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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 06: Healthy brands and some airline crises

This week, the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, hosted by Kevin Fine on Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg, featured healthy brands, the importance of the HR process before hiring and, of course, some airline crises. The podcast is now available.
We spoke to Grant Blackbeard, GM of AFI, about Cape Town Fashion Week, Simon Newton-Smith, Virgin Atlantic Airways country manager South Africa, and Gordon Cook, co-founder and school navigator for Vega. Agency focus was on The Firehouse Group, with an update by CEO Sandy Greaves-Campbell.

The news roundup, from Bizcommunity's marketing manager Warren Harding (@WazzaBiz), included the 2011 Loeries shortlists, SABC retrenchments, 10Layer's CMS contract with the Mail & Guardian Online, ISPA working document on defining broadband-related terms and the ASA's Checkers Heydays ruling and its relevance for marketers.


If you missed the show, download (50.5MB) or listen to the podcast (55:09 minutes) on the Chai FM website.

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