Media agency news and analysis

Coverage of media agencies, including media account reviews and business wins, analysis of media planning and buying trends from media experts.
See all media news | See all agency news

Top media agency story

Latest media agency news and features

Share
Freya owner hands media account to Cream UK

Freya owner hands media account to Cream UK

Wacoal Europe, which owns lingerie and swimwear brands including Freya and Fantasie, has appointed Cream UK to handle its media planning and buying in the UK after a competitive pitch process.

read more
Share
Gorman and MacCallum to lead judges of Media Week Awards 2015

Gorman and MacCallum to lead judges of Media Week Awards 2015

Rosemary Gorman, group ad director at Mail Newspapers, and Ali MacCallum, chief executive of Omnicom's M2M, will take the lead role as co-chairs of the judges at the Media Week Awards 2015.

read more
Share
Out to lunch with Boisdale Life and David Emin: Jenny Biggam

Out to lunch with Boisdale Life and David Emin: Jenny Biggam

Media Week's David Emin invites an industry heavyweight out to lunch at one of the Boisdales restaurants. His lunch guest this week is Jenny Biggam, the co-founder of the7stars, now the UK's largest independent...

read more
Share
Rajar Q1 2015: Magic's national boost pays dividends for Bauer Media

Rajar Q1 2015: Magic's national boost pays dividends for Bauer Media

Bauer Media's digital push to transform Magic into a national radio brand has paid off, as the network has grown 31.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2015.

read more
Share
Industry leaders prepare to gather along the seafront for Media360 in Brighton

Industry leaders prepare to gather along the seafront for Media360 in Brighton

The stage is set for marketing and media leaders to explore best practices and be inspired by innovations at this year's Media360 by the sea in Brighton.

read more
Share
Newspapers' website ABCs: March 2015 at a glance

Newspapers' website ABCs: March 2015 at a glance

The Guardian's global website achieved a record month in March, alongside new highs for The Independent, Evening Standard and The Telegraph.

read more
Share
NRS Padd: OK! Magazine, Tesco and What's on TV enjoy readership sector highs

NRS Padd: OK! Magazine, Tesco and What's on TV enjoy readership sector highs

OK! Magazine, Tesco Magazine and What's on TV all enjoyed sector leading readerships in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to this week's National Readership Survey (NRS) figures for magazines.

read more
Share
Senior talent continues to target media owners over agencies

Senior talent continues to target media owners over agencies

The annual Lighthouse Company Illuminations event was held in central London last week, where the results of the headhunter's New World Talent survey revealed some key industry trends among media's senior...

read more
Share
Former Initiative group head Simon Herd passes away aged 52

Former Initiative group head Simon Herd passes away aged 52

Media agency figure Simon Herd passed away last week after a long battle with recurring brain tumours over the past five years.

read more
Share
News UK appoints Omnicom's Chris Amor as trading director

News UK appoints Omnicom's Chris Amor as trading director

News UK Commercial has hired Omnicom Media Group's Chris Amor to replace Matt Shreeve as the publishing group's trading director.

read more
Share
Outdoor Planning Awards 2015 launch with new data and brand building categories

Outdoor Planning Awards 2015 launch with new data and brand building categories

The Outdoor Planning Awards, run by Brand Republic and Clear Channel, is open for entries this week with a range of categories expanded to reflect the changing nature of the industry and the tools at its...

read more
Share
Maxus' Lindsay Pattison: 'We need to make it much easier for women to compete'

Maxus' Lindsay Pattison: 'We need to make it much easier for women to compete'

Lindsay Pattison talks openly to Media Week's editor Arif Durrani about what it takes to be a 41 year old global chief executive of a media agency network.

read more
Share
Media Week Awards 2014 video: The biggest night of the year in 155 seconds

Media Week Awards 2014 video: The biggest night of the year in 155 seconds

Footage from last week's Media Week Awards 2014 extravaganza, including interviews with some of the big winners on the night The Guardian, Maxus and PHD.

read more
Share
Media Week Awards 2014 celebrates outstanding talent and creativity

Media Week Awards 2014 celebrates outstanding talent and creativity

The UK's vibrant commercial media sector celebrated the year's best work at the Media Week Awards last night, attended by 1,400 executives from agencies, media owners, advertisers and production companies.

read more
Share
PHD wins Media Grand Prix 2014

PHD wins Media Grand Prix 2014

Omnicom's PHD has won the coveted Media Grand Prix 2014 after claiming no fewer than seven gold awards at the Media Week Awards last night.

read more
Share
Maxus wins Media Agency of the Year 2014

Maxus wins Media Agency of the Year 2014

Congratulations to Maxus, five years old in 2014 and winner of Media Week's fiercely contested Agency of the Year last night.

read more
Share
Media Week Awards 2014 winners to be unveiled tonight

Media Week Awards 2014 winners to be unveiled tonight

The stage is set for Media Week Awards 2014 tonight, which will be attended by 1,400 members of the UK media industry and hosted by comedian and writer, Russell Kane.

read more
Share
My Media Week: Chris Dobson

My Media Week: Chris Dobson

Chris Dobson, executive chairman at The Exchange Lab prepares for the company's programmatic technology launch and speaking at Spikes Asia, while contemplating how he can live up to some of his inspirational...

read more
Share
GeoLotto partners Channel 5 for relaunch

GeoLotto partners Channel 5 for relaunch

GeoLotto, the online map-based lottery game, has entered into a partnership with Channel 5 as a key part of the brand's relaunch.

read more
Share
Dentsu Aegis Network appoints Mark Hollinshead as non-exec director

Dentsu Aegis Network appoints Mark Hollinshead as non-exec director

Dentsu Aegis has appointed former Trinity Mirror chief operating officer, Mark Hollinshead, as a non-executive director for its regional business in the UK.

read more
Share
VivaKi promotes Geoff Smith to EMEA VP

VivaKi promotes Geoff Smith to EMEA VP

VivaKi, Publicis Groupe's trading arm, has promoted the UK general manager of its programmatic media platform Audience On Demand (AOD), Geoff Smith, to the newly created role of vice-president of EMEA.

read more
Share
Record entries for Media Week Awards 2014: meet the judges

Record entries for Media Week Awards 2014: meet the judges

This year's Media Week Awards have attracted a record number of 563 entries from the UK's most innovative media companies.

read more
Share
Google partners MediaCom for global training initiative

Google partners MediaCom for global training initiative

Google and MediaCom are teaming up to develop a global training programme called Mobile Ignition, to set a "mobile first" mindset among the agency's staff.

read more
Share
Howard Bareham leaves Mindshare for UTV Media after 15 years

Howard Bareham leaves Mindshare for UTV Media after 15 years

Howard Bareham, the head of radio at Mindshare and GroupM, is to take the role of commercial development director at UTV Media (GB) ending 15 years at the WPP agency.

read more
Share
Twitter's UK leader: Media Week Awards 2014 captures 'thrilling evolution' of market

Twitter's UK leader: Media Week Awards 2014 captures 'thrilling evolution' of market

Final entries for this year's Media Week Awards, the biggest night of the year for the British media industry, must be submitted by Thursday (3 July) to qualify.

read more
Brand Republic Jobs
Thousands of jobs across advertising, creative, marketing and media

Latest from columnist Sue Unerman

Just published

Feel you're missing out?

GET THE
BRANDREPUBLIC
BULLETINS
Sign up

My media week

My Media Week: Michael Holt, Discovery Networks

My Media Week: Michael Holt, Discovery Networks

My Media Week: Scott Nelson, Viber

My Media Week: Scott Nelson, Viber

My Media Week: Matt Scheckner, Advertising Week

My Media Week: Matt Scheckner, Advertising Week

My Media Week: Bobi Carley, Disney

My Media Week: Bobi Carley, Disney

My Media Week: Natalie Bell, Manning Gottlieb OMD

My Media Week: Natalie Bell, Manning Gottlieb OMD

The Wall Blog

From our partners