WE AMPLIFY YOUR MESSAGE
WE UNDERSTAND THE MESSAGE
REPUTATION SPANNING 20 YEARS

Big Services

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STRATEGY

Enhance your media & marketing strategies based on audience and market analysis that help uncover niche opportunities to fill your business development vacuums.

BRAND

We develop cohesive and coherent media advertising campaigns that translate into every medium with executions that optimise audience engagement.

PR & REPUTATION

Tell your story as it should be told to internal and external stakeholders with strategic communications campaigns that enhance your reputation.

DIGITAL

We create integrated digital media campaigns and executions that span web design and management, online content and social platforms.

CONTENT

Take control of your written, visual and audio communications with incisive content suited to digital, print and one-to-one engagements.

Who We Are

BIG Media & Marketing, formerly Big Media Publishers, has a proud history of working with leading government, parastatal and private enterprises. We help clients to enhance their reputation by elevating their brands above the noise. We specialise in strategy development, public relations, digital, reputation management, web development and content creation. We have 20 years of track record and experience, making us veterans in a demanding and fast-changing arena.

We specialise in public sector clients because:

* We understand the unique demands of the sector

* We understand the sensitivities

* We understand the message

* We have a 20-year reputation for care and accuracy

  • What do we do?

    We help clients realise full value out of their investment in marketing communications. We produce impactful content to support through-the-line media and marketing communications campaigns focused on communicating our clients’ successes and impact.

    We tell stories about our clients. Stories that engage the imaginations of readers, and change their perceptions. Every organisation has a message for the public, one that will build brand and reputation. But communications can be a treacherous field. Messages can be unnoticed, unread, or worse, misunderstood. We help clients with what to say, how to say it, where to say it.

    Our clients in the public sector include the Departments of Trade and Industry, Environmental Affairs, Energy, the Constitutional Court and GCIS. We have also worked with BrandSA, National Lottery, Freedom Park and the municipalities of Joburg, Cape Town, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni. Corporate and non-profit clients include Vodacom, Nasionale Pers, DStv, Arcelor Mittal, Corruption Watch, Yellowwoods, and Freedom Under Law.

Big People

BIG Media comprises professionals with a breadth and depth of experience in the media and marketing disciplines.
Mandla Mpangase
Mandla Mpangase
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mandla has a career that spans some 20 years managing media and corporate relations at large SA enterprises. He’s passionate about helping clients enhance their brand reputation by telling the stories of how they’re building the economy.
Chris Moerdyk
Chris Moerdyk
STRATEGY LEAD

Chris is considered one of South Africa’s top marketing analysts and advisors for the influential role he has played in the industry. Chris was previously head of strategic planning and public affairs for BMW SA, and has considerable agency experience that spans many decades.
Nigel Fox
Nigel Fox
BRAND POSITIONING LEAD

Nigel brings a wealth of experience working with global brands as a marketing strategist and communicator. His strengths include the ability to analyse corporate, product and services brand marketing strategies to develop effective marketing campaigns.
Ruramai Nhapata
Ruramai Nhapata
DIGITAL LEAD

Ruramai has over 14 years of experience in digital marketing as a web developer, project manager and revenue marketer. She set up and led a regional team of performance marketers for a Fortune 500 company in over 45 countries across the African content.
Johann Barnard
Johann Barnard
CONTENT LEAD


Johann is a journalist whose byline has appeared in leading business, weekly and trade technical journals over the past three decades. This experience translates into an ability to produce clear and effective content for use across multiple media and platforms.
Chris Newton
Chris Newton
TECHNICAL AND WEB DEVELOPMENT LEAD

Chris has more than 20 years’ experience in the IT sector here and abroad, participating in all aspects of the IT project lifecycle. Most work experience has been with Open Source and its associated skills set, including the functional analysis and development of business applications and database design.
 Penelope Mashego
Penelope Mashego
PUBLISHING AND SPECIAL PROJECTS LEAD

Penelope is an experienced business journalist who has written for some of South Africa’s premier print and digital publications. Her time in the newsroom has moulded her into a versatile writer of short form, long form and analytical business pieces. In addition to her journalism background, she has also worked as a business writer and media liaison at a one of the leading four professional services firms.
Lindiwe Motshaba
Lindiwe Motshaba
BUSINESS OPERATIONS LEAD

Lindiwe, a trained accountant, has a solid financial background of over 15 years. In addition to managing day-to-day functioning of BIG Media, she is tasked with developing young talent to take up strategic portfolios within the agency. She is particularly passionate about development of young women.
Lebo Mocwane
Lebo Mocwane
CLIENT SERVICE LEAD

A brand communication specialist with remarkable wealth of client services experience within the advertising industry, Lebo has more than a decade years of integrated brand communication experience. She has worked on a number of leading SA brands across various sectors.

BIG Portfolio

We measure our success not only by the results we produce, but by the long-term relationships we develop with our clients. BIG Media has a strong track record that is surpassed only by our ability to build lasting partnerships that contribute to producing meaningful marketing and communication campaigns.
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