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B&T's Fast 30: Flawed, Hacked, Hard & Slow with opr CEO Richard Brett

Earlier this year in June, Ogilvy PR rebranded as opr and established itself as a separate entity within the WPP AUNZ network. Two months later, the agency released its annual trends report entitled 'Futures #4 – Flawed, Hacked, Hard and Slow’, which identifies key trends and insights in technology, culture and content that will impact Australia and New Zealand businesses and government. This week, we sat down with opr CEO Richard Brett to chat about some of the trends they've...


B&T Fast 30: The women behind Whimn's 'My Father the Murderer' podcast

Hey listeners! This week's B&T Fast 30 Podcast features some incredibly remarkable women. In fact, this week we welcome the two women behind the chart-topping 'My Father The Murderer' Podcast, produced by Whimn. An intensely personal listen, the podcast follows journalist Nina Young as she explores a deep family secret: her father was a murderer. So, for our latest podcast, B&T invited both Nina and 'My Father The Murderer' co-producer Bek Day onto Fast 30 to find out more about the...


B&T Fast 30 special episode: Don't Judge Me

We interrupt our regular B&T Fast 30 to share a new podcast from our friends at Eardrum — Don’t Judge Me. What’s Don’t Judge Me about, I hear you ask? Well, Ralph van Dijk gets up close and personal with 10 global chief creative officers. He asks, what work still haunts them? What’s the worst part of their job? What’s their approach when judging awards? Ralph puts these and one or two more personal questions, to advertising’s top creative minds.


B&T's Fast 30: Michelle Guthrie, Karl Stefanovic, #SmashAStrawb and Campaign Edge's Dee Madigan

Some can't believe we've made it this far but you better believe it, it's episode eight of our fortnightly B&T Fast 30 podcast, produced by our dear friends at Eardrum. It's another big week in industry news with plenty of controversy over at ABC (disclaimer: this episode was recorded prior to Justin Milne's resignation) while over at Nine there's speculation that Karl Stefanovic may be set for a move. Plus, we look at the biggest campaigns from the last fortnight from HSBC (JWT Sydney),...


B&T's Fast 30: The Bachelor, Nike, Berlei and CHE Proximity's Chris Howatson

Have you missed us? Fret no more. It's episode seven of B&T's fortnightly podcast, produced by the talented team at Eardrum. We look at the headlines from the last fortnight: the departure of Carat's CEO Paul Brooks, Bachelor scandals, and the controversy around the latest Nike campaign. Plus, there's been a plethora of amazing campaigns released recently by Woolmark Company, Budget Direct, MLA, Berlei and John Lewis. And we're lucky enough to be joined by CHE Proximity's Chris Howatson...


B&T's Fast 30: Media financial results, Netflix, British Paints FOMU and Carat's Andrea Rule

It's episode six of B&T's fortnightly podcast, produced by the talented lot at Eardrum and JAM in Walsh Bay. This week, Daisy, Dave and John dissect the latest industry news including financial results from the major media outlets, reactions from consumers to ads (shock horror) on Netflix and the government's move to ditch influencer marketing. We take a look at some of the biggest campaigns over the last two weeks: DDB Melbourne's campaign for British Paints 'FOMU', Thinkerbell's work...


B&T's Fast 30: Sky News Fiasco, addressable TV, UBank and The Monkeys' Mark Green

Hello and welcome again to B&T's fortnightly podcast. After a few weeks off while half our team escaped to Europe, we're back for episode five! And we are coming to you courtesy of the good people at Eardrum and JAM, now located in Walsh Bay. This week, we're joined by The Monkeys CEO Mark Green as we take a look at the latest news from the industry, including the Sky News fiasco and the launch of addressable TV by Nine. We examine Target's latest ad campaign, more great work from KFC, a...


B&T's Fast 30: Logies, OOH, #Floptus And Y&R's Pete Bosilkovski

We're back again with another edition of B&T's Fast 30, thanks in large part to the good people at Eardrum and JAM. This time 'round, B&T's editorial team talks about TV's night of nights, the Logies, as well as the changing outdoor media landscape, the #Floptus saga, and more Martin Sorrell. As always, we also analyse a few of the latest campaigns, including Optus' commercial with Home and Away star Ray Meagher, Facebook's face-saving effort, and a really cute nappy ad. Plus, we have...


B&T's Fast 30: Rebel Wilson, IPG, Eardrum And Kieran Moore

Greetings and thanks for joining us for B&T's fortnightly podcast. It's Episode 3 of our series, and once again we're coming to you courtesy of the good people at Eardrum in Pyrmont. This week the B&T team talks about Rebel Wilson's reduced Bauer payout, Cannes Lions, IPG's staff warning, and the ongoing Sir Martin Sorrell saga. As well as this, we look at some spicy campaigns, including a condom spot from Skyn, some FIFA World Cup street art and a completely grotesque Eardrum...


B&T's Fast 30: Em Rusciano, Cricket Australia, KFC And Accenture's Michael Buckley

Greetings and thanks for joining us for B&T's fortnightly podcast. It's Episode 2 of our series, and once again we're coming to you courtesy of the good people at Eardrum in Pyrmont. This episode we're dissecting the latest news on the Em Rusciano saga, the world of esports and Cricket Australia's attempt at brand repair. We also check out the latest campaigns for Hahn from Ogilvy Sydney, KFC's 'Comeback' by London agency Mother, and 'The Rich Parents You Never Had' from the...


B&T's Fast 30: OOH, Martin Sorrell, Facebook dating and Cummins&Partners' Kirsty Muddle

Welcome to B&T's Fast 30 brand spanking new podcast! Running for a snappy half hour each issue (give or take), it’ll be your one stop shop for all things media, marketing and advertising. Listen in to our maiden outing, with special guest, Cummins&Partners owner and founder Kirsty Muddle in the hot seat. In the high vis vest directing traffic this week is B&T reporter Daisy Doctor, with editor in chief Dave Hovenden on deck with online and print editor John Bastick. So sit back, relax...