Last night, the country's top radio talent ventured to Auckland’s Shed 10 to celebrate the best in the business at the NZ Radio Awards. And the big winners on the night were Mai FM and Mike Hosking, winning Station of the Year – Network and Best Talk Presenter - Breakfast or Drive.
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‘There is a Survivor in all of us’ according to TVNZ’s latest campaign for the second season of Survivor New Zealand, which will start on Sunday at 7pm. And after whispers the show may not return after the first season struggled to retain its audience, the new season has been rejigged and is filled with comical controversy.
With all 12 stars announced, the promotional videos for MediaWorks' Dancing With The Stars were released this week featuring a dance-off between the competitors. StopPress speaks to executive creative director Ant Farac about how it's given the show a new look for this season.
The Project has released a new campaign which aims to define its role as the 7pm news and current affairs show for viewers. The new launch aligns with the change of hosts as Jeremy Corbett fills the shoes of departing comedian Josh Thomson.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau of New Zealand has announced it's been working with publishers, agencies and tech vendors to implement ads.txt, a global IAB initiative designed to eliminate counterfeit inventory in the programmatic advertising ecosystem.
Industry happenings at MediaWorks, Culture & Theory, Digiday Media Awards, Pead PR, Razzbri, TVNZ, Bauer, The Warehouse Group, Serko, Sudima Hotels and Resorts and Dow Design.
Listen: Airbnb user design experience manager Jenny Arden on design building trust, design-thinking and designer-founders
Run me a bath Alexa, put the lights on dim and tell me the news. We take a look at the virtual assistant space and how Kiwi media organisations will be using Amazon's Alexa.
Industry happenings at 95bFM, MediaWorks, APN Outdoor, Radio New Zealand, Pead PR, Energi, Discovery Communications and NZME.
Every year, StopPress asks players in the local industry for their reflections on the marketing year that was. Here's what Andrew Szusterman, chief content officer at MediaWorks, has to say.
The New Zealand Television Awards recognised excellence in local television programmes as well as individual achievement as it announced the 2017 winners last night at Auckland's SkyCity Theatre.
industry happenings at Val Morgan, Reckon, Motion Sickness, The Edge and Fish.
Last night New Zealand’s TV talent celebrated the technical nouse of local producers at the New Zealand Television Craft Awards, and it was Lippy Pictures’ Jean that owned the night as it claimed eight of the 10 craft awards. PLUS: the finalists of the New Zealand Television Awards have been announced.
It's become the watercooler show of the moment, sparking conversations around the country. We chat to MediaWorks ECD Ant Farac about what he's done over the last few months to help squeeze the show into the public consciousness.
Industry happenings at MediaWorks, Anthem, Mana magazine and Napier City Council.
Industry happenings at MediaWorks, ATEED, Method, Harrison Grierson and Because.