COPA90 hires Natalie Broad as Partnership & Media Sales Director

COPA90 hires Natalie Broad as Partnership & Media Sales Director

COPA90 has boosted its senior team by hiring Natalie Broad to the newly-created role of Partnership & Media Sales Director. Broad will be leading the agency-facing sales team and working on partnerships. She reports ultimately to James Kirkham, Chief Business Officer. Broad is the former Partnerships Manager at global sports media company Perform Group and […]

COPA90 hires Miranda Nagalingam from Comic Relief to engage high profile talent across its platforms

COPA90 hires Miranda Nagalingam from Comic Relief to engage high profile talent across its platforms

COPA90 has hired Miranda Nagalingam from Comic Relief as its new head of talent relations. Nagalingam’s brief is to bring in a diverse range of high profile guests across all COPA90 channels, as well as building on the vibrant mix of in-house talent and influencers associated with the brand, including Poet and Vuj. She will […]

Copa90 launches Euro 2016 Guide on Facebook Messenger

Copa90 has created the ultimate Euro 2016 Guide for fans as a Facebook Messenger chatbot. The Facebook Messenger bot is a first for Copa90, and is designed to house all the key information and news that every fan needs to know during the tournament. The Euro 2016 Guide features content from Copa Collective members, including […]

Copa90 scores Euro 2016 digital content deal with Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines has appointed football content specialist Copa90 to create digital content to support its official sponsorship of the 2016 UEFA European Championship. Content will include the series ‘Meet Europe’s Best’ – the ultimate football road trip – with coverage of Europe’s ‘best fans’ which will explore why international football is so special to them, […]

James Kirkham: Snapchat is now the dominant platform for reportage whether that be funny or chaotic it is always relevant

Once again, the disruption of sports media is paving the way to the changing face of cultural communications. On Tuesday night, West Ham United fans got over excited and ended up throwing bottles at the Manchester United team bus as it arrived at Upton Park. Idiotic and predictable, but not a huge news story. However, […]

Copa90 collaborates with Facebook on the Facebook Football Awards

Copa90 collaborates with Facebook on the Facebook Football Awards

Copa90 is teaming up with Facebook on 2016’s Facebook Football Awards. As part of the partnership, Copa90 has created animated video promos to run worldwide. The annual Facebook Football Awards, which first launched in the UK last year, gives football fans the chance to vote for the season’s top performers. This year, the awards have […]

Footballs become fireballs as Copa90 challenges top freestylers to perform lethal tricks for new must-watch video series

Footballs become fireballs as Copa90 challenges top freestylers to perform lethal tricks for new must-watch video series

Ever wondered what a top corner goal scored with a 1,000-degree flaming football would look like? Well, thanks to Copa90’s scorching new ‘Fireball Football’ video series, you no longer have to wonder. In one of its most ambitious videos to date, Copa90 has challenged the UK’s top football freestylers to attempt their most dangerous tricks by performing with […]

Copa90 launches fan driven pop-up store

Copa90 launches fan driven pop-up store

Copa90, the global football entertainment channel, has launched the first crowd-sourced store for football fans. Shopa90 is like no other merchandise store in that it is entirely fan driven. The shop will openly and transparently ask Copa90s 10 million fans which items they would like to buy. Copa90 has already had requests for everything from stickers, […]

Bigballs Media hires James Kirkham to head Copa90

Bigballs Media hires James Kirkham to head Copa90

Bigballs Media has hired James Kirkham as the head of Copa90 and the chief strategy officer for Bigballs Media Europe. Kirkham, the former head of mobile and social at Leo Burnett Worldwide and co-founder of Holler, has a remit to help build and grow the Copa90 brand, audience, and revenues globally. He will immediately develop […]