake network this year. A virtual upfront on Tuesday, April 20 will reveal more details of this show and others, with special appearances and interviews.
Alongside the original primetime program, the live show featured Quicktake correspondents Scarlet Fu, Jason Kelly, Mady Mills, Kurumi Mori, Stenovec Team, Ashlee Vance and Jennifer Zabasajja, will continue to deliver hot news and global insights throughout the day, following the successful launch of the streaming channel on November 2020.
“We designed Bloomberg Quicktake for today’s generation of leaders. From our research, we know they are looking for programs that deepen their knowledge of the world and help them navigate the future,” said Jean Ellen Cowgill, Head of New Global Ventures and General Manager of Bloomberg Quicktake. “Chris Paul, Imran Amed, Scott Galloway and Francine Lacqua bring different perspectives on leadership, culture, and business, and they’ll join Quicktake in pursuing stories and ideas that will be important for years to come. “
Chris Paul is an 11-time NBA All-Star, currently playing for the Phoenix Suns who has served as President of the National Basketball Players Association since 2013. He’s an entrepreneur with many business partnerships and the founder of his own production company, Ohh Dip !! ! Production.
Imran Amed is one of the leading fashion writers, thinkers and commentators, and is the founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of The Business of Fashion (BoF).
“I started The Business of Fashion to explore the creativity that fuels fashion and the business, economic, social and technological forces that are reshaping it,” said Amed. “We are excited to create a new event with Quicktake that will allow the BoF to expand our award-winning journalism in a visually powerful way, showcasing our unique global perspective on this dynamic and influential industry,” said Amed.
Scott Galloway is a Marketing Professor at NYU Stern School of Business and is a serial entrepreneur who has founded nine companies, including Prophet, Red Envelope, L2 and Section4. He is New York Time bestselling author of The Four, The Algebra of Happiness.
“We are delighted to be able to create a show for the Bloomberg Quicktake channel and reach its global audience,” said Galloway. “Bloomberg’s data-driven approach to covering businesses makes partnering with them the obvious choice for us.”
Francine Lacqua is an award winner LondonBloomberg news anchor for Bloomberg Television. On Bloomberg Television, she co-hosted the daily program “Bloomberg Surveillance: Early Edition,” in which she provided insights into foreign policy, global markets, and the stories of the top business of the day. He also presented “Leader with Lacqua,” a special series in which he sat with CEOs, entrepreneurs, and top public figures.
“I look forward to contributing to Quicktake’s editorial vision, which is focused on covering trends that have an impact on the future,” said Lacqua. “This brand provides a fantastic platform for launching a series and I am delighted to be part of the new lineup.”
Bloomberg Quicktake pairs global headlines and data with original, premium storytelling. The news network includes stories around business, technology, climate, culture, politics, society and personal finance. From December 2020 through February 2021, Quicktake reaches 7.4 million average monthly viewers through its streaming channels and has an average of 56 million monthly viewers of on-demand videos across social platforms.
Bloomberg Quicktake is available through the Bloomberg App on Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV and Amazon Fire TV, as well as on Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, Rakuten TV, Tubi, Haystack News, Local Now, DistroTV, STIRR and News Player Plus. Stay tuned Indonesia, Instagram, Facebook and subscribe on YouTube at Quicktake and Quicktake: Now.
About Bloomberg Media
Bloomberg Media is a leading, global, multi-platform brand that provides decision makers with timely news, analysis and intelligence on business, finance, technology, climate change, politics and more. Supported by a newsroom of more than 2,700 journalists and analysts, it reaches influential audiences around the world on every platform including digital, social, TV, radio, print and live events. Bloomberg Media is a division of Bloomberg LP. Visit BloombergMedia.com for more information.
About Chris Paul
Chris Paul is an eleven-time NBA All-Star and a two-time Olympic Gold medalist. Paul currently plays with the Phoenix Suns and previously played with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Houston Rockets, the Los Angeles Clippers and the New Orleans Hornets. Outside the court, he is a father, husband, businessman, activist and philanthropist. He has served as President of the National Basketball Players Association since 2013.His business partnerships include Jordan Brand, State Farm Insurance, Turner Impact Capital, Muzik, WTRMLN WTR, Beyond Meat, PlayersTV, Uncharted Power, Calm, Fanatics, Knowable, goPuff, Panini Cards , and others. In its home state North Carolina, he is part owner of the Winston-Salem Dash and owner of the CP3 Basketball Academy. He is one of the founders Go Hoop Day, a day to celebrate basketball matches around the world, and he co-hosts The Baha Mar Showdown, the annual celebrity golf fair created by Turner Sports and CAA Sports. The production company, Ohh Dip !!! Productions, creates content on multiple platforms and he has executive production projects incl part 3, Intersection, Game Changers, Blackballed, Why Not Us: NC Central Men’s Basketball, Sports Today Still Standing, and American Sole Shoes. His memoirs to come, Sixty-One: Life Lessons from Papa, On and Off the Court, is a powerful and unexpected story of family, faith, tragedy, and life’s most important lessons. The Chris Paul Family Foundation continues to provide resources that enrich and strengthen underserved communities across the country. She co-launched the Social Change Fund dedicated to investing in and supporting organizations focused on empowering communities of color and advocating for the human rights of all black people. His philanthropic endeavors have earned him the 2016 ESPY “Humanitarian of the Year” award, the 2016 Mannie Jackson Human Spirit Award, and the NBA Community Aid Award five times.
About Imran Amed and Fashion Business
Imran Amed is one of the leading fashion writers, thinkers and commentators, and is the founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Business of Fashion (BoF), a next-generation media company recognized worldwide for its analytical and authoritative viewpoints. $ 2.5 trillion global fashion industry. From its inception, the BoF sparked a new type of fashion dialogue, exploring the key drivers of an industry undergoing unprecedented change and rapid growth, with a retail and manufacturing footprint spanning the globe. The fashion industry is emerging as a force in global popular culture and business, and there is much to be analyzed, dissected and explored. In 2017, ten years after founding the BoF, Imran was appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as a Member of the Order of the United Kingdom (MBE) for the fashion industry services. In 2018, Imran was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. He was also named on the Fast Company’s annual list of Most Creative People in the Business, British GQ’s 100 Most Influential People list. Britain, India’s GQ List of the 50 Most Influential Indians in the World, and a list of the UK’s 100 most influential figures by Wired UK English digital economy. With members in more than 125 countries, BoF combines independent journalism setting the agenda with practical business advice, online learning, career development tools, and immersive events and experiences designed to open, inform and connect the global fashion community. Imran holds an MBA from Harvard Business School fund B.Com from McGill University. He holds British and Canadian citizenship. Previously, Imran was a management consultant at McKinsey & Co.
About Scott Galloway
Scott Galloway is a Marketing Professor at NYU Stern School of Business and a serial entrepreneur. In 2012, he was named one of the world’s best business professors by Poets & Quants. He has founded nine companies, including Prophet, Red Envelope, L2, and Section4. He is New York Time best selling author from Four, The Algebra of Happiness, and most recently, Post-Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity. He has served on the boards of directors of The New York Times Company, Urban Outfitters, and Berkeley’s Haas School Business. Prof G’s Podcasts and Pivot, No Mercy / No Malice blog, and Prof G’s YouTube channel run into the millions. In 2020, Adweek named Pivot the Business Podcast of the Year.
About Francine Lacqua
Francine Lacqua is an award winner Londonbroadcaster based for Bloomberg Television. She co-hosted the daily program “Bloomberg Surveillance: Early Edition”, in which she provided insights into foreign policy, global markets and the top business stories of the day. He also presented “Leader with Lacqua,” a special series in which he sat with CEOs, entrepreneurs, and top public figures. Since joining Bloomberg in 2000, Lacqua has covered the World Economic Forum at Davos, The IMF is in Washington, G20 Meeting, EU and OPEC Leaders Summit. In 2018, Lacqua received the Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy (Knights of the Italian Star Order).
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