Mediaweek Morning Report

Wednesday April 19 2017

  • The media jobs affected by Turnbull’s scrapping of the 457 skilled labour visa
    Tech sector nervous about staff shortages after government ends 457 visa program
  • News Corp Aust orders The Works: Agency appointed to support brand campaign
  • Movement at Publicis: Tina Gavros appointed commercial director of investment arm
    Zenith’s Sue-Ellen Osborn to replace Gavros as Starcom Sydney Trading Director
  • Audience warning: Global media giant reports earnings as it passes milestone
  • Neighbours has reportedly clinched a new United Kingdom broadcasting deal
  • NITV launching Little J & Big Cuz, a contemporary children’s animation series
  • Former Sunrise newsreader Talitha Cummins returns to TV, but not on Seven
  • Sports’ longest media brawl over – Buzz and Gus talk after 30 years of feuding
  • Sonny Bill Williams given permission to take ads off his training and playing kits
  • Box Office: The Fate Of The Furious takes most Easter dollars in $10m opening
  • Week 16: Tuesday (Easter survey break)
    Seven keeps opponents at a distance with My Kitchen Rules well clear at #1
    SBS travel show outperforms Nine’s: Continent wins over Brits in Lake District

New magazines this week

Seven Days

Mediaweek’s James Manning and Kruti Joshi cover the headlines in media this week in this pre-Easter edition of Seven Days. Discussion include the News Corp redundancies, radio presenters on break (except Fitzy and Wippa), how Natasha Exelby became the most-talked about topic in the sector, Peter Wiltshire‘s new ad rep business, Stan’s chicken shop activation and much more.
Listen online here.