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Looking back on 2014

Our Managing Director Keith Daniell looks back as 2014 draws to a close.

Merry Christmas From The Media Group

Agency life

A lot can happen in a year. Particularly in an agency environment, there’s been no time to stand still. Projects and deadlines come and go for a wide variety of clients and sectors.

But it’s a great time to work in the industry. Budgets are picking up and new technology is giving brands new ways to talk with their audience. Some things won’t change though. The successful agencies continue to deliver, creatively, and provide a meaningful impact on their clients’ businesses.

This year we’ve renewed our Recommended Agency status through RAR and ranked in The Drum’s 2014 Design Census. Our campaign for Huub helped them to win awards with some pretty impressive results.

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Latest work – Christmas at Great Ormond Street Hospital

We’ve designed and built a Christmas installation at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

The festive set, which supports the Charity’s long established Christmas Stocking Appeal, will help to bring the magic of Christmas to the families, patients and staff at the hospital. Check out the photos below.

Great Ormond Street Hospital Christmas Installation

Great Ormond Street Hospital Christmas Installation

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Five resources for forward-thinking marketers

Blog post by our marketing manager Stephen Hillier

Marketing is an ever-changing discipline and us agency folk in particular need to keep on top of the latest thinking.

We encourage our team to have a growth mindset. The more we learn and share, the more ideas we’ll have and the better we’ll be.

Here are my five recommended resources for developing your marketing thinking. Look them up and let me know what you think.

Marketing Magazine

1. Marketing magazine

A monthly magazine featuring brand campaigns and industry news. Stands out from the competition with advice on advancing your career and developing bolder marketing leadership.

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My week with The Media Group

Hello,

I’m Ben Martell. I’m 15 and I’ve spent the past week on work experience with The Media Group. I have really enjoyed my time here and I have learned a great deal of skills from the busy and varied work. Here’s a summary of my working week:

Day 1

When I entered the office I was greeted by Stephen Hillier who showed me around and introduced me to the team which made me feel immediately welcome. After an all-important health and safety briefing, I spent the first day with Victoria Phillipson and the video team. We filmed a client’s CEO and other footage to create their monthly company update. The camera operator showed me how to set up a scene for it to look professional yet modern.

In the afternoon, I saw where all the work happens in the edit suite. Victoria and team made sure all the videos looked perfect.

Ben Martell

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