David CohnMember since October 2018Contact David
David Cohn is the senior director of the Alpha Group, an in-house tech and media incubator for Advance Local. He also serves as the co-founder and chief strategy officer of Subtext, a text-based subscription platform that connects a diverse range of content creators and subscribers for one-on-one communication via SMS. Subtext represents The Alpha Group’s fourth and latest venture, after the successful development and release of Pigeon, The Tylt and Elsewhere. David has written for Wired, Seed, Columbia Journalism Review, and The New York Times among other publications. Before working at Advance David helped launch AJ+ and Circa and was the founder of Spot.Us, all media/tech startups that received critical acclaim and success for product and their forward-thinking approach towards news. B.A. in Rhetoric and Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in New Media from Columbia University.
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- Coronavirus Will Forever Change Digital Media in
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The news industry will see a shift in focus from content to community, with two conflicting north stars of revenue: advertising to as large an audience as possible and direct transactions with customers.
- Marketing To A Dark-Social World in
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According to one report, 84% of consumers' outbound sharing now takes place via dark-social channels. Learn how to tap this market.