Terry Pheto features on the cover of <i>The Afropolitan</i>

Terry Pheto features on the cover of The Afropolitan

Media

Terry Pheto has been featured on the cover of the latest edition of The Afropolitan magazine, which aims to celebrate African excellence. The featured image was shot on location at the Houghton Hotel.

 
Terry Pheto
The Afropolitan magazine
British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) Awards

Five things to know before leaving journalism for PR

Five things to know before leaving journalism for PR

Publicity

Journalists are trading in their profession for public relations! Yes, that’s right. There are countless journalists who are taking the leap and moving over from journalism to PR. And if you’re considering making the move yourself, there are few things you need to consider first.

 
Journalism to PR
PR Pros
Changing Industry in Journalism

Clockwork welcomes Reggy Moalusi

Clockwork welcomes Reggy Moalusi

Publicity

Clockwork Media has appointed Reggy Moalusi as its content director on Standard Bank. With 16 years' worth of experience in the media industry, Moalusi says that he hopes to challenge conventional PR tactics and position Standard Bank as a leader in the banking industry.

 
Clockwork
South African PR agencies
Reggy Moalusi

Positive Dialogue integrates to form a full-service group offering

Positive Dialogue integrates to form a full-service group offering

Marketing

Cape Town-based PR agency Positive Dialogue Communications has announced that it has joined the DUKE group and creative agency DUKE Advertising, as well as digital media and AdTech specialist Mark1.

 
Positive Dialogue Communications
The DUKE group
DUKEAdvertising
Mark1

GfK SA has launched its 'Consumer Journey' solution

GfK SA has launched its 'Consumer Journey' solution

Marketing

GfK South Africa has announced the launch of its 'Consumer Journey' solution, which combines social media listening, survey data and client point of sale (POS) data to offer a holistic picture of South African consumers' purchase behaviour and decisions.

 
GfK South Africa
consumer behaviour
Consumer Journey solution

#TuesdayTrends: Print ain’t dead!

#TuesdayTrends: Print ain’t dead!

Media

It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means — it’s time for #TuesdayTrends! media update’s Emma Beavon breaks down five stories that are trending this week:

 
Trending topics
Print marketing
Influencer marketing
SEO friendly website
Employee advocacy
Social media vocabulary

Understanding artificial intelligence: A guide for PR

Understanding artificial intelligence: A guide for PR

Publicity

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a popular concept within the public relations and communications field. And yet, it is still widely misunderstood and often feared. media update’s Aisling McCarthy unpacks how it has impacted the industry and the ways it can be used to make a job in PR much easier.

 
Artificial intelligence for PR
AI in PR
artificial intelligence and public relations

Cultural context is key to successful South African PR narratives

Cultural context is key to successful South African PR narratives

Publicity

Brand exposure opportunities have both exploded and fragmented in recent years, with new technologies and communications platforms opening a world of possibilities to PR professionals and beginners alike, says Obren Msuku, founder and managing director of Msuku Media.

 
South African PR
PR narratives
brand exposure

DUO celebrates its first graduate programme appointment

DUO celebrates its first graduate programme appointment

Marketing

Noting the challenge of unemployment in South Africa, DUO Marketing + Communications piloted a graduate programme in 2018 with the aim to assist new graduates with the necessary experience to be successful in the industry. The agency has since appointed its first graduate, Dintle Makhubo, in a full-time position.

 
DUO Marketing
Duo Marketing + Communications graduate programme 2020
South African marketing

Triple Eight wins at the <i>Gender Mainstreaming Awards</i>

Triple Eight wins at the Gender Mainstreaming Awards

Marketing

Triple Eight scooped up the Gender Mainstreaming Overall Winner Award for Investing in Young Women against some strong contenders. The agency also won the award for Empowering Women in Communities in the Non-listed Company category. Managing director Sarika Modi was also a finalist in the Inclusive Leader Entrepreneur category.

 
Triple Eight
Gender Mainstreaming Awards
Gender Mainstreaming Overall Winner Award
women empowerment
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