AUCKLAND, Today: Nielsen has released its magazine and newspaper toplines for Q3 2019. Although many changes were recorded in both directions, most were minor – and both sectors look in good shape for 2020.
AUCKLAND, Today: Just one problem with the snarky comment posted on yesterday’s M+AD coverage of the latest GfK radio survey. “This is absolute bullshit,” he/she posted. “I know it. You know it. All of radioland knows it.”
AUCKLAND, Today: After an early delay, The Comms Council (celebrating its 40th year) has issued the entry call for NZ’s premium creative advertising contest, the 2020 Axis Awards.
AUCKLAND, Today: Award-winning Kiwi director James Anderson has joined the Fish&Clips Ponsonby roster, bringing years of experience across all stages of the television industry.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Indie digital creative agency Mediar Spitfire has partnered with MediaWorks and The Rock in a Coastguard campaign that tackles our ‘she’ll be right’ attitude towards water safety.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: The Comms Council has put on sale tickets for Tuesday’s Pressies Awards (PR/social/experiential agency) with host Paddy Gower.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: TBWA’s Eleven PR has unveiled a new campaign for PlayStation and multiplayer gaming.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Lion has awarded its megamillion-dollar media account to MediaCom, after a pitch between MBM, Starcom, and Zenith (all Publicis agencies), according to a Damien Venuto report in the NZ Herald Premium section (scroll down for the link).
AUCKLAND, Today: 3.58 million people or 82% of New Zealanders aged 10+ listened to radio each week in Survey 4 2019, from the Radio Broadcasters Association and surveyor GfK NZ.