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#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian office
#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian officeArticle

Performance marketing and SEO agency Mickey Llew recently appointed Cassandra Wingrove to lead growth and development at its Australian office...

Jessica Tennant 30 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as MD
#Newsmaker: Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as MDArticle

Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as managing director from Ogilvy South Africa where she was previously the business director for the PR & Influence Division...

Jessica Tennant 26 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Khangelani Dziba to head up Rapt Creative's new PR and influencer marketing division
#Newsmaker: Khangelani Dziba to head up Rapt Creative's new PR and influencer marketing divisionArticle

Following the recent news of Rapt Creative opening offices in London and Kiev, the agency has expanded its services to include PR and influencer marketing. To head up the new division, they've appointed Khangelani Dziba...

Jessica Tennant 23 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy director
#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy directorArticle

Grey Group Advertising Africa recently announced the promotion of Thando Mafongosi to strategy director...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Havas CFO Mohamed Bhyat
#Newsmaker: Havas CFO Mohamed BhyatArticle

Earlier this year, Havas announced the appointment of Mohamed Bhyat as its chief financial officer (CFO), taking over the reins from Andrea Bottega...

Jessica Tennant 8 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Tshego Tshukutswane, Wunderman Thompson SA's new group chief strategy officer
#Newsmaker: Tshego Tshukutswane, Wunderman Thompson SA's new group chief strategy officerArticle

Earlier this year, Wunderman Thompson SA announced the appointment of Tshego Tshukutswane to its executive team as group chief strategy officer. Tshukutswane joined this month succeeding Moagi Bodibe, who has taken up independent consulting...

Jessica Tennant 8 Apr 2021

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

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

Evan-Lee Courie 6 Apr 2021

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

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

Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Meagan Fester, Champ's new MD
#Newsmaker: Meagan Fester, Champ's new MDArticle

Meagan Fester, a well-established sponsorship specialist with experience working across blue-chip brands both locally and internationally, is the Duke Group's newly appointed MD of its new sponsorship marketing agency, Champ...

Jessica Tennant 23 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Penny Verbe joins CreativeDrive as head of content UK & EMEA
#Newsmaker: Penny Verbe joins CreativeDrive as head of content UK & EMEAArticle

Part of Accenture Interactive, CreativeDrive, a global creative content production company, has appointed Penny Verbe as Head of Content for the UK and EMEA....

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Jeremy Crowder joins Positive Dialogue as the new managing partner
#Newsmaker: Jeremy Crowder joins Positive Dialogue as the new managing partnerArticle

Positive Dialogue, the new-generation PR agency and member of the Duke Group has announced that Jeremy Crowder has joined their team as the new managing partner...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Ahmed Tilly joins forces with CWDi
#Newsmaker: Ahmed Tilly joins forces with CWDiArticle

Well-known creative consultant Ahmed "Mr Nando's" Tilly has joined forces with marketing and brand experience experts, CWDi as they reposition the agency...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Lizanne Peters appointed as business unit director at Joe Public Cape Town
#Newsmaker: Lizanne Peters appointed as business unit director at Joe Public Cape TownArticle

Lizanne Peters was recently appointed as business unit director at Joe Public Cape Town. She has over 16 years industry experience across various sectors...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Colin Loughlin appointed senior creative editor at Nice Shoes
#Newsmaker: Colin Loughlin appointed senior creative editor at Nice ShoesArticle

Creative production studio Nice Shoes has promoted editor Colin Loughlin to senior creative editor...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Uyanda Manana joins Conversation Lab in grassroots ownership deal
#Newsmaker: Uyanda Manana joins Conversation Lab in grassroots ownership dealArticle

In August last year, Uyanda Manana joined Conversation Lab from sister agency, BE, in a merger and grassroots ownership deal...

Jessica Tennant 16 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Colett Naidu takes on new division at Wunderman Thompson SA
#Newsmaker: Colett Naidu takes on new division at Wunderman Thompson SAArticle

Wunderman Thompson SA recently promoted Colett Naidu as division managing director to its executive team...

Jessica Tennant 12 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Karena Crerar takes on the role of MD of Edelman South Africa
#Newsmaker: Karena Crerar takes on the role of MD of Edelman South AfricaArticle

As Edelman Africa fosters deeper collaboration with its peers in the Middle East, the pan-African communications firm has expanded its executive team by appointing Karena Crerar to take on the role of managing director for South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Meet McCain SA's new MD Unathi Mhlatyana
#Newsmaker: Meet McCain SA's new MD Unathi MhlatyanaArticle

Mhlatyana brings with him over 20 years of experience in the FMCG industry and a thorough understanding of the value chain from farm to fork...

Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Dhatchani Christian returns to South Africa as MD of Delta Victor Bravo
#Newsmaker: Dhatchani Christian returns to South Africa as MD of Delta Victor BravoArticle

With more than 20 years of strategy, marketing and consumer research experience and having worked with a wide spectrum of leading global, multi-national and local brands, Dhatchani Christian has been appointed as managing director at Delta Victor Bravo...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Gugulethu Mhlungu, Careers Magazine's new editor
#Newsmaker: Gugulethu Mhlungu, Careers Magazine's new editorArticle

Gugulethu Mhlungu, popularly known as Gugs, was recently appointed editor of Careers Magazine...

Jessica Tennant 28 Dec 2020

#Newsmaker: Qingqile 'WingWing' Mdlulwa, Wunderman Thompson SA's new Group CCO
#Newsmaker: Qingqile 'WingWing' Mdlulwa, Wunderman Thompson SA's new Group CCOArticle

Qingqile Mdlulwa's appointment as group chief creative officer to Wunderman Thompson South Africa serves as the marker of intent for the agency to firmly position creativity as a key driver of the business moving into a new decade...

Jessica Tennant 15 Dec 2020

#Newsmaker: HelloFCB+'s Zodwa Gunuza joins IAB committee
#Newsmaker: HelloFCB+'s Zodwa Gunuza joins IAB committeeArticle

Zodwa Gunuza, creative director at HelloFCB+ recently joined the IAB's Digital Content Marketing Committee...

Jessica Tennant 10 Dec 2020

#Newsmaker: Motheo Matsau, Ster-Kinekor Theatres' acting CEO
#Newsmaker: Motheo Matsau, Ster-Kinekor Theatres' acting CEOArticle

Motheo Matsau, who was appointed as deputy CEO in September 2019 recently took over the reigns from Ryan Williams, who had been CEO since January 2018...

Jessica Tennant 4 Dec 2020

#Newsmaker: Tshepo Tumahole wins Loeries Young Creatives Award
#Newsmaker: Tshepo Tumahole wins Loeries Young Creatives AwardArticle

Tshepo Tumahole, a copywriter at Joe Public along with Jarryd Duthoit, a finishing artist at Left Post Productions, was awarded the 2020 Loeries Brand South Africa Young Creatives Award last week...

Jessica Tennant 23 Nov 2020

#Newsmaker: Jarryd Duthoit wins Loeries Young Creatives Award
#Newsmaker: Jarryd Duthoit wins Loeries Young Creatives AwardArticle

Jarryd Duthoit, a finishing artist at Left Post Productions along with Tshepo Tumahole, a copywriter at Joe Public, was awarded the 2020 Loeries Brand South Africa Young Creatives Award earlier this week...

Jessica Tennant 20 Nov 2020

#Newsmaker: Natalie Roos heads up Positive Dialogue's new influencer marketing division
#Newsmaker: Natalie Roos heads up Positive Dialogue's new influencer marketing divisionArticle

Positive Dialogue, the PR and communications agency in the Duke Group of companies, recently launched its specialist influencer marketing division, PD Influence...

Jessica Tennant 13 Nov 2020

#Newsmaker: Kamogelo Sesing appointed to MetropolitanRepublic board
#Newsmaker: Kamogelo Sesing appointed to MetropolitanRepublic boardArticle

MetropolitanRepublic recently appointed ECD Kamogelo Sesing, who joined the agency in June 2019, to its board of directors...

Jessica Tennant 30 Oct 2020

#Newsmaker: Rutendo Nyamuda launches 'The Podcast Sessions'
#Newsmaker: Rutendo Nyamuda launches 'The Podcast Sessions'Article

Rutendo Nyamuda recently started a podcast-cum-magazine. The Podcast Sessions features interviews with podcast hosts, producers and leaders in the industry and is accompanied by a magazine version...

Jessica Tennant 21 Oct 2020

Digital market expert and influencer, Deshnie Govender.
#Newsmaker: Deshnie Govender launches new podcastArticle

Award-winning digital marketing expert and influencer, Deshnie Govender discusses the launch of her podcast, Influence Insider by Digi Hype, her stance on diversity and inclusion in the industry and she talks us through some of the highlights in her career...

Juanita Pienaar 25 Sep 2020

#Newsmaker: Fara Naomi Macias, new head of marketing at GC Aesthetics
#Newsmaker: Fara Naomi Macias, new head of marketing at GC AestheticsArticle

With her experience in the aesthetic business in the last eight years Fara Naomi Macias has been able to deliver tremendous results by launching the GCA brand in Mexico in 2014 with distributor Grupo Venta Internacional. Here, Macias shares with us more about her career journey and what it took to get to where she is today...

Juanita Pienaar 16 Sep 2020

#Newsmaker: Rozanne McKenzie on starting a media company and producing her first TV show
#Newsmaker: Rozanne McKenzie on starting a media company and producing her first TV showArticle

Johannesburg-based news anchor, presenter, MC, actress, voiceover artist, wife and mom, Rozanne McKenzie recently started a media company called Rozanne McKenzie Media and is currently producing her first TV show...

Jessica Tennant 11 Sep 2020

#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEO
#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEOArticle

Bizcommunity's senior editor for Marketing & Media, Jessica Tennant met with Wunderman Thompson's newly appointed CEO, Miles Murphy to discuss his new role and was hugely impressed by his eagerness to familarise himself with the local media and marketing landscape, priortising relationship building, albiet online...

Jessica Tennant 21 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Producer Eddie Chitate launches Africa's newest streaming platform
#Newsmaker: Producer Eddie Chitate launches Africa's newest streaming platformArticle

Eddie Chitate, through his production company, Brainstorm Entertainment, has launched a streaming platform called NoFTV...

Juanita Pienaar 20 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Jacaranda FM's Deirdre King; "Radio has been gifted a unique opportunity to reinvent itself"
#Newsmaker: Jacaranda FM's Deirdre King; "Radio has been gifted a unique opportunity to reinvent itself"Article

Deirdre King, newly appointed MD at Jacaranda FM says it's critical for brands to demonstrate heart and that we ought to surround ourselves or build a team of people who will not allow a virus dictate how they run their business or do their job...

Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Suhana Gordhan, newly appointed ECD at Duke
#Newsmaker: Suhana Gordhan, newly appointed ECD at DukeArticle

Following the recent announcement of Suhana Gordhan's new appointment as ECD at the Duke Group and in light of Women's Month, we interviewed her to find out how this came about, and how she plans to lead the agency creatively and help change the narrative of the local advertising landscape...

Jessica Tennant 14 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Outgoing Loeries chairperson, Tseliso Rangaka
#Newsmaker: Outgoing Loeries chairperson, Tseliso RangakaArticle

An interview with Tseliso Rangaka, CCO at FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer, outgoing Loeries chairperson, on his Loeries journey in our interview as his two-year tenureship comes to a close...

Jessica Tennant 5 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Newly appointed Loeries chairperson, Fran Luckin
#Newsmaker: Newly appointed Loeries chairperson, Fran LuckinArticle

Fran Luckin, CCO at Grey Africa, was recently elected as the new chairperson of the Loeries Board. Here, she tells us more about what the role means to her and as it's Women's Month, what it means from a female point of view, and what she hopes to achieve during her tenureship...

Jessica Tennant 3 Aug 2020

Radio presenter and digital media boffin, Jacaranda's Renaldo Schwarp.
#Newsmaker: Renaldo Schwarp's new journey at Jacaranda, his book and next film projectArticle

Radio presenter and digital media boffin, Jacaranda's Renaldo Schwarp lets us in on what's next for him after wrapping his shows at the station over the past weekend...

Juanita Pienaar 28 Jul 2020

#Newsmaker: Keleabetsoe Rammopo, Thinkerneur's new strategy consultant
#Newsmaker: Keleabetsoe Rammopo, Thinkerneur's new strategy consultantArticle

Keleabetsoe Rammopo was recently appointed as strategy consultant at Thinkerneur, working alongside founder and strategy director, Bogosi Motshegwa...

Juanita Pienaar 22 Jul 2020

#Newsmaker: Lester Kiewit is the new host of The Midday Report on CapeTalk
#Newsmaker: Lester Kiewit is the new host of The Midday Report on CapeTalkArticle

Lester Kiewit has recently taken over The Midday Report on CapeTalk, which is no longer simulcast with Johannesburg-based sister station 702...

Juanita Pienaar 15 Jul 2020

"The industry needs to reset, rethink and reposition" - Robyn Campbell
"The industry needs to reset, rethink and reposition" - Robyn CampbellArticle

Recently appointed Machine_ MD Robyn Campbell tells us everything from how the agency is adapting to the new consumer and media environment, to where the industry is at on its journey towards transformation and what it was like joining a new agency during lockdown...

Jessica Tennant 7 Jul 2020

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

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

2 Jul 2020

#Newsmaker: The New Norm - Bliss Yeni talks Covid-19
#Newsmaker: The New Norm - Bliss Yeni talks Covid-19Article

We speak to Bliss Yeni, the presenter of a new daily factual-entertainment talk show on SABC 3, The New Norm, which started on 1 June 2020...

Juanita Pienaar 3 Jun 2020

#Newsmaker: Elevator appoints all-female leadership team
#Newsmaker: Elevator appoints all-female leadership teamArticle

With the imminent departure of one of the agency founders Mike Silver, specialist brand experience agency Elevator has appointed an all-female leadership team headed up by Catherine Mavrocoleas and Katherine Freemantle...

Jessica Tennant 22 May 2020

Fort's Shukri Toefy who is now also CEO of the Fortified Group.
#Newsmaker: Fort's Shukri Toefy takes on dual role as CEO of Fortified GroupArticle

As of 1 June, Shukri Toefy, co-founder and CEO of Fort is taking on a dual role of remaining CEO of his production company and stepping into an additional role as CEO of Fortified Group, of which Fort is a subsidiary. The Group is an investment holding company with interests in media, film, professional services and property.

Jessica Tennant 13 May 2020

#Newsmaker: Lesley Piet, her time to rise and shine
#Newsmaker: Lesley Piet, her time to rise and shineArticle

Radio presenter, DJ and voice over artist Lesley Piet recently moved to Bloemfontein to join OFM, where she's co-hosting a new breakfast show and hosting her own show on Saturday afternoons...

Jessica Tennant 22 Apr 2020

Suhana Gordhan.
#Newsmaker: FCB Joburg's Suhana Gordhan on her promotion and thoughts around the coronavirusArticle

Suhana Gordhan tells us about her promotion to executive creative director at FCB Joburg, how the agency is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and that what excites her is that in this time of crisis, the world is turning to creativity...

Juanita Pienaar 30 Mar 2020

Tseliso Rangaka, FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer's group chief creative officer.
#Newsmaker: Tseliso Rangaka goes full circleArticle

Jessica Tennant interviews Tseliso Rangaka on his return to FCB Joburg, the agency where he started his career 21 years ago...

Jessica Tennant 30 Mar 2020

#Newsmaker: Mmasea PeTje's new gig, co-hosting Garage Gold
#Newsmaker: Mmasea PeTje's new gig, co-hosting Garage GoldArticle

The new season of Garage Gold (on Ignition TV, DStv channel 189) will see 947 radio presenter Mmasea PeTje join the team as the new host alongside Francisco Nwamba...

Juanita Pienaar 27 Mar 2020

Felix Kessel has been appointed creative lead at WPP's agency for Distell, Team Liquid.
#Newsmaker: Felix Kessel, Team Liquid's new creative leadArticle

Grey Africa recently appointed Felix Kessel as creative lead at WPP's agency for Distell, Team Liquid...

Jessica Tennant 4 Mar 2020

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