Mediaweek Morning Report

Monday August 21 2017

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • 2017 Prix de marie claire awards presented at lavish black-tie dinner
  • NewsMediaWorks CEO Peter Miller: News media “the rolled gold choice for advertisers”
  • News Victoria’s Peter Zavecz explains company’s cross-platform offer
  • Inside Out EIC Claire Bradley targeting premium audiences looking to renovate
  • ABC’s Ian “Macca” McNamara still enjoys hosting after 35 years in radio
  • Yahoo7 rethinks content strategy after Verizon’s US takeover
  • Hayu expanding, now on Fetch, plus new Viacom content deal
  • SBS broadcaster Lucy Zelic’s lifelong passion pays off with dream job hosting football
  • Spectator special at smooth Festival of Chocolate

New magazines this week

Seven West Media CEO Tim Worner

A special guest in the Mediaweek portable podcast studio this week was Seven West Media chief executive and managing director Tim Worner. It was a different Tim Worner we spoke to this week from the one many people heard on the financial results teleconference in February. Back then Worner was joined on the call by Seven executive chairman Kerry Stokes who fielded many of the questions about the controversy swirling around his CEO.

Listen online here.

Seven Days

Mediaweek’s James Manning and Kruti Joshi pay a visit to Nine News’ Chris O’Keefe at NSW Parliament House for Seven Days. The group discusses the 2017 Kennedy Awards (in which O’Keefe was named Journalist of the Year), media reform, the latest media financial results, John Lyons‘ move to the ABC, and more.

Listen online here.