7 Media Companies in Austin to Keep on Your Radar

Written by Alyssa Schroer
Published on May. 15, 2024
7 Media Companies in Austin to Keep on Your Radar

While not known as a media epicenter like New York or Los Angeles, Austin has its fair share of outlets and sources supplying content to a variety of audiences. From daily news and sports to awesome recipes and silly photos, these media companies in Austin have a little something for everyone.

Austin Media Companies to Know

  • Grocery TV
  • Atmosphere
  • Chive Media Group
  • Tastemade
  • FloSports
  • The Daily Dot


Founded: 2016

Grocery TV provides an in-store media network for brick-and-mortar grocery retailers across the U.S. The company’s reach extends to more than 21,000 displays, 4,400 stores and 200 retail partners. Grocery TV helps brand marketers launch and manage digital advertising campaigns in grocery stores, having reached almost 70 million shoppers.


Founded: 2018

Atmosphere provides brick-and mortar businesses across industries with a top-tier TV streaming service that helps uplift customers’ spirits and save business owners money. The provider features instant access to 51 audio-optional channels tailor-made to enhance guest and shopper experiences, with networks like Chive TV, Red Bull TV, the Bob Ross Channel and more included plus the ability to utilize Atmosphere to display digital signage, all accessible through an enterprise-grade Apple TV with Atmosphere pre-installed.


Founded: 2008

The Chive Media Group is responsible for multiple content-producing brands like theCHIVE and Chive TV. Founded by two brothers, the company boasts daily content across a variety of devices, platforms and apps. In addition to the endless streams of humorous photos, videos and articles, theCHIVE also has Chive Charities, which supports unique causes every month and spreading awareness.


Founded: 2006

FloSports is a subscription-based sports media company covering a wide variety of sports, including the ones often neglected by major networks. From track and rodeo to swimming and rugby, FloSports concentrates on news, original video content and live competition.


Founded: 2010

The Daily Dot is an internet news source covering everything from politics to entertainment. Creator Nicholas White, a sixth-generation journalist, left the news industry to help save it. Today, The Daily Dot reaches a global audience of more than 23 million visitors and is the go-to source for everything happening on the internet.


Founded: 2012

Tastemade is an online network for all things food. The site features recipes, global cuisine, classes and cooking influencers boasting delicious concoctions. In addition to its Austin office, the Tastemade team works out of locations around the world, including Santa Monica, Tokyo, London, Paris, NYC and Buenos Aires.


Founded: 2011

 Wide Open Spaces is an online destination for outdoors, hunting and fishing enthusiasts. With a mobile, web and social presence, Wide Open's daily content is accessible nearly everywhere, even on the water or in the duck blind. Wide Open Spaces is part of the Wide Open Media Group, where communities revolving around country music, automotive, pets and food all engage with daily content.


This article was originally published in 2018. Ashley Bowden contributed reporting to this article.

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