Campaign: Media
January 22, 2017
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THIS WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS

Daily Mail pulls out of joint newspaper ad sales initiative Project Rio
Daily Mail pulls out of joint newspaper ad sales initiative Project Rio

Gideon Spanier

The Daily Mail has pulled out of an industry-wide plan to pool newspaper ad sales, dealing a major blow to the initiative.

 
Alistair MacCallum joins M/SIX as UK CEO
Alistair MacCallum joins M/SIX as UK CEO

Gideon Spanier

Alistair MacCallum has been named UK chief executive of M/SIX, just four months after he departed rival M2M when it was abruptly shut.

 
UKTV and Channel 4 strike £1bn-plus ad sales deal
UKTV and Channel 4 strike £1bn-plus ad sales deal

Omar Oakes and Gideon Spanier

UKTV has extended its ad sales deal with Channel 4 for at least another five years.

 
Beats by Dre in talks with media agencies
Beats by Dre in talks with media agencies

Gurjit Degun

Beats by Dre, the headphones brand founded by rapper Dr Dre and now owned by Apple, is on the hunt for a media agency to handle its planning and buying account.

 
Instagram Stories launches live video in the UK
Instagram Stories launches live video in the UK

Emily Tan

UK-based Instagram brands and users will get to live-broadcast their doings within the platform's Stories sandbox.

 
Tesco hires Mindshare's Nick Ashley as first head of media
Tesco hires Mindshare's Nick Ashley as first head of media

Omar Oakes

Tesco has hired Mindshare's veteran chief client officer Nick Ashley to be the supermarket's first head of media.

 
Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to air first ad live from inside human body
Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to air first ad live from inside human body

Matthew Chapman

Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 will air a colonoscopy in what will be the world's first TV ad shot live from inside the human body.

 
Sorrell: Davos 'bubble' failed to predict Trump victory
Sorrell: Davos 'bubble' failed to predict Trump victory

Omar Oakes

The world's business elite failed to predict Donald Trump's US election victory because they are in a Davos "bubble", Sir Martin Sorell said this morning.

 
Clear Channel launches programmatic solution
Clear Channel launches programmatic solution

Emily Tan

Clear Channel is rolling out an out-of-home programmatic buying solution allowing advertisers to trade inventory at a fixed price.

 
Watch: Piccadilly Lights switch off for months of redevelopment
Watch: Piccadilly Lights switch off for months of redevelopment

Omar Oakes and Georgina Brazier

The iconic Piccadilly Lights were switched off this morning as works begin on a major redevelopment.

 
Diary of an agency start-up: getting excited about new systems
Diary of an agency start-up: getting excited about new systems

Henry Daglish

Henry Daglish, the founder of Bountiful Cow, is writing a diary for Campaign about his media agency start-up. This is his third instalment.

 
Haymarket profit climbs 26% amid US expansion
Haymarket profit climbs 26% amid US expansion

Gideon Spanier

Haymarket increased operating profit by 26% to £4.3m last year thanks to expansion in the US and growth in the UK at its business titles and its motoring division.

 
Movers and shakers: Sainsbury's, Twitter, Bountiful Cow, Condé Nast, Adam & Eve/DDB and more
Movers and shakers: Sainsbury's, Twitter, Bountiful Cow, Condé Nast, Adam & Eve/DDB and more

Staff

Campaign's round-up of the hires, departures and promotions across the industry.

 
Navigating the complex world of attribution
Promoted
Navigating the complex world of attribution

Irina Pessin, data2decisions USA

In a world where digital is set to continue on its rapid growth trajectory, the media mix is becoming more digitised, and traditional business models are shifting toward the development of ecommerce

 
Innovate or die
Promoted
Innovate or die

Amalia Agathou, XVIII Havas UK

Too many companies are drawing up new ideas without ever committing to put them into practice

 

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Sales Executive - Haymarket Leisure Group Dependent on Experience Haymarket Media Group, Twickenham, London (Greater)
Account Director - Freelance (Comms Media Planning) Competitive iProspect, London (Greater)
Brand & Innovation Consultant Competitive Package + Bonus & Benefits Butterfly London, London (South West) & London (Greater)
Field Consultant Competitive Butterfly London, London (Central), London (Greater)
 
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