Aussie Young Lions Media Team (And B&T Bloggers!!!) Win Silver In Cannes

UM strategy executives Charlotte Berry and Grace Espinoza (pictured above) have been awarded silver in the Young Lions Media competition at the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Berry and Espinoza are in Cannes representing Australia (and blogging for B&T too!), having won the 2017 Australian Young Lions competition, run by News Corp Australia, the […]

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Cannes Blog: It’s UM Young Lions Charlotte Berry & Grace Espinoza

Not only are UM’s Charlotte Berry (left in main photo) and Grace Espinoza representing Australia in the Cannes Young Lions, our young lionesses are also blogging from the sunny climes of the French Riviera for B&T too – lucky things! And here’s their first rosé-soaked instalment… Charlotte and Grace reporting for duty after finishing the biggest competition of our […]

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Cannes: Unilever Forges The Way To Eradicate Outdated Stereotypes In Advertising

This time last year, the Brooke Bond Red Label 6 Pack Band won the Glass Lion Grand Prix for challenging the social stigma of being transgender in India. Today, Unilever announced a collaboration with UN Women to convene with industry leaders to accelerate progress. The Unstereotype Alliance aims to tackle how the industry can affect […]

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Cannes Study Finds Life Experience Trumps Gender Or Diversity In Creative Industries

It may not be the most PC of industry studies we’ve had for a while, however, a new report just unveiled at Cannes has found that people working in creative agencies value life experience as the biggest motivator of creativity. The study by global communications firm Ketchum and media brand Fast Company and called The […]

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US Rapper Common & Astronaut Leland Melvin Declare Themselves Feminists at Cannes

Astronaut Leland Melvin and award-winning rap artist Common came together at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity speak to discuss the role men can play in changing the ratio. In an inspiring and revealing session, the two men of colour shared their hopes fears and fears for a better world today. It was a […]

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Party Poppers At The Ready… It’s The 2017 B&T Awards!

Australia’s biggest, longest-running and most entertaining media awards are back for 2017 and YOU could have your name in lights on the big night. Yes, the B&T Awards are the ones everyone wants to win, not only because they’re judged by a huge panel of  industry luminaries and include live pitches for Australia’s Agency of the Year, […]

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Last Chance To Nab Super Early Bird Tickets To The 3% Conference!

Attention readers! The Super Early Bird ticket special to The 3% Conference Australasia ends today! But don’t panic just yet, you still have time to grab your special sale price ticket until midnight tonight AEST. Remember, if you buy yours today, it will only cost $599 (excluding GST), which is a huge $200 saving from the […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex (Or The Pluses & Perils Of Gender Diversity)

In this guest posting, the Founder of Legends & Leaders, Adrianne Nixon (pictured below), gives a full review of a recent media gender debate, The Status Quota, at Sydney’s Livid… “Hoping and wishing and praying for the promotion of women, in the natural course, has been shown not to work in Australia … there’s a point at which […]

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Are You On B&T’s Women In Media Power List?

B&T is calling on all the successful, powerful, trailblazing women in the media industry. We want you! Nominations are open now for the prestigious Women in Media Power List. The team at B&T have already formed a list of some of the top female talent in Australia which you can view below. However, if there is a […]

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Only One Week Left For Early Bird Tickets To The 3% Conference!

The super early bird ticket special for The 3% Conference ends on Friday 16 June, which means there’s not much time left to grab your ticket to the best show in town. Dry your eyes though, because there’s still a week to secure your ticket for $599 (excluding GST), which is a $200 saving from the full […]

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One-on-one With MediaCom ECD (And 3% Conference Speaker) Gemma Hunter

With The 3% Conference fast approaching, we thought it would be a grand idea to profile one of the speakers for the event – MediaCom’s global executive creative director (ECD), Gemma Hunter. Tell us about your career to date? I am a global content specialist with 20-plus years’ leadership, content strategy, creative, production, distribution, PR, brand […]

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