"Adland, we need to talk • M&C Saatchi Abel JHB’s snr appoinment • #BrandFocus: DarkMatter • Q5: SheSays Joburg" - MarkLives

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#SPOTLIGHT: Adland, we need to talk

by Tarryn Pickup. “I have heard bad things about that agency, like, not a cool place if you are interning and you are a girl.” When this is the conversation happening in a lecture hall filled with future talent, adland, you know there needs to be a shout-it-out-from-the-rooftop conversation around sexism, policies, culture and wellness in advertising.

M&C Saatchi Abel JHB appoints managing partner
by MarkLives. Faheem Chaudhry has rejoined the M&C Saatchi Abel Group.

#AgencyFocus: Breaking boundaries with DarkMatter
by Sabrina Forbes. Brothers and founders Charl and Xavier Olivier believe the catalyst to any solution is to traverse into the unknown.

Q5: A new workplace-equality chapter with SheSays Joburg [interview]
by Carey Finn. Jozi has established the second SA chapter of the global SheSays creative network. Here’s how Kirigo Kamore, Lilian van der Merwe, Nicole Adolph and Kgomotso Taje plan to uplift women and address workplace inequality, particularly in the media and ad industries.

Press Pass: Julia Raphaely on finding the sweet spot in a disrupted world
by Carey Finn. The Associated Media Publishing CEO believes that relevance is the key to survival in a rapidly changing media landscape. 


Only Connect Podcast: What do CMOs want? [02]

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SA TV Ratings: SABC 1 — primetime top 20 for Apr 2019

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Creative Circle: March & April 2019 winners
 Ethiopian Airlines appoints SA comms agency
 New Daily Sun, Sunday Sun editorinchief

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