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#BehindtheBrandManager: Gerry Thomas, the man behind Krispy Kreme SA
#BehindtheBrandManager: Gerry Thomas, the man behind Krispy Kreme SAArticle

Gerry Thomas, director of Krispy Kreme SA, unboxes more about the success of the 'sweet treat' brand....

Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

#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

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industryArticle

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa
David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South AfricaArticle

David Alexander, newly appointed chair of Music Publishing Association of South Africa, shares insights on how to revolutionise the business of publishing....

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Jacki McEwen-Powell, founding partner and strategist of Eclipse Communications
#BehindtheMask: Jacki McEwen-Powell, founding partner and strategist of Eclipse CommunicationsArticle

This week I chat to Jacki McEwen-Powell, founding partner and strategist of Eclipse Communications...

Evan-Lee Courie 6 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

South Africa can't afford for SME relief funds to dry up
South Africa can't afford for SME relief funds to dry upArticle

As local business relief initiatives come to a close, many small and medium enterprises continue to struggle with an unfortunate number of businesses' liquidity eroded by the Covid-19 pandemic...

Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 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

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

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

Evan-Lee Courie 25 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

EXCLUSIVE: Natasha Maharaj, marketing director at Distell, takes us behind Distell's brand campaigns
EXCLUSIVE: Natasha Maharaj, marketing director at Distell, takes us behind Distell's brand campaignsArticle

Natasha Maharaj, marketing director at Distell, shares the rationales behind its brand campaigns...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 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

#StartupStory: Walk In Freedom aims to create more female entrepreneurs
#StartupStory: Walk In Freedom aims to create more female entrepreneursArticle

The alarming loss of jobs during 2020 and the growing unemployment rate is what inspired Danielle Marais to open the doors of a non-profit organisation by the name of Walk In Freedom...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Mar 2021

#BehindtheMask: Manuela Dias de Deus of One-eyed Jack
#BehindtheMask: Manuela Dias de Deus of One-eyed JackArticle

This week I chat to Manuela Dias de Deus, founding member and co-director of entertainment marketing and lifestyle agency, One-eyed Jack...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'
#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'Article

In South Africa, access to personal mobility is very unequal, and on top of that, public transport is far from ideal. That means, those with less access to mobility also suffer in terms of social mobility opportunities...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Mar 2021

#BehindtheMask: John Bailey, eNCA's managing editor
#BehindtheMask: John Bailey, eNCA's managing editorArticle

This week I catch up with eNCA's managing editor, John Bailey who has Master's degree in Journalism and over 25 years in the news industry...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USA
#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USAArticle

Saskia Tihana Clements moved to Los Angeles in 2014 and has spent the last six years building her brand in the USA. She is an entrepreneur, humanitarian, producer and founder of creative agency, The Boldest...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2021

#BehindtheMask: Cheryl Reddy, managing partner and Africa lead at Eclipse Communications
#BehindtheMask: Cheryl Reddy, managing partner and Africa lead at Eclipse CommunicationsArticle

This week I catch up with Cheryl Reddy, managing partner of the Johannesburg operations of Eclipse Communications and Africa Hub lead...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Mar 2021

Chris Soal bags Dior Lady Art project collab
Chris Soal bags Dior Lady Art project collabArticle

Chris Soal, an emerging South African artist, uses unconventional found objects such as toothpicks and bottle caps in conjunction with concrete and other industrial materials...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Mar 2021

Tackling the Business of Experience in times of uncertainty
Tackling the Business of Experience in times of uncertaintyArticle

Haydn Townsend, managing director for Accenture Interactive in Africa, shares some insight into the Business of Experience (BX)...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 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

EXCLUSIVE: Solly Moeng talks media independence and credibility
EXCLUSIVE: Solly Moeng talks media independence and credibilityArticle

I chat with Solly Moeng ahead of the Davos Online Communications Summit, where he was one of the panellists at the virtual event on Thursday 25 February 2021...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producer
#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producerArticle

This week I catch up with Chioma Umeala, known as Ayo on BET Africa's Isono...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2Stories
#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2StoriesArticle

2Stories is a new content collective by serial entrepreneur Joanne Hope and seasoned content director Anelde Greeff...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head of strategy for Volt Africa
#BehindtheMask: Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head of strategy for Volt AfricaArticle

This week I catch up with Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head Of strategy for Volt Africa, an integrated digital service provider based in South Africa which specialises in creating customised digital strategies suited for your brand...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Feb 2021

Stir merges with HaveYouHeard
Stir merges with HaveYouHeardArticle

Stir, a full service digital offering that was started on the back of the R1,000 Challenge on 702 and CapeTalk in 2012 has merged with HaveYouHeard, a communications agency immersed in culture...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 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

Bay TV rebrands to Mpuma Kapa TV
Bay TV rebrands to Mpuma Kapa TVArticle

Bay TV, Channel 260 on DStv is changing to a new name and launching their new brand of Mpuma Kapa TV...

Evan-Lee Courie 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

Itu Senne shares how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing
Itu Senne shares how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketingArticle

Itu Senne, the newly appointed head of marketing at SuperSport, shares the importance of sport in South Africa, the shift in digital marketing and how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Dan Nicholl - TV presenter, MC, and popular public figure
#BehindtheMask: Dan Nicholl - TV presenter, MC, and popular public figureArticle

I have a chat with Dan Nicholl of The Dan Nicholl Show to find out how the show started, his recipe for success and what's next for him...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Trustlink Africa helps SMEs to grow
#StartupStory: Trustlink Africa helps SMEs to growArticle

Trustlink Africa is a platform that aims to build more sustainable and bankable small/medium enterprises that are ready for access to funding and business opportunities made available by the government, corporates, and financial institutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey Africa
#BehindtheMask: Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey AfricaArticle

This week I catch up with Tilesh Bhaga, creative technologist at Grey Advertising Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: Ndeye Diagne: How Gen Z is building a better Africa
#BizTrends2021: Ndeye Diagne: How Gen Z is building a better AfricaArticle

Afro-centrist and data storyteller, Ndeye Diagne, managing director at Kantar Nigeria and Ghana, takes a look at how Gen Z is influencing societal and cultural trends...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?
#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?Article

Dion Chang, one of South Africa's most respected trend analysts, kicked off BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talent
#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talentArticle

Creatives Makhado is a platform designed and created by Muvhusi Tshilimandila to discover, uplift and unlock South Africa's creative talent...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

#OSawards: Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer, FCB Joburg to judge Print & Out of Home
#OSawards: Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer, FCB Joburg to judge Print & Out of HomeArticle

Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer at FCB Joburg, is one of seven creatives from South Africa who will serve as a judge for The One Show 2021...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa
#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South AfricaArticle

With over ten years of experience in the media industry producing successful television shows, directing award-winning theatre productions and creating editorial content, Gary Hartley has created Scaffold, a platform for queer creators and culture...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Jan 2021

Musa Kalenga presents "New ways for New Days" at #BizTrends2021 online
Musa Kalenga presents "New ways for New Days" at #BizTrends2021 onlineArticle

Musa Kalenga was one of eight speakers at the BizTrends2021 online event "Towards New Norths & New Narratives" on Thursday, 28 January 2021...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Jan 2021

#BehindtheMask: Zanele Potelwa, presenter on 5FM and Selimathunzi
#BehindtheMask: Zanele Potelwa, presenter on 5FM and SelimathunziArticle

This week I go behind the mask with Zanele Potelwa, traffic presenter on 5FM's 'The Roger Goode Show' and presenter on SABC 1's Selimathunzi...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Jan 2021

"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant owners
"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant ownersArticle

With the curfew still in place and increasing fear around the new strain and second wave of Covid-19 infections, many restaurants are struggling to operate at a profit...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jan 2021

James Kinney sheds some light on joining Ogilvy North America
James Kinney sheds some light on joining Ogilvy North AmericaArticle

Ogilvy recently announced that James Nicholas Kinney has been appointed global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and chief people officer for North America...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Jan 2021

#BehindtheMask: Kriya Gangiah, television presenter, radio host and businesswoman
#BehindtheMask: Kriya Gangiah, television presenter, radio host and businesswomanArticle

This week I go behind the mask with Kriya Gangiah, radio host, presenter on SABC 3's Mela and SuperSport and owner of Kri8tive Media...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Jan 2021

Meet Monika Iuel, the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro
Meet Monika Iuel, the new chief marketing officer at WesgroArticle

Monika Iuel has been appointed as the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Jan 2021

#OSawards: Steph van Niekerk, CD at Grey Africa to judge Radio & Audio
#OSawards: Steph van Niekerk, CD at Grey Africa to judge Radio & AudioArticle

Steph van Niekerk, creative director at Grey Africa, Johannesburg, is one of seven creatives from South Africa who will serve as a judge for The One Show 2021...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Jan 2021

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