Mediaweek Morning Report

Monday May 29 2017

  • Scaleup Media Fund makes new media-for-equity investment in Hey You
  • Screentime’s Underbelly team at Nine with untold and uncut story of Chopper
  • Road trip! Media executives back to Canberra with pleas for reform
  • Schapelle flips the bird: Leads media on weekend wild goose chase
  • Publicis Media Aust & NZ Chris Nolan to chair Audited Media Association
  • Former Ten chief brand officer Matt McGrath joins Deloitte as CMO and partner
  • Tonic Health grows with TorchMedia’s digital pharmacy network acquisition
  • Eddie McGuire shuts down rumours he might return to Footy Show
  • ARN’s national news director Deborah Clay on her busy week
  • SCA drive: Odds lengthen that Abby & Ed might replace Hamish & Andy
  • ARN rolls out third Chapel Street Precinct campaign in Melbourne
  • Elle first Aust magazine to shoot cover and fashion on iPhone 7 Plus
  • Sports: Game over for EON Sports? Local programming shut down
  • Telstra signs multimillion-dollar deal with Fox Sports for production hubs
  • Ten Network poised to snatch A-League and Socceroos matches
  • ARIA Charts: Ed Sheeran not done – album back at #1, Bieber still #1 too
  • Week 22 TV: Sunday
    Big House Rules crowd delivers Seven slender Sunday victory
    The Voice Battle Rounds & 60 Minutes win demos for Nine

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • Dave Hughes caught off guard at stand-up gig for ARN
  • Lisa Wilkinson on 10 years with Nine’s Today
  • Vice Australia editor Julian Morgans on the SBS Viceland partnership
  • Inside outdoor: Updates from QMS, Adshel, oOh!, APNO
  • The latest print readership figures
  • Behind the Women of Style Awards with InStyle editor Emily Taylor
  • Rebecca Gibney talks Wanted season 2
  • Spectator at Nine’s Agency of Origin + Nova’s in-house awards night

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