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Buzzfeed appoints WPP in global ad deal

Buzzfeed appoints WPP in global ad deal

Digital news site Buzzfeed has secured its first global advertising deal with GroupM, the global media planning and buying arm of WPP.

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'Media Eyes' billboards track consumers' ages in Birmingham

'Media Eyes' billboards track consumers' ages in Birmingham

Giant "smart" outdoor screens, which track the ages of passers-by and select ads based on their profiles, have been unveiled in Birmingham.

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My Media Week: Kate Burns

My Media Week: Kate Burns

We catch up with Kate Burns, general manager, Europe at BuzzFeed, during the week the US media company announces its joint venture with Yahoo Japan.

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Primesight pulls out of Eye Airports deal

Primesight pulls out of Eye Airports deal

Primesight has withdrawn from talks to buy Eye Airports, the airport advertising specialist.

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WPP reports surge in pre-tax profits but warns of 'misplaced' optimism

WPP reports surge in pre-tax profits but warns of 'misplaced' optimism

WPP, the world's largest advertising holding company, has reported pre-tax profit of £709.7 million in the first half of 2015, up 44.5 per cent year-on-year.

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OOH advertisers can make our cities better places

OOH advertisers can make our cities better places

Clear Channel International's chairman and chief executive says outdoor ads are much more than a Faustian pact between the industry and town halls.

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Visa picks Starcom to run global media account

Visa picks Starcom to run global media account

Visa has awarded Starcom Mediavest Group its $200 million global media account following a competitive pitch.

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Iremonger becomes iCrossing CEO after Paul Doleman exits

Iremonger becomes iCrossing CEO after Paul Doleman exits

Hearst Corporation has promoted Mark Iremonger to become the chief executive of search marketing specialist iCrossing's UK division.

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Northern Ireland's tourist board releases £14 million ad tender

Northern Ireland's tourist board releases £14 million ad tender

The Northern Ireland Tourist Board has put out a £14 million public contract to find an advertising and design agency.

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Drowning in data? Media owners must help advertisers adapt to change

Drowning in data? Media owners must help advertisers adapt to change

Brands and media owners need to see data and the technology that channels it, not as a burden, but as an opportunity, says the chief executive of Exterion Media.

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Grey dominates Campaign Big's Media & Entertainment shortlist

Grey dominates Campaign Big's Media & Entertainment shortlist

Grey London leads the Media & Entertainment shortlist for the Campaign Big Awards, with seven of the 12 finalists in the category.

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BBC One hunts agency for Christmas social campaign

BBC One hunts agency for Christmas social campaign

The BBC is considering its agency options for a campaign to promote BBC One at Christmas.

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UTV confirms ITV sale talks

UTV confirms ITV sale talks

UTV Media, the owner of Talksport, has confirmed it is in talks with ITV over the sale of its TV assets.

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Speed of ad tech evolution makes collaboration vital, says AOL UK MD

Speed of ad tech evolution makes collaboration vital, says AOL UK MD

Writing for Campaign, following Microsoft's transfer to AOL of its global ad sales team, AOL UK's managing director says marketers are increasingly demanding a single, holistic view of the customer journey.

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Financial Conduct Authority hires MG OMD to run media account

Financial Conduct Authority hires MG OMD to run media account

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the financial services regulator, has appointed Manning Gottlieb OMD for its media planning and buying business following a competitive pitch.

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Sky in talks with creative networks

Sky in talks with creative networks

Sky, the pay-TV broadcaster, is speaking with advertising agency networks about its creative requirements.

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My Media Week: Fiona FitzGibbon

My Media Week: Fiona FitzGibbon

A peek into the diary of Fiona FitzGibbon, head of media, Cheil UK, as she oversees Samsung's England rugby team sponsorship activity.

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Saatchi & Saatchi London lands The Big Issue

Saatchi & Saatchi London lands The Big Issue

The Big Issue, the magazine sold by the homeless and long-term unemployed, has appointed Saatchi & Saatchi London without a pitch.

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OMC picks Ingram as new head of strategy planning

OMC picks Ingram as new head of strategy planning

The Outdoor Media Centre, the industry body for the out-of-home (OOH) media sector, has appointed Katie Ingram as its first strategy planning director.

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Felix launches social 'stock market' for trending cat videos

Felix launches social 'stock market' for trending cat videos

Felix, the cat food brand, has created an entertainment channel on YouTube to analyse the latest trending cat videos.

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