ArchiveNovember, 2015

Newstalk appoints Tim Collins as CEO

Communicorp is to appoint Tim Collins as CEO of Newstalk subject to the normal regulatory approval. Collins is currently the CEO of Ocean FM and a consultant to Northern Media Group. He is also a long standing director of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI). He has worked in media since 2004 and led the bid for Ocean FM’s […]

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IAPI launches video for DIT course

What makes advertising seem better than any other industry? The ideas. The sometimes mad, always creative ideas. They’re what get us excited every day and what we strive to deliver continually. And even the naysayers who publicly object to advertising tend to enjoy the spectacular, crazy, funny and at times artistic ideas that can sprout […]

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Local newspapers explored on RTÉ

A new series celebrating the role of the local newspaper industry in Irish life starts on RTÉ One this Thursday. The Local Eye is a six-part series following the fortunes of three regional newspapers – The Clare Champion, The Mayo News and The Munster Express – as they carve out a new space for themselves in a […]

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Musgrave signs Graham Norton’s Kiwi wines

Musgrave have secured an exclusive contract to sell the Graham Norton Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc produced by New Zealand winery Invivo through SuperValu and Centra stores nationwide. The wine is being marketed in tandem with talk show host and Cork native Graham Norton. It has already won a number of accolades at global wine shows. Projected […]

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Leinster stars to coach youngsters

Young rugby players across Leinster have a chance to learn from their heroes and their clubs could win some new coaching equipment. Windsor Motors is offering all clubs in Leinster the chance to win a training session hosted by three Leinster Rugby players and €500 worth of equipment. Clubs can enter online at www.windsor.ie/Leinster-Rugby To enter, […]

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Eightytwenty adds new hires

Digital agency Eightytwenty has added four new hires following a series  of new client wins. Stuart Wakeman joins as digital strategist from OgilvyOne London where he had a similar role working on BlackRock, American Express and British Gas. Rachael Greene joins as senior account manager from Epsilon where she worked on the Google account. Michael Corcoran […]

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John Saunders gets top FH job

Irishman John Saunders is to succeed Dave Senay as FleishmanHillard’s president and chief executive officer, it was announced today by Dale Adams, chairman and CEO of the DAS group of companies, a division of FleishmanHillard’s parent company, Omnicom Group. Saunders, 57, and a native of Dublin, takes on the new job with immediate effect. Saunders was […]

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