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Woolworths Taste says farewell in print, embraces digital-first future
After 21 years of gracing Woolworths’ shelves and inspiring home cooks across South Africa, Taste has published its final bi-monthly print edition. This comes as the brand celebrates a new milestone in June: a footprint of 1,175,000 consumers across all its channels and a total reach of 11,858,000 (a 25% increase on the previous month). 15 Jul 2024 Read more

New Media report unveils trends shaping video marketing in SA
Following the 2023 launch of its in-house multimedia agency, Reddish Blue, New Media has unveiled The Video of Things. This comprehensive trends report, a collaborative effort between Reddish Blue and New Media’s Research & Insights division, leverages New Media’s 25 years of content marketing experience to deliver unique insights into the ever-evolving world of moving content. 19 Jun 2024 Read more

Woolworths Taste cracks the worldwide top 10
The South African recipe website is ranked fifth globally, according to SimilarWeb’s recent stats. 23 May 2024 Read more

The 2024 Eat Out magazine is on shelves!
The latest edition offers readers an immersive experience of South Africa’s restaurant scene through the lens of those creating culinary excellence. 10 May 2024 Read more

Eat Out unveils more robust judging process
In its ongoing mission to champion the South African restaurant industry, Eat Out is announcing an update to the way it identifies and celebrates the best of the best from across the country. 28 Mar 2024 Read more

Iconic Taste brand embraces a digital-first future
It’s official: Woolworths Taste now reaches over one million consumers monthly across all its digital platforms. The reported figures for February 2024 stood at 1,044,002 - a new high for the award-winning retail brand. As a result of this unprecedented growth, Woolworths now intends to expand its efforts in the food content space by increasing, but also consolidating, all its investment into Taste’s digital growth. This means the 190th issue of Woolworths Taste, July/August 2024, will be the last bi-monthly print magazine to be published by the brand. 5 Mar 2024 Read more

New Media presses play on agile new video agency
Ready for action: South Africa’s newest 25-year-old video agency flips the script on affordable, story-driven video content. 1 Dec 2023 Read more

Taste’s Loadshedding Cookbook lights up London awards
Woolworths Taste’s ingenious Loadshedding Cookbook took top honours at the International Content Marketing Awards in London, winning gold in the highly competitive Best Use of Print category. 27 Nov 2023 Read more

Food24 launches Food24 Baby, in collaboration with Parent Sense
New Media-owned Food24 has launched Food24 Baby, an online portal dedicated to helping parents navigate the challenges and joys of weaning. 10 Nov 2023 Read more

Gold, gold and more gold for New Media in New York
New Media scored a trifecta at the prestigious 2023 Eddie & Ozzie Awards, taking top honours in three hotly contested categories. 27 Oct 2023 Read more

Woolworths Taste: 20 years and still cooking!
Launched in 2003 by New Media on behalf of Woolworths, with the intention of becoming "the best food magazine in the world", Woolworths Taste celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. 4 Sep 2023 Read more

New Media launches AI content solution for small businesses harnesses the award-winning content marketing agency's storytelling experience and tech expertise, empowering businesses with limited marketing budgets to generate their own high-quality content. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

Don't let load shedding ruin your dinner!
Woolworths Taste publishes "The Loadshedding Cookbook". 4 Aug 2023 Read more

New Media bags 14 international awards in 2022
New Media has had one of its best award seasons on record, with the South African content marketing agency winning big in New York and London. 6 Feb 2023 Read more

The Eat Out Woolworths Restaurant Awards return with a bang!
Following a break of exactly three years, three days and 23 hours, the Eat Out Restaurant Awards returned on Sunday, 20 November, with Woolworths as the headline sponsor. 5 Dec 2022 Read more

New Media wins 2 trophies with Vodacom at New Generation Awards
The Vodacom now! blog, for which New Media produces articles and videos, has won gold for Blogging Excellence at the 10th annual New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards. New Media's Vodacom team also took silver for Best Online Newsletter. 5 Oct 2022 Read more

It's 4 golds for New Media in New York
New Media took top honours in three hotly contested categories as well as a prestigious Special Recognition award at the 2022 Folio Awards 16 Sep 2022 Read more

New Media creative director paints New York purple!
New Media and Visi creative director Mark Serra has won the Art Director of the Year special recognition award at the 2022 Eddie & Ozzie Awards. 14 Sep 2022 Read more

Swipe iX and New Media launch joint innovation lab
Swipe iX, New Media's in-house digital solutions agency, has welcomed Gaynor Johnson as the head of its newly launched innovation lab. 23 Aug 2022 Read more

New Media x Swipe iX win gold for content and tech excellence in New York
Leading content marketing agency New Media and its in-house tech solutions agency, Swipe iX, have won the Best Use of Technology as Part of a Content Marketing Program category at the 2022 Content Marketing Awards in New York. 3 Aug 2022 Read more

New Media-owned Swipe iX launches design thinking offering
Technology solutions agency Swipe iX has launched Swipe Synergy, a design thinking function to complement its service offering and unlock new opportunities for clients. 22 Jul 2022 Read more

New Media publishes report on the changing world of work
In the Internal Comms Trends Tracker 2021-22, New Media's specialist internal communications team takes a deep dive into our hybrid working reality and the new work trends that are already starting to emerge. 14 Apr 2022 Read more

Woolworths partners with the Eat Out Restaurant Awards
Celebrating excellence, resilience and quality, the Eat Out Restaurant Awards are back with Woolworths as the title sponsor. 8 Apr 2022 Read more

VISI wins gold at The GAPP Awards
New Media and CTP Printers scooped top honours at the prestigious print quality competition. 31 Mar 2022 Read more

New Media announces head of new Story Station division
New Media has announced the promotion of Jeanine Boshoff to division head for the content marketing agency's newly launched Story Station. Jeanine will lead a team of over 30 content experts working on some of the country's biggest brands, as well as New Media's own titles: Eat Out, Food24 and VISI. 3 Mar 2022 Read more

The Eat Out Restaurant Awards are back with a celebrated new chief judge
It's time to officially acknowledge what the industry has achieved amid all the challenges. 10 Dec 2021 Read more

New Media and Swipe iX win gold in London
New Media scooped six awards at the 2021 International Content Marketing Awards, including one with in-house tech solutions agency Swipe iX. 1 Dec 2021 Read more

New Media wins big in New York
South Africa's leading content marketing agency has taken a big bite of the Big Apple, with its work on Woolworths TASTE receiving special recognition. 20 Oct 2021 Read more

The Food24 McCain Cookbook Creator makes Mother's Day gifting easy
Food24 and McCain have collaborated on a digital-to-print product that takes personalisation to a new level. 6 May 2021 Read more

Eat Out reflects on a difficult year for SA's restaurants
New Media's Eat Out has launched The Year We platform to mark the highs, lows and 'in-betweens' experienced by the restaurant industry in the time of Covid-19. 26 Mar 2021 Read more

Print + digital = a winning formula for Woolworths Taste
Woolworths Taste continues to hold its own, with a 13% increase in circulation in 2020 Q4 and unprecedented online performance in January 2021. 18 Feb 2021 Read more

New Media grabs gold for blogging excellence at New Gen Awards
The Vodacom now! blog, for which New Media produces articles and videos, won the Gold award for Blogging Excellence at the eighth annual New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards. 30 Sep 2020 Read more

Woolworths Taste draws a crowd
Woolworths Taste continues to inspire foodies during lockdown, says New Media. 14 Aug 2020 Read more

A freshened up Food24 brings smart inspiration to SA's kitchens
New Media, the owner of Food24 and Eat Out, has launched a brand-new, fully responsive Food24 website. Built by New Media's in-house dev agency, Swipe iX, the new site mixes Food24's 18-year legacy of 15,000 recipes and 7,000 food articles with a beautiful new look and smart tech under the hood. 1 Jul 2020 Read more

New Media changes the content marketing game with the acquisition of digital solutions agency Swipe iX
New Media, South Africa's leading content agency for over 20 years, today announced that they had finalised the purchase agreement for Swipe iX. Established in 2014, Swipe iX is a digital solutions and specialist development house with a reputation for exceptional technical execution led by deep business intelligence skills. 4 Jun 2020 Read more

Cooking up a storm: SA food media thrives under lockdown
Trends show that food and recipe content is hotter than ever, with South Africans finding their flavour in Woolworths TASTE and Food24, says New Media. 29 May 2020 Read more

Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund reaches R1m
The Restaurant Relief Fund, developed by Eat Out owner New Media, is currently assisting 32 restaurants in seven provinces, helping them make over half a million meals in May for hungry people across South Africa. 15 May 2020 Read more

Gold for New Media in New York
Innovation has brought South Africa's leading content marketing agency yet more international recognition. New Media scooped four Gold Awards (category wins) and a host of honourable mentions at the 2019 Folio Awards in New York City on 30 October. 1 Nov 2019 Read more

New Media's Internal Communication division venerated at publication awards
The Internal Communications team at New Media walked away with several prominent awards at the prestigious South Africa Publication Forum's 18th annual SAPF Awards, which took place on Friday, 13 September. 26 Sep 2019 Read more

Brent Smith
The biggest trend in internal communications is providing employees with social media platforms. For those of us old enough to remember the early days of Facebook, when many companies blocked work-time access to Zuck's empire, this may be a revelation. But it makes perfect sense. Enterprise social network (ESN) platforms mimic the functionality of their "real-world" counterparts. And chances are if your employees "like", "comment" and "share" to engage with their friends and family, they'd like to do the same with their co-workers. 9 Jul 2019 Read more

Internal communications key to job satisfaction of South Africans - new research shows
Groundbreaking research into the internal communications landscape in South Africa delivers much-needed data to help frame employee engagement strategies. 7 Jun 2019 Read more

How VISI magazine made it to 100 issues and is continuing to survive and thrive
VISI magazine is celebrating 20 years and 100 issues, something of a publishing triumph amid cutbacks and global declines in circulation. In February, the bumper collector's edition - at 356 pages, VISI's largest issue to date and arguably the thickest local magazine out there - hit newsstands. 4 Apr 2019 Read more

VISI 100th issue hits the stands
South Africa's preeminent design, architecture and interiors magazine, VISI, is celebrating 100 issues. First launched as an annual in 1998, the February/March 2019 edition marks a tremendous milestone for this highly regarded publication that has consistently recognised and supported local creativity and been awarded for its thought-leading, boundary-pushing approach. 19 Feb 2019 Read more

VISI 100 Collector's Box goes live
South Africa's preeminent design, architecture and interiors magazine, VISI, is celebrating 100 issues. First launched as an annual in 1998, the February/March 2019 edition marks a tremendous milestone for this highly regarded publication that has consistently recognised and supported local creativity and been awarded for its thought-leading, boundary-pushing approach. 14 Dec 2018 Read more

New Media shines in New York
New Media continues to rake in the awards with a category clean-up at the Pearl Awards, which were held in New York last Friday. In the Best Print Experience (B2C) category, New Media won both the gold and silver awards with their publications for Sanlam and Woolworths. 11 Dec 2018 Read more

Woolworths and New Media's TASTE bags gold at Folio Awards in New York
Woolworths' TASTE magazine, published by New Media, has won a highly prestigious Gold Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Award for Overall Editorial Excellence in Custom/Content Marketing. This year's awards took place on Tuesday, 9 October, in New York. 11 Oct 2018 Read more

New Media publication (VISI) wins global design award
Ahead of its much-anticipated 100th issue in early 2019, New Media-owned décor, design and architecture brand VISI has been awarded the A'Design Award for Best Design Media. 21 Sep 2018 Read more

The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards
New Media's Internal Communications team scooped multiple awards at the SA Publication Forum's 17th annual SAPF Awards, which took place on Friday. These wins are in the Best Communication Innovation category and the One-off Publication category (where the team took all three places). 17 Sep 2018 Read more

Food24 migrates to New Media
Food24, one of South Africa's biggest online food platforms, will migrate to New Media on 1 October 2018 to become part of the agency's growing food focus. The move signals a step-change for the beloved brand, integrating with the experts in the food space within the Media24 group. 3 Jul 2018 Read more

Sporting magazine keeps hitting fairway
In February 2018, New Media will release the 268th issue of Golf Digest, making it one of the country's longest running sports magazines. The March issue (on shelf from 19 February) is the iconic Top 100 Edition. The prestigious course ranking was first published in 1998, and this year will mark its 20th anniversary. 9 Feb 2018 Read more

SA's biggest restaurant awards adapts to international trends
New Media has announced exciting changes for Eat Out, SA's best guide to SA's best food, for 2018. 9 Jan 2018 Read more

Health is strong at New Media
New Media has strengthened and expanded its Health and Sports Division by welcoming Thomas Okes on board as Brand Editor on the Mediclinic account. 24 Oct 2017 Read more

New Media wins gold in New York
New Media was awarded gold for VISI, the agency's own design and décor title, at the prestigious Folio's 2017 Eddie & Ozzie Awards Luncheon in New York City on Wednesday. 13 Oct 2017 Read more

SA's top food platforms join forces for new online video cooking series
What would world-class chefs Luke Dale-Roberts and Reuben Riffel do with a humble mac 'n cheese if they were to serve it in their restaurants? And, more importantly, who'd do it better? Find out in Test the Best, a new video series that challenges South Africa's top chefs to battle it out over simple dishes that we'd all love to see given a makeover. The series is presented by Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp and brought to you by Eat Out and Food24, South Africa's biggest foodie platforms. 27 Sep 2017 Read more

Bankmed chooses New Media as content partner
Bankmed has appointed New Media to publish Bankmed Bounce magazine. After a competitive pitch process New Media has been awarded the business and will be producing two printed magazines per annum, with a print run of over 115,000 copies, as well as ongoing digital content for Bankmed's various digital platforms. November will be the first issue published by New Media. 19 Jun 2017 Read more

Aileen Lamb appointed as new MD of New Media
New Media has announced that managing director Bridget McCarney has been promoted to CEO of the New Media group of companies, and that Aileen Lamb, current general manager of the consumer division, has been appointed as managing director. These changes are effective from 1 April 2017. 2 Mar 2017 Read more

South Africa's Top 100 Golf Courses now available
The annual Golf Digest Top 100 is on the shelves from 22 February 2016. Golf Digest has been at the forefront of ranking South African golf courses since the late 1990s and the 2016 biennial ranking, brought to you by BMW, has delivered plenty of surprises. 18 Feb 2016 Read more

New Media paints New York gold
Two separate international events in New York - the prestigious Pearl Awards and the Eddies & Ozzies - have honoured work from Cape Town-based content marketers, New Media, with multiple gold awards. 25 Nov 2015 Read more

New Media and Yuppiechef team up for an SA first
New Media is thrilled to announce the arrival of TABLE, a brand-new quarterly food magazine created in partnership with award-winning online retailer Yuppiechef. 12 Nov 2015 Read more

Woolworths TASTE has a brand-new look!
After more than a decade of keeping Woolworths food customers well fed, SA's favourite food title ups its game this month. The November issue features a cover and design overhaul and serves as the launchpad for the brand's new multi-platform strategy. This issue also features TASTE's first "augmented reality" cover, whereby readers can download an application (Aurasma), hold their smartphone over the image and see a stop-motion video play on their phones: a taste of things to come. 29 Oct 2015 Read more

A first for New Media Books: The Unplugged Cookbook hits the shelves at Woolworths
New Media is proud to announce the publication of the first shiny new title by New Media Books - the new business division launched by the award-winning content marketing agency in July 2015. 26 Oct 2015 Read more

New Media to launch brand new Shimmy Style magazine
South Africa's multi-award winning content marketing agency New Media is proud to announce the addition of yet another prestigious client to its portfolio: the dynamic publishing house has won the Shimmy Beach Club account. Partnering with Cape Town's premier venue, New Media is working on an exciting relaunch of Shimmy Style, an exclusive magazine that offers a glimpse of the ultimate Cape Town lifestyle. 9 Sep 2015 Read more

Spaces 17: The forecast issue
If you're an avid follower of the latest décor trends, the new issue of Plascon Spaces is a must-buy. In it, Plascon shares its 2016 Colour Forecast - a comprehensive guide covering everything from the hues that will dominate next year, to the paint techniques and décor looks that will make your space cutting-edge. 4 Aug 2015 Read more

Announcing top new editor for Woolworths TASTE
New Media is delighted to announce that one of the country's most highly esteemed consumer magazine editors, Kate Wilson, is taking over the editorship for Woolworths TASTE effective 1 July 2015. Wilson takes over from Sumien Brink, who has steered the TASTE editorship since 2003. 13 Jul 2015 Read more

Books Division of New Media to launch in July
Headed by Sumien Brink, current editor-in-chief of Woolworths TASTE, and complemented by the creative force of Crispian Brown, creative director of New Media, the New Media Books Division will launch on 1 July 2015. 19 May 2015 Read more

Janice Roberts named editor of MoneyMarketing magazine
Journalist Janice Roberts is taking over the helm of MoneyMarketing magazine, succeeding Patricia Holburn. 31 Mar 2015 Read more

Eat Out invites all food lovers to nominate their favourite restaurants
South Africa's most loved restaurant guide, Eat Out, is calling on all food lovers to participate in determining the Eat Out 500 - a list of the best restaurants in the country that will be featured in the 2016 edition of Eat Out magazine - by nominating their favourite restaurants. 27 Feb 2015 Read more

New Media closes successful awards season With gold from New York's Eddie & Ozzie Awards
New Media has closed off the company's most successful awards season to date, with a gold award at New York's prestigious Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. 18 Dec 2014 Read more

Samantha Morgan appointed editor of Environmental Management magazine
Samantha Morgan has been appointed editor of southern Africa's leading sustainability publication, Environmental Management magazine. 25 Nov 2014 Read more

100 exclusive bottles of wine created by wine experts to celebrate 100 issues of Woolworths TASTE magazine
After more than a decade of delectable indulgence leading the foodie revolution in South Africa, Woolworths TASTE magazine celebrates its 100th edition with a collector's issue and a limited-release wine. 29 Oct 2014 Read more

New Media brings four awards from New York's Pearl Awards to South Africa
South African expertise in content marketing has yet again been recognised on an international stage with New Media taking home four awards at the prestigious Pearl Awards held in New York this week.. 14 Oct 2014 Read more

Jacquie Myburgh Chemaly appointed editor of Leading Architecture and Design magazine
Seasoned design and lifestyle journalist Jacquie Myburgh Chemaly takes over at the helm of Leading Architecture and Design this month, succeeding previous editor Gregg Cocking. 10 Oct 2014 Read more

New Media launches Quench magazine for Amalgamated Beverage Industries
New Media, South Africa's leading multi-platform content marketing agency, has secured the contract to produce and publish Quench magazine, a communications vehicle for Amalgamated Beverage Industries (ABI). 12 Jun 2014 Read more

New Media brings the 'magic' of augmented reality to Ackermans Club magazine
Following digital successes for other client publications, New Media brings the latest issue of Ackermans Club magazine to life using the power of augmented reality (AR). 24 Apr 2014 Read more

Chris Borain appointed Head of New Business at New Media
Chris Borain has been appointed Head of New Business at New Media, South Africa's leading multi-platform content marketing agency. 23 Apr 2014 Read more

The magic of makeovers
On shelf since 24 March, Plascon Spaces' makeover issue enables its readers to revamp and revive their homes with Plascon's wide palette of hues. 4 Apr 2014 Read more

PICA Awards painted purple by New Media wins
New Media has emerged victorious at the 44th annual PICA awards held in Johannesburg. 19 Nov 2013 Read more

Decio Lourenco, the fearless 24-year-old downhill skateboarder and YouTube star who set off a Cape Town speed camera earlier this year, is caught speeding down steep passes again, this time in a tango with the new Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG on the treacherous Franschhoek Pass, in a thrilling video produced for, the Mercedes-Benz South Africa online lifestyle portal. 4 Oct 2013 Read more

Ackermans Club magazine follows the fashion
The Ackermans Club magazine has taken a fashion-forward step by switching to a handbag-sized print format, starting with the July/August edition. 25 Jul 2013 Read more

New Media spreads the love this Mandela Day, PBJ-style
This Mandela Day, employees of New Media in Cape Town swopped their keyboards and storyboards for peanut butter and jam. 19 Jul 2013 Read more

In search of the 'Eat Out 500'
SA restaurants, crank up those gas burners: 2014's revamped Eat Out magazine is offering you the opportunity to feature in next year's guide to South Africa's top 500 restaurants. In order to be considered, restaurants must submit an easy-to-complete form (downloadable pdf) or online form, at no cost, by 30 June 2013. 7 Jun 2013 Read more

City Press celebrates '100 World Class South Africans' - in augmented reality-style
South Africa now has its first compilation of 100 most extraordinary achievers, with the launch of City Press's inaugural '100 World Class South Africans' on Sunday, 28 April. 26 Apr 2013 Read more

Eat Out and speak out... online
Eat Out is inviting its audience of food lovers to have a say in the next step of the brand's evolution, through an online survey on, which will go live on 20 February. 19 Feb 2013 Read more

Cross-stitch a magazine cover? That's VISI for you!
In the out-of-the box world of VISI, old is new, DIY is hip, recycling is on trend and cross-stitching is no longer exclusively granny territory. 31 Jan 2013 Read more

New Media's got the right brew for SAB employee mag
The creativity and strategic thinking of leading content marketer New Media are clearly on tap, as evidenced by their recent win of a competitive pitch for the publication of SAB Leaders Magazine. 23 Nov 2012 Read more

New Media continues winning streak
From New York, to Cape Town and Johannesburg, New Media continued their award-winning streak of 2012 at the PICAs last night. Plascon Spaces scooped top honours in the Visual Production of the Year category and New Media also hauled in nine Highly Commended accolades for their consumer and customer titles including Woolworths TASTE, Eat Out, Siyasiza, Ackermans Club, Mediclinic Family and Mercedes Benz. 16 Nov 2012 Read more

Following hot on the heels of scooping the Galliovas top award for Best Food Writer of the Year, leading content marketer New Media's multiple award-winning publication Woolworths TASTE's digital platform,, took home three prizes at last night's 2012 Bookmark Awards. 5 Nov 2012 Read more

South African décor magazine VISI announced the winners of their annual Absolut VISI Designer of the Year awards on Friday, 2 March. The awards, which aim to recognise and reward South Africa's top designs, were handed out at a jungle-themed ceremony and party held at Wembley Square Two in Cape Town. 9 Mar 2012 Read more

New award for best SA food blog announced as part of annual Eat In Awards
Keeping things local is what the 2012 Eat In DStv Food Network Produce Awards is all about. Against this background, Eat In - the ultimate foodie shopping guide that takes the form of an annual magazine and - has announced a new award for best local food blog this year. 8 Feb 2012 Read more

New Media invests in strategic digital training
Designed to allow NMP to continue leading the field of content marketing in South Africa, World Wide Creative's "Heavy Chef" Digital Marketing Course was tailored specifically to re-skill each team at NMP, allowing them to align and implement overarching strategies through multiple channels. It covers various technologies, how to drive traffic, evaluate and understand audiences and how to commercialise their publishing activities to build profitable online communities. 23 Feb 2011 Read more

Big five win for New Media
For the second consecutive year, New Media (NMP) won Customer Magazine of the Year last night for Woolworths Taste at the annual MPASA Pica Awards. There was a tower of trophies at New Media's (NMP) table as the team collected no less that five category wins, more than any other team. 17 Nov 2010 Read more

New Media leads the 2010 SA Publication Forum Awards
HIP2B², published by New Media (NMP) on behalf of BSquare Communications, walked away with the coveted prize for South Africa's best corporate publication at the 2010 SA Publication Forum Awards last week. Titles from NMP left the event with an armful of trophies and certificates, topping no less than five categories. Winners include Page, the internal digital magazine for Media24 Magazines, Mercedes produced for Mercedes-Benz SA, Mango Juice the in-flight publication for Mango and Siyasiza the internal magazine for FNB staff. 31 Aug 2010 Read more

NMP awarded prestigious Salie de Swardt Award
A leader in world-class content marketing, New Media (NMP) was awarded the 2010 Media24 Salie de Swardt Award at a gala event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on Tuesday 27 July 2010. 17 Aug 2010 Read more

New Media TASTES success
Woolworths TASTE magazine has topped the custom publishing category at this year's Advantage AdMag Awards. TASTE was awarded for always enhancing Woolworths' positioning as South Africa's premier food store by offering busy food lovers innovative, simple eating-in and entertaining solutions. VISI magazine, the premier décor and design magazine, walked away with a silver award in the décor category. Both titles are published by New Media (NMP), South Africa's leading content marketing company. 19 May 2010 Read more

NMP scores in the pursuit of relevance
Leading South African customer publisher, New Media (NMP) walked away with an armful of trophies at the 40th annual MPASA PICA Awards for publishing and editorial excellence. The five category awards and six highly commended certificates will decorate the publisher's new home on Bree Street in the heart of Cape Town's CBD. 30 Nov 2009 Read more

The Edgars Club magazine celebrates 80 years of fashion - and a new look
South Africans will be celebrating Edgars' 80th birthday in style this September with a special edition of the Edgars Club magazine. From the beautiful gold masthead and gatefold cover - something not seen in consumer or customer magazines in a while - right through to the last page, the magazine is a celebration of everything Edgars has been in the lives of South Africans over the past 80 years. 7 Sep 2009 Read more

Mercedes leads NMP's victory lap at the SA Publication Forum Awards
Mercedes, the customer magazine for Mercedes-Benz South Africa, has taken the overall prize of Best Corporate Publication at the 2009 SA Publication Forum Awards. 4 Sep 2009 Read more

The Prudential Eat Out Restaurant Awards celebrates its tenth anniversary
The spotlight is set to shine on chefs across the country, as the culinary industry prepares for the tenth annual Prudential Eat Out Restaurant Awards. The country's top chefs - Chantel Dartnell (Mosaic, JHB), Laurent Deslandes (Bizerca, CPT) and previous Eat Out Chefs of the Year, Luke Dale-Roberts (La Colombe, CPT) and Richard Carstens - will treat guests to a sublime four-course meal. The glamorous event, which is regarded as the Oscars of the South African restaurant scene, will be held on 22 November at the Westin Grand Hotel in Cape Town. Tickets are available for R650 per person at, but seats are limited. 28 Aug 2009 Read more

Eat Out launches new digital magazine series
Eat Out Best Of Seafood is the first serving in a new series of digital magazines produced by Eat Out in association with Prudential Portfolio Managers. 9 Jun 2009 Read more

Woolworths TASTE responds to global change
Woolworths TASTE has recently undergone a redesign in order to adapt to the changing needs of readers - this since the magazine was launched six years ago. Strategic editorial changes have been made to ensure that it continues to deliver on its promise to make food decisions simple and effective for Woolworths shoppers. 3 Jun 2009 Read more

New Media paints the town gold
From maroon to macaroons, chefs to scientists - New Media [NMP] has it covered with accolades from this year's AdVantage ADmag Awards. Editorial director and industry icon Sumien Brink was honoured as Editor of the Year while NMP titles won two gold and four silver awards. 13 May 2009 Read more

86% more readers for Edgars Club Magazine
Edgars Club Magazine is the most-read fashion and beauty title in South Africa among LSM 8-10 consumers according to the newly released AMPS figures. Readership has climbed by 86% from 1 153 000 [AMPS 06 12 months] to 2 153 000 [AMPS 08B] since New Media [NMP] took on the title. One cannot attribute this growth to circulation alone, which rose by 5% in the period [ABC 920 861 Oct - Dec 08 vs 876 985 Oct-Dec 06]. 14 Apr 2009 Read more

Double triumph for La Colombe at the 2008 Prudential Eat Out Restaurant Awards
La Colombe at Constantia Uitsig in Cape Town has walked away with two prestigious 2008 Prudential Eat Out Restaurant Awards: Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year to chef Luke Dale-Roberts. 3 Dec 2008 Read more

High five for New Media at the PICA Awards
The loudest and most celebratory tables in the Cape Town International Convention Centre last Friday evening belonged to New Media (NMP). Hardly surprising as the company picked up five category wins and four highly commended accolades at the 39th annual Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa's PICA Awards for magazine and publishing excellence. 26 Nov 2008 Read more

Prudential eats out
Prudential Portfolio Managers, one of the world's leading financial service groups and one of the top asset managers in South Africa, has partnered with New Media's Eat Out brand family. The sponsorship, which spans over two years, includes naming rights for the Prudential Eat Out Restaurant Awards and the Eat Out People's Choice in association with Prudential. 15 May 2008 Read more

Relationships strengthened with customer magazines
Five titles in the New Media stable have increased significantly in circulation, according to the latest announcement from the Audited Bureau of Circulation. Dish/Skottel, South Africa's biggest magazine, continues its incline as Multichoice signs on new subscribers. Mango's in-flight magazine, Mango Juice, recorded its first ABC of 14 543 (Oct- Dec 07). 25 Feb 2008 Read more

New Media gets a healthy dose of new business
New Media, SA's leading customer publishing company has won the pitch to publish a new customer magazine for the Netcare group. The magazine will be positioned as a family medical magazine which aims to inform, advise and educate readers who have entered the Netcare network. 18 Feb 2008 Read more

South Africa's leading custom and contract publishing company, New Media (NMP), walked away with no less than eight PICA Awards this year. The company scooped the coveted PICA Premier Customer Magazine of the Year Award for Hip2B2, while acclaimed VISI editor, Sumien Brink was awarded the prestigious Jane Raphaely Award for Editor of the Year (Consumer Publishing), as well as Editor of the Year (Customer Publishing) for the Woolworths TASTE magazine. 27 Nov 2007 Read more

Eat Out ‘foodie Oscars' pay tribute to SA's top 10 restaurants and culinary talent
The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek came out tops in this year's 2007 Eat Out Restaurant Awards, heralded as the ‘Oscars' of South Africa's restaurant industry. 26 Nov 2007 Read more

Reaffirming their conviction that digital is a core extension to their communications offering for clients, New Media (NMP) has appointed Heléne Lindsay as manager of their digital publishing arm New Media Digital (NMD). 12 Oct 2007 Read more

New Media (NMP) recently announced five senior editorial appointments within the group. 4 Oct 2007 Read more

Insig will be revived as a books magazine, a book website and quarterly events in three cities – all of which are aimed at bookclub members. Well-respected celebrities like television personality Ruda Landman, book expert Hettie Scholtz, and acclaimed poet Danie Marais will all play an active role in the magazine. 4 Sep 2007 Read more

How mags get goods into bags
The power of customer magazines in driving profit and increasing customer loyalty cannot be underestimated and any brand strategist or marketer ignoring this powerful medium does so at their peril. This is the core message of the topics and case studies to be covered by the six keynote speakers at South Africa’s first customer publishing conference that takes place on Thursday 15 February, at the Cape Town International Conference Centre. The seminar is hosted by New Media in association with Paarl Media and Sappi. 5 Feb 2007 Read more

New Media's Plascon Colour paints the town with PICAs
New Media's Plascon Colour, winner of the Annuals, Directories, Product Guides and Supplements category, scooped the coveted Sappi PICA Premier Customer Magazine of the Year Award at MPASA's 37th annual industry event.  8 Nov 2006 Read more

Woolworths Taste scoops another Pica on eve of going monthly
"A magazine in a class of its own" is how judges of the 37th annual Sappi Pica awards described Woolworths TASTE magazine that won the category for best Retail and Consumer Goods title.  7 Nov 2006 Read more

New Media toasts publishing excellence - at home and abroad
New Media's Plascon Colour, winner of the Annuals, Directories, Product Guides and Supplements category, scooped the coveted PICA Premier Customer Magazine of the Year Award, while New Media's Woolworths TASTE magazine - described by judges as "A magazine in a class of its own" - won the category for best Retail and Consumer Goods title.  6 Nov 2006 Read more

Strong case for the customer
A growing recognition of the advantages customer titles can offer is further entrenched by the latest ABC quarterly figures (April - July 06), which show more than a quarter percent (28%) increase in the customer title category.  21 Aug 2006 Read more

New Media hits the jackpot
New Media has been awarded the sought after contract to publish Sun International's quarterly customer magazine Privé.  20 Apr 2006 Read more

A week of awards for Woolworths TASTE
Woolworths TASTE further entrenched its position as South Africa's ultimate inspiration for good food and entertaining magazine, by winning the coveted Best Custom Publication Award for the second consecutive year at the 2005 ADvantage Admag Awards, two days after consulting food editor Maranda Engelbrecht was presented her winning trophy from the recent international Gourmet Voice Awards. 11 Apr 2006 Read more

New Media titles triumph
New Media further entrenched its position as one of South Africa's leading contract and consumer publishers at the 2005 ADvantage Admag Awards. 7 Apr 2006 Read more

New Media repeat Mondi finalist lead
For the second consecutive year New Media has received more nominations than any publishing house in the country, with fourteen journalists nominated as finalists in the 16th Annual Mondi Paper Magazine Awards.  22 Mar 2006 Read more

TASTE sales continue to soar
The latest audited ABC circulation figures (July - December 2005) for New Media's flagship customer title Woolworths TASTE magazine, reveal that the magazine has the highest percentage growth within the food and décor category.  12 Feb 2006 Read more