On the Radar:
Press Pass: Streaming service Viu targets SA with freemium model
by Carey Finn. Viu country manager South Africa, Ryan Solovei, shares insights into the company’s local operations.
Young, Gifted & Killing It: Tshepo Tumahole
by Veli Ngubane. This award-winning copywriter’s career kicked off after winning a copywriting bursary he’d heard about on YFM and being given a break by Ahmed Tilly.
Frank: Why your daughter should be the next performance consultant
by Mimi Nicklin. So, here it is: working motherhood in the ad industry is tough. Really tough. But not in the way the media makes out it to be.
AdForum Worldwide Summit London:
- Day 3: VCCP, MullenLowe & Anomaly
- Day 2: "Media is an art, not an algorithm" — Sir Hegarty
- Day 1 Par 1: Clients taking back control of data, processes
- Day 2 Part 1: Gender balance a focus
by Johanna McDowell. There was a controversial start to the AdForum Worldwide Summit London, 22-25 September 2019, where comments from the media and participants focused on the huge bias towards male leadership.
#BigQDiversity: “I choose to celebrate women”
by MarkLives. Masego Motsogi of Grid Worldwide is the last female executive to give us her assessment of the state of adland.
#BigQDiversity: That inner circle? Incredibly hard to crack
by MarkLives. Keri-Ann Stanton of Avatar is the next key female executive to give us her assessment of the state of adland.
Q5: How to hack a brand, with Sarel Delport [interview]
by Carey Finn. Sarel Delport, ECD of Autonomous Republic and part of the brains behind the recently launched Hack-A-Brand online store, unpacks the concept of “hacking a brand” for us.
Q5: Exploring new realities, with Lebo Lekoma & Jade Duckitt [interview]
by Carey Finn. Animation studio Sea Monster’s commercial head and creative director talk about the potential of AR, VR, gaming and more for local brands.
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