FCM Travel Solutions Partners with NZME to Deliver Innovative Digital Video News Show

Media Releases 11 Apr 2016

Leading travel management company, FCM Travel Solutions, has today announced they will be the exclusive launch sponsor for NZMEs new digital news show – NZ Herald Focus – launching later this month.

Powered by the NZME newsroom – the home of the New Zealand Herald, Newstalk ZB and Radio Sport – NZ Herald Focus will give audiences news, business, sport and entertainment in the format they need, on the devices they love. 

FCM Travel Solutions NZ general manager Andy Jack says the partnership is evidence of FCMs commitment to being innovative industry leaders, helping to keep existing and prospective customers ‘in the know’. “The partnership reflects FCMs focus on redefining travel management, showing our drive to fostering further growth, progression and ambition within the industry.” 

In addition to providing the latest news headlines, the show will be offering opinion, analysis and insights from some of New Zealand’s key thought leaders and journalists. Where appropriate representatives from FCM Travel Solutions will be among those featured on the show.

NZME Chief Commercial Officer Laura Maxwell says, "FCM Travel Solutions is an innovator in providing streamlined information to business travellers, and the partnership with NZ Herald Focus is a natural fit for both parties.  It’s a great way to link the FCM brand with New Zealand’s leading news brand, on the NZME video news offering that will be delivered across all devices. It’s perfect for the business traveler, who is on the go and still wants to stay in the know.  NZ Herald Focus is just another example of the innovative solutions NZME is creating for marketers to reach audiences across a full breadth of channels, every day.” 

NZ Herald Focus will be broadcast from NZME’s new state-of-the-art newsroom multiple times a day and be hosted by Tristram Clayton (ex Campbell Live), Laura McGoldrick (NZME, SKY Sport), Niva Retimanu (Newstalk ZB) and New Zealand’s leading sports broadcaster, Tony Veitch. Guest appearances from key NZME journalists and broadcasters will also occur.