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March 02, 2017

We’re hiring for 13 new roles to join our team!

Junkee Media is going through a phase of rapid expansion, and as part of that we are looking for exceptional people to join our growing teams in Sydney and Melbourne. The roles cover editorial, native, events and marketing to join the leading Millennials publisher and agency in Australia. The roles are: Staff Writer, Junkee Multimedia...  Read More »

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July 21, 2016

Junkee Media Promotions and New Hires

Junkee Media has promoted entertainment and features editor Meg Watson to the role of editor of JUNKEE. Watson, who will be based at Junkee Media’s Melbourne office, joined Junkee as weekend editor in 2014 before joining the publishing company as a full-time staff writer last year. She was promoted to entertainment and features editor four months ago….  ...  Read More »

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July 20, 2016

Junkee Media Has Been Named As Finalist In Three Categories In The 2016 Publish Awards

This year’s Publish Award finalists have been announced and Junkee Media has made the cut for not one but three awards. The Publish Awards recognises the top print and online publishers and this year Junkee Media CEO Neil Ackland has been shortlisted for Publish Executive of the year, JUNKEE’s American Act has been nominated for Best use of short-form video, and...  Read More »

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June 24, 2016

Junkee Media Are Acquired By oOh!media

We’re proud to announce that Junkee Media has been acquired by diversified location based media company oOh!media, representing an exciting new chapter for both companies. The acquisition bolsters Junkee Media as one of Australia’s fastest growing and most innovative Millennial focused new media companies. Junkee Media CEO Neil Ackland said, “We are very excited to...  Read More »

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May 01, 2016

Junkee’s “Junket” Is Back

We’re excited to announce that Junket, the un-conference hosted by our pop-culture and opinion site JUNKEE is returning this year September 25-27. We’re inviting some of Australia’s best and brightest Millennial influencers to share ideas, get advice, be inspired, innovate, teach, learn, network and have fun — all with the (suitably ambitious) aim of helping set...  Read More »

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January 20, 2016

Junkee.com Lands Two Articles In The Most Shared Stories of 2015

Junkee Media’s pop culture website Junkee.com has been landed two stories in the Top 10 Most Shared Stories in Australian media in 2015, according to the Share Wars website. Proving that cats are indeed the unofficial mascot of the Internet, “Today Is Also ‘St Gertrude’s Day'; Celebrate The Patron Saint Of Cats” scored #2 most-shared article...  Read More »

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December 18, 2015

Junkee Media Announces New Title “The Cusp”

Junkee Media and Westpac have today announced the launch of a new media title, The Cusp, designed to provide Australians with engaging and relevant content about their money, their career and their wellbeing. TheCusp.com.au is mobile-first and aims to inform and inspire 18-35 year old Australians by sharing real life stories from motivated young people...  Read More »

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September 07, 2015

Red Bull’s Head of Brand Marketing Joins Junkee Media

Red Bull’s former Head of Brand Marketing Josh Rich has joined Junkee Media in a new role as the General Manager of Junkee Studio. Rich has spent the last two years as Head of Brand Marketing for the energy drink manufacturer, helping them diversify the Red Bull brand away from just a beverage manufacturer into a media and...  Read More »

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July 01, 2015

Sound Alliance Rebrands as Junkee Media Following Rapid Transformation and Growth

Australia’s leading independent youth publisher, Sound Alliance, has today announced a rebrand and repositioning to Junkee Media following a period of rapid transformation and growth. The change more directly reflects the focus of the new media company as innovations in mobile, video, social and native content pioneered by the launch of pop-culture title Junkee flow...  Read More »

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