CNN Acquires Social-Video Startup Beme, Co-Founded by YouTube Star Casey Neistat

CNN said the new Beme-based company will operate as a standalone business under the CNN Digital umbrella. The foursome overseeing the new venture are Casey Neistat, Matt Hackett, Andrew Morse, executive VP of CNN U.S. editorial and GM of CNN Digital Worldwide, and Chris Berend, CNN’s senior VP of digital video. – Todd Spangler, Variety