Category Archives: advertising

Three projects in three films: my time at ESI Media

Recently I finished a sixteen-month stint as the head of audience and insight at ESI Media, the publishers of The Independent and Evening Standard. My time there was bookended my two monumental events in British newspaper history. The Independent print … Continue reading

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The characters of UK cities and out-of-home ad exposure

Earlier this year I delivered my second piece of analysis for Route Research Ltd. My first project for them had looked at the topic of commuting and the impact of commuting on out-of-home (OOH) ad exposure. This time around I … Continue reading

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Brexit: Blitz or Bug, there’s a capital idea for advertisers

This is a piece I wrote whilst working on a contract as the Interim Head of Audience and Insight at ESI Media.  I wrote it to suggest an angle for a piece written by ESI Commercial’s Managing Director, Jon O’Donnell. … Continue reading

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Robo-journalism: The future is arriving quickly

This is a piece that I wrote for The Media Briefing. It can be seen in situ (including links to source articles) here. The number of UK employed journalists has declined by 6,000 (9%) since 2013 as publishers have had … Continue reading

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Exposure to out of home advertising isn’t just about time in public places

Last month I blogged about a project I’d undertaken for Route Research Ltd. They produce research for the Out of Home industry. I was commissioned by Route to find the stories in the GPS data and questionnaire data that they … Continue reading

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How the Outdoor ad industry measures itself – and what it tells us about our morning commutes

This is an article I wrote for The Media Briefing about the work I did for Route Research Limited. It can be found on Media Briefing here. They commissioned me to ‘find the stories’ in their data and the commuting … Continue reading

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