Media Hunt welcomes Cidonie Richards as general manager

Media Hunt

She has more than 20 years in journalism, digital marketing, events, and public relations in Australia, China, and the USA

Media Hunt has announced the appointment of Cidonie Richards as general manager, effective immediately.

Reporting to founder, Steve Hunt, Richards is responsible for overseeing Media Hunt’s clients, operations, and staff.

With a media career spanning more than 20 years in journalism, digital marketing, events, and public relations with roles in Australia, China, and the USA, Richards brings a wealth of experience to the company.

Richards has held coveted editing positions on premier titles such as Men’s Health Magazine, Sunday Life Magazine, Live This Magazine, and the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia.

Richards spent seven years abroad where she became editor-in-chief and publisher of Ringier China in Shanghai, China, and content and travel editor at Dallas Tourism and Visit Dallas, in Texas, USA.

Hunt said: “I’m delighted to welcome Cidonie as general manager to Media Hunt. Her background as an editor combined with a public relations, digital marketing, and client management is exactly what Media Hunt was looking for as we continue to expand across Australia and New Zealand.”

“We have a dedicated plan to grow our existing client portfolio and take Media Hunt’s publicity strategy and suite of offerings further and Cidonie will be a great contribution to taking this strategy to the next level.”
Richards said: “Steve has a formidable reputation in the industry and has built his business to be recognised today as arguably the leading property media agency in Australia. So to be given the chance to help shape the Media Hunt team and overall business goals will be a career highlight for me.”
“I am delighted to be taking on this great leadership role as we continue to deliver growth and success for our clients and as we welcome new clients into the Media Hunt portfolio for 2023,” she added.
Media Hunt has publicly launched hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of residential and commercial projects across Australia over the last two years. These include Sammut Group’s $200 million COAST, KTQ Group’s $400 million ‘Elements of Byron’, and Iris Capital’s $1 billion V & A project at Broadbeach.
The company has also worked extensively with major brands such as Hayman, Mulpha, Hamilton Island, ‘Rich Listers’ Sam Arnaout (Iris Capital), Max Beck (BeckDev), Eddie Hirsch (Hirsch and Faigen), and Peggy and Brian Flannery (KTQ Group).
Media Hunt has affiliates in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand.

Top image: Cidonie Richards

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