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Ten's Howcroft shortlisted for Woolworths-backed TV series

Network Ten executive general manager Russel Howcroft.

Network Ten's executive rover Russel Howcroft is one of at least three adland types being considered to join the on-screen team for the Woolworths-backed return series of Recipe to Riches. more »

Life's a pitch: Hone your skills at the Media Sales Summit

ThinkSayDo director Marcia Raheb.

Pitching will take on a speed dating format as marketers and agencies get the chance to hone their skills during this year's AdNews Media Sales Summit. more »

Quickflix 'opens up the throttle' on marketing

Quickflix CEO Stephen Langsford.

Quickflix CEO Stephen Langsford has welcomed the arrival of Foxtel's competitor offering and flagged a marketing splurge in coming months. more »

Marin's Aussie lead switches to new role

Roland Irwin

Marin Software's Australian general manager is leaving the company to join tech start-up Lighthouse 8 as it sets its sights on Down Under. more »

KFC introduces the Chicken Corsage

KFC corsage

Smells like flowers and ... chicken? It's KFC's answer to prom date flirting - introducing the KFC Chicken Corsage. And no, this isn't a hoax. more »

Google, Apple, Samsung named as preferred online video suppliers

People want good quality access to online video services and are looking to the brands that make their devices to provide it. more »

Holler brings in senior talent

Holler's Anton Mills and Michael Griffiths.

Digital agency Holler has made two senior hires, with Anton Mills and Michael Griffiths joining as technical director and executive producer respectively. more »

Leo Burnett Sydney annouces two new hires

Leo Burnett Sydney has announced the appointment of Russ Mitchinson as head of strategy and Emma Montomery as head of connect. more »

NEWS IN BRIEF: 15 April 2014

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News night: Reality shows make way for news to lead ratings

The Big Bang Theory

With The Block over for another season and My Kitchen Rules taking a break until next Monday, it was a night of news domination on the free-to-air networks last night. more »



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