Arvind Hickman

Media editor

Arvind Hickman is media editor at Campaign. Contact him at arvind.hickman@haymarket.com. 

Pick of the Week: Visit Sweden wants to reclaim Ikea product names

Pick of the Week: Visit Sweden wants to reclaim Ikea product names

Did you know the Ikea loo brush is named after a beautiful lake?

RHS appoints Essence to reach and inspire millions of gardeners

RHS appoints Essence to reach and inspire millions of gardeners

WPP agency to handle media strategy and buying in initial three-year brief.

Comparethemarket moves media account and splits duties with two agencies

Comparethemarket moves media account and splits duties with two agencies

The price comparison site has split brand and some of performance.

Specsavers chooses Brainlabs for digital brief

Specsavers chooses Brainlabs for digital brief

The eyewear giant is looking for partners as it in-houses marcomms.

Could addressable TV allow broadcasters to win ad share from the tech giants?

Could addressable TV allow broadcasters to win ad share from the tech giants?

TV’s embrace of targeted advertising is opening the door to smaller advertisers, but do Google and Facebook need to worry?

The7stars partners with Google to overhaul audio visual media planning

The7stars partners with Google to overhaul audio visual media planning

The agency has also restructured its activation team.

PHD appoints ‘visionary’ planner as global marketing chief

PHD appoints ‘visionary’ planner as global marketing chief

Asia-Pacific strategy lead Chris Stephenson fills the void left by Avril Canavan.

ITV Palooza: strong programme slate and innovations impress market

ITV Palooza: strong programme slate and innovations impress market

This was a showing of renewed optimism, confidence and long-awaited fun by ITV, Britain’s biggest commercial broadcaster.

Campaign podcast: COP26, misinformation and advertising-for-good

Campaign podcast: COP26, misinformation and advertising-for-good

Adland talks about COP26, climate change misinformation and the role advertising should play as brands transition to being more sustainable.

GoCompare extends relationship with Hearts & Science

GoCompare extends relationship with Hearts & Science

The comparison website has retained Omnicom agency.

Brittany Ferries sets sail with UM

Brittany Ferries sets sail with UM

UM will provide 'fresh approach to paid media that will evolve their acquisition marketing strategy'.

Campaign podcast: Christmas ads special, pt 1

Campaign podcast: Christmas ads special, pt 1

Top creatives from Droga5 and AMV BBDO hand down their verdict on Christmas ads from John Lewis, Disney, Boots, M&S Food and more.

Havas secures booking after IAG pitch

Havas secures booking after IAG pitch

The win includes Spanish airlines Iberia and Vueling.

ITV targets Google and Facebook’s 'long tail of advertisers'

ITV targets Google and Facebook’s 'long tail of advertisers'

Revenue chief says addressable TV offers 'huge opportunity' to attract 'long tail' advertisers that traditionally invest in digital.

Finecast CEO Jakob Nielsen steps down

Finecast CEO Jakob Nielsen steps down

Nielsen and two colleagues were suspended by WPP following a whistleblower’s allegations.

Brainlabs hires Omnicom HR leader as chief people officer

Brainlabs hires Omnicom HR leader as chief people officer

The appointment marks Brainlabs' second major hire in a week.

Rachel Johnson warns against C4 privatisation and installing Paul Dacre at Ofcom

Rachel Johnson warns against C4 privatisation and installing Paul Dacre at Ofcom

The Prime Minister's sister and LBC host also discussed the BBC during a speech at the Radiocentre event, Tuning In.

ITV on target to break ad revenue record

ITV on target to break ad revenue record

The broadcaster reported huge rises in revenue across business lines in Q3.

Despondent Bounty bar finds love in festive tearjerker

Despondent Bounty bar finds love in festive tearjerker

Christmas had been looking dire for the most unloved of all Celebrations chocolates.

Channel 4 bolsters sales arm with appointments of senior MediaCom and ITV execs

Channel 4 bolsters sales arm with appointments of senior MediaCom and ITV execs

The senior hires are part of chief revenue officer Verica Djurdjevic’s leadership restructure.