Evan-Lee Courie

Editor: Marketing & Media
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
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Editor: Marketing & Media; Head of Content for Entrepreneurship
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#BehindtheBrandManager: Gerry Thomas, the man behind Krispy Kreme SA

Gerry Thomas, director of Krispy Kreme SA, unboxes more about the success of the 'sweet treat' brand....

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

#BehindtheMask: Jacki McEwen-Powell, founding partner and strategist of Eclipse Communications

This week I chat to Jacki McEwen-Powell, founding partner and strategist of Eclipse Communications...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy director

Grey Group Advertising Africa recently announced the promotion of Thando Mafongosi to strategy director...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa

David Alexander, newly appointed chair of Music Publishing Association of South Africa, shares insights on how to revolutionise the business of publishing....

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Renaldo Schwarp is the new host of 'OFM Nights'

Award-winning TV presenter, producer and radio host, Renaldo Schwarp has slid in behind the mic as the new host of 'OFM Nights'...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South Africa

Cate Williams, marketing manager and brand strategist at Retail Capital South Africa, uncovers the driving force behind the brand...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Apr 2021

South Africa can't afford for SME relief funds to dry up

As local business relief initiatives come to a close, many small and medium enterprises continue to struggle with an unfortunate number of businesses' liquidity eroded by the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Luzuko Tena rejoins Ogilvy Social Lab

Luzuko Tena, head of IAB SA Youth Action Council, rejoins Ogilvy Sociallab as paid social campaign manager...

By Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 2021

#BehindtheMask: Manuela Dias de Deus of One-eyed Jack

This week I chat to Manuela Dias de Deus, founding member and co-director of entertainment marketing and lifestyle agency, One-eyed Jack...

By Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Penny Verbe joins CreativeDrive as head of content UK & EMEA

Part of Accenture Interactive, CreativeDrive, a global creative content production company, has appointed Penny Verbe as Head of Content for the UK and EMEA....

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Mar 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Natasha Maharaj, marketing director at Distell, takes us behind Distell's brand campaigns

Natasha Maharaj, marketing director at Distell, shares the rationales behind its brand campaigns...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Mar 2021

#BehindtheMask: John Bailey, eNCA's managing editor

This week I catch up with eNCA's managing editor, John Bailey who has Master's degree in Journalism and over 25 years in the news industry...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Jeremy Crowder joins Positive Dialogue as the new managing partner

Positive Dialogue, the new-generation PR agency and member of the Duke Group has announced that Jeremy Crowder has joined their team as the new managing partner...

By Evan-Lee Courie 16 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Walk In Freedom aims to create more female entrepreneurs

The alarming loss of jobs during 2020 and the growing unemployment rate is what inspired Danielle Marais to open the doors of a non-profit organisation by the name of Walk In Freedom...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Mar 2021

#Newsmaker: Ahmed Tilly joins forces with CWDi

Well-known creative consultant Ahmed "Mr Nando's" Tilly has joined forces with marketing and brand experience experts, CWDi as they reposition the agency...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'

In South Africa, access to personal mobility is very unequal, and on top of that, public transport is far from ideal. That means, those with less access to mobility also suffer in terms of social mobility opportunities...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USA

Saskia Tihana Clements moved to Los Angeles in 2014 and has spent the last six years building her brand in the USA. She is an entrepreneur, humanitarian, producer and founder of creative agency, The Boldest...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2021

#BehindtheMask: Cheryl Reddy, managing partner and Africa lead at Eclipse Communications

This week I catch up with Cheryl Reddy, managing partner of the Johannesburg operations of Eclipse Communications and Africa Hub lead...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 Mar 2021

Chris Soal bags Dior Lady Art project collab

Chris Soal, an emerging South African artist, uses unconventional found objects such as toothpicks and bottle caps in conjunction with concrete and other industrial materials...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Mar 2021

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