Wins spur Nunn Media Sydney to make five new hires

Independent media agency Nunn Media has appointed Richard McCosker as group account director at its Sydney office, as part of five new hires as a result of business wins.

McCosker joins from fellow independent media and marketing agency Frontier Australia where he worked as senior account director. Prior to that he was communications planning director at multinational agency PHD for four years, tasked with leading the planning and strategy across a diverse portfolio including SC Johnson and Ferrero.

He brings with him over 20 years’ experience which includes time spent on both the client and publisher sides, giving him a unique perspective on both client needs and the customer landscape. This includes his former role as marketing manager of Rebel Sport, client strategy manager at Fairfax Media, and strategy director at Southern Cross Austereo.

Richard McCosker and Lien Tran

McCosker said: “The decision to join was a simple one – Nunn Media are extremely well respected by their clients, media partners and among peers. To be part of this next growth phase, helping their clients to succeed, was a brilliant opportunity for me.”

Nunn Media Sydney has also appointed Melanie Otuhouma as channel planning director. She joins from Ooh Media where she was most recently strategic client solutions director. Digital manager James Rigby has joined from Venatus Media, Ashleigh Lord has been appointed as account executive from the Seven Network as has Lien Tran who was most recently at Initiative.

Chris Walton, managing director at Nunn Media, said: “As our business continues to expand we have made a string of new hires across all levels to ensure we continue delivering for our clients. Rich joining us is a key part of this expansion and means we can bring to bear a fantastic depth and breadth of experience at a senior level to help our clients grow. I welcome him, Melanie, James, Ashleigh and Lien to Nunn Media ahead of what’s going to be a big year for the agency.”

The appointments follow Nunn Media’s win of Silversea Cruises and global children’s entertainment company Spin Master for its portfolio of brands including Bakugan, PAW Patrol, Hatchimals, Kinetic Sand and Air Hogs.

With annual billings of $330 million, Nunn Media also works with JB HiFi, GMHBA, Amart, 13CABS, American Tourister, Godfreys, Amcal, and Smile Direct Club. In October 2021 Nunn Media acquired fastest growing performance agency, Alley Group further boosting its capabilities across search, social, programmatic, e-commerce and digital creative.


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