Mediaweek Morning Report

Friday August 25 2017

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • The Australian holds first Future of Journalism forum in Sydney
  • NSW 2017 Journalist of the Year Chris O’Keefe on Nine, TV news and the bear pit!
  • Seven’s Tim Worner talks sports rights, ratings, Project 8 + more
  • APN Outdoor’s Richard Herring says 22 years is enough
  • A chat with Fitzy & Wippa’s EP Tom Ivey
  • Four pages of emma & Roy Morgan readership figures
  • Gourmet Traveller’s new EIC Sarah Oakes discusses new look, first podcast launch
  • Spectator at Laurie Oakes farewell, Nova Brisbane’s ski trip, Spark Foundry’s rebrand presentations

New magazines this week

Mercado & Manning on TV

The regular Mediaweek television podcast this week features Andrew Mercado and James Manning discussing Hell’s Kitchen Australia, The Block, Top Of The Lake: China Girl and Doctor, Doctor. There was debate about the merits of ABC TV’s medical drama Pulse and Stan’s comedy The Other Guy.

Listen online here.

Inside Out editor-in-chief Claire Bradley

Inside Out editor-in-chief Claire Bradley visited the Mediaweek HQ recently to talk about the magazine’s 150th issue, multiplatform success, the latest trends in design, and renovation reality TV.

Listen online here.

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.