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New press offices

The following companies have opened press offices on Bizcommunity.com!
Brandfundi

PR and Marketing Communications Agency driven to shape and manage brand reputations through strategically creative tactics. Through integration, and by holding a brand accountable, we aim to grow a brand's equity.

Rocketseed

Rocketseed is the first-choice email signature management software for both marketers and IT professionals across the globe, compatible with Office 365, Gsuite & Exchange.

eNCA tweaks its line-up and appoints key editors
eNCA tweaks its line-up and appoints key editors

24-hour news channel eNCA is changing its weekday line-up and making key new editorial appointments...

Issued by e.tv 1 day ago

SABC, MultiChoice to engage over SA sports broadcasting review
SABC, MultiChoice to engage over SA sports broadcasting review

Both MultiChoice and the SABC are preparing their responses to regulations from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) that could potentially challenge SuperSport's monopoly of sport broadcasting rights in the country.

1 day ago

New tongue-in-cheek TVC for the Mitsubishi ASX
New tongue-in-cheek TVC for the Mitsubishi ASX

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK teams up with Golley Slater Cardiff, Fresh Films and Stone Dogs to launch a new tongue-in-cheek TVC to promote its ASX model...

31 Dec 2018

4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainment
4 trends shaping the future of TV and entertainment

Jacques Bentley from Skyworth highlights four global industry trends that are making waves and are expected to gain even more momentum in 2019...

By Jacques Bentley 31 Dec 2018

The Comedy Central Roast of AKA is coming!
The Comedy Central Roast of AKA is coming!

The Comedy Central Roast of AKA in partnership with Showmax is coming to The Teatro at Montecasino on 21 February 2019...

Issued by Showmax 14 Dec 2018

Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds
Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds

Turkey, China, and Egypt are responsible for jailing more than half of all journalists detained worldwide...

13 Dec 2018

Die Neelsie, Stellenbosch.
National student television network launching at SA's top universities

A national student television network is being launched at South Africa's top universities, giving the tertiary institutions a vital added income stream, as well as providing brands with direct access to this important Generation Z demographic...

11 Dec 2018

Sugar Ray who? Did what?
Sugar Ray who? Did what?

No. They have nothing to do with the sweaty pastime involving gloves and mouth guards...

Issued by Sugar Ray Leonard and Partners 10 Dec 2018

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Dec 2018

11 new series to bingewatch on Showmax in December
11 new series to bingewatch on Showmax in December

No matter what your bingewatch jam is, Showmax brings you a feast of series to feed your addiction in the last month of 2018...

Issued by Showmax 6 Dec 2018

Red Cherry Interactive produces Brandspotter for Renew
Red Cherry Interactive produces Brandspotter for Renew

Red Cherry Interactive filmed a consumer-driven short format testimonial where they stopped real consumers in-store to ask them about their experience with Renew...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 6 Dec 2018

Filming wraps on Showmax's first original drama
Filming wraps on Showmax's first original drama

The Girl From St Agnes, Showmax's first original drama, wrapped this week after filming in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Johannesburg. The eight-part whodunnit premieres on Showmax on 31 January 2019...

Issued by Showmax 30 Nov 2018

Alicia Keys, Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, Swati Dlamini-Mandela, among attendees. Image supplied.
MTV Staying Alive Foundation celebrating 20 years

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary with an inspirational gala at Guastavino's in New York City...

30 Nov 2018

Kwesé TV broadcasting licence bid big on sports, short on news
Kwesé TV broadcasting licence bid big on sports, short on news

Kwesé TV is hoping to enter the local free-to-air market in South Africa...

29 Nov 2018

#NewCampaign: The sound of Russell Hobbs
#NewCampaign: The sound of Russell Hobbs

Household appliances manufacturer Russell Hobbs recently launched its latest TV commercial, 'All Day Every Day', featuring a soundtrack composed from the sounds of its products...

By Jessica Tennant 28 Nov 2018

Free and proud: Openview launches a brand-new TVC
Free and proud: Openview launches a brand-new TVC

Openview recently unveiled its brand-new television commercial. Fronted by the people's captain Siya Kolisi and record-breaking Olympian Wayde van Niekerk...

Issued by e.tv 27 Nov 2018

Study sheds light on scourge of "fake" news in Africa
Study sheds light on scourge of "fake" news in Africa

African audiences have low levels of trust in the media, experience a high degree of exposure to misinformation, and contribute - often knowingly - to its spread...

By Herman Wasserman & Dani Madri-Morales 26 Nov 2018

#NewCampaign: All you people, this ad's for you
#NewCampaign: All you people, this ad's for you

Nando's' new ad highlights the ways in which South Africans typically stereotype one another and the inherent hypocrisy that comes with that, with uniquely local scenes of people pigeonholing one another...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Nov 2018

Image credit: Marcos Ramírez via .
Everything you need to know about the great digital TV migration of 2019

Jacques Bentley from Skyworth writes about what the overdue digital migration means for South Africans...

By Jacques Bentley 26 Nov 2018

Africa Video Forum, AfricaCom 2018.
#AfricaCom: 'Don't die with your idea'

The Africa Video Forum at #AfricaCom 2018, this year grappled with funding models for original content on the continent and the disruption that mobile brings...

By Louise Marsland 23 Nov 2018

7 female-centric series awarded the ReFrame Stamp for TV
7 female-centric series awarded the ReFrame Stamp for TV

From SMILF and Grey's Anatomy to Insecure and The Bold Type, there are a number of shows on streaming services that were made by and for women...

Issued by Showmax 21 Nov 2018

MTV Base is Video Entertainment Brand of The Year at PromaxBDA
MTV Base is Video Entertainment Brand of The Year at PromaxBDA

MTV Base announced as Video Entertainment Brand Of The Year, wins five golds at PromaxBDA Africa Awards...

21 Nov 2018

DStv and GOtv to broadcast AFRIMA across Africa
DStv and GOtv to broadcast AFRIMA across Africa

Multichoice will be airing the All Africa Music Awards live on DStv and GOtv on 21-24 November...

20 Nov 2018

Ash Heeger chats about Netflix cooking show The Final Table
Ash Heeger chats about Netflix cooking show The Final Table

South African Chef Ash Heeger, of restaurant Riverine Rabbit, recently competed in Netflix's new cooking show, The Final Table...

By Ruth Cooper 20 Nov 2018

Local TV manufacturers call for heavy duties on imported devices
Local TV manufacturers call for heavy duties on imported devices

Local television manufacturers have called for government to impose heavy import duties on cheap imported decoders and TV sets, in order to grow the local electronic industry and accelerate the implementation of the broadcast digital migration project...

19 Nov 2018

Turner Upfront, South Africa.
Turner reveals content plans for Africa 2018/19

Turner's Upfront reveals brand new look, slate, and local partnerships for its African markets...

19 Nov 2018

Adult Swim now on Showmax
Adult Swim now on Showmax

The number-one US cable destination for millennials, Adult Swim is making waves with its African premiere this month...

Issued by Showmax 16 Nov 2018

Winner of search for animation talent in Africa
Winner of search for animation talent in Africa

Cartoon Network's Creative Lab winners of its search for the next African animation talent, have been announced...

16 Nov 2018

Open News anchors at their launch: news anchors Koketso Sachane and Naledi Moleo, social media anchor Ayanda Dlamini, Inge Isaacs from the weather desk, and sports anchor Adrian Botha.
When chance meetings roll into 'you're hired' meetings

What do Tim Modise, the late Rowena Baird, Stephanie Ruhle, and Oprah have in common? They serve as inspiration for the new news and social media anchors of OpenView's Open News...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2018

All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners
All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners

The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event in Cape Town...

15 Nov 2018

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