Man of Many undergoes faceliftBy Elliott Richardson in Media News on Friday, 21st September 2018 at 12:26pm
Men’s lifestyle website, Man of Many, has relaunched its site following a re-design by Canvas Group, to focus the publication on premium content and campaign production.
Man of Many co-founder Frank Arthur said the rebrand was aimed at putting the user experience and aesthetics of the site front and centre.
“The site that we had before was having some issues in terms of functionality and site speed and user experience. At the same time we were looking for a fresh, new look, something that speaks to the content that we're producing,” Arthur said.
“That was our goal when we first decided to rebrand, to make sure that we could get the best user experience possible as well as having something that aesthetically matches the content that we're p...
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David Koch’s successor revealedBy Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on Wednesday, 31st May 2023 at 8:04pm
Following the departure of Sunrise’s veteran breakfast host David Koch, Channel Seven has welcomed the Athletics star turned TV host Matt Shirvington to succeed, The Daily Mail reports. Channel Seven insiders have confirmed the appointment as he has been considered Koch’s likely replacement since the Beijing Olympics. An Insider told DailyMail that Koch himself believes Shirvington will do a “fantastic job” as he is a “great fit”. “It's understood Koch himself has given Shirvington his blessing. “He's been filling in for David for a few years now and has earned his stripes. Viewers like him and he is very well-regarded internally so it's a natural step up for him.” The new appointment follows a carefully curated training process for the popular 'Shirvo' who is widely liked by Seven's top executives as well as by viewers. Kochie announced his departure from the show on Monday to have a “bit of flexibility” to focus on his family business. “I have
Mediahub Australia announces leadership restructureBy Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on Wednesday, 31st May 2023 at 7:16pm
Mediabrands Australia has announced a leadership restructure of Mediahub as Sue Squillace takes the reins as CEO of Mediahub ANZ following the resignation of the agency’s APAC Executive Director Andrew Livingston. The newly appointed CEO will oversee the agency’s Sydney and Perth offices. She will consolidate Mediahub’s offering as a standalone, full-service media agency working alongside UM and Initiative, which will also operate with its sister agency 303 MullenLowe. Mark Coad, CEO of Mediabrands Squillace is the “perfect leader” to grow Mediahub’s offering with her expertise and background. “Andrew shared his intent to relocate to the UK some time ago which provided Mediabrands, together with Mediahub’s joint venture partner, Attivo Group with an opportunity to assess the structure and leadership of the agency and map a clear way forward to evolve and strengthen the company in line with market demand. “Restructuring Mediahub’s leadership and reinforcing
News Corp appoints Head of Data TechnologyBy Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on Wednesday, 31st May 2023 at 5:24pm
News Corp Australia has welcomed Stefania Accardo to the role of Head of Data Technology Capability joining the company’s Client Product and Strategy division. In her new role, Accardo will lead a cross-functional team of business analysts, data scientists, and delivery managers and partner with engineering delivery teams and external vendors. She will also focus on building new products aiding customers to plan, execute and measure ad campaigns effectively while providing technical direction and guidance to onboard and monetise new audiences. Director Commercial Data Video and Product, Paul Blackburn said the role is crucial to evolve the company’s audience and data commercialisation products. “Central to our product offering is our audience insights and targeting platform, Intent Connect. Stefania will further enhance the product and develop our audience and data product roadmap, ensuring enhanced outcomes for our clients and stakeholders,” Blackburn said. “We are we
5 Minutes with Leonard BernardoneBy Brayden Sim in Media News on Wednesday, 31st May 2023 at 11:02am
Today on 5 Minutes, we chatted with Leonard Bernardone, a journalist for Information Age. What do you do and where does your work appear? I'm a freelance journalist writing primarily on cybersecurity and tech. My work appears regularly in Information Age. And what did you do before this? Before this, I spent six years working my butt off in a range of tech start-ups as part of a very small team in Melbourne. These projects spanned domain registrations, website and email hosting, cyber security and awareness solutions. For one such start-up, Cyber Aware, we were named Gold Disruptors in the 2019 ACS Digital Disruptor Awards and also won Best Cyber Security Project, Product or Pivot for the YBF Ventures Australia, Online Startup & Innovation Awards. I began my six-year stint with level-one support operations in 2016 and quickly accrued enough responsibilities to land the title of Technical Administration Officer. This role included support desk management, channel management,
AFR bolsters team with new hires and promotionsBy Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on Tuesday, 30th May 2023 at 8:04pm
The Australian Financial Review has announced the expansion of the masthead’s coverage of companies, markets and property with new hires and promotions. The masthead enhances the coverage of companies, markets and property under the leadership of deputy editor, business Kylar Loussikian and companies editor Vesna Poljak. Primrose Riordan will join the masthead as a companies reporter to focus on private companies and family offices after working for four years as South China Correspondent at the Financial Times in Hong Kong. Riordan has previously been with the Australian as a foreign affairs and trade reporter for more than two years and a political reporter at The AFR for three years. She begins in July. Joining the AFR as a deputy companies editor in July will be Emily Day from The Age, where she is currently deputy opinion editor. Campbell Kwan has been appointed commercial property reporter. Kwan will work closely with property editor Nick Lenaghan and the team to expa
The Daily Aus and Nike partner to launch The Training SquadBy Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on Tuesday, 30th May 2023 at 7:37pm
The Daily Aus and Nike Australia have joined hands to create The Training Squad, a new program to help young female and gender-diverse sports journalists to enter the profession, Mediaweek reports. The partnership aims to provide opportunities for the next generation of aspiring female sports journalists and support them to build a professional identity. Abbey Wirth, narrative and communications lead at Nike Pacific said the team is looking forward to a “monumental decade” for women’s sport in the Pacific. “Nike’s mission is to move sport forward and create opportunity for her everywhere you look. It’s not just about who is on the pitch, track or field, but who is reporting on it too. “We’re proud to partner with TDA to support the next generation of female and gender-diverse journalists at this pivotal moment,” Wirth said. Sam Koslowski, co-founder of The Daily Aus said the program will prove to be successful when the future sporting moments have the alum
Thompson departs TechDayBy Brayden Sim in Media News on Tuesday, 30th May 2023 at 11:48am
Journalist Zach Thompson (pictured) has left his position as News Editor at TechDay, leaving the specialist publisher room to hire Kaleah Salmon. Thompson had been with the outlet since January 2022, wrapping up his tenure with eighteen months of experience, and is now looking for his next role. “Truthfully, I'm unsure at this stage what my next position might look like - all I know is I'll be following my passions!” said Thompson. Tech Day has since brought on Kaleah Salmon. Starting her position on the 15th of May, she brings the editorial team to seven total members. "We're excited to have Kaleah and her high energy levels join our team. This will enable us to continue to grow our weekly news coverage", said Sean Mitchell, Publisher, TechDay. Salmon heralding from Sydney, had previously wrote part-time for The Ministry of Sport, after graduating from UTS in 2021. This follows last week's news of Tech Day promoting news editor Tom Raynel to the position of editoria
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