2020 Orca judges

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AUCKLAND, Friday: The five judges who will crown 2020’s radio copywriting royalty at the TRB’s annual Outstanding Radio Creative Awards (The Orcas) have been announced.

Local Hero

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AUCKLAND, Today: After months of wrangling, Stuff ceo Sinead Boucher has bought the company from its Australian owners Nine Entertainment, ending speculation about a potential takeover.

Bovine Bliss

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AUCKLAND, Today: Creative indie Big Communications has teamed up superchef Al Brown with a herd of hungry cows to drive home a charming new campaign for Pioneer brand seeds.

Larger than Life

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WELLNGTON, Friday: At its 100th AGM, The Newspaper Publishers’ Association conferred life membership on Allied Press (The Otago Daily Times) chairman Sir Julian Smith, in recognition of his service to the NZ newspaper industry.

Fantastical Voyager

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AUCKLAND, Today: The Voyager Media Awards judges chose Bauer’s Metro as a 2020 Magazine of the Year – a popular decision, announced in an online screening on Friday.

Heaven can Weight

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AUCKLAND, Thursday: Britomart-based shop Adhesive, which now brands itself as an independent integrated agency, has been appointed the PR agency of record across Australia and New Zealand for global wellness company WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined), following a competitive pitch process.

Kapow! Sock!

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SYDNEY, Thursday: Alan Jones’ derogatory on-air comments about NZ PM Jacinda Ardern breached broadcasting decency rules, but the Australian Communications & Media Authority will not take further action due to the 2GB host’s imminent retirement and Macquarie Media’s response to Jones’ actions.

Tranzit taps Go Media

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AUCKLAND, Today: NZ-owned Tranzit Group (1000+ vehicles nationwide) has appointed outdoor company Go Media as its exclusive vendor to manage advertising sales across its fleet of buses in Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Whanganui and Wairarapa, effective from Monday 1 June.

Chorus & FCB to the rescue

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AUCKLAND, Today: FCB handled the PR for a new partnership between Chorus and the Doc Edge Film Festival that will see the critically acclaimed fest emerge from the lockdown with an online screening.