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16 October 2020

 
 
Stuff dives into live broadcasting for Election Night
 
 

StopPress spoke to Stuff’s head of video, Carol Hirschfeld, about what audiences can expect from the news media website’s live election broadcast this Saturday. Stuff was the second screen of choice last election, and this year – as well as offering coverage people can dip in and out of – the live broadcast will present

 
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Hosking, du Plessis-Allan lead NZME’s Election Night coverage
 
 

Broadcasters Mike Hosking and Heather du Plessis-Allan will lead an all-star line-up of New Zealand’s best political journalists, experts and analysts in a special, live Election Night show across nzherald.co.nz, Newstalk ZB and iHeartRadio this Saturday. Hosking and du Plessis-Allan, supported by a team of expert panellists and political journalists reporting from the major parties’

 
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MediaWorks appoints next CEO
 
 

MediaWorks’ Board of Directors have announced the appointment of Cam Wallace as the media company’s next Chief Executive Officer, to lead the business through its next phase of growth.  Cam was previously Chief Commercial and Customer Officer at Air New Zealand where he was responsible for driving profitable growth across the airline as well as

 
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Ads of the week: October 16
 
 

Burgers and chocolate-dipped almonds offer us a tasty distraction from the election, while a light-dependent digital billboard reminds us to drive safe as we enjoy that extra hour of daylight savings sunshine. Who is it for: Pitchblack for Burger King Why we like it: They say bigger is better and when it comes to fast food, who

 
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  October 16, 2020
 
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Update: The Battle of the Brains
 
 

The first round of decisions are in for The Battle of the Brains and it’s the bankers leading the way!  Westpac have their noses in front of The Warehouse Group, NZME and The New Zealand Marketing Association’s good friends from Dunedin, Blis Technologies. The aim is to increase share price index from 100 and these

 
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EightyOne brings you a break from the election
 
 

While election coverage continues to dominate the headlines, all the talk at EightyOne is of new clients and talented personnel joining the Wellington shop. Leading the non-election news is industry veteran Paul Stent, who joins from Clems as the Head of Production. And just like an experienced politician, we couldn’t get a straight comment out of him

 
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  October 14, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Fashion Quarterly to relaunch
 
 

New Zealand’s most iconic fashion and lifestyle title, Fashion Quarterly, will be reigniting its 40-year run when it returns from hiatus in December. Snapped up by Auckland-based independent publisher Parkside Media following the closure of Bauer, Fashion Quarterly will be led by editor Nicole Saunders, who has spent the last five years as style and beauty editor for monthly

 
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  October 14, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
The Enthusiasts go skinny dipping
 
 

New playful work for a playful little brand, Graze Skinny Dipped Almonds, has just launched from strategic and creative agency The Enthusiasts. Part of the James Crisp Ltd portfolio, Graze Skinny Dipped Almonds is a range of roasted almonds coated with a ‘skinny’ layer of chocolate. The product launched last year and has shown good

 
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  October 14, 2020
 
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Wrestler introduces its new general manager
 
 

Strengthening its team, Wrestler has recently announced Claire Beesley as its new general manager. Beesley has recently returned to New Zealand after spending the past 11 years in Europe working in the creative industry. Her most recent role was with globally revered agency Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam, where she spent eight years as communications director and worked

 
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