12 Top Media Companies In Seattle

Written by Alyssa Schroer
Published on Jun. 18, 2024
12 Top Media Companies In Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle isn’t just a 90’s romcom anymore; it’s you after a night of binge-watching content produced by these media companies. We’ve curated a list of the best-and-brightest putting Seattle on the media map.

Notable Seattle Media Companies

  • Identity Digital
  • Getty Images
  • Snap
  • Subsplash
  • Cut.com
  • Hulu
  • Nimia


Getty Images is one of the world’s largest providers of visual content. From photos to videos, Getty has a wide collection of multimedia products that are used everyday by websites, newspapers, magazines, advertising agencies, films and more.


Snap, famous for the popular social media app Snapchat, is adding to their resume as a camera company. Snap recently developed Spectacles; a camera, which is worn like sunglasses to record and share the world through the user’s eyes.


Hulu is an online video subscription service that offers a selection of popular television shows, movies and original series. Binge-watchers can stream thousands of options ranging from FOX sitcoms to National Geographic documentaries. Hulu also offers a subscription that includes live and on-demand TV.  


Want to make your media website stand out from the rest? Identity Digital offers unique premium domains, like “.business”, “.guide” and “.games” that help organizations amplify their digital identity and boost their search statistics.  


Subsplash creates engagement tools for churches to reach wider audiences. The company’s platform creates everything from mobile apps and TV apps to websites, so churches can communicate with, and engage, their constituencies.


Cut.com makes viral digital content across almost all social media platforms. Chances are you’ve come across their “Fear Pong” videos, where participants have to perform a dare every time someone sinks a ping pong ball in their cup or “This Matters” series where people gather together for meaningful conversations on today’s issues.


Grist has been dishing out environmental news and commentary since 1999. The digital non-profit has articles and videos on how climate change is affecting a variety of sectors including business, tech, food and environmental justice.


Nimia is a full-service stock footage marketplace, where filmmakers can buy and sell their footage for media use. The company’s platform offers filmmakers the ability to manage and archive their footage licensing and gives buyers the ability to choose from thousands of high-quality images and videos for their media campaigns. Nike, Apple and National Geographic are just a few global brands using Nimia for their stock footage.


What they do: Oath is a media and technology brand that reaches over one billion people. The company, a merger of AOL and Yahoo!, is home to media outlets such as HuffPost, Tumblr and TechCrunch. A subsidiary of Verizon, Oath brings news, sports, social media and financial information to the world.


Real Networks is a provider of digital streaming delivery software. The company has developed products like RealAudio, RealVideo, RealDownloader and RealPlayer all of which help consumers stream content. Millions of people use Real Network’s products every day to access and enjoy content on their PC or phone.


What they do: Global media icon, Disney, has produced some of the most iconic movies over the past century, including Cinderella, Pinocchio and the Marvel franchise. The company maintains a diversified portfolio including media networks like ABC and ESPN as well as their world-famous parks. Disney and its subsidiaries have offices all over the world and reported $55.1 billion in revenue in 2017.


What they do: Zooppa connects companies with creative talent to launch innovative advertising campaigns. Businesses can submit their content needs to Zooppa and the company crowdsources advertising ideas from their network of over 300,000 creative media professionals.

This article was originally published in 2018.

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