Cartoon Network Africa Wins Awards At Three Recent Award Events For Marketing And PR

Cartoon Network Africa Wins Awards At Three Recent Award Events For Marketing And PR

Cartoon Network Africa Wins Awards At Three Different Recent Award Events For Marketing And PR

Over the last 12 months, Cartoon Network Africa has had a successful year and has walked away with awards from three different award events in the region. Cartoon Network Africa’s ‘Cartoon Network Introduces Africa’s Very Own Powerpuff Girl’ campaign has won African SABRE (Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation & Engagement) Gold Award in the Media, Arts and Entertainment category, as well as a runner-up Certificate of Excellence in the “Marketing to Consumers (Existing Product)” category.

Cartoon Network Africa’s Powerpuff Girls art event – “The Powerpuff Girls Art Factory” also won a SABRE Certificate of Excellence in the Southern Africa Public Relations category. The channel’s anti-bullying campaign – CN Buddy Network has won two African SABRE Certificates of Excellence, one in the “Arts and Excellence” category and another in the “Cause-Related Marketing” category, this year’s campaign was fronted by Paralympian medalist, Ntando Mahlangu.

https://www.holmesreport.com/events-awards/sabre-awards/sabre-awards-africa

Cartoon Network Africa also won a Bronze PRISM Award at the 2018 PRISM Awards for CN Buddy Network in the “Corporate Social Responsibility” category. At the annual POPAI Awards, Turner won a POPAI Gold Award in the “Informal/Traditional Market Execution” category for its public event at the 2017 DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival.

http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/692/176162.html

In Africa, Burson-Marsteller is Cartoon Network’s PR consultant agency.

Commenting on Cartoon Network’s recent wins in Africa for its marketing and public relations campaigns, Adrien Fallu, marketing, communication and digital director for Turner France and Africa said:

“We are so pleased with the results achieved with all our local partners. Cartoon Network enjoys a strong following on the continent, and we continually strive to create a viewing experience that resonates with our African audience. Our localisation strategy that identifies the cultural differences of our African markets, and which we have implemented for the three years, has undoubtedly contributed to the winning of all these amazing awards.”

https://www.mediaupdate.co.za/media/143829/cartoon-network-celebrates-a-string-of-awards-at-three-separate-events

Cartoon Network Africa Wins A SABRE Gold Award For Cartoon Network Buddy Network

Cartoon Network Africa Wins A SABRE Gold Award For Cartoon Network Buddy Network

Cartoon Network Africa Wins A SABRE Gold Award For Cartoon Network Buddy Network

Cartoon Network Africa has won an African SABRE (Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation & Engagement) Gold Award in the Public Education category for their anti-bullying campaign – Cartoon Network Buddy Network. The initiative encourages children to be friendly to each other and report and speak out against bullying in schools. Cartoon Network Buddy Network was rolled out for the first time in Africa last year after a successful rollout in Europe.

In Africa, the campaign was developed in co-operation with Childline South Africa. Olympic gold medalist track and field sprinter, Wayde van Niekerk represented the campaign as a Buddy Network ambassador. The campaign made use of animation, video content and storytelling to inform kids about bullying and how they can put an end to it. The award was presented to Robyn De Villiers, chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller Africa (Cartoon Network’s PR agency for Africa) and Aude Bousseau, the marketing and PR manager of Turner Africa. Cartoon Network Africa has also won a 2017 African Excellence Award in the “Content Marketing” category for Buddy Network, the 2017 African Excellence Awards ceremony will take place on 29th June in Johannesburg, South Africa.

http://beabuddy.cartoonnetworkhq.com/

Cartoon Network also won an African SABRE Certificate of Excellence in the “Marketing an Existing Product to Consumers” for the relaunch of The Powerpuff Girls animated series in collaboration with jazz-electro-hip-pop musician – Toya Delazy. Toya specially produced a reworked version of The Powerpuff Girls 2016 reboot theme song for the African market and performed at the Powerpuff Girls Art Factory exhibit launch night in Cape Town, South Africa on 4th April this year.

Commenting on the awards, Pierre Branco, VP and managing director of Turner France, Portugal and Africa said:

“We here at Turner strive for excellence in everything that we do and constantly try to break boundaries in order to achieve great things.”

The 2017 African SABRE Awards were held last Thursday (11/05/2017) in Marrakesh, Morocco as part of the APRA (African Public Relations Association) annual conference.

http://thepowerpuffgirls.cartoonnetworkhq.com/

http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/410/18/161908.html

Barbara Funke Appointed New Director Of Marketing And PR For Turner Central And Eastern Europe

Barbara Funke Appointed New Director Of Marketing And PR For Turner Central And Eastern Europe

Barbara Funke Appointed New Director Of Marketing And PR For Turner Central And Eastern Europe

Today (22/03/2016), it was announced that Barbara Funke was appointed as the new Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Turner Broadcasting System Europe’s channels in Central and Eastern Europe. Barbara Funke now has PR and marketing responsibility over Cartoon Network and Boomerang (as well as TNT) feeds in Central and Eastern Europe (which includes Germany, the Benelux countries, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Russia). She reports to Malgosia Chapman, Vice President Brand & Content Engagement for Turner Central and Eastern Europe and is based in Munich and previously had employment at Spin Master Toys and Walt Disney Germany.

Malgosia Chapman, Vice President Brand & Content Engagement for Turner Central and Eastern Europe made this statement regarding Barbara Funke’s new role (translated):

“With Barbara Funke, we have gained a proven expert in communication for our team. Thanks to her experience in the areas of free TV, home entertainment and product marketing will particularly help during the forthcoming repositioning of our TNT channel portfolio and in further strengthening our kids channel brands.”

http://www.dwdl.de/nachrichten/55169/turner_neue_marketingchefin_kommt_von_servus_tv/
http://www.paginademedia.ro/2016/03/turner-are-un-nou-director-de-marketing-si-pr-pentru-televiziunile-din-europa-centrala-si-de-est