Imagen Insights’ Sinead Lambe and Helena French on idols

Do idols have a place in today's world?


MediaCat Magazine Podcast
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Imagen Insights' Sinead Lambe and Helena French on idols

For this latest podcast MediaCat Magazine‘s Editor Mike Piggott spoke to Sinead Lambe and Helena French of Imagen Insights. Helena is a Client Success Exec. and Sinead is Associate Director of Communications. The conversation focused on the March theme at the magazine, ‘Kill Your Idols‘, specifically in relation to Gen Z. Sinead and Helena talked about idols they had growing up, like the first generation of YouTube influencers, and how what they demand from idols has changed as they’ve gotten older. They discuss whether idols have a place in today’s world, what Gen Z thinks about cancel culture, wholesome idols like Brendan Fraser and Ke Huy Quan, and where Gen Z stands on happiness.

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Sinead Lambe, Associate Director for Communications, Imagen Insights

Sinead is Associate Director for Communications at Imagen Insights. Building her career in consumer PR working for leading agencies on a broad spectrum of clients in the FMCG space, Sinead then moved in-house at Imagen Insights to lead their communications strategy. Sinead is passionate about providing young people with opportunities to shape their futures, both within and outside of Imagen Insights, and also volunteers with the Young Women’s Trust on their WorkItOut CV feedback service.

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Mike Piggott, Executive Editor at MediaCat Magazine

Mike is Exec. Editor at MediaCat Magazine. He joined in 2021, launched a podcast and began creating interesting marketing industry related content, with monthly themes such as 'Utopias and Dystopias', 'Hope and Kindness' and 'Side Quests'. Before that he was Editor at The Marketing Society (2013-2021), where he created and launched a bi-monthly publication and a podcast. He is also a street photographer, screenwriter, and film and TV blogger. He also once came second in a Creative Review competition to rewrite Trainspotting's famous 'choose life' speech.

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