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"We want to see a much more inclusive marketing industry in South Africa" - SA Tourism CMO
"We want to see a much more inclusive marketing industry in South Africa" - SA Tourism CMOArticle

South African Tourism (SA Tourism) recently appointed a suite of marketing and communications agencies in response to the RFP162/19 the organisation issued in June 2019...

Jessica Tennant 24 Feb 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Ananya Khaitan to speak on matters of import and impact
#DesignIndaba2020: Ananya Khaitan to speak on matters of import and impactArticle

New Delhi-based communication designer Ananya Khaitan has been announced as one of the speakers at Design Indaba 2020. He specialises in book design and brand identity design, with his work reflecting his affinity for matters of import and impact...

Jessica Tennant 23 Feb 2020

Newsmaker: Gareth McPherson to lead Virgin Active's new marketing strategy
Newsmaker: Gareth McPherson to lead Virgin Active's new marketing strategyArticle

With Virgin Active's turnaround well underway, the latest addition sees Gareth McPherson from Publicis Machine join the club as CMO...

Jessica Tennant 20 Feb 2020

#Newsmaker: Wesley Diphoko, Fast Company SA's new editor-in-chief
#Newsmaker: Wesley Diphoko, Fast Company SA's new editor-in-chiefArticle

Fast Company magazine recently announced the appointment of Wesley Diphoko as editor-in-chief...

Jessica Tennant 20 Feb 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Robert Wong to explore humanity's possible futures
#DesignIndaba2020: Robert Wong to explore humanity's possible futuresArticle

Design Indaba alumnus Robert Wong, co-founder and CD of Google Creative Lab, has been announced as one of the speakers at this year's Design Indaba...

Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2020

CSI is about giving what you're good at
CSI is about giving what you're good atArticle

Mandi Fine of strategic communications consultancy, F/ne Group Global, recently published an article on corporates needing to rethink CSI, talking to the need to change their approach...

Jessica Tennant 27 Jan 2020

Bringing brand visions and stories to life through colour
Bringing brand visions and stories to life through colourArticle

Following Pantone's announcement of Classic Blue as its 'Color of the Year' for 2020, FedEx Office has collaborated with the institute to help businesses leverage colour through its colour matching and printing technologies, using the Pantone Matching System...

Jessica Tennant 23 Jan 2020

Dustin Chick heads up Razor, M&C Saatchi Group South Africa's new PR agency.
#Newsmaker: Dustin Chick to head up M&C Saatchi Abel's new PR agencyArticle

In case you missed it, M&C Saatchi Group South Africa has launched a new strategic PR agency called Razor, to expand its service offering into the PR and influence space. The agency has appointed Dustin Chick from Ogilvy South Africa, where he spent almost 10 years as head of strategy: influence and public relations...

Jessica Tennant 22 Jan 2020

Ahmed Tilly, CCO at FCB Joburg.
#Newsmaker: FCB Joburg CCO Ahmed Tilly to judge NYF Advertising AwardsArticle

New York Festivals Advertising Awards announced Ahmed Tilly, CCO at FCB Joburg as one of the first 20 members of the 2020 NYF executive jury...

Jessica Tennant 20 Jan 2020

#StartupStory: Spottmedia
#StartupStory: SpottmediaArticle

Just over two years in and recently having been appointed to render marketing services to domestic service recruitment and training agency Maid4u, we chatted to founder and MD Rucien Petersen to find out more...

Jessica Tennant 15 Jan 2020

#StartupStory: The Yellow Room
#StartupStory: The Yellow RoomArticle

Hamiltons in Creative Company recently launched a digital content creation division, The Yellow Room, to include the conceptualisation, scripting, photography, filming and editing of digital content for brands...

Jessica Tennant 14 Jan 2020

Mbuso Khoza was appointed CEO of Content Nation Media. Image supplied.
#Newsmaker: Mbuso Khoza, Content Nation Media's new CEOArticle

Mbuso Khoza was appointed CEO of Content Nation Media (under license to Condé Nast) in November, following her stint as acting-CEO since March 2018, during which she has been instrumental in executing a turnaround strategy and repositioning of the publications...

Jessica Tennant 23 Dec 2019

#Newsmaker: VMLY&R's Jacquie Mullany is the 2020 Gerety Awards' SA jury ambassador
#Newsmaker: VMLY&R's Jacquie Mullany is the 2020 Gerety Awards' SA jury ambassadorArticle

The Gerety Awards recently announced Johannesburg as an executive judging session with Jacquie Mullany, executive creative director at VMLY&R as the ambassador for the South African jury...

Jessica Tennant 22 Dec 2019

Jacaranda FM's Renaldo Schwarp receives the Koker Youth Award at the Afrikaanse Taalraad (ATR) Koker Awards. Image supplied.
#Newsmaker: Jacaranda FM's Renaldo Schwarp receives 'Afrikaanse Taalraad Koker' AwardArticle

Renaldo Schwarp, head of digital and radio presenter at Jacaranda FM, received the Koker Youth Award at the Afrikaanse Taalraad (ATR) Koker Awards held in Cape Town on 29 November...

Jessica Tennant 22 Dec 2019

Woolworths receives global recognition for content marketing
Woolworths receives global recognition for content marketingArticle

Woolworths received three awards at the International Content Marketing Awards 2019 in London earlier this month. Jessica Tennant interviewed head of agency Kate Fordyce on the win...

Jessica Tennant 20 Dec 2019

Graham Cruikshanks, director for Africa operations at TBWA\ Johannesburg
#TBWAAfricaConference: Fostering an attitude of disruptionArticle

Jessica Tennant interviews Graham Cruikshanks, director for Africa operations at TBWA\ Johannesburg on his involvement in the recent #TBWAAfricaConference, with the objective of re-emphasising TBWA\'s core disruption principles while fostering an "attitude of disruption", which he tells us more about here...

Jessica Tennant 12 Dec 2019

Using data analytics and CRM to drive customer centricity and win loyalty
Using data analytics and CRM to drive customer centricity and win loyaltyArticle

Sanlam Reality, the Sanlam Group's loyalty programme, was awarded Best Use of Data Analytics/CRM Application at the inaugural Loyalty Awards South Africa recently held in Cape Town...

Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2019

The rules are changing, money is opening up
The rules are changing, money is opening upArticle

The eighth and final session for the year of Heavy Chef's Inspire Sessions series in collaboration with Discovery Business Insurance featured The Fintechnologists, Simon Dingle of Lettuce...

Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2019

Kevin Ndinguri, managing director at UM.
#Newsmaker: Kevin Ndinguri, UM's new MDArticle

Full-service media agency UM recently appointed Kevin Ndinguri, who has spent the last year as client managing partner at UM Africa, as MD of the local team...

Jessica Tennant 28 Nov 2019

Creating relevant brands for African audiences
Creating relevant brands for African audiencesArticle

WarnerMedia recently hosted a panel discussion around creating relevant brands for African audiences at Discop Johannesburg 2019. Julien Borde, head of Channels for France, French-speaking territories, Africa and Israel tells us more about how the company plans to implement these insights across the African market...

Jessica Tennant 22 Nov 2019

Kevin Kruger has joined BMi Research as its new chief executive officer.
#Newsmaker: Kevin Kruger joins BMi Research as chief executive officerArticle

Kevin Kruger joined BMi Research, last month, as its new chief executive officer and took over from Gareth Pearson who led the organisation for the last 19 years...

Jessica Tennant 23 Jul 2019

#Newsmaker: Dr Ewoudt Cloete joins Avatar as chief digital officer
#Newsmaker: Dr Ewoudt Cloete joins Avatar as chief digital officerArticle

Dr Ewoudt Cloete, Avatar's newly appointed chief digital officer, joined the agency last month. "Avatar is an amazing agency and I feel truly honoured to be able to contribute to its already impressive legacy...

Jessica Tennant 10 Jul 2019

#Newsmaker: Faheem Chaudhry returns to M&C Saatchi Abel
#Newsmaker: Faheem Chaudhry returns to M&C Saatchi AbelArticle

Faheem Chaudhry has returned from M&C Saatchi London to M&C Saatchi Abel as managing partner, assuming operational leadership of the Johannesburg office...

Jessica Tennant 10 Jul 2019

#Newsmaker: Carryn Martin joins new proptech app as brand manager
#Newsmaker: Carryn Martin joins new proptech app as brand managerArticle

Carryn Martin recently joined Flow, a new app that rewards good tenant behaviour, as brand manager...

Jessica Tennant 9 Jul 2019

Kirmack Design launches new production studio
Kirmack Design launches new production studioArticle

Studio[K]irmack, Kirmack Design's new technology-driven creative agency based in Milnerton, Cape Town, uses StyleShoots equipment to assist in their content production...

9 Jul 2019

#StartupStory: Tumi Voster's new production agency
#StartupStory: Tumi Voster's new production agencyArticle

Tumi Voster launched a production agency in May this year alongside her second GRL PWR Series...

Jessica Tennant 8 Jul 2019

#Newsmaker: "PR is creative!" - Lebo Madiba, Ogilvy PR's new managing partner
#Newsmaker: "PR is creative!" - Lebo Madiba, Ogilvy PR's new managing partnerArticle

Lebo Madiba was recently appointed managing partner: Public Relations and Influence at Ogilvy Johannesburg...

Jessica Tennant 5 Jul 2019

#Newsmaker: Hero's Amanda Lambe promoted to MD
#Newsmaker: Hero's Amanda Lambe promoted to MDArticle

Hero recently promoted Amanda Lambe to MD. Lambe joined the agency in 2016 as head of social, followed by her more recent role as client service director...

Jessica Tennant 3 Jul 2019

IAB Insight Series: The role of technology in achieving business objectives
IAB Insight Series: The role of technology in achieving business objectivesArticle

The latest Johannesburg edition of the monthly IAB Insight Series took place at the Park Inn by Radisson in Sandton on Thursday, 27 June, this time focusing on the role of technology in enabling business performance in the digital economy...

Jessica Tennant 2 Jul 2019

Kilmer & Cruise recognised in 3 categories at World Independent Advertising Awards
Kilmer & Cruise recognised in 3 categories at World Independent Advertising AwardsArticle

Just four years since launching, Cape Town-based agency Kilmer & Cruise was the only agency from across the African continent to have been awarded at the World Independent Advertising Awards this year...

Jessica Tennant 27 Jun 2019

Sarah Browning-de Villiers on authentic, relevant content marketing that resonates
Sarah Browning-de Villiers on authentic, relevant content marketing that resonatesArticle

Publicis Machine recently received three honourable mentions at the global Pearl Impact Awards for their work on the Sanlam Reality account. We asked chief content officer Sarah Browning-de Villiers what it takes to succeed in the content marketing space...

Jessica Tennant 18 Jun 2019

#Newsmaker: SundanceTV Shorts winner recognised globally for zombie film
#Newsmaker: SundanceTV Shorts winner recognised globally for zombie filmArticle

On her return from the Sundance Film Festival in London, where she premiered her award-winning short film Life's a Drag, Johannesburg-based filmmaker Kate D'hotman tells us what she learnt through the experience...

Jessica Tennant 14 Jun 2019

#Newsmaker: TBWA\SA Group CEO Sean Donovan promoted to Asia president
#Newsmaker: TBWA\SA Group CEO Sean Donovan promoted to Asia presidentArticle

Sean Donovan, TBWA\South Africa Group CEO, has been tasked with advancing the agency's position across the Asia region, where he'll take on the role of TBWA\Asia president, effective later this year...

Jessica Tennant 10 Jun 2019

#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'
#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'Article

MomSays, an online resource for moms who are looking for unbiased, trusted advice from other moms regarding the best product solutions for their families, recently launched its new website...

Jessica Tennant 7 Jun 2019

Ads24 Food for Thought 2019 debates robots vs humans
Ads24 Food for Thought 2019 debates robots vs humansArticle

This years' Ads24 Food For Thought event focused on the future of business from an AI and technology perspective and how our roles as humans are changing...

Jessica Tennant 6 Jun 2019

Savanna breaks the rules with its world-first non-alcoholic cider
Savanna breaks the rules with its world-first non-alcoholic ciderArticle

Savanna recently launched its non-alcoholic cider, Savanna Non-Alcoholic Lemon, targeting consumers who want to preserve their social image by partaking in more conscious consumption...

Jessica Tennant 5 Jun 2019

Paula Hulley
Photographer: Rikki Hibbert
#IABSummit19: 7 insights into the direct brand economyArticle

In her opening address at the IAB Summit, which took place on Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, IAB CEO Paula Hulley shared seven key insights from the IAB Global Direct Brand Report on the direct brand economy...

Jessica Tennant 4 Jun 2019

Wayne Hull
Photographer: Rikki Hibbert
#IABSummit19: The digital transformation opportunity starts with youArticle

Accenture Digital MD Wayne Hull presented a keynote on 'Leading in the new' at this year's IAB Summit, which took place on Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, looking at digital transformation through three critical lenses...

Jessica Tennant 3 Jun 2019

The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to change
The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to changeArticle

This National Child Protection Week (CPW), Google South Africa and Media Monitoring Africa hosted a roundtable putting a spotlight on the importance of online safety for children...

Jessica Tennant 31 May 2019

#Newsmaker: John Beale, Pernod Ricard's head of communications
#Newsmaker: John Beale, Pernod Ricard's head of communicationsArticle

Having joined Pernod Ricard in 2017 as a media manager, John Beale was recently promoted to head up the communications department...

Jessica Tennant 29 May 2019

Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social media at Joe Public Connect, Mongezi Mtati, MD at WordStart, Dali Tembo, CEO Instant Grass International, Kirigo Kamore, content manager McCann1886, Danette Breitenbach, Bizcommunity freelance journalist.
#IABSummit19: Balancing the power of the new nowArticle

The IAB #BizTrends19 panel at the IAB Summit taking place Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, will be discussing 'Balancing the Power of the New Now'...

Jessica Tennant 27 May 2019

#IABSummit19: Gareth Lloyd to speak on going beyond the click
#IABSummit19: Gareth Lloyd to speak on going beyond the clickArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Gareth Lloyd, head of Research and Analytics at 24.com, a division of Media24, to find out what to expect from his talk on 'going beyond the click' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to him...

Jessica Tennant 24 May 2019

#Loeries2019: Google SA's head of Creative Agencies on the new YouTube category
#Loeries2019: Google SA's head of Creative Agencies on the new YouTube categoryArticle

The Loeries and YouTube recently introduced the YouTube Advertising category within Digital Communication...

Jessica Tennant 23 May 2019

#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected city
#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected cityArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Dudu Mkhwanazi, CEO of Project Isizwe, to find out what to expect from her talk on 'the connected city' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to her...

Jessica Tennant 22 May 2019

#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured stories
#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured storiesArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Marcel Botha, founder and CEO of 10XBeta to find out what to expect from his talk on 'manufactured stories' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to him...

Jessica Tennant 17 May 2019

TBWA's Tessa Conrad on how SA rates in the global arena of innovation and disruption
TBWA's Tessa Conrad on how SA rates in the global arena of innovation and disruptionArticle

Canadian-born Tessa Conrad, global director of operations at TBWA\Worldwide's headquarters in New York, recently visited TBWA\South Africa's Johannesburg office where she did a series of presentations and assisted the local team in producing a module for DLearn...

Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2019

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#IABSummit19: The new nowArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed IAB SA CEO Paula Hulley to find out what to expect from this year's theme and insights...

Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: Bravery in telling stories without fear or favour
#Bookmarks2019: Bravery in telling stories without fear or favourArticle

Eyewitness News recently won a Bookmarks' Gold for its Poisonous Bullets: The Silent Betrayal of Sindiso Magaqa three-part podcast series...

Jessica Tennant 16 Apr 2019

#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what you see is what you should get)
#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what you see is what you should get)Article

Following on from RocoMamas' #EatingIsBelieving campaign, whereby digital testimonials were turned into out of home executions, RocoMamas decided to take this a step further with agency Retroviral in launching a TVC as a statement of its standpoint as a brand that strongly believes that what you see is what you should get...

Jessica Tennant 12 Apr 2019

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