Musical chairs continue as more surprising hires announced

  • Advertising
  • August 19, 2011
  • StopPress Team
Musical chairs continue as more surprising hires announced

It's tough to make a buck in the music industry these days. But those creative types can sometimes make a pretty penny if they sell their soul and head into advertising. And it seems a few musos have left their instruments behind for scamp pads and sharpies of late, with Dave Gibson joining DraftFCB, the Kids of 88 starting at Barnes, Catmur & Friends and P-Money coming on-board at TBWA\.

According to BC&F's managing partners Daniel Barnes and Paul Catmur, Jordan Arts and Sam McCarthy have been hired as interns and will have "diverse roles" in the agency, but they would not be drawn on details.

"Being not just one, but two of New Zealand's most successful musicians, we look forward to them giving BC&F the competitive advantage we're looking for."

Over at TBWA\ Peter Wadams (aka P- money) has been hired as a "content generator".

“As one of New Zealand’s top Hip-Hop DJs Peter has worked with some of the best people in the business and we’re lucky to have him," says executive creative director Andy Blood.

 

 

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

Māori TV head of news resigns after restructure plans

  • Television
  • September 26, 2018
  • Radio New Zealand
Māori TV head of news resigns after restructure plans

The head of News and Current Affairs at Māori Television has resigned, but the network says it has nothing to do with the proposed restructure.

Read more
Next page
Results for
Topics
Jobs
About

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2018 ICG Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.

Advertise

Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit