News Release

Gawker Media Extends Their Exclusive Online Advertisement Relationship with Gorilla Nation in Canada and the UK

London— March 3, 2011— Gorilla Nation (www.gorillanation.com), the world’s largest online branded sales company, announced today that it has extended its relationship with Gawker Media to represent all ad inventory for the site in the Canadian and UK markets. 
 
Gorilla Nation began representing the online ad inventory for Gawker Media in Canada and the UK in 2008. Gorilla Nation has created integrated custom campaigns on Gawker for such brands as Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, HTC, Rogers, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, Icon, Optimum, Ford, and Mazda.
 
“We feel very privileged to be continuing our relationship with Gawker Media in Canada and the UK” said Walder Amaya, Senior Vice President of Operations, Canada. “Gawker Media is a market leader and the perfect fit for our roster of media partners in both markets”.
 
“Over the past three years, Gorilla Nation has successfully created innovative marketing and advertising programs for leading brands across Gawker Media,” said Gaby Darbyshire Chief Operating Officer of Gawker Media. “We are excited to extend our partnership with Gorilla Nation and look forward to more inventive campaigns.”
 
About Gorilla Nation: 
Gorilla Nation is the world’s largest online branded sales company, exclusively representing the online branded ad inventory of over 500 premium content sites. GN is focused on selling site-specific, integrated media and promotional programs across its properties on behalf of Fortune 500 brand marketers - marrying message with media. Working closely with its web publisher partners, GN’s expertise within 30 select vertical markets provides advertising clients the ability to build high impact, rich media programs across one or more properties to provide superior audience reach, site-specific creative frequency, guaranteed media placements and integration of message to contextually relevant audiences. The company is committed to delivering integrated creative media programs, from concept through execution, and exceptional customer service. Founded in 2001, Gorilla Nation is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Toronto, Montreal, London, Sydney and Melbourne. 
 
About Gawker Media:
Gawker Media is the publisher of some of the best loved titles on the web including the eponymous Gawker and gadget sensation Gizmodo. Founded in 2002 by Nick Denton, the influential media group now produces eight original brands with a collective audience of 20 million US readers. Attracting fans and critics alike for their inimitable delivery of news, scandal, and entertainment, the Gawker Media properties are heralded as everything from 'deliciously wicked' to 'the biggest blog in the world.'