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.
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Electric Kiwi's Luke Blincoe on backing The Project, getting New Zealanders to think about energy and running a feisty challenger brand
Electric Kiwi was this week confirmed as the broadcast partner of The Project, which will be hitting local TV screens for the first time on 20 February. This announcement also coincides with a significant staff change at the energy startup in the appointment of power company veteran Luke Blincoe as chief executive. We caught up with the new recruit to find out how the business is doing and why he's decided to back MediaWorks' experimental current affairs show.
If the promo video is anything to go by, The Project doesn't seem likely to settle into the well-worn grooves of a standard current affairs show.
As part of The Project 2013, which was delivered by AUT, the US Embassy Wellington and Social Media NZ, media/tech expert Dr Jeffrey Cole spoke to an audience of around 200 people about the death of laptops, how Amazon might soon rule the world and why online communities are like nightclubs.
The digital age is changing the way we live and work. And whatever your industry or interest, you're part of the wave, like it or not. And digital media conference The Project, described as "a collision of thought on social media and digital communication", is your chance to figure out how to ride it.