AUCKLAND, Today: The Effies open for entry tomorrow (scroll down for the links). “We almost didn’t have an Effie Awards programme this year,” emails the Comms Council’s Nathasha Galloway.
NEW YORK, Monday: Two NZ creatives are among the 13 APAC creatives – themselves part of the global jury of 88 creatives from 25 countries announced for Next Creative Leaders competition, run jointly by The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Stuff turned the ripe old age of 20 on Saturday and the celebrations keep coming with the launch of a new homepage today.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Herne Bay-based brand strategy & identity design company Unsworth Shepherd has created a nationwide out-of-home campaign designed to highlight the strength and effectiveness of out of home as a broadcast medium.
AUCKLAND, Today: Ngaio McCreadie (née Pardon) has been appointed general manager of Hello, the independent creative agency based in Britomart.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Tainui Press Design & Print graphic designer and digital printer Vanessa Hooton has been named the Print Industry Apprentice of the Year 2019.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Stuff ad manager Elaine Millar writes: “M+AD’s Bauer article written by Pattrick Smellie (scroll down for the link) includes this comment … Three months in which the company has hung onto well in excess of $2 million in pre-paid subscriptions for a range of magazines including the NZ Woman’s Weekly, the NZ Listener, North & South, House & Garden, Metro, and others.
AUCKLAND, Today: The most-viewed story to run in M+AD Daily last week was Thursday’s coverage of BCG2 winning the Volvo account from incumbent Republik – a fairly typical headline yarn for the specialist NZ ad/media business sector.
AUCKLAND, Today: BusinessDesk contributor Patrick Smellie has penned a strong piece about the latest developments in the ongoing tragedy of the Bauer NZ exit. He also wrote a similar story for today’s Herald.
AUCKLAND, Today: MBM has today announced the promotion of Penelope Brown to the newly created position of general manager Auckland. Brown has recently returned from maternity leave. She originally joined MBM in 2016 as client services director and became a shareholder in the business.