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The Future of Digital Audio Sounds Good says IAB Australia Report

IAB Australia’s Australian Audio State of the Nation Report has found that 90% of agencies have used audio advertising this year, with 83% of media agencies including streaming digital audio advertising as a significant or regular part of their activity. The report, which is in its 8th year, also...

EMG/Gravity Media Unveils New Executive Leadership Team

EMG/Gravity Media has announced key Executive Leadership Team positions, representing all countries and group functions. These appointments follow the recent news of the group's merger, creating one of the largest and most significant broadcast technology and production companies in the world. Warwick Lynch has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer,...

The Walt Disney Company Announces 10th Disney Accelerator Program

The Walt Disney Company has announced the 10th year of Disney Accelerator, a business development program designed to accelerate the growth of innovative companies from around the world. As it marks a decade of investment in innovation through the Disney Accelerator, Disney also announced the five companies joining the...

Sky NZ Delivers Strong First Half Result, Increases Interim Dividend

New Zealand's Sky Network Television Limited (Sky) has announced another period of growth, delivering increases in all key metrics through a strong focus on execution. Key results include: +3.7% growth in Revenue to NZD$392.7 million, driven by strong growth in Sky Sport Now, Advertising, and Broadband +11.1% growth in EBITDA...

DAM Provider Canto Picks Sydney for APAC Hub

Canto, a provider of digital asset management (DAM) software, has chosen Sydney to establish its APAC hub, to service its growing client base and to scale up growth in the ANZ market. The growing software business already works with 3000 customers globally and notable Australian companies – such as Ramsay...

NEC Displays Merges with Sharp Australia

Sharp Corporation of Australia, a leading display solutions and smart office solutions technology provider, has announced a "unification" of its product lines with NEC Display Solutions. This strategic integration will see a comprehensive alignment of the display technology offerings of Sharp and NEC under the umbrella of Sharp Corporation of...

Fujifilm Launches First Ever Global Purpose on 90th Anniversary

Fujifilm is celebrating its 90th anniversary with the launch of the company’s first ever Global Purpose, 'Giving Our World More Smiles', underscoring the company’s commitment to bring diverse ideas, unique capabilities and extraordinary people together to change the world. The new Global Purpose also reflects the role of Fujifilm Group...

Cineverse Unveils New Ad Platform ‘Cineverse 360’

Independent Publisher of digital content, podcasts and CTV/FAST channels, Cineverse, has announced the launch of Cineverse 360 (C360), a new ad platform providing brands the ability to connect with enthusiast audiences across an exclusive, omnichannel mix of marketing offerings. C360 will offer custom marketing integrations including audio opportunities on...

Warner Bros. Discovery and Acme Innovation Unveil Cohort for Tech Accelerator Program

Warner Bros. Discovery and Acme Innovation have announced the inaugural cohort for its new accelerator program Collider On The Lot, which provides entrepreneurs with connections to investors, executive-level education, and the opportunity to partner with Warner Bros. Discovery and Acme to explore new business models utilising emerging technologies. The promising...

Disney Names Debra OConnell President, News Group and Networks

Debra OConnell has been elevated to the new role of president, News Group and Networks, Disney Entertainment. The announcement was made by Dana Walden, co-chairman, Disney Entertainment, to whom OConnell will continue to report. Kim Godwin, president, ABC News, will join Chad Matthews, president, ABC Owned Television Stations, in reporting...

ABC Managing Director – “Our Digital First Strategy is Working”

Appearing before the Australian Federal Government's Senate Estimates Committee, ABC Managing Director David Anderson has reported that "... our digital first strategy is working." According to the ABC MD, "ABC iview web and app, and both the ABC listen and ABC News apps are all up compared to last financial...

Blackmagic Co-Founder Peter Barber Joins Atomos as COO and Exec Board Director

Atomos has announced the appointment of Peter Barber as COO and Executive Board Director. The appointment is part of a company restructuring and broader recapitalisation process, including a return to stock market quotation which will be announced to the market in more detail over the coming weeks. Mr Barber is...

Foxtel Group Reports Growth in Fiscal 2024 Q2 Earnings

News Corp has announced its Fiscal 2024 (FY24) Second Quarter (Q2) Earnings for the period ending 31 December 2023, including subscriber highlights for the Foxtel Group and financial results for the Subscription Video Services segment. Commenting on the Foxtel Group at News Corp’s FY24 Q2 Investor Briefing, News Corp Chief...

AJA Welcomes John Miller as VP of Global Sales

AJA Video Systems has announced that media and entertainment (M&E) industry veteran John Miller has joined its team as Vice President of Global Sales. In the role, Miller will guide international sales teams across the AJA product lines, leveraging three decades of experience growing revenue for software as a...

Amagi ADS PLUS Partners with ShowHeroes to Expand EU Presence

Amagi ADS PLUS, the CTV advertising marketplace from SaaS streaming technology provider, Amagi, has announced a strategic partnership with ShowHeroes, a prominent player in the global digital advertising space. According to the company, the collaboration marks a significant milestone for Amagi ADS PLUS as it further solidifies its presence...

Vizrt Names Thomas Nelson Global VP of Key Customer Accounts

Vizrt, the provider of real-time graphics and live production solutions, has appointed Thomas Nelson as Global Vice President of Key Accounts. Focusing on expanding the Americas’ market, Nelson will be responsible for key accounts as well as business development. Nelson has over 20 years of experience within the media tech market,...

Australian Women’s Radio Network Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Broad Radio, Australia’s first radio network run by women for women, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign with Birchal to help grow its ever-expanding platform of unapologetically authentic and entertaining female voices. Tuning into a whole new model of capital raising, Broad Radio is reaching out to individuals who...

Charity TV Global Inks Travel Show Streaming Deal with UK-based Newyonder

Australian production company Charity TV Global has secured a broadcast deal with international streaming service Newyonder for its socially conscious global television show ‘Adventure All Stars’. The series is set to reach 195 countries in 2024. Newyonder has picked up Adventure All Stars as well as the show’s “Legends” series,...

Survey Finds AI a Concern to Journalists, Despite Low Usage

Seventy-nine percent of Australian journalists were concerned about the impact that generative AI could have on the overall integrity or quality of journalism in 2023, Medianet’s latest Media Landscape Report finds. Based on a survey of more than 800 Australian journalists, the report revealed that while most journalists (74%) had...

New Board Appointments for Hiltron Communications

Hiltron Communications reports it has strengthened its management team with Joachim Kärcher stepping up to the position of Chairman, succeeded as Managing Director by Jochen Ermel. Joachim Kärcher joined Hiltron in March 2019 where he held the role Financial Director as well as, from 2022 until now, Managing Director. In...
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