Jessica Tennant

Editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com
Location:Cape Town, South Africa

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Jess is Marketing & Media Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Shorn Khumalo, co-founder, director and head of PR at The Client Media

This week, we go behind the selfie with Shorn Khumalo, co-founder, director and head of PR at The Client Media...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

#IABInsightSeries: Trends transforming the digital economy (JHB)

The second IAB Insight event of the year and 14th episode of the series focused on the future of work and the trends that are transforming the digital economy.

By Jessica Tennant 23 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: Women are the change agents of nations

In celebration of International Women's Day earlier this month, founder of W-Suite, Katie Mohamed hosted a dialogue on the theme of 'Each for Equal', addressing various forms of equality around acceptance, opportunities, access and diversity...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Mar 2020

#IABInsightSeries: Data, skill set and our relationship with technology

Roan Mackintosh, MD at Incubeta recently spoke at the Cape Town and Johannesburg IAB Insight sessions on the trends that are transforming the digital economy and the future of work...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Mar 2020

#Bookmarks2020: Shining, shimmering and splendid

In response to the coronavirus/Covid-19 outbreak, the IAB SA took this year's Bookmark Awards outside, presenting in digital format via Instagram Stories...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Mar 2020

#IABInsightSeries: Trends transforming the digital economy (CPT)

The first IAB Insight event of the year and 13th episode of the series focused on the future of work and the trends that are transforming the digital economy. Here, Nkanyezi Masango (King James Group), Monique Claassen (Kantar), Matt Wilke (24.com), and Roan Mackintosh (incuBeta) share insights on the subject...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Mar 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Mahesh Singh, founder of iClick Marketing

This week, we go behind the selfie with Mahesh Singh, founder of iClick Marketing...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: Renuka Methil and the ceiling crashers

Renuka Methil, managing editor of Forbes Africa and Forbes Woman Africa recently spoke at the 2020 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit, held on Friday, 6 March at the Durban ICC, ahead of International Women's Day last Sunday...

By Jessica Tennant 16 Mar 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: "Bitcoin is the best system we've ever had for money" - Simon Dingle

"But it still lacks the user experience, appeal, social acceptance and, most importantly, narrative, that will propel it across the chasm into mainstream adoption..." - Blockchain Africa Conference speaker and fintech entrepreneur Simon Dingle on Bitcoin and its impact on industry...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Mar 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Samantha Fuller, head of communications for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa

This week, we go behind the selfie with Samantha Fuller, head of communications for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: A fashion film for the #MeToo generation, "Be a lady," they said

'Girls. Girls. Girls.' magazine recently released a video titled 'Be a lady they said', words by Camille Rainville as published on her Writings of a Furious Woman blog in 2017 and narrated by Cynthia Nixon, best known for her role on Sex and the City...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Mar 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashleigh Wainstein, co-founder and director of Social Places

This week, we go behind the selfie with Ashleigh Wainstein, co-founder and director of Social Places...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Mar 2020

#Newsmaker: Felix Kessel, Team Liquid's new creative lead

Grey Africa recently appointed Felix Kessel as creative lead at WPP's agency for Distell, Team Liquid...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: Imagining a more diverse industry with D&AD CEO Patrick Burgoyne

D&AD CEO Patrick Burgoyne on the trend towards creativity for social good, the importance of diversity in the creative industry and changes in the business of design...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Mar 2020

"We want to see a much more inclusive marketing industry in South Africa" - SA Tourism CMO

South African Tourism (SA Tourism) recently appointed a suite of marketing and communications agencies in response to the RFP162/19 the organisation issued in June 2019...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Feb 2020

#Newsmaker: Wesley Diphoko, Fast Company SA's new editor-in-chief

Fast Company magazine recently announced the appointment of Wesley Diphoko as editor-in-chief...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Feb 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Ananya Khaitan to speak on matters of import and impact

New Delhi-based communication designer Ananya Khaitan has been announced as one of the speakers at Design Indaba 2020. He specialises in book design and brand identity design, with his work reflecting his affinity for matters of import and impact...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Feb 2020

Newsmaker: Gareth McPherson to lead Virgin Active's new marketing strategy

With Virgin Active's turnaround well underway, the latest addition sees Gareth McPherson from Publicis Machine join the club as CMO...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Feb 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Robert Wong to explore humanity's possible futures

Design Indaba alumnus Robert Wong, co-founder and CD of Google Creative Lab, has been announced as one of the speakers at this year's Design Indaba...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2020

Bringing brand visions and stories to life through colour

Following Pantone's announcement of Classic Blue as its 'Color of the Year' for 2020, FedEx Office has collaborated with the institute to help businesses leverage colour through its colour matching and printing technologies, using the Pantone Matching System...

By Jessica Tennant 30 Jan 2020

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