Wallstrip star Lindsay Campbell has left the daily financial news web show and moved on to a new project within CBS Interactive, according to Wallstrip founder Howard Lindzon. CBS bought Wallstrip for $4 million last May. Embedded below is the show’s first episode from October 16, 2006.
Tomorrow will be Campbell’s last show. Lindzon said Campbell, along with Wallstrip producers Adam Elend and Jeff Marks, is working on a new show for CBS Interactive called
Moblog.tv. Actually it’s called Moblogic.tv, according to Elend, who said he and Marks continue to serve as executive producers on Wallstrip while they work on “several new projects” at CBS, correcting Lindzon’s assessment (which we had printed in this story) that they were not involved in running Wallstrip day-to-day. Wallstrip will now be hosted by former guest host Julie Alexandria, reports Silicon Alley Insider. One of Alexandria’s episodes is embedded below the fold. Lindzon will continue in his current role picking stocks for the show as a paid consultant to CBS.
The Wallstrip team has some really interesting insights into making good web video — including making it authentic, distributing it widely, and forgetting about trying to reach a mass audience. Read more about their philosophy in our story from August. We have asked them for further comment on leaving Wallstrip and starting Moblogic.tv, and will add to this story when they reply. Update: see Lindzon’s announcement of the news on his blog.