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#Newsmaker: KFM's Stephen Werner talks us through their station refresh journey
#Newsmaker: KFM's Stephen Werner talks us through their station refresh journey

We talk to Stephen Werner, station manager for Kfm 94.5 about the third anniversary of the KFM rebrand...

1 day ago

Enter Joe Public United's newest growth venture: Joe Public Cape Town
Enter Joe Public United's newest growth venture: Joe Public Cape Town

Branding and communications group, Joe Public has announced the launch of its Cape Town agency, as the newest addition to the Joe Public United family, enabling the group to expand its capabilities and extend its unique offering to markets outside of Johannesburg...

1 day ago

Getting to know Wim Steytler
Getting to know Wim Steytler

Gus and Rafe know him as Dad, but the rest of us know him as an enigmatic filmmaker, intent on bringing our attention to where it should be. Wim Steytler is a commercials director represented by the Star Film Company...

By Ksenija Strydom-Micic, Issued by The Star Film Company 29 Jun 2020

Petula El-Kindiy lands a new show on YFM after submitting a demo last year
Petula El-Kindiy lands a new show on YFM after submitting a demo last year

YFM, Gauteng's biggest youth radio station, is proud to announce Petula El-Kindiy will be taking over the early morning (3am - 5am) slot on weekdays and breakfast (6am - 10am) on Saturdays with her show, The Morning Essentials, from 1 July 2020...

Issued by YFM 99.2 29 Jun 2020

One Million Masks for Cape Town
One Million Masks for Cape Town

Smile 90.4FM and Brimstone Investment Corporation have partnered, with the aim of distributing one million facemasks to organisations and groups in and around Cape Town, who need them...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 29 Jun 2020

Youth need to rise to Covid-19 challenges
Youth need to rise to Covid-19 challenges

GCIS' Public Sector Manager magazine June edition is out now!..

Issued by Topco Media 26 Jun 2020

#CannesLions: The Lions Creativity Report of the decade
#CannesLions: The Lions Creativity Report of the decade

Cannes Lions has released its global rankings report, which reviews ten years of data on winning and shortlisted work to recognise the most creative companies of the decade...

26 Jun 2020

The 50-year evolution of the Game brand
The 50-year evolution of the Game brand

Popular South African retailer Game celebrates 50 years of trade this year...

26 Jun 2020

Ntate Maponya (Dr Richard Maponya). Image source: Screengrab from .
Brand name... who decides?

As tributes poured out for Ntate Maponya (Dr Richard Maponya) a few months ago (pardon me I am going to call him Ntate Maponya, just out of respect!), I couldn't help to think of the legacy he has left, that of his name Maponya...

By Bonnie Ramaila 26 Jun 2020

Creative Effectiveness Lions president, Pernod Ricard's Ann Mukherjee.
#LionsLive: Creative Effectiveness Lions president Ann Mukherjee's briefing

Simon Cook interviewed the president of the Creative Effectiveness Lions, Pernod Ricard's Ann Mukherjee to hear her briefing for 2021...

By Juanita Pienaar 26 Jun 2020

Most marketing divisions cannot effectively move from evolution to execution
Most marketing divisions cannot effectively move from evolution to execution

Globally, executives have woken up to the fact that we now find ourselves in an evolved marketplace where customer experience (CX) has emerged as the key driver of sustainable business growth...

By Haydn Townsend 26 Jun 2020

Diesel reveals Hyperoom, its new virtual fashion buying platform and showroom
Diesel reveals Hyperoom, its new virtual fashion buying platform and showroom

Diesel has launched Hyperoom, a 360-degree digital sales platform and exhibition space designed to create "immersive and emotional engagements" with fashion buyers...

26 Jun 2020

African produced TV series nominated at International Animation Film Festival
African produced TV series nominated at International Animation Film Festival

African produced TV series, My Better World was selected for competition at the 2020 Annecy International Animation Film Festival...

26 Jun 2020

Arm yourself with knowledge this Youth Month
Arm yourself with knowledge this Youth Month

Metropolitan's 'Three Word Stories' campaign has South Africa talking about mental strength, with motivators giving easy to follow steps for life in the 'new normal'...

Issued by M-Sports 26 Jun 2020

Pick n Pay Fresh Living gets makeover and relaunches as quarterly magazine
Pick n Pay Fresh Living gets makeover and relaunches as quarterly magazine

Pick n Pay's Fresh Living magazine has relaunched this week as a quarterly edition...

26 Jun 2020

D&AD New Blood announces details for 2020 Festival and Awards
D&AD New Blood announces details for 2020 Festival and Awards

D&AD has announced plans for this year's New Blood Digital Festival and Awards which will take place from 6-10 July...

26 Jun 2020

Nedbank teams up with Primedia's 702 and CapeTalk to ignite small-business ideas
Nedbank teams up with Primedia's 702 and CapeTalk to ignite small-business ideas

As Covid-19 regulations begin to ease, Nedbank and talk radio stations 702 and CapeTalk are ready to support small businesses and entrepreneurs through the return of the Nedbank Business Ignite campaign, with prizes worth over R1m...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 25 Jun 2020

Freely available, virtual 22nd Encounters Doccie Fest to open with 'Influence' premiere
Freely available, virtual 22nd Encounters Doccie Fest to open with 'Influence' premiere

The 22nd Encounters South African International Documentary Festival will be held online and at selected cinemas in Johannesburg and Cape Town from 20 to 30 August 2020...

25 Jun 2020

2020 has accelerated the importance of human touch in a contactless economy
2020 has accelerated the importance of human touch in a contactless economy

The global Covid-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it and will most certainly have deep and lasting effects on society, business, governance and the economy at large...

By Bronwyn Williams 25 Jun 2020

President of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle.
#LionsLive: Titanium Lions president Susan Credle's briefing

Simon Cook interviewed the president of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle to hear her briefing for 2021...

By Juanita Pienaar 25 Jun 2020

Agency Scope Insights: Tough times call for agile measures
Agency Scope Insights: Tough times call for agile measures

Marketers have been looking for agility for some time, writes Johanna McDowell, CEO of the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) and Scopen partner, and while some agencies have been able to meet the call, others have been somewhat slower. Then, along came Covid-19...

By Johanna McDowell 25 Jun 2020

Storytelling: What the Class of 1976 can teach the Class of 2020
Storytelling: What the Class of 1976 can teach the Class of 2020

Every year, Youth Month presents an opportunity to transform South Africa's image as a global leader in the fight against poverty and inequality and as an advocate for empowering youth. But, there is the temptation to see what happened on 16 June 1976 as a memory disconnected from our reality, causing us to reminisce without changing our actions...

Issued by GO Content Lab 25 Jun 2020

SA economy gearing to rebuild as Covid-19 cases exceed 100,000
SA economy gearing to rebuild as Covid-19 cases exceed 100,000

Following the address by President Cyril Ramaphosa last week on easing Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, media coverage shows increased mentions of the economy reopening...

25 Jun 2020

OFM Youth Day competition frees someone's future
OFM Youth Day competition frees someone's future

OFM, inspiring listeners to live the real good life in central South Africa, has helped one young person to move forward with their future goals and aspirations thanks to the #FreeYourFuture competition. The initiative was part of the station's Youth Day celebrations on 16 June...

Issued by OFM Radio 25 Jun 2020

The One Show 2020 Global Creative Rankings revealed
The One Show 2020 Global Creative Rankings revealed

The One Club for Creativity has announced its The One Show Global Creative Rankings for 2020...

25 Jun 2020

Viu further expands its unique value proposition as the home of Mzansi's latest and biggest soapies
Viu further expands its unique value proposition as the home of Mzansi's latest and biggest soapies

Viu announced the addition of four top South African local shows: three of South Africa's top soapies, Generations: The Legacy, Muvhango and 7de Laan, as well as the 2019 smash-hit comedy Makoti...

Issued by Viu 25 Jun 2020

Transit Ads to roll out digitally enhanced network of Powa Towas
Transit Ads to roll out digitally enhanced network of Powa Towas

Transit Ads is once again pushing the boundaries in the commuter space, with the unveiling of a ground-breaking branding structure combining digital and large format static out of home formats in South Africa's taxi and shopping mall environments...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 25 Jun 2020

#LionsLive: Creative Business Transformation Lions president Ronald Ng's briefing
#LionsLive: Creative Business Transformation Lions president Ronald Ng's briefing

In the first presidential briefing, Cook interviewed Isobar global chief creative officer, the inaugural president of the new Creative Business Transformation Lions, Ronald Ng to hear his briefing for 2021...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Jun 2020

Why businesses should get onboard with online conferencing
Why businesses should get onboard with online conferencing

The Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the world has brought the eventing and conferencing industry to its knees. Even as lockdown regulations relax, allowing small group gatherings, many people and companies are likely to avoid conferences and events and their associated potential risk of infection, opting to continue practising social distancing...

24 Jun 2020

Digital growth consultant at Google Africa, Sashin Pillay.
#YouthMonth: Brands need to reverse-engineer the way they think about marketing

Digital growth consultant at Google Africa, Sashin Pillay tells us more about some of the highlights of his young career and shares his views on what is key for brands to keep in mind when marketing to the youth...

By Juanita Pienaar 24 Jun 2020

The dawn of social media television is set to overtake traditional broadcasting
The dawn of social media television is set to overtake traditional broadcasting

While the practice of live streaming has been around longer than the webcam, the usage of it on social media is still in its infancy. JustPalm Studios, the brainchild of mobile media guru Patrick Palmi, is turning social media networks into live television broadcasting channels...

Issued by JustPalm 24 Jun 2020

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What the value?

If we are to unearth the meaning from these radical times in which we find ourselves, from the perspective of leadership, I see three main trends arising from the period of coronavirus; truth, fear and value...

By Lisa Steingold 24 Jun 2020

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