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The story behind Daily Maverick's Don't Shoot the Messenger podcast
The story behind Daily Maverick's Don't Shoot the Messenger podcast

Daily Maverick's Don't Shoot the Messenger podcast first aired in March 2020, coinciding with the beginning of the lockdown, and has since rolled out two seasons. Now they've just kicked off season three, a year later...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Grey celebrates the announcement of 2 jury members for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2021
Grey celebrates the announcement of 2 jury members for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2021

Grey Advertising Africa learned that two of its senior creatives, Fran Luckin and Steph van Niekerk, have been selected as jury members for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2021...

18 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Renaldo Schwarp is the new host of 'OFM Nights'
#Newsmaker: Renaldo Schwarp is the new host of 'OFM Nights'

Award-winning TV presenter, producer and radio host, Renaldo Schwarp has slid in behind the mic as the new host of 'OFM Nights'...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space

This month, we uncover the heroes behind the brands that millions of South Africans take into their homes and hearts every day. We find out more from Terri Verhoeven, senior operations manager at Big Concerts...

By Ruth Cooper 6 Apr 2021

Jameson's Beatha skincare launch a PR stunt
Jameson's Beatha skincare launch a PR stunt

Jameson revealed on 1 April that the product launch was simply the start of a Comedy Month campaign...

6 Apr 2021

KZN's small businesses get gifted by Gagasi FM as part of its 15th birthday celebrations
KZN's small businesses get gifted by Gagasi FM as part of its 15th birthday celebrations

Gagasi FM is turning 15 and, as part of celebrating its birthday, the station is extending a helping hand to small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)...

Issued by Gagasi FM 6 Apr 2021

Fame Week Africa: 4 events. 1 week. 4 sectors
Fame Week Africa: 4 events. 1 week. 4 sectors

Set to take place from 13-15 September 2021, Fame Week Africa will embrace and reinvigorate all sectors of the ultra-creative community...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 6 Apr 2021

Kia SA appoints Terence Steenkamp as its new PR manager
Kia SA appoints Terence Steenkamp as its new PR manager

Steenkamp will manage all of Kia SA's communications and public relations initiatives, as well as media relations...

1 Apr 2021

SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist
SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist

Lukhanyo Mdingi is among the 20 designers from around the globe selected as semi-finalists for the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers...

1 Apr 2021

Primedia beats Prasa in decade-long court case
Primedia beats Prasa in decade-long court case

There finally appears to be justice in a case that was repeatedly delayed by Prasa and the Umjanji Consortium...

By James Stent 1 Apr 2021

All the Marketing Achievement Awards 2021 winners
All the Marketing Achievement Awards 2021 winners

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) took place last night by way of a premium virtual event, giving everyone the opportunity to safely participate in the evening's festivities...

Issued by Marketing Achievement Awards 1 Apr 2021

"I don't know the answer to that" - John Perlman, host The John Perlman Show on 702
"I don't know the answer to that" - John Perlman, host The John Perlman Show on 702

I don't know the answer to that. This may just be me but I have used that sentence - or versions of it - more times over the past year than in the rest of my life put together...

By John Perlman, Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 1 Apr 2021

Agency Scope Insights: Deep, decisive and digital
Agency Scope Insights: Deep, decisive and digital

As the state of post-lockdown business shifts towards more agility and transparency, Agency Scope is responding to the global call for more in-depth data about what it takes for marketers and agencies to add real value...

By Johanna McDowell 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South Africa

Cate Williams, marketing manager and brand strategist at Retail Capital South Africa, uncovers the driving force behind the brand...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas

With a broad range of skills under his belt, RocoMamas national brand manager Adam Deane sits comfortably in the coveted 'unicorn' category of employees...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Apr 2021

Social Places survey results
Social Places survey results

Social Places has released the stats from the second edition of their annual online local landscape survey. These stats offer insight into how South African consumers engage with businesses online...

Issued by Social Places 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider
#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider

Lance Dodgen, Heineken South Africa Marketing Manager: Cider is the custodian of the Dutch brewing company's Strongbow and Fox Cider brands...

By Jessica Tennant 1 Apr 2021

EXCLUSIVE: UK agency to open Johannesburg office with Investec as founding client
EXCLUSIVE: UK agency to open Johannesburg office with Investec as founding client

Leagas Delaney has been appointed Investec's global brand agency. Founded in London by Tim Delaney, the firm has worked with Investec in the UK for the past three years and is in the process of hiring a dedicated team in South Africa to work on the account...

31 Mar 2021

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

By Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 2021

IAB SA Future of Measurement committee
IAB SA Future of Measurement committee

In August 2020, the IAB South Africa launched the Future of Measurement committee with the aim of better understanding the current and anticipated future needs of the industry...

Issued by IAB South Africa 31 Mar 2021

Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to Africa
Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to Africa

Yesterday evening Sanlam unveiled its new purpose and brand positioning, what it calls its new promise to Africa...

31 Mar 2021

1G ramps up its faith-based entertainment offering
1G ramps up its faith-based entertainment offering

In the spirit of Easter, Southern Africa's pioneering Gospel channel, 1G on DStv Channel 331 brings its audience three new shows to uplift and inspire...

By Lerato Moseki, Issued by Urban Brew Studios 31 Mar 2021

Nearly 300,000 South Africans benefit from Microsoft's digital skills initiative
Nearly 300,000 South Africans benefit from Microsoft's digital skills initiative

Over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories have also been upskilled through the initiative...

31 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Luzuko Tena rejoins Ogilvy Social Lab
#Newsmaker: Luzuko Tena rejoins Ogilvy Social Lab

Luzuko Tena, head of IAB SA Youth Action Council, rejoins Ogilvy Sociallab as paid social campaign manager...

By Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 2021

Operational efficiency is a 'no go' to great customer experience
Operational efficiency is a 'no go' to great customer experience

Most organisations today understand the importance of customer experience (CX). In fact, research from Gartner shows that 75% of organisations are now able to show that customer satisfaction leads to revenue growth...

By Brent Haumann 31 Mar 2021

Superunion creates Metropolitan's youthful GetUp brand identity
Superunion creates Metropolitan's youthful GetUp brand identity

Metropolitan briefed Superunion to design a new digital-first sub-brand GetUp, specifically targeting young adults...

Issued by Superunion 31 Mar 2021

5FM injects energy into new lineup
5FM injects energy into new lineup

5FM has announced their lineup changes for 2021, which includes a brand-new breakfast show, effective 1 April 2021...

31 Mar 2021

Why businesses need digital signage in 2021
Why businesses need digital signage in 2021

As lockdown restrictions ease and spaces open up, there's never been a better time to take another look at digital signage...

By Grant Kruger, Issued by LG 31 Mar 2021

How Jameson mixed up their marketing efforts during Covid-19
How Jameson mixed up their marketing efforts during Covid-19

Brands in all sectors of the economy have come through Covid-19 with varying degrees of success. The liquor industry was of course hard hit...

By Beatrice Marfleet 31 Mar 2021

Behind the station: Tessa van Staden, CapeTalk station manager
Behind the station: Tessa van Staden, CapeTalk station manager

Go behind the station with CapeTalk's station manager Tessa van Staden...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 31 Mar 2021

The continued relevance of radio in uncertain times
The continued relevance of radio in uncertain times

Radio has always proved to be a medium that adapts easily to crisis situations, and it has not been more evident than in the past year...

By Boni Mchunu 31 Mar 2021

Dumisa brings you the Easter service
Dumisa brings you the Easter service

Catch the premiere of Mantswe a Supileng on Friday, 2 April at 9am and the repeat on Sunday, 4 April at 4pm on Dumisa (DStv channel 340)...

Issued by Urban Brew Studios 31 Mar 2021

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