Dominique Delport

Vice’s Delport betting on expansion of news division

Vice Media Group’s head of international Dominique Delport is betting big on the youth brand’s news division, which is set for international expansion alongside its latest asset, women’s publisher Refinery29.   Speaking to the UK’s Broadcasting Press Guild on Thursday (28 November), Delport proclaimed that “news is back” and that there is renewed scope for […]

Vivendi to shut down Studio+

Vivendi is to shut down Studio+, the mobile-focused short-form content platform it launched with much fanfare two years ago. French media news site Télérama reported last week that Studio+ subscribers had been informed by email that the service will close in two months. Studio+ had provided short-form series comprising 10-minute episodes aimed at a youthful […]

Vice Media close to signing Delport as international chief

Vice Media is close to naming Vivendi content chief Dominique Delport as its international chief, charged with leading the company’s expansion in international markets. Variety reported that Delport was in advanced negotiations to join Vice, reporting to recently appointed CEO Nancy Dubuc when she takes over the chief executive role from Shane Smith. According to […]

Delport: Vivendi aims to take Studio+ to US this year

Vivendi aims to take its mobile content platform Studio+ to the US this year and is in talks with three telecom operators about launching it, according to Vivendi Content chairman Dominique Delport. “We would love to be in the key markets in the US this year, and we are in discussions with three of the […]

Vivendi Content chief to headline IBC

Vivendi Content chairman Dominique Delport is to deliver a keynote at the forthcoming IBC in Amsterdam on September 8. Delport, who is also global managing director of Havas Media Group, will address the need for European content providers to develop local content and take on Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. Deplort, a supervisory board member […]

Vivendi says Europe must back its own distribution platforms

Europe is lagging the US and Asia in terms of next-generation distribution platforms for content and risks losing out in terms of relevance and diversity, according to Vivendi content chief Dominique Delport. Giving a keynote address here at MIPTV, Delport told delegates: “Cannes, we have a problem.” He went on to describe how the world’s […]

Havas boss Delport to take Vivendi content head role

Dominique Delport is being strongly tipped to become the head of Vivendi Content. Delport is a supervisory board member at Vivendi and the global boss of the Vivendi-owned advertising agency Havas. Vivendi would not confirm the news, but Delport himself retweeted several messages of congratulation about the new role via his Twitter account. Vivendi created […]

Havas chief tipped to replace Méheut at Canal+

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré plans to install long-term confidant and Havas Média CEO Dominique Delport as president of Canal+ to replace Bertrand Méheut, according to French press reports. According to reports in financial daily Les Echos and news magazine Le Point, Bolloré is set to follow up the replacement of the pay TV group’s CEO […]