Jaden Social announces five new hires across its digital and creative teams

Samantha Leighton will lead the new Jaden LIVE division.

Social-first digital agency and publisher Jaden Social has announced five new hires across its digital and creative teams, as strategy director Sam Korotkov moves into the newly created role of agency director.

Cristian Campano joins as art director from Rolling Stone Australia. Campano has previously worked with Junkee Media, Chugg Entertainment, ACP/Bauer, Laneway Festival and Universal Music.

Samantha Leighton will lead an all-new new division, Jaden LIVE, overseeing integrated campaigns for music, festivals, conferences, performing arts and concerts. Leighton brings over 20 years of music marketing experience to the agency as Account Director – Jaden LIVE.

There are three new hires in Jaden Social’s digital services team, including Hamish Lane (account manager) from ABC Music, Stella Hobbs (account manager) from Augusto Media NZ and Meg Wardrop (account executive) who joins from Shona Joy.

CEO and publisher Jake Challenor said: “2018 has shaped up to be an incredible year of growth for Jaden Social as we expand into new verticals and extend our core services beyond social, into strategy, storytelling, publishing and web and app development.

“It’s exciting to see so many new faces in our sunny Crows Nest office, which will ultimately bring new ideas and fresh thinking to our key accounts.”

All agency-side roles will report to Korotkov.

Photo [L-R]: Cristian Campano, Sam Korotkov, Stella Hobbs, Samantha Leighton, Hamish Lane and Meg Wardrop

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