NEWS IN BRIEF: 25 October 2010

By AdNews | 25 October 2010

Jonesy and Amanda in record-breaking underwater attempt
Radio station 101.7 WSFM's breakfast team Jonesy and Amanda will attempt to break the Guinness world record for the longest underwater broadcast this Thursday. Presenters Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller will broadcast their three hour show from inside the Great Barrier Reef habitat at Sydney Aquarium, which includes a 2.8 metre lemon shark.

Domain launches Windows Phone 7 app
Domain has released a Windows Phone 7 app. The app will enable property hunters access to features such as photo galleries, maps and auction details.

WRM-Media to open doors in Australia
UK-based global media company WRM-Media will open its third office in Sydney in December. The company, which sells and brokers email, postal and SMS data, has appointed Matt Bennathan, former MD of EDR Agency, to run operations in Australia. WRM-Media was founded in 2007 and counts among its clients Samsung, Chevrolet and Orange.

Hyro promotes Gilbert and Coleman
Digital agency Hyro has promoted Paul Gilbert and Katie Coleman to head of digital and head of client delivery, respectively. Gilbert joined Hyro in April this year and will oversee business development and operations and digital strategy. Coleman has been with the agency since 2004 and along with Gilbert will be responsible for project management and all technical development services for clients.

Vogue Australia takes out top gong at The Maggies

Vogue's 2009 September issue has been announced as Magazine Cover of the Year winner at the inaugural Maggies awards, as well as winning the Fashion, Health & Beauty category. The Maggies, which honours achievements in magazine cover art, also awarded Australian Business Solutions, donna hay magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Who, Wildlife Australia, Professional Educator, Waves and Total Girl in their respective categories.

Top students at Award School announced
The top scoring students from the Communication Council's Award School have been revealed. NSW Award School winner Neil Johnston took out top honours across Australasia, while Victorian Award School winner Tim Harding took second place. Queenland's top student, Josephine Burns, made the third spot across Australasia. 

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