MEDIA CHOICE: Jeremy Lee, a media reporter at Campaign, picks Channel 5's giant billboard in London's Commercial Road

Jeremy Lee, a media reporter at Campaign, picks Channel 5's giant billboard in London's Commercial Road for its documentary on cosmetic surgery featuring Michael Jackson.

5 has had a tremendous year so far but faces the challenge of continuing to attract new viewers and increase its audience share. It has embarked on an ambitious campaign highlighting its rebranding as Five and its investment in new programming. The Michael Jackson documentary looks like being one of the highlights of the new schedule, which coincides with the relaunch, and Channel 5 is using a massive outdoor campaign to promote this. All too often, giant posters and special builds are little more than PR vehicles used with minimal creative or strategic thought. Here the agencies acting for Five have risen to the challenge and used the concept in a suitably amusing and literal sense. This goes to show the power behind one-offs when used appropriately."

Client: Five

Medium: Mega Profile giant poster

Media planner: Nikki Hare at Walker

Media Outdoor specialist: Oliver Ford at Concord

Creative: TBWA/London

Brief: Reflect the nature of Channel 5's documentary on cosmetic surgery

Become a member of Campaign from just £46 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to campaignlive.co.uk plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content

Share

1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).