Gavin Bridge is the senior media analyst for Variety Intelligence Platform. Hailing from the city of Southend-on-Sea in England, he now resides in the Bronx. Bridge joined VIP+ in March 2019, after spending over 10 years working with media and entertainment brands doing market research on content, evolving consumer needs and changing trends in audience engagement. He utilizes these skills by designing surveys on key issues facing the media business and reporting on the results. Bridge frequently authors VIP+ special reports and writes commentaries focused on the state of the TV business, sports rights, CTV, free streaming (FAST and AVOD) and how NFTs are being adopted by the entertainment industry. He hosts VIP+’s “FAST Forward” and NFT webinar series.