NEWS IN BRIEF: 18 July 2012

By AdNews | 18 July 2012

SBS Sales makes two key staff appointments
SBS Sales has appointed Jane Palfreyman and Chris Taylor to the positions of national client solutions and trade communications manager, and national business manager respectively. Palfreyman joins SBS from DMG Radio Australia where she was most recently head of DMG Create. Taylor joins from Network Ten, where he was head of research and revenue. Taylor joins in late July; Palfreyman begins in mid-August.

Reprise Media expands national operations
Search and social media agency Reprise Media has expanded operations, bringing its total staff body to more than 50 people. Traffika social media manager Chris Pahor has been appointed key account manager to work with clients including Dreamworld, RACQ and News Queensland. Media specialist Stuart MacDougall has relocated from Sydney to Perth as digital media spending by Western Australia based clients has increased 100% YOY.

UrbanGeek and DailyMotion sign exclusive deal
Urban Geek Media will exclusively represent video site DailyMotion's online and mobile inventory for a further 24 months in Australia, extending its long term partnership for digital advertising representation. DailyMotion site has grown from 700,000 local monthly unique users to 1.8 million in two years.

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