Raheem Akingbolu, a senior brand writer for Thisday newspaper recently published an article about the top media companies to watch in 2019. The article listed the media companies he believed “pulled off some laudable feats” in 2018 despite the lull in business activities in 2018. He believes that these companies were able to position themselves for 2019 with the feats they accomplished in 2018. Here are some of the media companies listed in the article and why they deserve to be on the list according to the article.
XLR8 falls on Raheem Akingbolu’s list of media companies to watch in 2019 because he believes that the agency achieved a lot in 2018. He believes that these achievements helped the agency enter this New Year with renewed vigour to help its clientele remain ahead of the curve. One of XLR8’s numerous achievements from last year includes the award of ‘Public Relations Consultancy of the Year’ at the 2018 edition of Lagos Public Relations Industry Gala and Awards (LAPRIGA).
Akingbolu attributed Noah’s Ark’s back to back nominations at the African Cristal Awards, to why he believe it’s an agency to watch. He also applauded the company’s impressive performance throughout 2018. Noah’s Ark showed its class among the league of new generations and that’s why it lands on the list.
Akingbolu stated that X3M Ideas was one of the best creative agencies in Nigeria. He applauded the company for making Nigeria proud at the African Cristal Award in Morocco
THISDAY/ARISE TV also appeared on the list of media companies to watch. He stated that the two brands played major roles in shaping business in 2018. According to the article, the two brands also played roles in business and political developments.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K)
Akingbolu believes that the company will be able to build on its company’s existing strong presence in Sub- Saharan Africa to make it a major contender.
The article stated that with PR Redline’s new business approach which promises to be more engaging and innovative. The PR agency would definitely make a remarkable impact and is an agency to watch in 2019.
Black House Media Limited
BHM Limited falls on the list of media companies to watch because of its continued dedication to providing engaging platforms and other innovations.
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