As a leading force in promoting creativity in the South African advertising industry, the Creative Circle says that it is committed to fostering dialogue, sharing insights and celebrating the innovative spirit that drives creativity forward.

According to Creartive Circle, the podcast serves as an extension of this, offering listeners a platform to delve deeper into the latest trends, success stories and thought-provoking discussions shaping the advertising landscape.

The inaugural first episode Best of 2023 aims to offer a retrospective look at the most impactful and creative ads of 2023. The episode is guest-hosted by:

  • Carl Willoughby, chief creative officer of TBWA \ Hunt Lascaris (and newly appointed Creative Circle chairperson)
  • Sibusiso Sitole, cofounder and chief creative officer of The Odd Number, and
  • Roanna Williams, chief creative officer of Boundless.

"We are excited to launch Talking in Creative Circles as the official podcast of the Creative Circle," says Willoughby. "We invite our audience to join us on this exciting journey as we explore engaging content that reflects the vibrant spirit of our industry."

Listeners are encouraged to share their suggestions and feedback by emailing [email protected]. Additionally, the Creative Circle will include announcements about the podcast as part of its newsletter.

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