Fairfax impacted by post-election environment

Staff Writer

Fairfax Media have this morning held their AGM.

In the meeting, CEO Greg Hywood has revealed that group revenue is down 6% so far in FY14 compared to the prior year.

This is mainly due to "no sustained uplift in post-election advertising environment."

– Metro Media is down 9%
– Regional Media is down 10%
– New Zealand is up 7% (including currency benefit)
– Broadcasting is in line with last year
– Costs were on target to be in the region of $1.6 billion for the full-year

Read the full presentation from the Fairfax Media AGM here

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