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Wunderman SSA appoints Kagiso Musi
Wunderman SSA appoints Kagiso Musi

Wunderman Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) welcomes Kagiso Musi as the digital agency's chief client officer (CCO) and managing director (MD) of Fluid, the WPP agency established to service the Telkom account

Issued by Wunderman 2 days ago

A-list Communications takes over Topshop and Topman South Africa PR account
A-list Communications takes over Topshop and Topman South Africa PR account

PR and brand experience agency A-list Communications has signed on as the official PR agency for Topshop and Topman from November 2017

Issued by A-LIST COMMUNICATIONS 3 days ago

Steers celebrates culture with launch of Respek Nation campaign
Steers celebrates culture with launch of Respek Nation campaign

Rosebank's popular First Thursday's came alive on 2 November as Steers launched the Respek Nation campaign. Trailblazers in hip hop descended on Cutthroat Entertainment's La Familia store as various elements of the culture were showcased

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 13 Nov 2017

Grapevine adds Serengeti to residential portfolio
Grapevine adds Serengeti to residential portfolio

Ideally located just 15km from OR Tambo International Airport, Serengeti Estates is a prime location for frequent travellers, corporates and families to own a home

Issued by Grapevine Communications 8 Nov 2017

#NewCampaign: Shake it like Bra Shakes
#NewCampaign: Shake it like Bra Shakes

Vodacom recently launched its summer rewards promotion, 'Shake Every Day'. Prior to the official launch, the campaign had already encountered 14 million customer interactions

By Jessica Tennant 8 Nov 2017

The Flock eventing platform in action for MTN App of the Year.
Why flocking to digital eventing platforms is a good idea

The MTN App of the Year awards were a success a few weeks ago, but have you ever wondered about the tech-savvy system behind the awards? Mike Lysko, CEO and founder of Flock Eventing Platform explains the connectivity, convenience and entertainment opportunity of the delivery mechanism

By Leigh Andrews 7 Nov 2017

PR in the digital mix
PR in the digital mix

It's a fascinating time to be working in media. It's not just PR that's changing, it's advertising too. In fact the lines between the two are becoming more and more blurred

By Genevieve Cutts, Issued by MANGO-OMC 7 Nov 2017

#NewCampaign: It starts with...
#NewCampaign: It starts with...

Woolworths recently launched a digitally-led and multi-channel marketing campaign called the 'Starts With' challenge - a seven-week balanced living challenge facilitated through a Facebook event inviting participants to take part

By Jessica Tennant 7 Nov 2017

Ignore the differences at your peril: Millennials versus Afrilennials
Ignore the differences at your peril: Millennials versus Afrilennials

Marketers who ignore the differences between Millennials and Afrilennials are taking a great risk with their brands and communication strategies

Issued by FCB Africa 6 Nov 2017

Gwen Watkins
Why don't you 'like' me?

In a world of content writing, social media and e-news, the temptation to place all one's confidence in the new marketing credo is overwhelming. After all, with a thousand new 'likes' and happy faces, everyone wants you

By Gwen Watkins, Issued by Freelancers Writing Services 6 Nov 2017

Levergy officially launches partnership with M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment Global Network
Levergy officially launches partnership with M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment Global Network

Levergy, the 2017 Discovery Sport Industry Agency of the Year, officially launched its partnership with leading global agency M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment at a function held at the M&C Saatchi Johannesburg headquarters

Issued by Levergy 3 Nov 2017

#Newsmaker: Native VML named Cannes' 'Entertainment Agency of the Year'
#Newsmaker: Native VML named Cannes' 'Entertainment Agency of the Year'

In the annual Cannes Lions Global Creativity Report, Native VML has been named the global 'Entertainment Agency of the Year' for 2017

By Jessica Tennant 2 Nov 2017

#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 2)
#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 2)

In answer to the question, Lauren Woolf, founder of Mrs Woolf, told delegates of Business of Design Johannesburg 2017 the key findings from her Masters thesis, the problem and the implications

By Jessica Tennant 1 Nov 2017

Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation
Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation

2017 Discovery Sport Agency of the Year, Levergy has agreed on a pro-bono partnership with the JAG Foundation, South Africa's biggest sports development programme

Issued by Levergy 31 Oct 2017

Firewater offers free digital session for local charities
Firewater offers free digital session for local charities

Sandton-based digital and PR agency Firewater is inviting charities from across Joburg to a free Digital and PR Therapy session

31 Oct 2017

In-house public relations expertise is essential
In-house public relations expertise is essential

In the public relations (PR) industry, there is a constant debate about the value of hiring a PR employee or outsourcing a PR consultancy

By Jennilee Peremore 31 Oct 2017

#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 1)
#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 1)

During her time at Ogilvy & Mather, Lauren Woolf, now founder of Mrs Woolf, recognised a paradox in the advertising world that led her to write a thesis on the subject as part of her MBA at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership

By Jessica Tennant 27 Oct 2017

#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times
#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times

Emirates has launched a $15m campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline's network of global destinations. We go behind the scenes of the campaign with Boutros Boutros

By Cari Coetzee 24 Oct 2017

#Newsmaker: Buitendach, Singiswa win Sikuvile Journalism Award for presentation of Financial Mail covers
#Newsmaker: Buitendach, Singiswa win Sikuvile Journalism Award for presentation of Financial Mail covers

Sarah Buitendach and Vuyo Singiswa of Tiso Blackstar Group recently won a Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Award in the Presentation category for the 2016 Financial Mail covers they worked on together

By Jessica Tennant 24 Oct 2017

#StartupStory: Kingdom Agency
#StartupStory: Kingdom Agency

Kingdom is the new agency on the block, with a heart for positive messaging and making a difference. As such, the insight, strategy and creative agency, founded by friends Donna Mathews and Herman Wallis, applies a triple-win philosophy, whereby

By Jessica Tennant 23 Oct 2017

Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists
Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists

The top finalists for the "Of-the-Year" awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced

20 Oct 2017

The Riverbed Agency adds storytellers to its fold
The Riverbed Agency adds storytellers to its fold

The Riverbed Agency has announced an addition of leadership resources to its PR portfolio with the appointment of Raphala Mogase as PR director, and Tonie Jere as PR account director

Issued by Riverbed 19 Oct 2017

Dove: It shouldn't have happened
Dove: It shouldn't have happened

Who first raised the outcry when Dove's by now notorious campaign, featuring a black woman who removes her T-shirt to reveal a more ‘clean' white woman, broke?

By Monalisa Zwambila, Issued by Riverbed 18 Oct 2017

Video dominates news consumption in Africa
Video dominates news consumption in Africa

Recent study reveals that TV and mobile video content is the primary source of information in Africa and the Middle East

16 Oct 2017

“Stein unframed.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Jennifer Stein

This week, we go behind the selfie with Jennifer Stein, managing director at Gillian Gamsy international or GGi Communications since 2013 and driving the agency into its fourth decade

By Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017

BREAKING: Ireland/Davenport changes its name
BREAKING: Ireland/Davenport changes its name

Ireland/Davenport (ID) celebrated its 13th year at its office in Illovo, Johannesburg this evening and to mark the occasion along with its increase in black ownership from 25.1% to 51%, the boutique communications agency has been renamed

10 Oct 2017

Adapt or die - Activation agencies: Keep abreast with trends, or risk becoming obsolete
Adapt or die - Activation agencies: Keep abreast with trends, or risk becoming obsolete

Digital has radically transformed how we connect with customers and impacts the customer journey; there's pressure to deliver more for less; customer attention deficits are high; markets are saturated; and clients are squeezing budgets

By Lauren Durant, Issued by Isilumko Activate 9 Oct 2017

Andrea Quaye
AB InBev Africa appoints Dentsu Aegis

AB InBev Africa has appointed Dentsu Aegis as its media planning and buying agency for its Africa business

4 Oct 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part three
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part three

In the final chapter of this three-part series on media monitoring, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury shares insight into some of the biggest campaigns she's witnessed as well as some of the trends emerging in PR

By Angie White 4 Oct 2017

The ‘Write' Emotion
The ‘Write' Emotion

There are four core human emotions that make us want to talk in the social space, and every piece of content we create needs to be aimed at one of these

By Dale Ferreira 4 Oct 2017

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