Jukin Media to Launch Inspirational Video Channel on Pluto TV | Exclusive

Samson Amore
·1-min read

Jukin Media today will debut a new streaming channel on Pluto TV based on its existing online video brand “People Are Awesome.” The deal gives Jukin a 24/7 streaming channel on Pluto, which will begin broadcasting both half-hour and hour shows consisting of all-original “motivating and inspirational content” beginning May 1. “People Are Awesome” averages around 500 million monthly video views, Jukin said. It will be Jukin Media’s third channel on Pluto TV, alongside channels made for its brands “FailArmy” and “Pet Collective.” “People Are Awesome” also has its own app on the Samsung TV Plus, Roku Channel, and streamer XUMO. Despite the global pandemic, Jukin’s content distribution has been largely unaffected, chief executive Jonathan Skogmo said. The company’s business model relies heavily on monetizing and distributing user-generated content from non-professional sources (like public events, social media creators and viral clips). The company also licenses video content to news organizations to host on their sites and takes a portion of revenue from ads sold against those videos. As long as people continue to shoot videos, Jukin’s licensing business remains busy, Skogmo said. Also Read: 6 Million U.S. Households Add New Streaming Services in Q1 Skogmo spoke to TheWrap about the...

Read original story Jukin Media to Launch Inspirational Video Channel on Pluto TV | Exclusive At TheWrap