On Friday night, journalists from around the country gathered to celebrate excellence in their practice – and there was plenty on show, with 355 finalists across 68 categories. The big winners on the night were The Weekend Herald and the New Zealand Herald's Matt Nippert.
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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.
NZME is showing its support for the RSA’s annual Poppy Appeal with a campaign asking its readers and listeners to donate and #PinAPoppy to their social media pages.
Finalists for the 2018 Voyager Media Awards (formerly Canon Media Awards) have been announced and last year’s winners, The New Zealand Herald, Weekend Herald and Stuff, are no doubt hoping for another successful night.
Flicking the page: A bird’s-eye view of New Zealand’s news landscape following NZME and Stuff's latest financial findings
The six-month interim results are out for our two largest print news media owners Stuff and NZME. It is no secret that print has battled with years of declining advertising revenue and departing audiences and there is no doubt the tough financial results have taken its toll. The key lowlights being Stuff’s subsequent closure of 28 regional print mastheads, and an obstinate Commerce Commission which has repealed repeated merger attempts by NZME and Stuff. However, in some quarters, the recent financial findings show that the fall in print revenue has slowed, with suggestions that the worst is over. We ask media experts and publishers what they glean from the financial findings – bearing in mind the unpredictable and circulating beast that is the media industry.
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.
Listen: Airbnb user design experience manager Jenny Arden on design building trust, design-thinking and designer-founders
NZME has announced a change in structure to the Agency team and opens a Melbourne office.
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 The Hits' Sarah, Sam and Toni have to say.
Every year, StopPress asks players in the local industry for their reflections on the marketing year that was. Here's what Cassie Roma, general manager of content marketing at NZME, has to say.
Every year, StopPress asks players in the local industry for their reflections on the marketing year that was. Here's what Matt Headland, chief commercial officer at NZME, has to say.
Industry happenings at NZME, Fairfax, Eyeota and Eleven PR.
NZME has entered the recruitment market with a new digital platform, YUDU, that connects industries with both active and passive candidates.
This week, NZME entered the popular true-crime podcast genre with Chasing Ghosts, an investigation into the cold case disappearance of Amber-Lee Cruickshank in 1992. We talk to senior crime reporter and lead journalists on the project Anna Leask about how she brought the 25-year-old story to life.