MediaWorks in New Zealand has appointed Charlotte McLauchlan (pictured) as group head of communications.
In this role, McLauchlan will oversee external communications, corporate affairs and internal communications for the group which includes TV3, FOUR and The Edge TV; radio brands The Edge, The Rock, More FM, The Breeze, The Sound, Mai FM, George FM, Magic, and RadioLIVE; a network of websites including 3news.co.nz and 3NOW and a family of mobile and tablet apps.
McLauchlan joins MediaWorks from Australia’s largest content producer, Shine Australia, where she headed up the communications and publicity team and was responsible for Shine’s corporate communications as well as the publicity for its broad slate of content.
Before joining Shine, McLauchlan was Publicity Manager at Channel 4 in London.
McLauchlan said: “After four amazing years with Shine Australia, it is a privilege to be returning home to New Zealand to join the MediaWorks team in what is a pivotal time for the business. With brands that touch almost all New Zealanders, the role presents a fascinating and demanding challenge – I can’t wait to get started.”
McLauchlan takes up her new role with MediaWorks on August 26. She replaces Rachel Lorimer who is now head of communications at St John in Auckland.