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#BestofBiz 2020: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below.



Our most-read stories


1BREAKING: Associated Media Publishing closes its doors permanently after 38 years30 Apr 2020
2Lessons from Outsurance and the Katlego Maboe debacle - Josephine Sebesho26 Oct 2020
3BREAKING: Caxton's board decides to close its magazine division05 May 2020
4Joe Public United has just become the largest black-owned independent agency in SA18 Jun 2020
5SA media plays significant role in Covid-19 coverage and awareness28 Apr 2020
6What business can learn from amapiano - Sashin Pillay13 May 2020
7WATCH: Thulani Sibeko on Standard Bank's new brand repositioning - Jessica Tennant23 Jul 2020
8Newzroom Afrika shakes up programming to greet new decade17 Feb 2020
9Xoli Mngambi joins Newzroom Afrika to anchor morning show15 Sep 2020
106 brands that have handled the Covid-19 crisis well18 Mar 2020
11Cape Town's 'boy next door' takes us home with a happy heart02 Mar 2020
12eNCA's Xoli Mngambi and Jane Dutton reportedly suspended07 May 2020
13Devi Sankaree Govender leaving M-Net's Carte Blanche20 Jan 2020
14All the 2020 Radio Awards winners announced!17 Apr 2020
15SA lockdown drives increased usage of DStv Now free service06 Apr 2020
16#Covid19: Brands get creative promoting social distancing24 Mar 2020
17Ogilvy SA appoints Groenewald as new Group CEO21 Aug 2020
18How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 world01 Apr 2020
19The effect of the coronavirus outbreak on the sports and entertainment industry and thus sponsorship - Judith Mugeni13 Mar 2020
20South Africa ranks 2nd as country with most reliable Covid-19 news - Leigh Crymble14 Apr 2020

Our most-read contributors


1Josephine Sebesho
2Brendan Seery
3Leigh Andrews
4Sashin Pillay
5Brett Rogers
6Damon Stapleton
7Leigh Crymble
8Josephine Buys
9Bronwyn Williams
10Asante Kapanga
11Andy Walker
12Mkhuseli Vangile
13Percy Shangase
14Siya Metane
15Francois van Dyk

Our most-viewed press offices


1Kantar
2eMedia
3Ogilvy South Africa
4Nahana Communications Group
5Primedia Broadcasting
6Kaya FM 95.9
7Meltwater
8Topco Media
9HKLM
10OFM Radio
11OnPoint PR
12Ninety9cents
13356 Oak Holdings
14Joe Public United
15Business and Arts South Africa
16Tractor Outdoor
17Wunderman Thompson
18GL events South Africa
19North-West University (NWU)
20Vicinity Media

Our most-read new business wins


1Avatar is Barloworld's new media agency16 Mar 2020
2Avatar Agency awarded Telkom Group SA PR account09 Apr 2020
3Woolworths South Africa appoints Flume10 Sep 2020
4Wavemaker win Huawei Mobile Services account01 Jul 2020
5Publicis handed $32m Pharmavite account13 Feb 2020
6MTN Group names Omnicom Group as its lead agency24 Nov 2020
7Meta Media wins media buying portion for Hollard31 Jan 2020
8Popeyes name new creative agency of record05 Mar 2020
9NBA Africa joins APO Group's list of clientele23 Jan 2020
10Bain & Bunkell secures numerous new accounts.17 Nov 2020

Our most-read new appointments


1Sap appoints Sohail Carim to drive global public sector business31 Jan 2020
2Ster-Kinekor Theatres appoints Motheo Matsau as acting CEO06 Oct 2020
3Elevator appoints all-female leadership team18 May 2020
45FM appoints new management team23 Jan 2020
5Lyndon Johnstone appointed LM Radio head of operations23 Jun 2020
6Google SA names Alistair Mokoena country director20 Jan 2020
7Thinkerneur appoints Keleabetsoe Rammopo as a strategy consultant08 Jul 2020
8Dentsu Aegis makes three executive-level appointments06 Mar 2020
9Accenture appoints agency heavyweight Haydn Townsend20 May 2020
10Bongiwe Nzuza joins Tribeca17 Nov 2020

View the most-read lists for our other industries: Marketing & Media, Retail, Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, CSI & Sustainability, Education, Energy & Mining, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare, HR & Management, ICT, Legal, Lifestyle, Logistics & Transport, Property and Tourism.

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